Measuring just nine miles by five miles, Jersey is small in square miles but big in places to go and things to see, it’s the perfect size for cruise guests to explore for a few hours. With history on its doorstep and many heritage sites to seek out, cruise guests on a short stopover can easily discover our colourful past.
For those wanting to enjoy Jersey up close, there are a range of walking and cycling options, with a whole network of routes across the island. Food lovers are also in for a real treat with the island’s abundance of culinary delights. From Michelin-star restaurants and charming beach-side food shacks, to al fresco bay-side dining and intimate settings for romantic escapes, Jersey prides itself on its array of restaurants, cafes and bars.
- Explore one of the world’s finest examples of a medieval castle which has cast its shadow over the beautiful fishing village of Gorey for over 800 years.
- A visit to the world-renowned Jersey Zoo is a must. A 32-acre parkland, it is home to over 130 endangered animals, founded by the late author and naturalist, Gerald Durrell.
- Awash with history, Jersey is proud of its unique heritage. There are a number of castles and forts to explore, as well as museums and evidence around the island of the Occupation in WWII.
- Voted as one of the top European destinations for a walking break, Jersey offers quiet coastal hikes along the north coast or strolls along peaceful wooded valleys.
- For keen cyclists, the island can offer its many 'green lanes', where the speed limit is 15 miles per hour, keeping cruise guests safe as they cycle and enjoy the spectacular scenery.