Guernsey Taxi Tours

GUERNSEY ISLAND TOURS

Prices & Tours
as of 01.10.2016
High Season
(1st April - 31st Oct)
Low Season
(1st Nov - 31st March)
Popular Tour
approx. 2.5hrs
£99.00 £85.00
Full Tour
approx. 3.5hrs
£135.00 £120.00
Tailored Tours
by the hour
£40 p/hr £35 p/hr

Prices are per tour, which take place in a saloon car (max. 4 passengers).

For more details contact Mike Mauger Join me on LinkedIn
Phone: +44 (0) 7781 111 999
Email: taxitours@cwgsy.net

Member of the Bailiwick of Guernsey Guild of Accredited Guides

www.guernseyguidedtours.com

Guernsey Views
Guernsey Views

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Take a look at these Guernsey websites:

OCCUPATION SOCIETY -
www.occupied.guernsey.net

MEGALITHIC GUERNSEY - www.megalithicguernsey.co.uk

MARTYN GUILLE (Little Chapel)- www.channelislandsilver.com

BAILIWICK GUIDES - www.guernseyguidedtours.com

Discover the history, take in the views, and experience the country lanes. (Buses are too big taking you on this individual tour!).
You will be able to stop and take photographs. On the full tour (approx 3.5 hours) stops include views over St Peter Port, the stunning south coast cliffs, and the bays along the west coast.
You will also pass Dolmens (1500BC), Menhirs (1000BC), Napoleonic fortifications, German fortifications and gun emplacements, Victor Hugo's house, the Little Chapel and much much more.

You may also like to visit some of the places mentioned in “The Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society” book.
CLICK HERE

There is a running commentary throughout the tour.
Shorter tours are available, and of course, you can set your own itinerary.

This is the ideal way to see and learn about the whole Island in one trip. It is also a good way to get your bearings if you are visiting for a longer period.

Pick up and drop off from your Hotel, Ship or any pre-arranged location.

 

 

Mike Mauger Taxi Tours Guernsey

 

 

About Mike


Born in Guernsey in 1952, son of a tomato grower. Educated at Elizabeth College before working in the Garden Centre business.  In 2011 he became an accredited Guernsey tour guide, specializing in car tours of the island.
His father served as a States Deputy (member of the Guernsey Government) for 2 terms in the 1950’s.
His paternal Great Grand Father was an authority on growing bulbs. He served on the St Peter Port Douzaine, and his name is on the parish pump opposite Christies Restaurant. He was also a States Deputy, and Guernsey’s representative at Queen Victoria’s funeral in London.
His maternal Grand Father, was the headmaster of the Intermediate (Grammar) School in 1940, and took the boys to Oldham during the evacuation, for which he received the MBE from the King.
Mikes’ knowledge extends throughout the islands history, from when it was formed to the present day. He has a particular interest in the occupation, particularly as his paternal Grand Father was here throughout. He explains the varied history and story of Guernsey throughout his tours with both a passion, and a sense of humour!


Mike has been awarded the Tripadvisor “Certificate of Excellence” both in 2016 and 2017

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MAUGERS IN GUERNSEY
(Extracts from Guernsey folk lore, by Edith Frances Carey and Edgar MacCulloch)

Mauger, Archbishop of Rouen (circa. 1030), uncle of William the Conqueror.
All the Norman chroniclers agree in telling us that, although the Pope had granted a dispensation, this audacious prelate (Mauger) ventured to excommunicate his Sovereign for having contracted a marriage with Matilda, daughter of the Count of Flanders, an alliance within the degrees of affinity prohibited by the Church. Mauger’s insolence did not remain unpunished. The Pope sent a Legate to Normandy, the bishops of the province were assembled, and his treason to his sovereign, and contempt of the Papal authority, were punished by his disposition from his archiepiscopal throne, and banishment to the islands of Guernsey. Some historians assign, as a further reason for his disgrace, the immorality of his life, and his prodigal expenditure, which led him, not only to waste the revenues of the Church, but even to sell consecrated vessels, and the ornaments of the sanctuary.
Tradition points out the spot in the neighbourhood of that romantic little creek, known by the anglicised name of Saints Bay, but which in ancient documents is called “La Contree de Seing”, where the deposed prelate lived during his prolonged sojourn in Guernsey. Here, it is said, he became acquainted with a noble damsel named Gille, by whom he had several children.
It is possible that the prelate might have been entirely forgotten in his place of exile, had it not been that a very numerous family, bearing his name, still exists in the island, and claims to be descended from him.