Vietnam – Hue – An Art Experience day in Hue

Hue is well known for its natural beauty, hospitable people, royal architecture and relics of the Nguyen Dynasty. But few visitors are also aware that Hue is also known for its traditional craft villages, countless art museums, and talented local artists. A day of art experience in Hue can provide visitors with some very memorable moments.

Theme

Art & Culture, Classic, Family, Sustainable

Country - City

Vietnam - Hue

Market segment

Thematic Leisure

Price Level

$$$

Max pax

30

Seasonality

Round year

Arrival city

Hue

Departure city

Hue

Description

A day of art experience in Hue offers travelers an opportunity to explore Hue from an artistic perspective, travel to traditional craft villages, meet locals keeping the time-honored crafts of their ancestors alive and experience their daily life. As well as exploring the Citadel, mausoleums and garden houses to learn about the royal architecture of the Nguyen Dynasty, this experience provides insights into the life of a famous artist and his collection as well as an opportunity to enjoy folk songs with new, modern melodies. These experiences will leave a long-lasting impression of the royal city.

Selling points

  • A great chance for art lovers to explore the abundance of art in Hue.
  • A real opportunity to meet local artists who continue their ancestors’ traditional crafts and also experience their daily life.
  • A serene opportunity to be experienced with arts for a full day.

Level Of The Excursion

Medium – This activity offers tangible positive contributions to the local community, culture and/or environment

The Impact Of This Excursion

Social/cultural Impact

Cultural Conservation

Economic Impact

Local individual benefits

Additional Information

This activity helps travelers to understand the cultural importance of Hue as the former imperial capital and as a cultural capital. It also benefits several museums & locals who continue their ancestors’ traditional crafts

Time And Transportation

From To Km By Duration Road condition
Hue center Ben Xuan Theater 6.6 Car 14 minutes Good
Hue center Thanh Tien village 7 Car 17 minutes Good
Hue center Le Ba Dang Memory space 9 Car 20 minutes Good

Duration

Full day

Min pax

1

Max pax

30

How to sell it

  • Suitable for clients with Art & Culture profile, there are two options:
    • An art experience day in Hue – leisure: Morning cycling of Art village (Thanh Tien paper flowers and Sinh village) + afternoon visiting the Citadel + Le Ba Dang Memory space with a tea break.
    • An art experience day in Hue – exclusive: Morning visiting Citadel & Tha Om Garden house, afternoon visiting Le Ba Dang Memory space + Music Recital at Ben Xuan Theater
  • For travelers who are in love with art and like interacting with locals.
  • For FIT and groups (up to 30 pax).

Why this activity

  • To create a perfect combination of traditional and contemporary art as a full-day experience.
  • To include The Le Ba Dang Memory space: is a memory and exhibition space that presents a private collection of the artist Le Ba Dang, a Vietnamese painter, engraver, and sculptor.
  • A day of Hue sightseeing, visiting museums & garden houses, chatting with locals.
  • Great experience with lotus flowers hands-on and traditional painting at the art village.

Good to combine with

Perfect to combine with activities on another day, such as:

  • Vietnam – Hue – Discover Hue street food by cyclo
  • Vietnam – Hue – Lagoons of Hue (tam Giang & Dam Chuon)
  • A visit to the Tombs – A visit to the Pagodas

Do not combine with

VIETNAM – Hue – Historic Walk Along Perfume River

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The full day of Art Experience in Hue is an Easia signature product

Pros

  • Easy to organize.
  • A full-day tour for art lovers with plenty of activities and sightseeing, visiting museums & garden houses, chatting with locals.
  • Staff at Le Ba Dang Memory space can speak French & English.
  • Ben Xuan theatre’s owner can speak French, English, and German.
  • For both FIT and groups up to 30 guests.

Cons

Other DMCs can copy the program

Information

  • Le Ba Dang Memory space

Le Ba Dang Memory space is a private contemporary art museum located at Kim Sơn hamlet, Thủy Bằng commune, Hương Thủy, Hue. The space is modern, with a large garden and unique architecture, where clients can see the artwork collection of the artist Le Ba Dang, a Vietnamese painter, engraver, and sculptor famous for his exhibitions in many countries.

