A brand new addition to the Berlitz Pocket Guide range; Jersey is packed with all the information you need to enjoy the island, in a genuinely pocketable format. Places to go and unmissable attractions are explored within easy-to-use, colour-coded sections, so you can locate the information you need at a glance. The island's top attractions are identified to help you plan your trip priorities and ensure you see the very best castles, museums and array of pretty beaches. From the island capital of St Helier, to the Royal Bay of Grouville on the east coast, all places are covered in depth alongside full-colour photographs that provide a highly visual introduction to this beautiful island. Full colour fold-out maps are also included to provide instant orientation wherever you are. A concise history chapter and the handy cultural tips found throughout combine to give you a deeper understanding of the island's heritage, from ancient relics and harvesting seaweed to the German Occupation and postwar developments.
There are also plenty of ideas for how to spend your leisure time, from surfing in St Ouen's Bay to walking the north coast, including fun activities to keep the children amused. The 'Eating Out' chapter recommends local specialities, provides an interesting feature on the infamous Jersey cow and also lists a range of restaurants to suit all budgets, including addresses, telephone numbers and websites. The comprehensive 'Travel Tips' section provides an A-Z summary of all other expert practical advice you will need, including reliable recommendations of hotels, information on climate, health, transport, currency, language and much more. Small in size but big on content, this guide will help you truly get to the heart of Jersey.
Table of Contents
Introduction; A Brief History; Where to Go: St Helier; Excursions from St Helier; The Southwest; The West Coast; The North Coast; Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust; The East Coast. What to Do: Sports; Other Activities; Arts and Entertainment; Shopping; Children's Jersey. Eating Out; A-Z Travel Tips; Hotels; Index.