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Countryside Villages in the Ancient Capital of Hue

Not only well-known for royal construction and ancient spiritual sites, Hue is attractive to visitors by the peaceful atmosphere of rural villages. Let’s learn more about the countryside villages which are highlights in our Hue countryside tour and see the local life. 

Thanh Thuy Chanh Village in Huong Thuy district is a popular tourist destination which is about 7km east of Hue city. Visiting around this peaceful village, travellers can experience a lot about the simple daily life of rural people in the central region. Thanh Thuy Chanh village is famous for its ancient Thanh Toan bridge. Along with Japanese Covered Bridge in Hoi An, this bridge is classified as unique and has high artistic value in types of ancient bridges in Vietnam. Besides, you will have chance to visit a small museum displaying traditional agricultural tools, experience the demonstration of farming activities and learn more about the daily activities of locals. Experiencing the trading activities in the daily local market and tasting local specialties are things you should not miss when visiting this rural village.There is a wide range of agricultural products from the local and neighboring areas such as rice, rice paper, rice powder, maize and local handicraft products. 

Thanh Tien village is located by the southern bank of the romantic Huong river, in the rural area of Phu Mau commune, Phu Vang district, about 10 kms from the center of Hue city. Thanh Tien villageis well-known for its traditional craft of making paper flowers with the history of more than 300 years. The paper flowers are used not only for offering as tradition but also for house decoration in many families of Hue. You will have chance to visit Than Van Huy’s house, meet the skillful artisan to know more about the cultural characteristics of this traditional handicraft, andlearn to make your own products.

Also located in the area of Phu Mau Commune, Sinh village is known as the homeland of Hue folk paintings. Sinh Village’s folk paintings have carried traditional values associated with folk beliefs and spiritual life of Hue people.When coming to the village, you should pay a visit at the house of the famous artisan Ky Huu Phuoc to get more knowledge about this unique handicraft which has been in existence for more than 400 years. You will watch the stages of making a folk painting, experience making your own painting, as well as learn more about the beauty of Hue's culture and long traditions.

All the countryside villages have become attractive destinations for those who love to explore the rural life of locals and traditions of Hue. Join with us exploring the fascinating Hue countryside tour to view wonderful landscapes and get unique experiences of countryside life.

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