Galle Travel Guide
Articles about Galle
By Aatish Taseer
“The beauty and the horror,” the Sri Lankan–Canadian writer Shyam Selvadurai said to me in Jaffna. “Both things must be there. Otherwise, it’s not Sri Lanka.” We sat in a busy restaurant in a city ravaged by war. I was at the end of a journey nor...
By Yolanda Edwards
Day 1: St. Gallen to Bezau (44 miles) Your first stop after the rental-car counter at Zurich’s Kloten Airport? The city of St. Gallen (90 minutes east) for a café mélange (black coffee topped with whipped cream) and a pastry (or two) at the 50-ye...
Hotels in Galle
Dutch and English influences abound at this 18th-century mansion, whose five suites are decorated in jewel-toned velvets.
Restaurants in Galle
Things to do in Galle
The UNESCO-preserved fort, built by the Dutch in 1663 on Galle's southern isthmus, completely surrounds the city's Old Town.