15 days in Japan Itinerary

15 days in Japan Itinerary

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15 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly + Drive:  19​h 15​min
1
Ibaraki
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Fukuchiyama
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Wakasa-cho
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Komono-cho
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Stockholm

3
nights
Ibaraki

Ibaraki ©
Ibaraki is a city located in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mukogawa Valley and Ninchoji Sports Park. Get out of town with these interesting Ibaraki side-trips: Itami (Itami Sky Park & Aramaki Rose Garden) and Uji (Mimurotoji Temple & Byodoin). There's much more to do: examine the collection at National Museum of Ethnology, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ibaraki Kasugaoka Church, walk around Nishigawara Park, and admire the natural beauty at Wakazono Park.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Ibaraki travel route planning website .

Stockholm, Sweden to Ibaraki is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Stockholm to Ibaraki due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Stockholm in June: high temperatures in Ibaraki hover around 32°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Fukuchiyama.

Things to do in Ibaraki

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Uji, Itami, National Museum of Ethnology, Mukogawa Valley, Midori no Bunkaen
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Itami Sky Park ©
Itami Sky Park
Midori no Bunkaen ©
Midori no Bunkaen
Mimurotoji Temple ©
Mimurotoji Temple

3
nights
Fukuchiyama

Fukuchiyama ©
Fukuchiyama is a city in northern Kyoto Prefecture, Japan, on the Yura River. Step off the beaten path and head to Fukuchiyama City Zoo and Ritsuun Gorge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fukuchiyama: Shirai Omachi Fuji Park (in Asago) and Tendaki Falls (in Yabu). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Fukuchiyama Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Moto Isenaigu Kotai Shrine, walk around Yakuno Gembugan Park, and don't miss a visit to SL C1140 Type.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Fukuchiyama trip builder site .

You can drive from Ibaraki to Fukuchiyama in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Ibaraki in June, you will find days in Fukuchiyama are slightly colder (28°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Wakasa-cho.

Things to do in Fukuchiyama

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Asago, Tendaki Falls
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Sandanike Park ©
Sandanike Park
Fukuchiyama Castle ©
Fukuchiyama Castle
Oeyama Onigawara Park ©
Oeyama Onigawara Park

4
nights
Wakasa-cho

Wakasa-cho ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Rainbow Line Mountain Peak Park and Kumagawajuku. Explore Wakasa-cho's surroundings by going to Fukui (Fukui City Griffis Museum, Yokokan Garden, & more), Daihonzan Eihei-ji Temple (in Eiheiji-cho) and Tojinbo Cliff (in Sakai).

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Wakasa-cho day trip website .

You can drive from Fukuchiyama to Wakasa-cho in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Komono-cho.

Things to do in Wakasa-cho

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Fukui, Daihonzan Eihei-ji Temple, Jishu Shrine, Hata Rice Terraces, Tojinbo Cliff
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Tojinbo Cliff ©
Tojinbo Cliff
Rainbow Line Mountain Peak Park ©
Rainbow Line Mountain Peak Park
Yokokan Garden
Yokokan Garden

3
nights
Komono-cho

Komono-cho ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): walk around Oishi Park, then take in the awesome beauty at Gozaisho-dake, then admire the verdant scenery at Asake Valley, and finally stroll around Mie Kenmin no Mori. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saimyo-ji Temple, then step into the grandiose world of Hikone Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tarobogu Shrine (Aga Shrine), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kyorimbo Temple.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Komono-cho trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Wakasa-cho to Komono-cho in 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Komono-cho can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. On the 15th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Komono-cho

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Tarobogu Shrine (Aga Shrine), Kyorimbo Temple, Saimyo-ji Temple, Hikone Castle, Yatomi Yachoen
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Gozaisho-dake ©
Gozaisho-dake
Hikone Castle ©
Hikone Castle
Oishi Park ©
Oishi Park