Guernsey and Jersey are targets of cruise ships in the summer. The seven islands of the channel benefit from the Gulf stream. Spring is coming here mostly in February, – summer seems endless, the fall pushes back the winter. That then and when a harsh wind blowing, impressed the many Palm trees, nor the many English on vacation. Both believe deeply in the South. In the summer months, the Channel Islands of Guernsey and Jersey are also destination of cruises.
Next is the peaceful mish-mash of languages and cultures. Who is billeted here is on two continents to guest, in France as well as in the British mother country. Because the Channel Islands with their otherworldly names of Jersey, Guernsey, Lord, Alderney, Sark, Jethou and Lihou form the last remnant of the Duchy of Normandy, which brought William of the Conqueror as he 1066 blowing up the English Crown on the head. The established families talk to the Norman French patois called. The special constitutions based on acquired medieval rights and habits. The official title sound like the court hearings at the Royal Court, the first dawning of the history – each begin the French Lord’s prayer. And third, the diversity in a confined space astounds. The seven Channel Islands are historically and geographically closest relatives.
Everywhere the grass the greenest green lights, perfect cleanliness is everywhere, that one is tempted to take off your shoes before you enter the street, let alone a House. And yet, what is the difference from island to island. Literally every floating piece of land has its own distinctive personality. For thorough exploration of these special features, it attaches itself best on Guernsey. It is only the second largest, but decided the verkehrsgunstigste island and on top of that the administrative centre of the other Channel Islands, the big Jersey except of course.