Guernsey is not only an idyllic place which you can visit, and go on a both comfortable as well as adventurous vacation, but it is also a place which is rich in history. This tiny island which is located only 31 miles from Normandy, surprisingly belongs to the UK.
Ever since William the Conqueror became the sovereign of the English in 1066, this tiny island has been a part of the English soil. Even when Normandy was lost to the English Crown, back in 1204, the tiny islands Guernsey and Jersey remained loyal to the English Crown.
This is precisely why today we have this beautiful island as a part of our country, which is truly a picture of perfection. If you are looking for a perfect place for a romantic getaway, or if you just would like to have a peaceful vacation at the seaside, make sure that you visit the Guernsey island. The breathtaking nature and the most amazing landscapes, as well as white sandy beaches and the turquoise sea will be at your disposal if you choose to visit this magical island.
Furthermore, if you would like to learn more about the island and its 1000 years long history, or just enjoy nature and beauty of the island, I would advise you to visit some of the following places:
Candie Gardens is a very peaceful and pleasant place where you can relax and enjoy nature. It is filled with beautiful flowers and shrubs. Also, Candie Gardens offered the most stunning view of Saint Peter Port. You will definitely not regret visiting this unique place.
Even though you have seen numerous watchtowers, the Pleinmont Observation Tower will definitely blow you away. It’s also a great place to learn something more about the history of the island.
If you’re a spiritual person you will love visiting this beautiful church. It will allow you to have some quiet time to appreciate the architecture both from the inside and outside of this beautiful building.
Even though this museum might be considered a bit small, it is definitely worth visiting. It might be a small museum, but it is also very fascinating and filled with interesting details. Here you will learn about some of the most amazing shipwreck stories and see the salvaged things.
This small island has undergone the German occupation during the Second World War and the best way to experience this part of history is the visited the German Occupation Museum. This truly amazing place will allow you to see the items from the Second World War which have been well preserved and put on display. It also has a small tea room, and the most amazing garden. If you are keen on learning a bit more about the history of the island, make sure that you visit this museum.