8 days in Taiwan Itinerary

8 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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8 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Singapore
Fly + subway + train:  8​h 15​min
Tainan
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly + bus:  2​h
Penghu
— 2 nights
bus + Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
Matsu
— 1 night
taxi + Fly + subway:  2​h 15​min
Taipei
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
Singapore

2
days
Tainan

Tainan ©
The oldest city in the country, Tainan stood as the island's capital during feudal times.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): look for gifts at Hecheng Fanbuhang, browse the range of quality goods at Hayashi Department Store, then get to know the fascinating history of Anping Fort (Anping gubao), then appreciate the extensive heritage of Shennong Street, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia).

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Tainan road trip app .

Singapore, Singapore to Tainan is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train. In April, Tainan is little chillier than Singapore - with highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Penghu County.

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Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia) ©
Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)
Hayashi Department Store ©
Hayashi Department Store
Confucius Temple ©
Confucius Temple

1
day
Penghu

Penghu ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Local Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Chixiyanpu, then go for a walk through Ancient House of Yongcheng, then examine the collection at Crab Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Penghu Tianhou Temple.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Penghu County day trip planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Tainan to Penghu County in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, flight, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Matsu Islands.

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Penghu Tianhou Temple ©
Penghu Tianhou Temple
Crab Museum ©
Crab Museum

1
day
Matsu

Matsu
The Matsu Islands are a minor archipelago of 36 islands and islets in the East China Sea administered as Lienchiang County under streamlined Fujian Province, Republic of China (ROC). Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Magang Temple and then head off the coast to Tiebao.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Matsu Islands online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Penghu County to Matsu Islands takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry. April in Matsu Islands sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Matsu

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2
days
Taipei

Taipei ©
Situated in a basin between two mountain ranges, Taipei appeals to tourists with its blend of Asian cultures, living side by side amidst Japanese-era mansions and Taoist temples.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at National Palace Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hsing Tian Kong, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Taipei 101. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall Park, don't miss a visit to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street).

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Taipei online trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Matsu Islands to Taipei in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Matsu Islands in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 22°C in Taipei. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Shopping

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Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
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National Palace Museum ©
National Palace Museum
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101

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