Guernsey Travel Guide
Guernsey is a great all year round destination. The island boasts beautiful countryside, spectacular cliffs, sandy beaches and coves and crystal clear water ideal for swimming and scuba diving. Spend your time exploring this small (24 square miles) but exciting island or use it as a base and extend your travels to the outlying islands of Alderney, Herm, Sark and Lihou.
Channel Islands (off the French Coast)
Compared to the British mainland, Guernsey experiences hotter summers and milder winters.
Sterling, although Guernsey has its own notes and
Island Coachways operate a bus service between Guernsey Airport and St Peter Port. Taxis are also available though pre-booking is recommended.
A wide selection of accommodation is available in Guernsey - self catering apartments in hotels and lodges, Bed and breakfast in small guesthouses and hotels and luxury hotels.
Castle Cornet, museums, art galleries, Leisure centres, theatre, cinema, golf
Shopping is free of VAT and the main shopping area is in the high street in St Peter Port where you will find some of the major British and French retail stores. Also visit the smaller shops in the area known as The Old Quarter or visit the Old Guersney market on Thursdays to pick up some local handicrafts.
There is plenty to see and do on the island, but you can also visit the nearby islands of Alderney, Sark, Herm or Lihou.
Guernsey offers something for all the family; swimming, beach activities, walks through the countryside and visits to historical buildings and monuments.
Guernsey operates a local bus service to most of the local attractions. Private taxis and a Limousine service are also available. You may prefer to hire a car to give you greater freedom to explore the island at your leisure.