Also known as China’s Sailing city, or the Switzerland of the east, Qingdao lies on the southern tip of Shandong Peninsula in Jiaozhou Bay. This vibrant town, replete with an abundance of natural beauty and colonial charm, continues to attract tourists and international busineses from around the world
The Hera International Film Festival will be one international event among many in Qingdao.The Sailing Regattas of the 29th Olympic Games and the 13th Paralympic Games at the Olympic Sailing Centre & International Marina took place here in 2008.
In 2009, China’s Sailing City welcomed sailors from the Volvo Ocean Race (VOR 2008-2009).
As of November 16th 2015, Qingdao implemented a 72-hour visa-free transit policy to facilitate bussiness and tourism. Visitors can enjoy a 72 hours visa-free stay while taking an international transfer via Liuting International Airport.
On this page we provide information on visiting Qingdao – what to see,what to do, where to go.