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Nov 30, 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...


Nov 30, 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...


Aug 12, 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...


Mar 28, 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....


Mar 28, 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...


Mar 28, 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...


Mar 28, 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...


Apr 04, 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...


Nov 21, 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...


Nov 21, 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...


Nov 21, 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...


Nov 21, 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...


Nov 21, 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...


Sep 28, 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...


Jul 18, 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...


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

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


Jun 19, 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...


Apr 13, 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...


Apr 13, 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...


Apr 12, 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...


Dec 02, 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...


Apr 07, 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...


Apr 04, 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...


Feb 11, 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...


Feb 09, 2011, 06:00 ET La Grande Aventure écossaise - Festivals, châteaux, whisky et bien plus encore !

- Gagnez sur http://www.visitscotland.com/fr/jeu-concours VisitScotland, l'office national du tourisme écossais, vous propose...