– Opening time: from Tuesday to Sunday, 08:00 – 12:00 & 14:00 – 18:00, closed on Monday

– Services: visit / visit + tea break / Art talk

 

Alerts

Be careful with the weather. The cycling can be canceled in case of rain and replaced by car transfer to the craft villages.

Quotation guideline

An art experience day in Hue – leisure: Morning cycling of Art village (Thanh Tien paper flowers and Sinh village) + afternoon visiting the Citadel + Le Ba Dang Memory space with a tea break.

  • Package cycling of Art Village (bike tour Hue – Tien Non – Thanh Tien – Sinh village)
  • Citadel entrance fee
  • Le Ba Dang Memory Space – Visit & tea break

An art experience day in Hue – exclusive: Morning visiting Citadel & Tha Om Garden house, afternoon visiting Le Ba Dang Memory space + Music Recital at Ben Xuan Theater

  • Citadel entrance fee
  • Visit Tha Om Garden house
  • Le Ba Dang Memory Space – Visit
  • Ben Xuan Theater – Visit and concert recital with snacks

Inclusion

Entrance fees, full package of cycling, visiting garden house fees

Exclusion

  • Transportation
  • Easia’s guide fee
  • Other personal fees

 

Important notes

All the bookings with Ben Xuan Theatre, Tha Om Garden House, Le Ba Dang Memory space should be sent and get confirmation carefully.

Special Guide notes

  • The guide should have knowledge of Art and Culture in Hue and all of the visits mentioned in the program.
  • Carefully re-confirm with the suppliers 1 day in advance.

Contact

Le Ba Dang Memory space

Add: Kim Sơn hamlet, Thủy Bằng commune, Hương Thủy town, Thừa Thiên Huế province

Phone: +84 (0)234 627 4771; +84 (0)817 275 252

Tha Om Garden House

Add: Kim Long, Hue

Phone: 0914415890

Ben Xuan Garden House Theater

Add: Kim Long, Hue

Phone: 0787680960

English

An art experience day in Hue – Leisure

Start your morning with a visit to the handicraft villages of Hue. After a 30-minute boat trip up the Perfume River, you will cycle to Thanh Tien village, famous for its nearly 400-year-old traditional paper-making handicrafts. Stop at a local house where you can learn how to make traditional paper lotus flowers.  Then you will continue your cycling tour to Sinh village, a place renowned for painting on votive paper, where the craftsmen will share their secret techniques before encouraging you to put your hand to the task yourself.

In the afternoon, visit the majestic Imperial Citadel, which, embedded in the heart of the city, is well known for its fortress-like look. After that, travel to Le Ba Dang Memory space, a stunning place of showcased memories dedicated to artist Le Ba Dang, a famous Vietnamese contemporary painter, engraver, and sculptor. Visiting the space, you will have a chance to admire many of his works, which were repatriated to Vietnam from Paris, where he studied and lived. You will end the visit with a tea break at the art lounge before returning to your hotel.

Meals included:
Distance and duration of the cycling: 6 kilometers – 1 hour

Level: 0

Note: Le Ba Dang Memory space is open from Tuesday to Sunday, 08:00 – 12:00 & 14:00 – 18:00

An art experience day in Hue – Exclusive

In the morning, you will visit the majestic Imperial Citadel, which is embedded in the heart of the city and is well known for its fortress-like look. Then, travel to a beautiful garden house at Kim Long village, Tha Om garden house, a place to explore the city’s architectural heritage. Learn about the precinct of 4 sections with typical architecture of the Nguyen Dynasty and which is more than 100 years old. You will be hosted by the owner who is the descendant of the Minister of Justice during the reign of King Khai Dinh.

In the afternoon, you will visit Le Ba Dang Memory space, a stunning place of showcased memories dedicated to artist Le Ba Dang, a famous Vietnamese contemporary painter, engraver, and sculptor. Visiting the memory space, you will have a chance to admire many of his works, which were repatriated to Vietnam from Paris, where he studied and lived. End your afternoon with some time spent at a  unique and romantic garden house. You will be personally welcomed by the owner, an artist, and have time for a cultural exchange conversation while strolling around. After that, visit the artist’s gallery and be entertained by a music recital that features a repertoire of Camille, accompanied by Ben Xuan’s traditional instruments.

