6 days in Shikoku Itinerary

6 days in Shikoku Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Matsuyama
— 2 nights
2
Tokushima
— 1 night
3
Takamatsu
— 2 nights

2
nights
Matsuyama

Matsuyama ©
Matsuyama features a number of historical sites and acts as a gateway for exploring the rest of Shikoku.
On the 20th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Matsuyama Castle, enjoy the sand and surf at Kashima Kaisuiyokujo, and then step off the mainland to explore Ao Island. Keep things going the next day: soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Ishiteji, thenexplore the activities along Shirai Fall, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nishiyama Koryuji Temple.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Matsuyama trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Matsuyama is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Matsuyama is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in September: high temperatures in Matsuyama hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Tokushima.

Things to do in Matsuyama

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ao Island, Nishiyama Koryuji Temple, Shirai Fall
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Matsuyama Castle ©
Matsuyama Castle
Ishiteji ©
Ishiteji
Kashima Kaisuiyokujo ©
Kashima Kaisuiyokujo

1
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Tokushima

Tokushima ©
Seemingly floating between the Inland Sea and surrounding mountains, Tokushima serves as the capital city of its prefecture.
On the 22nd (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Otsuka Museum of Art, contemplate the waterfront views at Shimmachi River, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Omiwa Shrine, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Bizan Ropeway Summit Observatory Deck, and finally don't miss a visit to Zuiganji Temple.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Tokushima trip planner.

Getting from Matsuyama to Tokushima by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Takamatsu.

Things to do in Tokushima

Museums Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Otsuka Museum of Art
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Otsuka Museum of Art ©
Otsuka Museum of Art
Omiwa Shrine ©
Omiwa Shrine
Shimmachi River ©
Shimmachi River

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nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Shikoku Mura Village, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yakuriji Temple, thensteep yourself in history at Marugame Castle, and finally contemplate the long history of Kotohira-gu.

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Drive from Tokushima to Takamatsu in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Tokushima in September, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Takamatsu. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Takamatsu

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Kotohira-gu, Marugame Castle
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Ritsurin Garden
Ritsurin Garden
Kotohira-gu ©
Kotohira-gu
Shikoku Mura Village ©
Shikoku Mura Village

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