Traveling to South Korea during winter? Don’t have a bucket list?
No need to worry! South Korea is full of activities to do all year-round.
It may be freezing and cold to do tours, but don’t give up on the right clothing and scarf. Get ready to explore many, many winter activities. Here are some inspirational places to enjoy during the winter season.
Lotte World (롯데월드)
The Disneyland of Seoul Lotte world is full of magical events happening year-round. The outdoor/indoor park during Winter celebrates 50 days of Christmas with various themes enjoying the dazzling North Pole feel. Enjoy the Christmas parades as well!
Lotte World Christmas events run from November 12 to December 31.
Namiseom Island (남이섬 종합휴양지)
You wouldn’t want to miss out on Nami Island. If you are a Kdrama fan, you probably know here’s where ‘Winter Sonata ‘was filmed.The breathtaking view of trees covered with white snow will definitely make you become a photographer, so get your selfie stick ready and start making IG-worthy photos.
Taebaeksan Mountain Snow Festival (태백산 눈축제)
Want to enjoy snow sculptures? Go to Taebaeksan Mountain Snow Festival where the largest snow sculptures are in the national park. Famous characters and celebrates are sculpted by incredible artists! Walk around and enjoy the scenery! If you’re feeling too cold, you can get a hot cup of coffee inside the Ice Igloo Cafe.
Lighting Festival at The Garden of Morning Calm (아침고요수목원 오색별빛정원전)
Getting tired of the snow and want to enjoy a walk? Come and observe the biggest lighting festival in South Korea!
During the Winter, the Garden is covered with more than 30, 000 lights. Enjoy a walk with your family and loved ones in this fairytale-like garden, and enjoy the magical colors.
The festival runs from December to March. Don’t miss out!
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