Get the best of British and French culture with Guernsey weekend breaks
At less than an hour away by plane, why not swap the daily grind for a relaxing weekend in Guernsey, one of the stunning Channel Islands, and enjoy a unique blend of British and French culture.
Guernsey weekend breaks allow you to enjoy some of the finer things in life, with luxury accommodation, delicious food and a laid-back pace of life.
Imagine enjoying some relaxed al-fresco style dining, with a platter of tasty seafood freshly caught that day, while sipping on a crisp and delicious wine and enjoying the breath-taking coastal scenery offered by the island’s many beaches. In fact, there is perhaps no better way to end a day in Guernsey than by taking in the spectacular views as the sun sets over the island.
Any weekend break to Guernsey would not be complete without spending time in the pretty harbour town of St Peter Port, the island’s capital. With a wide range of shops and boutiques, as well as excellent cafes, pubs and restaurants also available, you will enjoy meandering around the cobbled streets and wandering along the bustling harbour front, soaking up the atmosphere and enjoying views over Guernsey’s sister islands, Herm and Sark. These islands are just a short boat ride away and offer their own delights, making them worth a visit too.
Getting active in Guernsey
At just around 24 square miles, Guernsey is the perfect size to explore during a short weekend break. Those who enjoy a more active holiday will love the many coastal walks and cliff-top rambles you will find around the island. If you prefer two wheels rather than two feet, there are cycle lanes between St Peter Port and its second harbour town in St Sampson's, or you can choose to go off the beaten track and discover some of the island’s rural parishes and leafy country lanes instead. The island offers plenty of water sports and sailing too, and if the sun is shining then you might also want to make the most of its 27 bays and beaches and even take a dip in their clear waters.
A French holiday on a British island
Although Guernsey is part of the British Isles, it’s actually located closer to the French coast and this connection is felt throughout the island’s distinctive culture. With French-sounding road names and surnames, plus other remnants of the Guernsey French patois still found throughout the island, a weekend in Guernsey can feel as if you have travelled much further than you might have originally thought.
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