Meals included:

Note: Le Ba Dang Memory space is open from Tuesday to Sunday, 08:00 – 12:00 & 14:00 – 18:00

French

L’Art sous toutes ses formes à Hue – ( Easia leisure)  

Commencez votre matinée par une visite des villages artisanaux de Hue. Après une promenade de 30 minutes en bateau sur la rivière des Parfums, vous vous rendrez à vélo au village de Thanh Tien, célèbre pour son artisanat traditionnel de fabrication de papier vieux de près de 400 ans. Arrêtez-vous dans une maison locale où vous pourrez apprendre à fabriquer des fleurs de lotus en papier traditionnel.  Vous poursuivrez ensuite votre tour à vélo jusqu’au village de Sinh, un lieu réputé pour la peinture sur papier votif, où les artisans partageront leurs techniques secrètes avant de vous encourager à vous mettre vous-même à la tâche.

L’après-midi, vous découvrez la majestueuse citadelle impériale qui, enchâssée au cœur de la ville, est connue pour son allure de forteresse. Ensuite, vous vous rendrez au centre artistique à la mémoire de Le Ba Dang, célèbre peintre, graveur et sculpteur vietnamien contemporain. En visitant cet espace, vous aurez l’occasion d’admirer plusieurs de ses œuvres, rapatriées au Vietnam depuis Paris, où il a étudié et vécu. Vous terminerez la visite par une pause thé au salon d’art avant de retourner à votre hôtel.

Repas inclus :

Distance et durée de la randonnée : 6 kilomètres – 1 heure

Niveau : 0

Note : Le centre artistique Le Ba Dang est ouvert du mardi au dimanche, de 08 h 00 à 12 h 00 et de 14 h 00 à 1 8h 00.

 

L’Art sous toutes ses formes à Hue – (Easia Exclusive) 

Le matin, vous visiterez la majestueuse citadelle impériale, encastrée au cœur de la ville et connue pour son aspect de forteresse. Ensuite, vous vous rendrez dans une magnifique « maison jardin », Tha Om, dans le village de Kim Long. Découvrez cette enceinte de 4 sections à l’architecture typique de la dynastie Nguyen, âgée de plus de 100 ans. Vous serez accueillis par le propriétaire du lieu, descendant du ministre de la Justice sous le règne du roi Khai Dinh.

L’après-midi, vous vous rendrez au centre artistique à la mémoire de Le Ba Dang, célèbre peintre, graveur et sculpteur vietnamien contemporain. En visitant cet espace, vous aurez l’occasion d’admirer plusieurs de ses œuvres, rapatriées au Vietnam depuis Paris, où il a étudié et vécu.

Terminez votre après-midi par un moment musical dans une « maison jardin » unique et romantique. Vous serez personnellement accueillis par les propriétaires et aurez le temps d’échanger sur l’art au Vietnam tout en vous promenant dans la propriété. Après la visite de la galerie d’art, laissez-vous divertir par un récital musical d’instruments traditionnels, répertoire de l’artiste et hôte Camille Huyền.

Repas inclus:

Note : Le centre artistique Le Ba Dang est ouvert du mardi au dimanche, de 08 h 00 à 12 h 00 et de 14 h 00 à 1 8h 00.

Spanish

Arte en todas sus formas en Hue – (Easia leisure) 

Comience la mañana con una visita a los pueblos artesanos de Hue. Tras un paseo de 30 minutos en barca por el río Perfume, pedaleará hasta la aldea de Thanh Tien, famosa por su artesanía tradicional de fabricación de papel, que data de hace casi 400 años. Deténgase en una casa local donde podrá aprender a hacer las tradicionales flores de loto de papel.  A continuación, continuará su excursión en bicicleta hasta la aldea de Sinh, un lugar famoso por la pintura de papel votivo, donde los artesanos compartirán sus técnicas secretas antes de animarle a que empiece usted mismo.

Por la tarde, descubrirá la majestuosa Ciudadela Imperial, conocida por su aspecto de fortaleza y situada en el corazón de la ciudad. Después, visitará el centro de arte en memoria de Le Ba Dang, famoso pintor, grabador y escultor vietnamita contemporáneo. Al visitar este espacio, tendrá la oportunidad de admirar varias de sus obras, traídas a Vietnam desde París, donde estudió y vivió. Terminará la visita con un té en el salón de arte antes de regresar a su hotel.

