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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Natural Feature
“La Hague, la petite Irlande Normande La Hague, cap à l'ouest du Cotentin est le site incontournable de vos vacances en Normandie. La commune d'Auderville est située à la pointe de la Hague longée par le Raz Blanchard, l'un des plus forts courants de marée du monde dus aux hauts fonds entre le cap de la Hague et les îles Anglo-Normandes. A découvrir à pied sur le sentier des douaniers, à partir de Landemer en passant par Omonville-La-Rogue, port aux nombreuses maisons de granit, Port-Racine, petit port atypique, vers Goury puis le majestueux Nez de Jobourg, et, au-delà vers les landes de Vauville ou encore Biville et son formidable espace dunaire, ou en parcourant ses villages authentiques, comme Omonville-La-Petite, vous serez séduit par les paysages grandioses et ses points de vue sur les falaises, ports et plages sauvages, phares et paturages où les moutons appellés "les roussins" race typique et rustique de la Hague, profitent des embruns.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Ces falaises parmi les plus hautes d'Europe qui donnent au Cotentin un petit goût d'Irlande. A moins que ce ne soit l'inverse ! A Jobourg ou ailleurs, partout dans la Hague, profitez du chemin des douaniers.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Jersey War Tunnels tells the true story of wartime Jersey in a way that no other visitor attraction does. It’s the best place to get a true picture of what life was really like in Jersey during WWII. The exhibition is housed within an underground tunnel complex, built by the Germans using slave labour. In addition to the exhibition, visitors can also enjoy the war trail, garden of reflection, visitor centre, café and gift shop. Jersey War Tunnels also has an extraordinary Escape Room experience.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Park
“Jersey Zoo, formerly Durrell Wildlife Park is a must see when in Jersey. Well known thanks to the zoo's founder Gerald Durrell, the zoo is an amazing habitat for some unusual and rare species, the zoo contributes hugely to conservation efforts around the world and is a cause most definitely worth supporting. Our tip is to pack a picnic with goodies from the Central Market, borrow a hotel blanket and enjoy a day at your leisure. If you can catch a 'Durrell After Dark' event or one of the open air concerts over the Summer make sure you don't miss it!”
  • 17 locals recommend
Castle
“This heritage property is breathtaking. Children can enjoy the dressing up area. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Casual beach restaurant with a brilliant menu, well cooked and presented. Fast service. Right on St. Ouen’s beach’s! Large outside area. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Route
“Un petit port sur la route de La Hague, ou est enterré Jacques Prévert. Typique de la presqu'il du Nord Cotentin, de neubreux petits ports rythment vos promenades”
  • 11 locals recommend
Farm
“Venez visiter ce manoir du XVI ainsi que ses expositions permanentes, lieux incontournable pour les amoureux de la Hague et du Cotentin. Manor from the XVI century the are permanent exhibitions.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Place to eat
“There are few views in Jersey that will beat Corbiere Lighthouse as the sun sets on a Summer's evening. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Elizabeth Castle is one of Jersey Heritage's stunning attractions, venture to the kiosk located on the sea front to purchase your ticket and tide depending either walk your way out to the castle or ride/sail your way over on an aqua bus!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Museum
“Fantastic fortress standing at the enterance of Saint Peter Port harbour. Visit for the noon day gun firing or organise a guided walk in the evening.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Administrative Area Level 1
“Most visitors will agree that Herm Island is a magical place, a must see!! A short boat ride from Guernsey, every inch of the island is steeped in history and mystery. The north end of the island is made up of beautiful beaches and the vast grassy common.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“restaurant gril-pizzeria et autres où les plats sont très bons, à des prix raisonnables et servis dans la bonne humeur.Le filet mignon de porc à la sauce camembert est un délice !”
  • 6 locals recommend
Harbor / Marina
“Phare de Goury, station de sauvetage dû aux courants de marée parmi les plus forts du monde! Emerveillement GARANTI ! The lighthouse of Goury, is a fantastic safety station with a beautifull view.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Museum
“Museum charting Jersey's history from the Ice Age to WWII, with a tourist information center.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Park
“Un jardin botanique agréablement aménagé à découvrir en couple ou en famille. Une petite ferme pédagogique a ouvert ses portes pour le plus grand plaisir des enfants...”
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Casual beach restaurant with a brilliant menu, well cooked and presented. Fast service. Right on St. Ouen’s beach’s! Large outside area. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“restaurant gril-pizzeria et autres où les plats sont très bons, à des prix raisonnables et servis dans la bonne humeur.Le filet mignon de porc à la sauce camembert est un délice !”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is a stunning Manor House and high class restaurant which takes you back in time. We rate it higher than Le Manoir aux Quatre Saisons. Expensive but worth it!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Michelin Star Restaurant with unrivalled views of the bay, diners enjoy top quality produce cooked simply and served in a relaxed, casual setting.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Upmarket restaurant a short walk down the promenade looking out to sea and next door to the Crab Shack. A great place to perhaps celebrate a special occasion.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“Amazing crab sandwiches and food outdoors on a historic harbour with a great relaxed vibe.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Stylish modern venue with global cuisine. A contemporary restaurant and bar offering modern styling and fresh local cuisine on the North Quay in St Aubin. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“Fantastic sunsets overlooking Cobo Bay. The Rockmount is a local favourite bar and restaurant serving good food. A great place to eat, drink and watch the sunsets....sunny days only!!”
  • 3 locals recommend

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