Taiwan - Southern Taiwan (Chapter)
This is the Southern Taiwan chapter from Lonely Planet's Taiwan guidebook.
In Southern Taiwan they burn boats as a reminder of the hardships their ancestors faced in adapting to a new world - ties to tradition and folk culture are strong here and the yearly calendar is chock-full of some of Taiwan’s most unforgettable festivals.
- explore Taiwan’s temple heritage in and around the old capital of Tainan
- swim, surf and cycle year-round in Kenting National Park
- soak in rare mud springs among the maple trees at Guanziling hot springs
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Tainan City, Southwest Coast, Taijiang National Park, Black-Faced Spoonbill Reserve, Aogu Wetlands, Guanziling (Kuanziling), Kaohsiung City, Foguangshan, Meinong, Maolin Recreation Area, Pingtun County, Dapeng Bay, Donggang, Little Liuchiu Island, Pingtung, Sandimen, Beidawushan, Jin-Shui Ying Old Trail and Kenting National Park.
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