Suggested Driving Tours During Spring Festival in Yueyang

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Going on road trips may be a wise choice during Spring Festival travel rush. The following suggested self-drive itineraries will help you discover a colorful Yueyang.

Driving Tour No. 3: Yueyang
YueyangI itinerary: 3 days and 2 nights

(sight file photo: Yueyang Tower) 

Yueyang Tower 
Yueyang Tower, located at western Yueyang City, stands on a platform (covering a total area of 820 sqm) on the ancient city gate tower.

(sight file photo: Tongting Lake)

Dongting Lake 
China's second-largest freshwater lake is located in northeastern Hunan Province.

(sight file photo: Junshan Island)

Junshan Island 
Surrounded by water, the picturesque Junshan Island is covered by green bamboos and trees.

(sight file photo: empresses memorial hall)

Located in east Junshan Island, the hall is one of the oldest memorial buildings in Hunan.

Driving route:
Changsha!Changsha-Liuyang Expressway (provincial highway S20)!Beijing-Hong Kong-Macau Expressway (national highway G4)!leaveexit the expressway at Rongjiawan Town!provincial highway 201!national highway 107!provincial highway 306!Yueyang Tower!relief road of provincial highway 306!Dongting Avenue!Junshan Island

Spring Festival Celebrations When in Yueyang, you may enjoy the following events:
-Lantern show at Yueyang Tower Scenic Spot
-Flower fair at Nanhu Longshan Botanical Garden (Feb. 15-Mar.2)
-First Yueyang Dongting Custom Lion and Dragon Dance Competition
-7th Hunan (Yueyang) Bianhe Street Spring Festival Temple Fair
-Hunan "Taigushi" (carry stories)
Note: "Taigushi" listed as a national intangible cultural heritage in 2011, is a folk performance during which children dressed up as heroes and heroines in traditional Chinese fairy tales and local operas, perform on planks carried by adults.
-Junshan Spring Festival Traditions (Junshan District)
-Zhang Guying Village Folk Activities (Yueyang County)
-Yangsha Lake Lantern Show (Feb. 9 C Mar. 2, Xiangyin County)
-Lantern Festival Celebrations (Huarong County)