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
1
Suita
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Fukuchiyama
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Wakasa-cho
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Komono-cho
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Stockholm

2
nights
Suita

Suita ©
A smaller metropolis near Osaka, Suita remains best known for hosting the World's Fair in 1970.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like National Museum of Ethnology and Minoo Park. Change things up with a short trip to Aramaki Rose Garden in Itami (about 34 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Expo'70 Pavilion, make a trip to Expocity, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Nifrel, and stroll around Expo '70 Commemorative Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Suita road trip app .

Stockholm, Sweden to Suita is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Stockholm to Suita. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Stockholm in June; daily highs in Suita reach 32°C and lows reach 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Fukuchiyama.

Things to do in Suita

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Itami, Minoo Park
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Nifrel ©
Nifrel
National Museum of Ethnology ©
National Museum of Ethnology
Expo'70 Pavilion ©
Expo'70 Pavilion

3
nights
Fukuchiyama

Fukuchiyama ©
Fukuchiyama is a city in northern Kyoto Prefecture, Japan, on the Yura River. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fukuchiyama City Zoo and Shirai Omachi Fuji Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fukuchiyama: Asago (Mikobata Senkojo Mine & Ritsuun Gorge) and Tendaki Falls (in Yabu). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Fukuchiyama Castle, get to know the fascinating history of Yakuno Highland, stroll around Sandanike Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Moto Isenaigu Kotai Shrine.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Fukuchiyama trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Suita to Fukuchiyama by car takes about 2 hours. While traveling from Suita, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Fukuchiyama, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Wakasa-cho.

Things to do in Fukuchiyama

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Asago, Tendaki Falls
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Shirai Omachi Fuji Park ©
Shirai Omachi Fuji Park
Fukuchiyama Castle ©
Fukuchiyama Castle
Sandanike Park ©
Sandanike Park

4
nights
Wakasa-cho

Wakasa-cho ©
Explore hidden gems such as Hakusan Shrine (Heisenji-Hakusan Shrine) and Rainbow Line Mountain Peak Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Wakasa-cho: Yokokan Garden (in Fukui), Tojinbo Cliff (in Sakai) and Takashima (Kaizu Osaki & Hata Rice Terraces).

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Wakasa-cho trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Fukuchiyama to Wakasa-cho takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Komono-cho.

Things to do in Wakasa-cho

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Obama, Takashima, Tojinbo Cliff, Hakusan Shrine (Heisenji-Hakusan Shrine), Yokokan Garden
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Tojinbo Cliff ©
Tojinbo Cliff
Rainbow Line Mountain Peak Park ©
Rainbow Line Mountain Peak Park

4
nights
Komono-cho

Komono-cho ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Gozaisho-dake and Muroji Temple. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Komono-cho: Kyorimbo Temple (in Omihachiman), Saimyo-ji Temple (in Kora-cho) and Tarobogu Shrine (Aga Shrine) (in Higashiomi).

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Komono-cho vacation planning site .

Drive from Wakasa-cho to Komono-cho in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Komono-cho

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Hikone, Muroji Temple, Akame Shijuhachi Waterfall, Yatomi Yachoen, Kyorimbo Temple
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Hikone Castle ©
Hikone Castle
Gozaisho-dake ©
Gozaisho-dake
Muroji Temple ©
Muroji Temple