Dirigetevi verso la Scozia, attraversate il confine occidentale e verrete accolti da splendide campagne verdeggianti, sinuose colline e calorosi villaggi. Benvenuti a Dumfries e Galloway.

Il panorama

La prima cosa che noterete a Dumfries e Galloway è lo straordinario fascino che contraddistingue la parte meridionale della Scozia. Dalle coste rocciose e sabbiose che si estendono per chilometri lungo il mare, alle colline e e foreste lussureggianti dell’entroterra, è una regione meravigliosa. E non siamo solo noi a pensarla così: scrittori come Robert Burns, artisti e molti altri hanno tratto ispirazione da queste terre.

Fauna

Così come le persone apprezzano l’ambiente circostante, anche gli animali lo amano. Dagli scoiattoli ai cervi rossi nelle foreste, ai falchi pescatori e ai nibbi reali nel cielo, c’è molto da fotografare – ma dovete essere lesti!

Attività

Volete provare l’emozione di sfrecciare fra gli alberi su una mountain bike? Oppure preferite sfidare l’acqua con il windsurf e lo yachting? È possibile dedicarsi a diverse attività a Dumfries e Galloway, e la scelta non è necessariamente così complicata: potete anche fare una tranquilla passeggiata o una gita in bicicletta. Oppure, perché non salire su una delle teleferiche più lunghe del paese? Fatevi avanti. Vi sfidiamo.

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Castle Douglas

Towns & Villages
Castle Douglas is an 18th century market town that is also a designated Food Town with lots of local produce.

Dalbeattie

Towns & Villages
Dalbeattie is known as the Granite Town of South West Scotland and sits in the Urr Valley, about 15 miles from Dumfries.

Dumfries

Towns & Villages
Dumfries, ‘the Queen of the South’, is a historic country town, famed for its connection with Scotland's National Bard Robert Burns.

Gatehouse-of-Fleet

Towns & Villages
Gatehouse of Fleet is a village situated near the mouth of the Water of Fleet, ten miles west of Kirkcudbright.

Gretna and Gretna Green

Towns & Villages
Gretna is a planned town built during the First World War while nearby Gretna Green is famous for being the marriage capital of the UK.

Kirkcudbright

Towns & Villages
Kirkcudbright is a harbour town on the Solway coast that has always been popular with artists. Located around 10 miles form Castle Douglas, and only 6 miles from the A75.

Langholm

Towns & Villages
The ‘Muckle Toon’ of Langholm is the birthplace of the legendary poet Hugh McDiarmid and is famous for its annual Common Riding festival.

Lockerbie

Towns & Villages
Lockerbie is the first sizeable town north of the Scottish Border and is on the main road and rail routes between Glasgow and Carlisle.

Moffat

Towns & Villages
Moffat is a historic spa town in the Annandale Valley, 21 miles from Dumfries, and just 3 minutes from the M74.

New Galloway

Towns & Villages
New Galloway is a picturesque village close to Loch Ken and on the edge of Galloway Forest Park.

Newton Stewart

Towns & Villages
Newton Stewart is a small market town on the banks of the River Cree, surrounded by the Galloway hills, around 25 miles from Stranraer.

Portpatrick

Towns & Villages
Portpatrick is a seaside town on the western shore of the Rhins of Galloway peninsula.

Sanquhar

Towns & Villages
Sanquhar is a small market town in the Nith Valley and is surrounded by striking scenery. Located almost directly half way between Ayr and Dumfries on the A76.

Stranraer

Towns & Villages
Stranraer has a long history as a ferry port and the town is situated at the head of Loch Ryan.

Thornhill

Towns & Villages
Thornhill is a village between Dumfries and Sanquhar and its focal point is the Mercat Cross.

Whithorn and the Isle of Whithorn

Towns & Villages
Whithorn has a strong association with St Ninian, who brought Christianity to Scotland, while the nearby Isle of Whithorn is a pretty coastal village.

Wigtown

Towns & Villages
Wigtown is Scotland's National Book Town and is the gateway to the Machars.

Castle Douglas iCentre

VisitScotland iCentres
Castle Douglas iCentre is located on the Market Hill Car Park in King Street. We can offer excellent advice and knowledge of our beautiful area so you can make the most of your stay.

Dumfries iCentre

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Dumfries iCentre is situated overlooking the River Nith. We can be found at: 64 Whitesands, Dumfries DG1 2RS

Gretna iCentre

VisitScotland iCentres
Gretna VisitScotland iCentre, on the Scottish-English border at the Gretna Gateway Shopping Outlet Village, is the gateway to Scotland via Dumfries & Galloway. Close by is Gretna Green, famous for runaway marriages.

Kirkcudbright iCentre

VisitScotland iCentres
Kirkcudbright iCentre is located in the Harbour Square car park close to the town centre where our staff are always on hand to give friendly help and advice ensuring you make the most of your time in this lovely part of Scotland.

Stranraer iCentre

VisitScotland iCentres
Stranraer iCentre is located just down from the town centre, only a few minutes from the harbour front where we offer local information and advice for this hidden gem in the South West of Scotland.

Come raggiungere Dumfries e Galloway

Come arrivare

È davvero semplice raggiungere Dumfries e Galloway: potete prendere un volo per Glasgow o Prestwick, poco distanti, o arrivare in traghetto dall’Irlanda in un paio d’ore. Guidate attraverso le autostrade principali dall’Inghilterra e dalle altre località della Scozia oppure prendete un treno o un autobus, mettetevi comodi e godetevi il viaggio.

Organizzate subito il vostro viaggio per visitare Dumfries e Galloway!

Come muoversi

È disponibile un servizio locale di autobus o treni da Gretna Green che ferma ad Annan, Dumfries, Sanquhar e Kirkconnell, o a Stranraer con partenza da Glasgow. In alternativa potete portare o noleggiare una macchina e muovervi a vostro piacimento.

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