Guernsey is an island that is part of the British Crown Dependency. It is situated just off the coast of Normanby. Guernsey is made up of ten parishes, being Vale, Torteval, St Saviour, St Sampson, St Pierre du Bois, St Peter Port, St Martin, St Andrew, Forest and Castel. Guernsey is especially popular for off shore finance and private equity funds. Tourism is a source of income, but is has seen as steady decline over recent years.
Guernsey has some national animals, being the donkey and the Guernsey cow. The Guernsey cow’s milk is creamier than that of ordinary cows and said to be healthier. Its meat also has a very distinct flavor.
Guernsey offers much for tourists who enjoy walks and the countryside. It offers beautiful beaches, cliff paths and beautiful rural areas. There are also very regular events, including markets, brewery tours, garden tours, historical events, seafront events, guided walks and cycle routes, concerts, dancing festival and a scarecrow festival.
The annual scarecrow festival of Guernsey follows a trail through the south of Guernsey, where visitors can choose their favorite scarecrow. Fascinating scarecrows can be found, including caricatures of famous people, scarecrows in dancing positions, miniature scarecrows, decorative scarecrows and, of course, traditional scarecrows that will make you feel as if you stepped into the Wizard of Oz.
Guernsey can be reached by boat or airplane and there is some public transportation available. However, to truly enjoy all the beauty and glory of Guernsey, it can be advisable as well as being a very cost effective option to hire a car. Anycarhire.com is able to check all the big rental companies that offer cars for hire in Guernsey. Just fill in the details of when you want to hire a car and they will do the rest, showing you within seconds what cars are available to you, at what prices and from which companies. They search availability from many different companies, including Car Hire 3000, Ebookers, Opodo and Argus Car Hire, saving you the hassle of needing to contact companies directly to compare prices.
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