6 days in Shikoku Itinerary

6 days in Shikoku Itinerary

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Matsuyama
— 1 night
2
Shimanto
— Few hours
3
Kochi
— 2 nights
4
Takamatsu
— 1 night
5
Shodoshima-cho
— 1 night

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Matsuyama

Matsuyama ©
Matsuyama features a number of historical sites and acts as a gateway for exploring the rest of Shikoku.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dogo Onsen Station, Dogo Onsen Honkan and Shimonada Station. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Matsuyama Castle, make a trip to Okaido Shopping Street, wander the streets of Dogo Onsengai, test the waters at Dogo Onsen Honkan, thendon't miss a visit to Bocchan Wind up Clock, and finally don't miss a visit to Shinrokaku.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Matsuyama route planner.

Tokyo to Matsuyama is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. June in Matsuyama sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Tue) before leaving for Shimanto.

Things to do in Matsuyama

Spas Baths Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Shimonada Station
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Matsuyama Castle ©
Matsuyama Castle
Bocchan Wind up Clock ©
Bocchan Wind up Clock
Okaido Shopping Street ©
Okaido Shopping Street

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Shimanto

Shimanto ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Shimanto River.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Shimanto visit app.

Getting from Matsuyama to Shimanto by car takes about 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Kochi.

Things to do in Shimanto

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Shimanto River
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Shimanto River ©
Shimanto River

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Kochi

Kochi ©
The port city of Kochi has a rich and varied history that has left its mark on the look and feel of the urban area.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Shimanami Kaido as well as Iya Kazura Bridge. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Katsurahama Ryuogu Shrine, kick back and relax at Katsura Hama, get great views at Shimanami Kaido, thenmake a trip to Ryoma Sakamoto Bronze Statue, and finally savor the flavors at Hirome Ichiba. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Iya Kazura Bridge, stroll through Naruto Whirlpools, and then don't miss a visit to Uzu no Michi.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kochi day trip planning app.

You can drive from Shimanto to Kochi in 2 hours. June in Kochi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Takamatsu.

Things to do in Kochi

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Uzu no Michi, Iya Kazura Bridge, Shimanami Kaido, Naruto Whirlpools
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Katsura Hama ©
Katsura Hama
Hirome Ichiba ©
Hirome Ichiba
Uzu no Michi ©
Uzu no Michi

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night
Takamatsu

Takamatsu
A modern city and a major transport hub facing Seto Inland Sea, Takamatsu offers a bustling city lifestyle contrasted with carefully manicured, tranquil green areas at the foot of the mountains and the lava plateau.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): make a trip to Takamatsu Marugamemachi Shopping Street.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Takamatsu trip itinerary website.

Drive from Kochi to Takamatsu in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Shodoshima-cho.
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Shodoshima-cho

Shodoshima-cho ©
On an island famed for its gorgeous landscapes and seaside vistas, the town of Shodoshima-cho serves as the perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of Japanese city life.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Goddess of Olive Statue, take in panoramic vistas at Kankakei Summit Observation, take in breathtaking views at Kankakei Gorge, stop by Yama-Roku Shoyu, thentake an in-depth tour of Marukin Soysouce Memorial, and finally find something for the whole family at Movie Village of 24-no-Hitomi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): explore the activities along Dofuchi Strait, stop by Angel Road, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Michi-no-Eki Shodoshima Olive Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Shodoshima-cho holiday builder website.

You can travel from Takamatsu to Shodoshima-cho in 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Shodoshima-cho can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shodoshima-cho

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trip

Tonosho-cho
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Michi-no-Eki Shodoshima Olive Park ©
Michi-no-Eki Shodoshima Olive Park
Angel Road ©
Angel Road
Movie Village of 24-no-Hitomi ©
Movie Village of 24-no-Hitomi

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