About China

China, a land of incredible beauty, history and culture, is the holiday destination for travelers from all over the world!

Located in eastern Asia with the Pacific in the east, China is the third largest country in the world (after Russia and Canada). The area covers about 9.6 million square kilometer, which is about 6.5% of the total world land area.

China - The Great Wall

In China live more than one billion people, which accounts for 23% of the world's population. The country is offering tourists a great variety of people, an amazing and diverse landscape, a very interesting history and culture. China has it all! In this versatile country you'll find the highest and lowest places on earth. Because the landscape is very diverse with the highest mountains and coastal areas, China is the perfect holiday destination for all kinds of travelers.

While planning a vacation to China, the best way to go is to follow a loose itinerary, unless of course you have lots of time to travel around the entire country. There is so much to see in China, so it's best to sit down and find out, what your interests are and what you definetely would like to see.

Beijing should definetely be on top of your list. It is the capital of China and is home to many fascinating attractions, like the famous Forbidden City and the Summer Palace. Also it is the starting point for the world wide known "Great Wall of China". The wall can easily be viewed from many places, even from out of space, but most tourists visit it from Beijing.

China has one of the world's longest periods of mostly uninterrupted civilization and one of the world's longest continuously used written language systems. For centuries, China was the world's most advanced civilization and the cultural center of East Asia with an impact lasting to the present day. China is also the source of many great technical inventions developed throughout world history, including the 4 great inventions of ancient China: paper, the compass, gunpowder, and printing.

The combination of all magnificent attractions, the people, the history of thousands years, the unique Chinese culture and customs make China a charming tourist destination.