17 days in Seoul, Jeonju & Taipei Itinerary

17 days in Seoul, Jeonju & Taipei Itinerary

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Seoul, South Korea
— 7 nights
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Jeonju, South Korea
— 2 nights
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Seoul, South Korea
— 2 nights
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Taipei, Taiwan
— 3 nights

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Seoul, South Korea

Seoul ©
One of east Asia's major cultural and financial centers, Seoul boasts five World Heritage Sites and a huge selection of museums, temples, shrines, palaces, parks, gardens, and glass-and-steel skyscrapers.
Step out of Seoul to go to Chuncheon and see Nami Island, which is approximately 1h 40 min away. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Gyeongbokgung Palace, enjoy breathtaking views from N Seoul Tower, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bukhansan National Park, and get a taste of the local shopping with Namdaemun Market.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Seoul day trip site.

Melbourne, Australia to Seoul is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Melbourne to Seoul. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in December; daily highs in Seoul reach 3°C and lows reach -5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sat) before leaving for Jeonju.

Things to do in Seoul

Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trip

Nami Island
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
N Seoul Tower ©
N Seoul Tower
Insadong ©
Insadong

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Jeonju, South Korea

Jeonju ©
If you're a gastronomy enthusiast, you should consider a trip to Jeonju, a city hailed for its cuisine and food festivals.
Step out of Jeonju to go to Jinan-gun and see Tapsa Temple, which is approximately 58 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Hakindang, have fun and explore at Jeonju National Museum, examine the collection at Hanji Museum, and steep yourself in history at Omokdae and Imokdae.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Jeonju trip itinerary builder tool.

You can take a train from Seoul to Jeonju in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Jeonju sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Jeonju

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Tapsa Temple
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Gyeonggijeon Shrine ©
Gyeonggijeon Shrine
Tapsa Temple ©
Tapsa Temple
Hakindang ©
Hakindang

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Seoul, South Korea

Seoul ©
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You can take a train from Jeonju to Seoul in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Jeonju in December, with highs in Seoul at 3°C and lows at -5°C. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Taipei.

Things to do in Seoul

Shopping · Historic Sites
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Kwangjang Market ©
Kwangjang Market
Myeong-dong Cathedral ©
Myeong-dong Cathedral
Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) ©
Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP)

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Taipei, Taiwan

Taipei ©
Situated in a basin between two mountain ranges, Taipei appeals to tourists with its blend of Asian cultures, living side by side amidst Japanese-era mansions and Taoist temples.
Take a break from Taipei with a short trip to Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) in Ruifang, about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Taipei 101, take an in-depth tour of National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine, don't miss a visit to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, and get to know the resident critters at Taipei Zoo.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Taipei attractions planning app.

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Taipei takes 5.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seoul to Taipei due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Seoul in January; daily highs in Taipei reach 22°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
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Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall ©
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall

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