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Galle

Sri Lanka ( Around India )
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Galle is categorised as Heritage / Beachside


Views from Galla (Nivalink Trip Dated - 3 February 2011)
Unawatuna Beach - Photo Courtesy Bernard Gagnon
Streets of Galle (Nivalink Trip Dated - 3 February 2011)
Galle (Nivalink Trip Dated - 3 February 2011)
Church at Galle (Nivalink Trip Dated - 3 February 2011)
Cricket Stadium Galle (Nivalink Trip Dated - 3 February 2011)

Reasons to Visit
  • Galle is a heritage port and a beach resort 150 kms South of Colombo, renowned for its heritage character and crystal clear beaches
  • Unawatuna is a major tourist attraction and famous for its beautiful beach and corals.
  • Unawatuna area is also renowned for its bird watching
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Colombo (150 kms)

Galle has 0 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

1 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Galle

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Short Break (4-6 nights)1

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List of Holidays for Galle

Short Break

  • Ramayana Tour of Sri Lanka (6 Nights)

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Destination Ideas

  • Travel to Sri Lanka – Summary in a nutshell
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Sri Lanka

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    The Cathedral of St. Mary, Queen of the Holy Rosary is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Galle. It is a landmark in the City of Galle and was built by the Society of Jesus at the end of the 19th century
    Church
    Roman Catholic Church
    1
    The National Maritime Museum or National Maritime Archaeology Museum is located within the Galle fort. There are maps, naval craft, ropes, earthenware, beer mugs, smoking pipes, barrels, vast amount of articles including artillery guns and sailor shoes, some of which are nearly 800 years old
    Museum
    Heritage Museum
    1
    Heritage Site
    Fort
    4
    Unawatuna is a major tourist attraction in Sri Lanka and famous for its beautiful beach and corals. Unawatuna traces its roots to the great epic Ramayana but there are no traces of that found except the references in local mythology.
    View Point, Adventure
    Sea or Ocean or Beach, Scuba Diving
    5

Destinations within reach from Galle

  • Hikkaduwa ( 35 Km )

    Hikkaduwa is a well-known international destination for board-surfing and offers crystal clear more

  • Mirissa ( 41 Km )

    Mirissa is the largest fishing port on the south coast of Sri Lanka at 40 kms from Galle and more

  • Bentota ( 70 Km )

    Bentota is a beach resort 80 kms South of Colombo and is renowned for its beachside resorts and more

Average Day / Night Temperature of Galle, Southern

January
31°C / 24°C
February
32°C / 24°C
March
32°C / 25°C
April
32°C / 27°C
May
31°C / 27°C
June
30°C / 26°C
July
31°C / 27°C
August
30°C / 26°C
September
30°C / 26°C
October
31°C / 26°C
November
31°C / 26°C
December
32°C / 25°C

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Getting There

No Localities defined for Galle (Localities are defined only for destinations that are large enough and/or have many hotels)

Nearest Airport in Galle
  • Bandaranaike International Airport ( CMB ) , Colombo-150 Kms
Recommended travel connections to Galle from Major Cities.
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Bangalore
Chennai
Cochin (Ernakulam)
Hyderabad
Mumbai
New Delhi

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