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Guernsey - In Victor Hugo's Footsteps

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In Victor Hugo's Footsteps

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(126 reviews)
St Peter Port, Guernsey, Guernsey
45 mins
Tip-Supported

About the tour

See why Victor Hugo chose Guernsey as his place of exile and why he stayed here for 15 years. Enjoy the views as you wander through the streets and alleyways of St Peter Port with a chance to see the recently unveiled new Victor Hugo statue. Victor Hugo was a famous and very successful French author who was inspired by Guernsey and at his most prolific whilst here. Probably his most famous work, Les Miserables was completed here. See where he lived, walk in his footsteps, find out about his life and his family.


Meet Gill

Gill

Born and bred in Guernsey, after a career in hospitality I became fascinated by our long and colourful history. Becoming a tour guide was a natural step and I enjoy showing locals and visitors around the island and the smaller Channel Islands near by on foot or in transport.


What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Guernsey with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Guernsey. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.


Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.


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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.


Reviews from travellers

Linda Julie T.

24 August 2021

Learn a lot about Victor Hugo, thanks

JM L.

23 August 2021

Lovely, knowledgeable local guide. Very friendly and informative. Interesting tour and lovey to see the little lanes

linda R.

23 August 2021

Thank you for a great tour, was last in Guernsey in 1986, can't wait to come back

Peg S.

22 August 2021

Gill does fabulous tours! This tour really showcased the best of an area that many visitors to the UK might not see but that be quickly reached by a short flight from London. This tour has given me yet another area I hope to visit. Thank you!!

MICHELLE B.

21 August 2021

What a wonderful tour and makes me want to book my trip to see Guernsey live.


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