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Saint Peter Port in Guernsey | Easy Pace Channel Islands Tour

The Channel Islands

Rich in flavour with an enchanting mix of British and French influences and renowned for their sun-kissed beaches, delicious seafood, idyllic landscapes and fascinating history the Channel Islands have much to discover for the visiting traveler.

Guernsey offers the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, you’ll explore country lanes, quiet beaches and rocky coves. See the German fortifications left behind after the WWII occupation & Martello towers from the time of the Napoleonic Wars that have shaped the island’s history.

Featured Trips

  • Quintessential British heritage, traditions and landscapes over five days.

  • From the home of Shakespeare, to the moors of Scotland and the beautiful Cornish Countryside, this really is the best of all that Britain offers.

  • Leafy vineyards, majestic mountains, Riviera sunshine, Roman remains and fortified towns, combined with great food and wine, make for an engaging 'Tour de France'.

Enjoy the luxury of The Old Government House Hotel, the only five star hotel in Guernsey, owned by Inisght’s parent company. The building dates back to the early eighteenth century and was once the official residence of The Lieutenant Governor, the representative of the British Crown in Guernsey. Situated in the heart of St Peter Port, sitting proudly just up the hill from the main shopping street and a five minute walk from the picturesque quayside. The picturesque harbour town of Saint Peter Port, Guernsey’s capital, has been a busy port since the Roman times. Admire the Regency style buildings and Castle Cornet and you’ll appreciate why it’s considered as one of Europe’s prettiest harbour towns. For a step back in time choose to head to the Isle of Sark. Filling just 2.1 square miles and located 9 miles from Guernsey this tranquil island is a traffic-free haven. Instead of cars, laid-back islanders and guests travel the tree lined lanes by horse drawn carriage or bicycles.

The picturesque harbour town of Saint Peter Port, Guernsey’s capital, has been a busy port since the Roman times. Admire the Regency style buildings and Castle Cornet and you’ll appreciate why it’s considered as one of Europe’s prettiest harbour towns. For a step back in time choose to head to the Isle of Sark. Filling just 2.1 square miles and located 9 miles from Guernsey this tranquil island is a traffic-free haven. Instead of cars, laid-back islanders and guests travel the tree lined lanes by horse drawn carriage or bicycles.

The island is ideal for walkers with many stunning views from the many coastal paths. For the history enthusiast there are a number of museums and arts centres such as Elizabeth Castle in St. Aubin’s Bay or the award-winning Jersey Museum.

Jersey is the largest of the Channel Islands with St Helier the capital. Visit one of the town’s restaurants to try the famous Jersey Royal potatoes or try the mysterious Jersey black Butter.

There’s so much to do in the islands! Begin with a visit to the home of Victor Hugo and where he completed his work ‘Les Miserables’ while in exile on Guernsey. Afterward, walk across the narrow La Coupee to Little Sark. You can also learn about the WWII occupation at the Jersey War Tunnels, or visit the endangered animals at the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust in Jersey.

Travel Director recommendation

Food for thought

Try to learn a few phrases to use on your vacation. It's amazing how far a 'hello' or 'thank you' will go with the locals - your Travel Director will be around to help if you get stuck.
Tour Director - Gigi Smith

Gigi Smith-Bromage

Travel Director, Western Europe

Factfile

Know before you go
  • Spring

    Mar-May

    Cloudy

    Av temp: 9˚C48˚F

  • Summer

    Jun-Aug

    Sun

    Av temp: 16˚C61˚F

  • Autumn

    Sept-Nov

    Rain

    Av temp: 13˚C54˚F

  • Winter

    Dec-Feb

    Rain

    Av temp: 7˚C45˚F

  • Time difference

    London GMT

  • Currency

    Jersey pound, Guernsey pound, UK £

When to go: May-October for the best climates which allows the unique nature of these islands to shine through.