3 days in Sapporo & Abashiri Itinerary

3 days in Sapporo & Abashiri Itinerary

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Sapporo
— 1 night
2
Abashiri
— 1 night

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Sapporo

Sapporo ©
A modern, bustling city known for its beer brewery, Sapporo attracts millions of visitors with its Snow Festival, during which elaborate ice and snow sculptures are exhibited all over town.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): make a trip to Sapporo Clock Tower and then stroll around Odori Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): get great views at Sapporo TV Tower, take a stroll around Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town, ponder the world of politics at Former Hokkaido Government Office Building, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Hokkaido University Sapporo Campus, then make a trip to Otaru Canal, and finally find something for the whole family at Shiroi Koibito Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Sapporo online journey builder.

Osaka to Sapporo is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Osaka in January, expect nights in Sapporo to be a bit cooler, around -6°C, while days are colder, around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Abashiri.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Otaru Canal
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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal

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Abashiri

Abashiri ©
A coastal town with a smattering of things to do, Abashiri has an interesting history and arresting natural scenery.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): examine the collection at Okhotsk Ryu-hyo Museum, don't miss a visit to Abashiri Prison Museum, get outside with Abashiri Lakeside, look for all kinds of wild species at Okhotsk Chipmunk Park, then don't miss a visit to Kitahama Station, and finally stroll through Cape Notoro.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Abashiri visit planner.

You can drive from Sapporo to Abashiri in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Traveling from Sapporo in January, expect slightly colder with lows of -13°C in Abashiri. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Abashiri

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Cape Notoro ©
Cape Notoro
Abashiri Prison Museum ©
Abashiri Prison Museum
Okhotsk Ryu-hyo Museum ©
Okhotsk Ryu-hyo Museum

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