29 days in Shimane Prefecture Itinerary

29 days in Shimane Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Shimane Prefecture trip planner

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Hamada
— 3 nights
2
Oda
— 5 nights
3
Matsue
— 8 nights
4
Okinoshima-cho
— 5 nights
5
Okuizumo-cho
— 4 nights

3
nights
Hamada

Hamada ©
Hamada is a city located in Shimane Prefecture, Japan. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hamada: Tsuwano-cho (Anno Art Museum, Taikodani Inari Shrine, &more) and Masuda (Kakinomoto Shrine & Mochiishi Seacoast). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Hamada Chilren's Museum of Art, meet the residents at Aquas, kick back and relax at Iwami Tatamigaura Beach, and take in the views from Hamada Marine Ohashi.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Hamada trip maker tool.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Hamada is an approximately 40-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Sao Paulo to Hamada, you'll lose 12 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sao Paulo in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Hamada, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Oda.

Things to do in Hamada

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Tsuwano-cho, Masuda
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Taikodani Inari Shrine ©
Taikodani Inari Shrine
Tsuwano Castle ©
Tsuwano Castle
Hamada Chilren's Museum of Art ©
Hamada Chilren's Museum of Art

5
nights
Oda

Oda ©
The small town of Oda, situated in central Shimane, lies nestled in the foothills of the prefecture's tallest mountain, overlooking the scenic coastline of the Sea of Japan.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oda: Izumo (Shimane Museum of Ancient Izumo, Izumo Taisha Shrine, &more). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine, don't miss a visit to Omori Townscape, witness a stunning natural landmark at Yunotsu Onsen, and learn more about the world around you at Sanbe Azukihara Burried Trees Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Oda, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Hamada to Oda in 1.5 hours. In September in Oda, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Matsue.

Things to do in Oda

Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

Izumo
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Izumo Taisha Shrine ©
Izumo Taisha Shrine
Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine ©
Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine
Shimane Museum of Ancient Izumo
Shimane Museum of Ancient Izumo

8
nights
Matsue

Matsue ©
Matsue sits on the banks of the Ohashi-gawa river, channeling its waters through a series of canals and rivers that add much to the scenic aspect of the urban area.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Matsue: Yasugi (Adachi Museum of Art & Kiyomizu-dera Temple) and Izumo (Tachikue Valley, Iwaneji Temple, &more). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Matsue Castle, explore the world behind art at Shimane Art Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Shinji Lake, and steep yourself in history at Buke Yashiki.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Matsue trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Oda to Matsue in 1.5 hours. In September in Matsue, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Okinoshima-cho.

Things to do in Matsue

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Izumo, Yasugi, Shinji Lake, Suga Shrine
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Matsue Castle ©
Matsue Castle
Adachi Museum of Art ©
Adachi Museum of Art
Shinji Lake ©
Shinji Lake

5
nights
Okinoshima-cho

Okinoshima-cho ©
Explore Okinoshima-cho's surroundings by going to Nishinoshima-cho (Kuniga Bay, Yura Bay, &more), Ama-cho (Saburoiwa, Akiya Beach, &more) and Chibu-mura (Mt. Akahage, Oki Chibu Red Cliff, &more).

To see more things to do and other tourist information, refer to the Okinoshima-cho holiday tool.

You can drive from Matsue to Okinoshima-cho in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Okuizumo-cho.

Things to do in Okinoshima-cho

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Nishinoshima-cho, Ama-cho, Chibu-mura
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Matengai Cliff ©
Matengai Cliff
Akao Lookout ©
Akao Lookout
Onimai Lookout ©
Onimai Lookout

4
nights
Okuizumo-cho

Okuizumo-cho ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Okuizumo-cho: Unnan (Sugaya Takadono, Kumomi Fall, &more).

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Okuizumo-cho trip planner.

You can drive from Okinoshima-cho to Okuizumo-cho in 5 hours. In September in Okuizumo-cho, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Okuizumo-cho

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Unnan
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 29:
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Ryuzuga Taki Falls ©
Ryuzuga Taki Falls
Okuizumo Tatara to Tokenkan ©
Okuizumo Tatara to Tokenkan
Oku-izumo Vineyard ©
Oku-izumo Vineyard