Hoi An is one of Vietnam’s most visited destinations and a perfect spot to know what port life was like in the 18th century. Hoi An is smaller and a little more provincial than Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. Situated in central Vietnam, in Quang Nam Province, Hoi An is an ancient town, and was once used in Southeast Asia as a trading port. The city has two main seasons during the year: rainy and dry seasons, with a warm average temperature of 29 °C during the year. The hottest period is from June to August when the highest temperature can reach 38°C during day time. November to January are the coldest months, with an average temperature of 20 °C.