1 Wuyi Shan

Dramatic gorges and great hiking trails among some of the finest scenery in southern China.

2 Gulangyu Island

Uniquely relaxing island sporting vehicle-free streets, European-style colonial mansions and sea views.

3 Hakka mansions

These circular mud-brick homes, sometimes housing upwards of four hundred people, are China’s most distinctive traditional architecture.

4 Cantonese food

Sample China’s finest cuisine, from dim sum to roast goose, in one of Guangzhou’s restaurants.

5 Chaozhou

Old town with Ming-dynasty walls, some great street life, the famous Kaiyuan Temple – and more good food.

6 Hainan Island

Soak up the sun while swimming, diving or surfing at the country’s best beaches.

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