12 days in South Korea Itinerary

12 days in South Korea Itinerary

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12 days in South Korea Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly + Train:  16 h 30 min
1
Seoul
— 7 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Jeju, Jeju Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Copenhagen

7
nights
Seoul

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.
Head to Myeongdong Shopping Street and Creative Life Store KEYfor plenty of shopping. Gyeongbokgung Palace and National Museum of Korea will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Yongin (Korean Folk Village & Everland). The adventure continues: stop by Insadong, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cheonggyecheon Stream, explore the world behind art at National Folk Museum of Korea, and take a stroll through Bukchon Hanok Village.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Seoul trip maker app .

Copenhagen, Denmark to Seoul is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Copenhagen to Seoul due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Copenhagen in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Seoul: temperatures range from 13°C by day to 1°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Jeju.

Things to do in Seoul

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Yongin
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Gyeongbokgung Palace ©
Gyeongbokgung Palace
Changdeokgung Palace ©
Changdeokgung Palace
Myeongdong Shopping Street ©
Myeongdong Shopping Street

2
nights
Jeju, Jeju Island

Jeju ©
The main town on the largest of Korea's islands, Jeju has a volcanic landscape protected by UNESCO.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Islander and Dongmun Market. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Hallim Park and Trick Art Museum Korea. Step out of Jeju with an excursion to O’sulloc Tea Museum in Seogwipo--about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Hamdeok Beach, go for a walk through Handam Coastal Trail, witness the site of a historic battle at Seongeup Folk Village, and get outside with Gwakji Gwamul Beach.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Jeju vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Jeju takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jeju

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

O’sulloc Tea Museum
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Hallim Park ©
Hallim Park
Hamdeok Beach ©
Hamdeok Beach
O’sulloc Tea Museum ©
O’sulloc Tea Museum

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