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Daegwallyeong Snow Festival

T
he Daegwallyeong area of Doam-myeon in Pyeongchang County, Often referred to as "the roof of Korea," has a resplendent beauty of its own. Deep snow would often cut off this highland from the outside word.

People here would traverse snow-laden fields and valleys in ski-like wooden footwear or on toboggans, and relied on hunting for winter sustenance.

This festival will entertain winter spectators with the highlanders' unique traditions as well. Yongpyeong Resort also offers word-class skiing and other outdoor fun.

period: Jan. 12 ~ Jan. 20

Venue: Hoenggye-ri, Doam-myon, Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do Province

Inquiries:
Culture and Tourism Division, Pyeongchang-gun County Office
Tel:82-33-330-2519 Fax:82-33-330-2592

Main Events
Mt. Hwangbyeongsan hunting game, snow sculpture tournament, traditional sledding tournament, snowman building contest, residents skiing competition, traditional folk play, fireworks exhibition, potato roast

Transportation
Bus East Seoul Terminal to Pyeongchang Terminal(2 hours 30 minutes) Seoul(East Seoul or Sangbong Terminal) to Pyeongchang(3 hours) Flight Seoul to Gangneung (8 flights per day, 50 minutes) Busan to Gangneung (1 flights per day, 60 minutes)

Accommodations
Dragon Valley Hotel (DLX, 191 rooms, Tel: 033-335-5757)
Hotel Mt. Odaesan (DLX, 306 rooms, Tel:033-330-5000)
Phoenix Park Hotel (DLX, 141 rooms, Tel:033-333-6000)
Yongpyeong Youth Hostel (62 rooms, Tel: 033-335-5757)

Nearby Tourist Attractions
Hyo-seok Cultural Village, Baengyong cave, Mt. Odaesan National Park, Yongpyeong Resort, Woljeongsa Temple and more

Famous products of Pyeongchang Potato wine of Mt. Odaesan


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