Qidong is located about 40 miles (64 kilometers) away from Shanghai and about 95 miles (153 kilometers) from Jiaxing.
Consider using Qidong as a launch pad for further adventures. This much-loved region has been blessed with a wealth of wonderful cultural and natural attractions. Chongming, lays 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northeast, while Changxing Island can be found 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the north.
Organize some transportation and head to Shanghai, a major city for the region, approximately 40 miles (64 kilometers) from Qidong. The place offers a wide range of points of interest, for example M50 Arts Community, Shanghai Ocean Aquarium and Lu Xun Park and Memorial. Jing An Temple, Jiangwan Stadium and Shanghai Science and Technology Museum are also good spots for investigating while you are here.
Experience a little culture, learning and lore under the bright blue sky at the region's ever-popular gardens.
Explore a side of Jiangsu most visitors don't see by spending time with an expert guide on one of the city walking tours.
Whether you're taking the common tourist route or heading off the beaten path, packing a range of Mandarin phrases will make your travels smoother and more enjoyable. Why not say "Nǐ yào bú yào gēn wǒ tiàowǔ" This is Mandarin for "Would you like todance with me?" "Zhèiwèi xiānsheng huì qīngdān" means "This gentleman/lady will pay for everything"
Everything must end sometime, but be rest assured, when you're ready to say "Zàijiàn" to Qidong, you'll be leaving with photos, memories and mementos to treasure.