THE BEST WAY TO ST. HELIER, JERSEY
From France, Condor Ferries, http://www.condorferries.fr, carries passengers and cars from St-Malo and Manches Iles Express, http://www.manche-iles-express.com, operates passenger ferries from Granville. No daily service in the low season. Sea and air service also available from Britain.
To call the numbers below from the U.S., dial 011 (the international dialing code), 44 (the country code for Britain) and the local number.
Jersey Museum & Art Gallery: The Weighbridge, St. Helier; http://www.jerseyheritage.com. Closed until April.
Mont Orgueil Castle, Gorey, St. Martin; 1534-633375, http://www.jerseyheritage.com. Open Friday-Monday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (winter hours until April 2). Tickets: $16 for adults; $10 for students and children. Free for children age 6 and younger.
Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, La Profonde Rue, Trinity; 1534-860000, http://www.durrell.org. Wildlife park open daily, except Christmas. Winter hours 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. until March 27. Tickets: $20 for adults, $15 for children ages 4 to 16. Free for children 4 and younger.
WHERE TO STAY
Revere Hotel, Kensington Place, St. Helier; 1534-611122, www.jerseyrooms.co.uk/revere. Doubles from $112 a night, including breakfast.
WHERE TO EAT
Harbour Room Restaurant, Pomme d'Or Hotel, Liberation Square, St. Helier; 1534-880110. Two-course meal from $30; three courses from $36.
Dodo Restaurant, La Profonde Rue, Trinity; 1534-864169.
TO LEARN MORE
Island information, including events, lodging, transportation and walking trails: http://www.jersey.com.Copyright © 2015, Los Angeles Times