Wuxi is a famous land of plenty since ancient China as one of the four major rice markets, hailed as “little Shanghai”.

Nantong has one of China’s biggest four fishing grounds -Lusi fishing ground. Tourists can visit the golden beach in Qidong, the southern tip of Jiangsu, where they can experience a special kind of activity called“stamping on clams”done barefooted and also dubbed “sea disco”. Tourists can also enjoy watching the sea sunrise or take a boat trip to watch the spectacular scene of the converging of the waters of the Yangtze river, the Yellow Sea and the East China.

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Website

http://lyj.nantong.gov.cn

Climate

Nantong has an obvious oceanic climate, featuring four distinct seasons, moderate climate, enough sunshine, sufficient rain and long frost-free period. The plum rain often occurs in June and July.

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Best Tourist Season

The best travelling time in Nantong is spring and autumn. Nantong has four distinct seasons and moderate temperature. In particular, the weather is the best in spring: trees turn green, plum blossoms and cherry blossoms contend in blooming.

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In summer, you can experience the real fun brought by “disco” in beach in Changsha Town of Rudong County and beach in Yuantuojiao Village of Qidong City, making you get relaxed in summer. The following are festivals held in Nantong: April Tongzhou City Kite Festival, April Rudong County Kite Festival, Qidong seafood festival in summer.

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Traffic

Airplane:

Nantong Airport is located in Xingdong Town, Tongzhou City, 18 km northeast of downtown Nantong. Presently, the airlines to Guangzhou, Beijing, Xiamen, Shenzhen, Dalian, Chengdu, Wuhan, Wenzhou, Qingdao, Nanjing and other cities from Nantong are open to traffic. Tourists can take a shuttle bus at the civil-aviation ticket office of No. 9 Renmin Middle Road.

Train:

Nantong Railway Station is located in Yongxing Avenue, Gangzha District.

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Recommended Tourist Itineraries:

2-day Eco-tour in Nantong

Day1: Nantong Museum, Kite Museum and taking a boat tour on the Haohe River at night

Day2: Wolf Mountain Scenic Zone