Whether you are looking for a relaxing beach holiday or to be inspired by spectacular rugged coastlines, you will find the perfect destination in the Channel Islands. The Islands comprise of two Bailiwicks, Guernsey and Jersey, each with its own unique history and culture, from the cosmopolitan harbour town of St Helier to the bustling St Peter Port.
Discover the Channel Islands’ unique blend of British and French heritage, which inspired Vicor Hugo to describe them as “Little bits of France dropped into the sea and picked up by Britain”. Explore the dramatic coves that look like they have been scooped from the towering cliffs, marvel at the rocky grandure of La Corbière, indulge in tax free shopping or relax on beautiful unspoilt sandy beaches. Learn about the German Nazi occupation of the islands and discover its WWII heritage at the Jersey War Tunnels, the site of a Time Team excavation in 2010.
The Channel Islands also offer a wealth of festivals and events. Try La Fête dé Noué during December, the Battle of the Flowers during August or help the islanders celebrate the liberation from the Occupying Forces during WWII in May.
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