13 places in East China’s Anhui province have been recognized as the province’s annual summer resorts, bringing the total number to 58, according to a meeting held in Hefei, capital of the province, on Wednesday.
Here are the 13 destinations for summer-holiday-makers:
Jiapeng township in Jixi county
Tafan township in Qianshan city
Lingda township in Langxi county
Manzhuang in Shitai county
Tuju Campsite in Huangshan city
Shuizhukeng in Qizili township, Shexian county
Danlongsi township in Huoshan county
Chashui township in Qianshan city
Bailiu township in Zongyang county
Chang’an township in Jixi county
Heyetiantian Farm in Zongyang county
Hongyang township in Wuhu county
Banqiaotou township in Jixi county
The selection, in its fourth year, was jointly launched by Anhui Public Meteorological Service Center, Anhui Radio & TV Station and Anhui Global Culture Tourism Group Co. amid rising demand for vacations to get away from summer heat.
Weather conditions, forest coverage and air quality were taken into consideration while rating candidates.
From 2017 to 2020, 58 towns, villages and scenic spots made the cut. Most of them are located near the Dabie Mountains, Huanshang Mountain, the Anhui-section Yangtze River and Chaohu Lake.