Attractions and Places to Visit in Guernsey

Heritage is a big part of island life and Guernsey has a story to tell around every corner.
Do you want to explore ancient castles or uncover hidden bunkers? Pop into a local art house or visit the home of one of the world’s most celebrated authors.
Situated between the Normandy coast and England, the Islands’ unique position makes it perfect for a historical holiday. With a fascinating heritage of neolithic settlement, smuggler adventures and turbulent crossfire between the UK and Europe - Wherever you are, you don't have to travel far to find the past.

Hauteville House - Victor Hugo's House

Victor Hugo's Hauteville House

Hauteville House, Victor Hugo’s house and work of art. Built on the heights of Saint Peter Port, Hauteville House was the residence of Victor Hugo during his exile in Guernsey and the only property of the writer.
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Castle Cornet

Castle Cornet

The castle is built on a small island off the coast of Guernsey, to defend the busy trading harbour of St Peter Port. It has a strong natural position. The sea surrounds the castle and it is only accessible on foot at the lowest tides.

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German Occupation Museum

German Occupation Museum

A unique collection of artefacts and memorabilia relating to the German Occupation of Guernsey during World War II. The museum is owned and operated by its founder, Richard Heaume, who personally salvaged many of the exhibit..

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