Galle, 119km from Colombo, is a major city situated at the tip of the South Western coast of Sri Lanka. Being a coastal area, it is quite hot and humid but has an abundance of beautiful beaches in every town that you pass while travelling from Colombo to Galle. The Dutch Fort in Galle is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is the largest remaining fortress in Asia built by European occupiers. The Galle Fort and Unawatuna. No visit to the south is complete without seeing both of these areas. As well as the city sights, there are also a number of nearby attractions including the capital of Colombo and it is also possible to visit Udawalawe or Yala national parks. Check out our range of day tours and guided excursions to find the one for you.