Central Vietnam extends over 1000km from north
to south and includes the Annam mountain range, home to many of Vietnam's hill
The Champa kingdom flourished here between the 7th and 19th centuries.
There are several UNESCO World Heritage
sites: the ancient city of Hoi An, an exceptionally
well-preserved example of a South-East Asian trading port,
My Son, a one time capital of the Champa kingdom and the
imperial city of Hue, a former capital of Vietnam.
Around Hoi An
It is a pleasant 5 km
walk or bike ride from Hoi An along rice fields to the
Cua Dai Beach.
The Marble Mountains: five sacred
marble and limestone hills with many shrines and temples.