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Textile Sensations of South Korea

19th April - 3rd May 2021

15 days from £4,599pp

Join Janice Gunner on an extraordinary journey through one of Asia’s most vibrant countries. Along with beautiful nature and colourful cultural sights, you’ll enjoy visits that explore the rich textile history and traditional crafts of South Korea.
  • Hand stitching workshop with Janice
  • Traditional gold leaf imprint workshop
  • Bojagi workshop in Seoul
  • A full day with South Korean quilter Hongjoo Kim
  • Tours of Seoul, Busan, Gyeongju and Jeju island
  • Visits to textile and embroidery museums

Perfect for Textile Lovers

Uniquely created for textile lovers, this Stitchtopia textile holiday is the perfect way to discover fascinating fabrics and cultures, whilst travelling to some of the world’s most inspiring places. Our talented stitching expert will be on hand throughout the holiday and host creative workshops with beautifully designed projects inspired by your travels.

Textile Sensations of South Korea

South Korea has a long history of making and designing textiles. On this tour we’ll explore this history, through hands-on workshops with local experts and visits to national embroidery, textile and quilt art museums.

We’ll also explore many other aspects of this fascinating country; royal palaces, traditional villages and Buddhist shrines combine in this itinerary with fantastic gardens and scenic coastlines to create a tour that will intrigue and amaze at every turn.

Your Accommodation

Your Accommodation

Your Accommodation

Your Accommodation

Your Accommodation

Courtyard Marriott Namdaemun, Seoul

★★★★

This 4.5-star hotel is located within walking distance of the Myeongdong district, home to world-class shopping. Amenities in the contemporary rooms include air conditioning, refrigerator, complementary high-speed Wi-Fi, soundproof windows, robes and slippers. The hotel has a 24-hour fitness centre, café, restaurant and lounge bar. 

Ramada Hotel, Jeonju

★★★

This 3.5-star hotel aims to be a home away from home for travellers. Amenities in the rooms include air conditioning and safe. Other facilities in the hotel include fitness centre, restaurant and free Wi-Fi. 

Grand Hotel, Daegu

★★★★

This 4-star hotel offers seamlessly combines luxurious interiors with modern facilities such as air conditioning, fitness centre, restaurant, lounge bar and free high-speed Wi-Fi. 

Hyundai Hotel, Gyeongju

★★★★

This 4.5-star hotel seamlessly combines tradition and modernity. Room facilities include flat screen TV, air conditioning, refrigerator and free Wi-Fi. Hotel amenities include indoor and outdoor swimming pool, spa, sauna, restaurant and lounge bar.   

Shilla Stay Hotel, Jeju

★★★★

This 4-star hotel is located close to many of the tourist attractions that the island has to offer. The rooftop lounge commands views of the sea and city. Amenities include bar, restaurant and fitness centre, free high-speed internet and air conditioning.