Da Lat

Da Lat (Đà Lạt) is the capital of Lâm Đồng Province and the largest city of Central Highlands region in Vietnam. The city all four sean have all seasons in one day: the morning can be the spring, the noon is often the summer, from the afternoon to the evening is the autumn and from the night to the sunrise is the winter. The hill town of Da Lat has long been the most popular location in the region for getaway holidays since French colonial times.

Its elevation makes it unique in Vietnam in many ways, including climate and its surrounding flora. Da Lat and its surrounding region boast some of the country’s best roads and best scenery. In addition to being a major agricultural hub, it’s famous for its pine trees and nearby mountain peaks reaching 2,500 meters. Some of the roads in this region are truly breathtaking and are a motorcyclist’s dream. In fact, Vietnam is chock-full of fabulous roads such as the Hai Van Pass.

Da Lat features many interesting landmarks. Its lakes and waterfalls have long stood out as some of its top attractions while Emperor Bao Dai’s Summer Palace and the Buddhist pagodas are equally popular. The flower park, main market, LangBiang mountain, Valley of Love, Linh Phuoc Pagoda, Dalat viewpoint, and other sights, all make Da Lat a must-see. It is the city of flowers and as such, you can find beautiful flora in many places. For more information, please do contact me


Author: Piers Midwinter
I am an artist and a teacher. I am currently teaching at a Cambridge International School in Vietnam.