Fly to South Korea with Alitalia and relax in the comfort and ambiance of the trip while accumulating benefits through the MilleMiglia scheme. The National Parks at Hallasan and Seoraksan offer a break from the country's modernity and Jeju Volcanic Island has some superb beaches.
With a history going back millennia and a strong traditional culture the country is more than just an exciting beach and shopping destination. Flying to South Korea will open up the capital, Seoul for you, renowned for its super-modern shopping malls sitting alongside traditional markets like the Namdaemun. There are 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites to visit and the Pansori epic chant involving one singer accompanied by a single drum in performances that can last up to eight hours has also received UNESCO recognition. South Korea has some interesting cuisine and a 14-course royal banquet is a tasty introduction to some of the delicacies. One favorite Korean staple, Kimchi, is a spicy pickle made with red chilies. There are over 80 varieties and there's even a Kimchi Museum!
If you intend to ski in the Gangwon-do resort or visit the beaches and are looking for cheap hotels in South Korea, it is a good idea to book ahead.