Located just a 1.5 hour drive from Shanghai is Wuzhen, which is slowly carving a reputation for itself as one of the top vacation spots in China. The water town praised for its profound cultural heritages, boasts well-preserved traditional art and landscapes dating back 1300 years.
Most recently, the town has also dedicated itself in introducing modern cultural and art exhibitions and events including Wuzhen Theatre Festival and Wuzhen International Contemporary Art Exhibition to promote international cultural exchange and communications.
This spring though, thanks to the efforts of Wuzhen Tourism Co. Ltd, the town will be introducting its 2017 spring event calendar at one of its premium resorts. With a focus on improving the "villager" experience for visitors from around the world, Wu Village has created new, nature themed events for visitors to make most of the countryside experience.
Activities such as a tea ceremony, rapeseed flower viewing, strawberry picking, kite flying, scarecrow making, cooking and more await guests. These events are included in Wu Village's all-inclusive packages that take care of stay, transportation, dining, entertainment and shopping for all visitors.
Best of all, guests also have the option of booking the village as a whole to choose from over 30 free activities during the stay. This includes leisure and fashion farming, an immersive villager experience, farming for kids and various culinary programs.
Located 500 meters further into Wuzhen by the northern side of Wuzhen west scenic zone where a lot of the town's most famous attractions are found, Wu Village is a premium resort for villagers that preserves the traditional rural lifestyle along the Grand Canal in southern China over the past century.
Surrounded by waterways, gardens and ponds, most of the old houses have two-story structure, which is called zutuan (group) locally. The guesthouses full of Chinese nostalgic memories have different themes including Fishing Family, Gristmill, Wine lane, Bamboo, Harvest, Re-educational ages and Peach Orchard, creating a unique living experience of Wu Village.