A small island in the south of England, Guernsey is the perfect mix of bucolic scenery and modern life. An ideal destination for relaxing and taking time out along the cliffs, inland or on the fantastic beaches...
Capital : Saint Peter Port
Language : English
Currency : Pound sterling, the Guernsey pound (both are legal tender). The euro is rarely accepted, and when it is, change is given in pounds
Time difference : 1 hour, it is always one hour later in Guernsey than it is in France
Climate : mild, thanks to its geographic situation and the influence of the Gulf Stream.
To see and do
- Visit Hauteville House, residence bought by Victor Hugo in 1856, which reveals an unknown aspect to his talent, that of decorator.
- Bathe at Côbo Bay, a long bay on the west coast of the island which is also a site of undersea exploration.
- Admire the view at the rocky St. Martin’s Point.
- Visit Fort Doyle, built in the XIX century.