Yeosu boasts beautiful flowers, blooming with every season. Enjoy the scenery of Odongdo Island with it's beautiful camellia flowers. If you're lucky, you might be able to see the red camellia that blooms in the white snow. From April, you can see yellow rapeseed blossoms. There are many things for couples to enjoy together, such as Baekyado, a walkable island, Seo Market full of gourmet restaurants, and Cafe Rostia, which features a large swing in front of the sea.

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    Odongdo Island

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    You can walk from Yeosu to Odongdo Island, but if walking is difficult or inconvenient, taking the camellia train is a good option. Odongdo Island, also called Camellia Island because the entire island is full of camellias, has a fantastic forest path along the coastline. The view of the island from the Yeosu Marine Cable Automobile is really beautiful. Enjoy Odongdo Island in various ways and discover its hidden charms. You will be surprised at how different it looks each time.

    Location: San 1-11, Sujeong-dong, Yeosu-si, Jeollanam-do, South Korea

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    Hyangiram Hermitage

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    Hyangiram Hermitage, meaning looking at the sun, is located on Geumosan Mountain, famous for its sunrise spot. If you go up the steep hill, you will see the Hyangiram Hermitage Ticket Office. There are two ways to get from the ticket office to the main hall. If you choose the stairway, you can find the statue of a young monk that expresses 'See no evil, hear no evil and speak no evil' of Dhammapada. After passing Deungyongmun, a gentle walking path begins, and when you climb to Daeungjeon Hall, you can see the open sea, so you will feel like your hard work is rewarded.

    Location: 60, Hyangiram-ro, Dolsan-eup, Yeosu-si, Jeollanam-do, South Korea

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    Seo Market

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    When you enter the south gate of Yeosu Seo Market, the largest traditional market in Yeosu, you will find the Seo Market Food Plaza. Although it is a traditional market, each store uses a number for convenient ordering, so even first-time visitors can order and eat food without difficulty. Yeosu Seo Market is well-known for various foods such as pork trotters, tripe and rice cakes. Yeosu Seo Market is also popular with tourists because it is close to the Yi Sun-sin Square, Jongpo Marine Park, and Dolsan Bridge.

    Location: 43, Seogyoyeondeungcheon-gil, Yeosu-si, Jeollanam-do, South Korea

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    Yulchon Banwol Village

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    During April, in Yulchon Banwol Village, you will find yellow rapeseed flowers rippling from the roadside to the end of the sea. Among the yellow rapeseed flowers, you'll find cute and lovely sculptures to take pictures of. When summer comes after the rapeseed blossoms fall, beautiful yellow sunflowers will bloom. Yulchon Banwol Village is also famous for its peaceful and beautiful sunset. A lot of people visit here because there is nothing blocking the view, so you can take great photos.

    Location: Banwol-ri, Yulchon-myeon, Yeosu-si, Jeollanam-do, South Korea

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    Baekyado Island

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    Baekyado Island, which was previously only accessible by boat, has been connected by a bridge since 2005, making it more convenient to travel by land. When you climb to the top of Baekhosan Mountain, the main peak of Baekya Island, you can see the beautiful scenery of the Dadohaehaesang National Park. The ecological trail, designed to look around Baekyado Island, is 4.7km long in total and is neither too long nor too short, so you can enjoy the scenery while walking. Instead of a sandy beach, Mongdol Beach with it's round pebbles and the white Baekyado Lighthouse are beloved by couples for their romantic atmosphere.

    Location: Baegya-ri, Hwajeong-myeon, Yeosu-si, Jeollanam-do, South Korea

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    Yeosu Rostia

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    The symbol of Cafe Rostia, an ordinary square building with a total of two floors, is a large swing facing the sea. The view is beautiful and the interior is spacious, so you can visit it at any time. When the weather is nice, it is recommended to sit outside on the terrace. You can enjoy the calm and clear sea of Yeosu up close. In addition to coffee, Rostia also sells pasta, burgers and beer, so you can have a simple brunch. The burgers are especially delicious.

    Location: 3116, Dolsan-ro, Dolsan-eup, Yeosu-si, Jeollanam-do, South Korea

    Open: Daily from 10am to 8pm, closed every Tuesday

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