Comidas incluidas:

Distancia y duración del recorrido: 6 kilómetros – 1 hora

Nivel: 0

Nota: El Centro de Arte Le Ba Dang abre de martes a domingo, de 8.00 a 12.00 y de 14.00 a 18.00 horas.

 

Arte en todas sus formas en Hue (Easia Exclusive) 

Por la mañana, visitará la majestuosa ciudadela imperial, enclavada en el corazón de la ciudad y conocida por su aspecto de fortaleza. A continuación, se dirigirá a una hermosa “casa jardín”, Tha Om, en el pueblo de Kim Long. Descubra este recinto de 4 secciones con arquitectura típica de la dinastía Nguyen, de más de 100 años de antigüedad. Le recibirá el dueño del lugar, descendiente del ministro de Justicia bajo el reinado del rey Khai Dinh.

Por la tarde, visitará el centro de arte en memoria de Le Ba Dang, famoso pintor, grabador y escultor vietnamita contemporáneo. Al visitar este espacio, tendrá la oportunidad de admirar varias de sus obras, repatriadas a Vietnam desde París, donde estudió y vivió.

Termine la tarde con un momento musical en una “casa jardín” única y romántica. Será recibido personalmente por los propietarios y tendrá tiempo para hablar del arte en Vietnam mientras pasea por la propiedad. Tras visitar la galería de arte, déjese entretener por un recital musical de instrumentos tradicionales, repertorio del artista y anfitrión Camille Huyền.

Comidas incluidas:

Nota: El Centro de Arte Le Ba Dang abre de martes a domingo, de 08:00 a 12:00 y de 14:00 a 18:00.

Italian

L’arte in tutte le sue forme a Hue – (Easia Leisure) 

Iniziate la mattinata con una visita ai villaggi artigianali di Hue. Dopo un giro in barca di 30 minuti sul Fiume dei Profumi, raggiungerete in bicicletta il villaggio di Thanh Tien, famoso per le sue tradizionali lavorazioni della carta che risalgono a quasi 400 anni fa. Fermatevi in una casa locale dove potrete imparare a realizzare i tradizionali fiori di loto di carta.  Continuerete poi il vostro tour in bicicletta fino al villaggio di Sinh, un luogo famoso per la pittura su carta votiva, dove gli artigiani condivideranno le loro tecniche segrete prima di incoraggiarvi a iniziare da soli.

Nel pomeriggio, scoprirete la maestosa Cittadella Imperiale, nota per il suo aspetto di fortezza e situata nel cuore della città. In seguito, visiterete il centro d’arte in memoria di Le Ba Dang, famoso pittore, stampatore e scultore vietnamita contemporaneo. Durante la visita a questo spazio, avrete l’opportunità di ammirare alcune delle sue opere, riportate in Vietnam da Parigi, dove ha studiato e vissuto. Concluderete la visita con una pausa tè presso il salone d’arte prima di rientrare in hotel.

Pasti inclusi:

Distanza e durata della passeggiata: 6 chilometri – 1 ora

Livello: 0

Nota: il Centro d’arte Le Ba Dang è aperto dal martedì alla domenica, dalle 8.00 alle 12.00 e dalle 14.00 alle 13.00.

L’arte in tutte le sue forme a Hue – (Easia Exclusive) 

Al mattino visiterete la maestosa cittadella imperiale, situata nel cuore della città e nota per il suo aspetto di fortezza. Poi andrete in una bellissima “casa giardino”, Tha Om, nel villaggio di Kim Long. Scoprite questo complesso di 4 sezioni con la tipica architettura della dinastia Nguyen, risalente a oltre 100 anni fa. Sarete accolti dal proprietario del locale, un discendente del Ministro della Giustizia sotto il regno di Re Khai Dinh.

Nel pomeriggio, visiterete il centro d’arte in memoria di Le Ba Dang, famoso pittore, incisore e scultore vietnamita contemporaneo. Durante la visita a questo spazio, avrete l’opportunità di ammirare alcune delle sue opere, rimpatriate in Vietnam da Parigi, dove ha studiato e vissuto.

