Step back in time to an era of cobbled streets, walled cities and grand colonial houses as you explore this 18th Century Dutch Fort (UNESCO World Heritage City). This living piece of history will take you to an era where Ceylon was a hub for spice trade along the naval silk route. The vibrant and colourful fort, with it’s multi ethnic and multi-cultural inhabitants create a diverse and lively culinary scene, abundant with a variety of local, international, traditional, modern and fusion cuisine.
With a number of pristine and stunning beaches neighbouring neighboring the fort, you’re sure to be spoilt for options. Head a little off the beaten track, perhaps cycle through the rolling paddy fields and experience the beauty of the simple and uncomplicated life of the villagers. Don’t forget to pack your walking shoes as you’re bound to be walking about quite a bit.