60 days in Taiwan Itinerary

60 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Paris
Fly:  23 h 45 min
1
Taipei
— 10 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
2
Matsu
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Taichung
— 7 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h 45 min
4
Penghu
— 6 nights
+3
Bus + Fly + Subway + Train:  3 h 45 min
5
Pingtung
— 8 nights
Taxi + Train:  2 h 30 min
6
Taitung
— 9 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Hualien
— 10 nights
Train + Bus:  3 h
8
Yilan
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  25 h
End: Paris

10
nights
Taipei

Taipei
Situated in a basin between two mountain ranges, Taipei appeals to tourists with its blend of Asian cultures, living side by side amidst Japanese-era mansions and Taoist temples.
Step off the beaten path and head to Dihua Street and Eslite Bookstore - Xinyi. Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) and Wulai will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Taipei: The Lin Family Mansion and Garden (in Banqiao) and Gongliao (Fulung Beach, Sandiaojiao Lighthouse, &more). Pack the 20th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Taipei Children's Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Taipei 101, take an in-depth tour of National Palace Museum, contemplate the long history of Taipei Confucius Temple, and look for gifts at Sunnyhills.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Taipei trip itinerary maker website.

Paris, France to Taipei is an approximately 17- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Taipei Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Paris in September, expect nights in Taipei to be much hotter, around 30°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Matsu.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

New Taipei, Keelung Miaokou Night Market
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 22:
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National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Dalongdong Bao An Temple ©
Dalongdong Bao An Temple

3
nights
Matsu

Matsu
Get in touch with nature at Beihaikengdao and Tiebao. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Qinbi Village and Dongyong Lighthouse.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Matsu driving holiday app.

Getting from Taipei to Matsu by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and ferry; or ride a ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Taichung.

Things to do in Matsu

Nature Parks Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Qinbi Village
Qinbi Village
Andong Tunnel ©
Andong Tunnel

7
nights
Taichung

Taichung ©
Known its good weather, Taichung boasts an interesting set of cultural attractions, including many temples showing the development of religious architectural styles in the area and forming focal points for most tours of Taichung.
Get in touch with nature at Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan) and Gaomei Wetland. Your inner history buff will appreciate Lugang Longshan Temple and PaoChueh Temple. Get out of town with these interesting Taichung side-trips: Cingjing Veterans Farm (in Ren'ai Township), Alishan National Forest Recreation Area (in Alishan) and Yuchi (Sun Moon Lake & Wenwu Temple). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Lugang Old Street, get curious at National Museum of Natural Science, stop by Carton King Creative Park - Dakeng, and browse the range of quality goods at Big City.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Taichung online holiday planner.

You can fly from Matsu to Taichung in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry, flight, and train. In September in Taichung, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 2nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Penghu.

Things to do in Taichung

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Nantou, Changhua, Big City, Alishan National Forest Recreation Area
Find places to stay Sep 25 — Oct 2:
Highlights from your plan
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan) ©
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan)
Ali Mountain (Alishan) ©
Ali Mountain (Alishan)
Wenwu Temple ©
Wenwu Temple

6
nights
Penghu

Penghu ©
Popular historic sites such as Penghu Tianhou Temple and Ancient House of Yongcheng are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Crab Museum and Magong Chenghuang Temple.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Penghu tour itinerary planning app.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Taichung to Penghu in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train, taxi, flight, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Pingtung.

Things to do in Penghu

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 8:
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Local Beach ©
Local Beach
Penghu Tianhou Temple ©
Penghu Tianhou Temple
Penghu Islands ©
Penghu Islands

8
nights
Pingtung

Pingtung ©
Mostly serving as a base for exploring Kenting National Park, Pingtung enjoys a pleasant, subtropical climate, sandy beaches, and a friendly atmosphere.
Get a sense of the local culture at National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium and Fo Guang Shan. Explore hidden gems such as Kenting National Park and Anping Fort (Anping gubao). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pingtung: Cihou Lighthouse (in Qijin), West Central District (Shennong Street, Confucius Temple, &more) and Garden Night Market (in North District). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum, kick back and relax at White Sand Bay, contemplate the waterfront views at Lianchi (Lotus) Lake, and make a trip to The Dome of Light.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Pingtung trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and train from Penghu to Pingtung takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, taxi, and train; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Taitung.

Things to do in Pingtung

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Kaohsiung, Tainan
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Kenting National Park ©
Kenting National Park
Fo Guang Shan ©
Fo Guang Shan
National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium ©

9
nights
Taitung

Taitung ©
Sitting between the mountains and the sea, Taitung offers pleasing scenery no matter what direction you face.
Step off the beaten path and head to East Coast National Scenic Area and National Museum of Prehistory. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Tianhou Temple and Green Island Lighthouse. There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Orchid Island(Lanyu), grab your bike and head to Guanshan Bicycle Path, head outdoors with Yufu Bike Path, and explore the activities along Sanxiantai.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Taitung itinerary maker tool.

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Pingtung to Taitung in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Hualien.

Things to do in Taitung

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Green Island ©
Green Island
Sanxiantai ©
Sanxiantai
Orchid Island(Lanyu) ©
Orchid Island(Lanyu)

10
nights
Hualien

Hualien ©
Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Shen'an Temple and Tzu Chi Foundation. Escape the urban bustle at Sixty Rock Mountain and Zhuilu Old Trail. There's still lots to do: hike along Baiyang Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Liyu Lake, stroll through Shihtiping, and explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of Water Curtain.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Hualien day trip planning website.

Drive from Taitung to Hualien in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yilan.

Things to do in Hualien

Parks Trails Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 25 — Nov 4:
Highlights from your plan
Baiyang Trail ©
Baiyang Trail
Shakadang Trail ©
Shakadang Trail
Mukumugi Valley ©
Mukumugi Valley

4
nights
Yilan

Yilan ©
The coastal city of Yilan makes a good base for trips around the wider eponymous county.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Neipi Beach and Yilan Lover's Bay. Get a sense of the local culture at Lanyang Museum and Yilan Sancing Temple. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Wufengchi Waterfall, cool off at Dongshan River Water Park, stop by Yilan Cake Factory, and contemplate the waterfront views at Meihua Lake.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Yilan trip planning website.

Getting from Hualien to Yilan by combination of train and bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In November in Yilan, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yilan

Parks Shopping Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Yilan Lover's Bay ©
Yilan Lover's Bay
Lanyang Museum ©
Lanyang Museum
Wufengchi Waterfall ©
Wufengchi Waterfall

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