Concludete il pomeriggio con un momento musicale in una “casa giardino” unica e romantica. Sarete accolti personalmente dai proprietari e avrete il tempo di discutere dell’arte in Vietnam mentre passeggiate per la proprietà. Dopo la visita alla galleria d’arte, lasciatevi intrattenere da un recital musicale di strumenti tradizionali, repertorio dell’artista e conduttrice Camille Huyền.

Pasti inclusi:

Nota: il Centro d’arte Le Ba Dang è aperto dal martedì alla domenica, dalle 8.00 alle 12.00 e dalle 14.00 alle 13.00.

German

Ein Kunst-Erlebnistag in Hue –  ( Easia leisure)

Beginnen Sie den Morgen mit einem Besuch der Kunsthandwerksdörfer von Hue. Nach einer 30-minütigen Bootsfahrt auf dem Parfümfluss fahren Sie mit dem Fahrrad zum Dorf Thanh Tien, das für sein fast 400 Jahre altes traditionelles Papierhandwerk bekannt ist. Sie halten an einem lokalen Haus, wo Sie lernen können, wie man traditionelle Papierlotusblumen herstellt.  Anschließend setzen Sie Ihre Radtour in das Dorf Sinh fort, das für seine Votivpapiermalerei bekannt ist. Die Kunsthandwerker verraten Ihnen ihre geheimen Techniken, bevor sie Sie ermutigen, selbst Hand anzulegen.

Am Nachmittag besuchen Sie die majestätische kaiserliche Zitadelle, die im Herzen der Stadt liegt und für ihr festungsartiges Aussehen bekannt ist. Danach fahren Sie zum Le Ba Dang Memory Space, einem atemberaubenden Ort, der dem Künstler Le Ba Dang gewidmet ist, einem berühmten vietnamesischen zeitgenössischen Maler, Graveur und Bildhauer. Hier können Sie viele seiner Werke bewundern, die aus Paris, wo er studierte und lebte, nach Vietnam zurückgebracht wurden. Sie beenden den Besuch mit einer Teepause in der Kunstlounge, bevor Sie zu Ihrem Hotel zurückkehren.

Mahlzeiten inbegriffen:

Entfernung und Dauer der Radtour: 6 Kilometer – 1 Stunde

Schwierigkeitsgrad: 0

Hinweis: Der Le Ba Dang-Gedächtnisraum ist von Dienstag bis Sonntag von 08:00 bis 12:00 Uhr und von 14:00 bis 18:00 Uhr geöffnet.

 

Ein Kunsterlebnistag in Hue –  ( Easia Exclusive)

Am Morgen besuchen Sie die majestätische kaiserliche Zitadelle, die im Herzen der Stadt liegt und für ihr festungsartiges Aussehen bekannt ist. Anschließend fahren Sie zu einem wunderschönen Gartenhaus im Dorf Kim Long, dem Tha Om Gartenhaus, einem Ort, an dem Sie das architektonische Erbe der Stadt erkunden können. Lernen Sie das über 100 Jahre alte, aus 4 Abschnitten bestehende Viertel mit typischer Architektur aus der Nguyen-Dynastie kennen. Der Besitzer, ein Nachfahre des Justizministers während der Herrschaft von König Khai Dinh, empfängt Sie.

Am Nachmittag besuchen Sie den Le-Ba-Dang-Gedächtnisraum, eine beeindruckende Erinnerungsstätte, die dem Künstler Le Ba Dang, einem berühmten zeitgenössischen vietnamesischen Maler, Graveur und Bildhauer, gewidmet ist. Hier können Sie viele seiner Werke bewundern, die aus Paris, wo er studierte und lebte, nach Vietnam zurückgebracht wurden. Beenden Sie Ihren Nachmittag mit einem Besuch in einem einzigartigen und romantischen Gartenhaus. Sie werden vom Besitzer, einem Künstler, persönlich empfangen und haben Zeit für einen kulturellen Austausch, während Sie durch das Haus schlendern. Danach besuchen Sie die Galerie des Künstlers und lassen sich von einem Musikkonzert mit einem Repertoire von Camille unterhalten, das von den traditionellen Instrumenten Ben Xuans begleitet wird.

Mahlzeiten inbegriffen:

Hinweis: Der Le Ba Dang-Gedächtnisraum ist von Dienstag bis Sonntag von 08:00 bis 12:00 Uhr und von 14:00 bis 18:00 Uhr geöffnet.