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30 Nov, 2016, 08:57 ET Schottland feiert Europas Andrews

VisitScotland hat 22 glückliche Andrews* aus ganz Europa als Ehrengäste zum schottischen Nationalfeiertag, St Andrews Day, nach St Andrews...


30 Nov, 2016, 08:51 ET L'Écosse ouvre ses bras à tous les Andrew d'Europe

Des Andrew, André, Andrea… de toute l'Europe sont invités à St Andrews en Écosse pour célébrer la St Andrew - ou St Andrew's Day, la fête...


12 Aug, 2014, 14:39 ET Outlander puts Scotland on the map

 To coincide with the STARZ network premiere of Outlander in the US, which took place this past Saturday, August 9, generating over 3.7 million...


28 Mar, 2014, 08:30 ET It's Six Months Until The Ryder Cup Tees-off and Scotland is Getting Ready!

 Wednesday 26 March 2014, marked exactly six months until the start of one of the world's largest and most iconic sporting events....


28 Mar, 2014, 03:30 ET Faltan seis meses para que comience la Ryder Cup y Escocia ya está preparada

 El miércoles 26 de marzo de 2014 es la fecha exacta en la que faltan seis meses para el comienzo de uno de los eventos deportivos...


28 Mar, 2014, 03:30 ET L'Écosse se prépare : plus que six mois avant le coup d'envoi de la Ryder Cup !

 Le mercredi 26 mars 2014, il restait exactement six mois avant le début de l'un des plus grands et prestigieux événements sportifs au monde....


28 Mar, 2014, 03:30 ET Noch sechs Monate bis zum ersten Abschlag beim Ryder Cup, und Schottland macht sich bereit!

 Am Mittwoch, dem 26. März 2014, waren es auf den Tag sechs Monate bis zum Start eines der größten und symbolträchtigsten Sportereignisse der...


04 Apr, 2013, 17:29 ET Scotland Welcomes The World In 2014

An all-star concert to herald the opening of the Ryder Cup, a huge flotilla to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Forth Road Bridge, Europe's...


21 Nov, 2012, 10:00 ET Top Scottish Landscape Photographer Colin Prior Showcases Natural Scotland

In the run up to the Year of Natural Scotland 2013, world-acclaimed landscape photographer Colin Prior aimed to capture outdoor expert Rebecca...


21 Nov, 2012, 04:00 ET Der schottische Top-Landschaftsfotograf Colin Prior präsentiert die Natur Schottlands

Zum "Jahr der Natur Schottlands 2013" hat der weltweit gefeierte Landschaftsfotograf Colin Prior es sich zum Ziel gesetzt, die Outdoor-Expertin...


21 Nov, 2012, 04:00 ET Colin Prior, fotografo d'eccellenza dei paesaggi scozzesi, ritrae la Scozia naturale

In preparazione all'Anno della Natura in Scozia 2013, il fotografo Colin Prior, conosciuto in tutto il mondo, ha catturato l'immagine...


21 Nov, 2012, 04:00 ET El prestigioso fotógrafo de paisajes escocés Colin Prior nos muestra la Escocia Natural

En la antesala del Año de la Escocia Natural 2013, el aclamado fotógrafo de paisajes Colin Prior se propuso plasmar en imágenes a...


21 Nov, 2012, 04:00 ET L'Ecosse Nature mise en valeur par le prestigieux photographe paysagiste écossais Colin Prior

A l'approche de l'année de l'Ecosse Nature 2013, Colin Prior, le célèbre photographe paysagiste, a voulu photographier Rebecca...


28 Sep, 2012, 15:27 ET On the Road to Ryder Cup 2014: Tournament Returns to Scotland

The Ryder Cup is top of mind for many this week as it is competed in Medinah, Illinois, but thoughts are already turning to the next host...


18 Jul, 2012, 05:34 ET Glasgow accueille les Jeux Olympiques de Londres 2012

- Jeux Olympiques riment avec football et cornemuse en Écosse Glasgow, la plus grande ville d'Écosse, sera l'hôte de huit matchs...


18 Jul, 2012, 03:00 ET Glasgow Welcomes London 2012 Olympic Games

Scotland's largest city, Glasgow, will play host to eight Olympic football matches this...


19 Jun, 2012, 10:51 ET VisitScotland launches biggest-ever worldwide campaign

VisitScotland has today launched its biggest ever global marketing campaign, working alongside Disney-Pixar and their much-anticipated epic...


13 Apr, 2012, 13:29 ET Scottish Creativity To Hit Chicago This September

A stroll through Chicago this September might lead you to believe you were in Scotland, as bagpipe music fills the air and a giant parade of golf...


13 Apr, 2012, 13:14 ET Putting Off Travel to Britain This Year? Don't! Fly Direct to Scotland Instead

 Scotland is the ideal destination for visitors to the UK this summer.  If you're seeking an alternative to the London Olympics you need...


12 Apr, 2012, 11:14 ET Your Red-Hot Guide to Creative Events in Scotland This Summer

2012 is the year of Creative Scotland, making it the perfect time to experience the country's culture and creativity for yourself. Fantastic...


02 Dec, 2011, 14:21 ET Visit Scotland in 2012 for a Creative Bonanza

 Year-round festivals and events, prize-winning art, architecture and design, world-renowned literature, contemporary music and unique arts...


07 Apr, 2011, 17:57 ET Did Your Ancestors Land at Ellis Island? Introducing Your New Family Tartan

In celebration of the 10th National Tartan Day (April 6), a very special tartan has been designed to honor Scots-Americans who ended their long...


04 Apr, 2011, 19:26 ET New York's "Highline" & Edinburgh Festivals Showcase High Time To Visit Scotland

New Yorkers out for a morning stroll in the Highline Park today may have heard a Scottish calling in the air.  Led by local Scots-American...


11 Feb, 2011, 17:15 ET The Great Scottish Adventure - Festivals, Castles, Whisky and So Much More !

- Win at http://www.greatscottishadventure.com VisitScotland, the national tourism agency, is offering Americans the chance of winning their very...


09 Feb, 2011, 06:00 ET Das Grosse Schottland Abenteuer - Festivals, Castles, Whisky und so viel mehr!

- Gewinnen Sie auf http://www.visitscotland.com/de/gewinnspiel VisitScotland, das schottische Fremdenverkehrsamt, bietet Ihnen die Chance...