Ancient ruins, natural wonders and ultra-modern cities combine to make South Korea holidays unforgettable.
This intriguing country offers no end of wonderful contrasts with ancient shrines nestling underneath magnificent skyscrapers, so whether it’s the mountains of the Korean peninsula or the neon lights of the futuristic city of Seoul, you’ll find plenty to look at on your holidays to South Korea.
The Republic of South Korea can trace its history back half a million years, and history buffs will enjoy the wealth of architectural treasures to be discovered here. Take in the aspect of the Changdeokgung Palace, in Jongno-gu, Seoul, which dates back to 1405. Wander its lush palace gardens, where royals and visitors alike can relax and unwind in peaceful surroundings.
Looking for adrenalin sports on your holidays to South Korea? The Han-Gang River boasts a variety of facilities and equipment hire, whether it’s windsurfing, white water rafting or water-skiing that floats your boat. Skiing and snowboarding are also popular pursuits here. Head to the Gangwon-do Province – host to the 1999 Winter Olympics – for excellent pistes and après-ski, South Korean holiday style.
If your South Korea holidays are all about the nightlife, then you won’t be disappointed. Night times are exuberant throughout South Korea, with particularly good nightclubs in Busan and, of course, Seoul. Try out Foxy’s in Busan for reasonably priced drinks and a packed dance floor, or visit one of the many Jazz and Bebop clubs in Seoul. All That Jazz has been a hit with locals and tourists alike for over thirty years.
An absolute must for your holidays to South Korea is the noraebang. All the rage in South Korea, this involves good friends, a bit of booze and your own private karaoke booth. Perfect for even the shiest shower warblers, check out Luxury Noraebang in Seoul.