Board Eric's yacht for three days of cruising in the footsteps of Victor Hugo... The poet lived in the Channel Islands for over twenty years. Click here to learn more about this period of history.
From Granville, explore the Chausey Islands and the two iconic islands of the Channel Islands archipelago: Jersey and Guernsey. You will alternate between superb sailing, moments of relaxation and exploration ashore. During this 3-day cruise, treat yourself to breathtaking scenery, admire the emerald-coloured ocean, and immerse yourself in the Anglo-Norman cultural mix!
The proposed programme is subject to change depending on the weather. The skipper can also adapt the programme to meet your wishes!
On the first day, Eric will welcome you aboard his yacht, at the port of Granville. After a briefing on the rules for safety at sea and on board operations, you will set sail in direction of Jersey. You will have lunch at sea and arrive on the island in the afternoon. Stroll about on this island, shaped by the sea, discover stunning landscapes and breathe the fresh air!
You will stay on the island for the night.
The following day, you will set off in the direction of Guernsey, a few hours of sailing You will arrive in the early afternoon to explore this island with its lush vegetation, magnificent coasts, and historic architecture. If you wish, you can visit Hauteville House, the former home of Victor Hugo! (entrance fees at your expense). You will dine on board and spend the night at the port.
For this third and last day's sailing you will set course for the Chausey archipelago. You will sail in a truly beautiful area and discover delightful islands off the Normandy coast.
At the end of the afternoon, you will set off on a final hour-long sail before disembarking at Granville in the evening.
Of course, if, once on board, children or adults prefer it, the skipper will reduce the pace and change the schedule to take you to Chausey and onto the Normandy and/or Breton coast!
Embark with Erick and his colleagues from Granville to discover the Channel Islands! Discover Erick's profile and experience.
Carpe Diem, to find pleasure in everything at all times.
The skipper sleeps in the middle
The skipper cooks, you put your feet up!
Meet in Granville, in the port of Hérel. The harbour is accessible by car or by train (about 3 hours from Paris). Consider car-sharing!