Autumn Trip to Yeongheung Island

Done with  summer? have you packed away u'r swimwear and keep it until next summer?
Yep, summer is over but not lost. Many of coastal destination that good to visit during autumn too.
Yeongheung Island, its just 1.5 hours from Seoul by bus and you can enjoy a relaxing weekend and the good view of the sea.

image courtesy of Incheon Tourism Organization

 image courtesy of Incheon Tourism Organization
image courtesy of Incheon Tourism Organization

Yeongheung-do is an island in the yellow sea that bordered incheon metropolitan city. It was connected to the mainland by yeongheung bridge . Yeongheung-do is famous for the its clear water beach, hiking trail and of course for its coal fired  power plant that supplying electricity to Seoul area.
image courtesy of Incheon Tourism Organization

The vast sand beach that exposed during low tide makes Janggyeongni Beach a good place to walk esp during sunset >.<  the pine forest located behind the beach also make an excellent camping site. Dont forget to try the island specialties korean grape, oysters, and marina clams.
image courtesy of Incheon Tourism Organization

Another place that you don't want to skip is the Pottery Pension. Its actually a hotel that built to look like a gigantic korean flower vase.

 If you want to enjoy the beach, yet searching for the place to spend the weekend. Yeongheung Island the place that you may want to visit.

How to Go:
From Oido Station (오이도) Line 4 exit 2 go straight and cross the street, take bus number 790 and stop at the last station at Yeongheungdo Bus Terminal. take the same bus to go back to oido station from bus terminal

Recommended Itinerary:
Bus terminal - Simripo Beach 십리포해수욕장 -  Janggyeongni Beach 장령리해수욕장 - Pottery Pension 도자기펜션
take village green bus from the Yeongheung Bus terminal (simripo haeng 십리포행 labelled bus) and stop at Simripo Beach (5 station ) take the same bus from the same place where you get off and go to Janggyeongri Hae Su Yuk Jang Station 장령리해수욕장 ( 8 station ) and walk to Pottery pension.

image courtesy of korean blogger

Pottery Pension - 도자기 펜션
인천광역시 옹진군 영흥면 영흥로757번길 147 도자기마을펜션
Dojagi Maeul Pension Ongjin-gun Yeongheungmyeon Yeongheung-ro 757-bon gil 147
Telp. 032-886-0052 / 010-7756-8211
Reservation and more info : lovelove119.com

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