Located off the French coast of Normandy in the English Channel, the Channel Islands of Jersey and Guernsey boast a total population of around 160,000 residents. Jersey and Guernsey are the two main bailiwicks that make up the Channel Islands, but the islands include Alderney, Sark, and Herm, which are the main inhabited islands, the latter three coming under the realm of Guernsey.
The Channel Islands enjoy a rich and fascinating history that dates back many centuries, and those interested in historical exploration will find plenty to learn about. These islands also boast their own unique and charming character and culture. The islands enjoy a booming tourist trade, and those visiting the Channel Islands can look forward to a warm welcome from the friendly inhabitants of this area.
No matter which of the Channel Islands you decide to visit you will never be short of things to see and do, as each of the islands has something unique to offer to visitors. Visit the Jersey Opera House or the aMaizin Maze and Adventure Park in Jersey; or visit the German Occupation Museum, the National Trust of Guernsey Folk Museum, or the Silbe Reserve in Guernsey.
You will find a host of other attractions to enjoy when you visit the Channel Islands, as well as plenty by way of outdoor activities, from water activities to golf, climbing, nature trails, and more. With a good choice of accommodation you can look forward to comfort and affordability, and when it comes to cuisine you can enjoy both local and international cuisine with something to suit every palate.