Winter is officially over and the whole country is blooming. Spring in Korea is considered the most beautiful time of the year. The harsh winter is over and the temperatures are perfect. This is the best time to visit places you always wanted to go to before the rainy season starts! Here are the best activities you should do during spring.
The mesmerizing cherry blossoms of Korea are well-known. For a few days in the spring, the whole country is coated in pale petals. Jinhae in the south of the country is the most common place to see cherry blossoms in full bloom. Pink paradise is said to be the country’s most beautiful color, drawing tourists from all over the world. If you are not willing to go to Jinhae, there many places within Seoul where you can enjoy cherry blossoms such as Yeouido, Namsan mountain and many other places.
Did you know that in Korea, spring means strawberry season? You can select your own fresh strawberries at a strawberry farm and even make jam or cake there. A fascinating and enjoyable experience, especially for families as well as with your friends. Korean strawberries are well-known for their sweetness. You can pick strawberries for about 30 minutes at the Strawberry Farm and take home 500g to 1kg of strawberries. There are few strawberry picking farm around Seoul such as Yangsu Strawberry farm.
Address: 634 Yangsu-ri, Yangseo-myeon, Yangpyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do
The city of Chuncheon is located in Gangwon region, a province in the northwest of South Korea. It is also called “the city of the lake ” because it was built in the basin cross riding the Soyang River and Han River. Wouldn’t you agree that a perfect day includes beautiful scenery and enjoyable outdoor activities? Chuncheon is known for its beautiful scenery, which includes numerous lakes and islands. It’s no surprise that many Korean TV shows film here because it’s such a famous canoeing location!
Address: Chun-Chon Mulle-Gil, 644-23, Songam-dong, Chuncheon-si, Gangwon-do, South Korea.
The TAEAN Tulip Festival draws thousands of visitors every April. The award-winning tulips are artistically arranged around a large field. The Eiffel Tower, pyramids, and windmills in tulip shape, as well as the endless flower fields, would undoubtedly leave you speechless. Lilies in various shades of white, yellow, plum, and red adorn the venue. Not only can you enjoy the tulips, but you can also visit the character village, feed the animals, bake cookies, and create soap bubbles. This stunning flower fields are just a 2.5-hour drive from Seoul. You may also add an optional tour of the forest or a trip in an all-terrain vehicle to your trip.
Address: 233-5 Sinon-ri, Nam-myeon, Taean-gun, Chungcheongnam-do