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Takamatsu— 11 nights
Gateway to Shikoku
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.Venture out of the city with trips to Naruto (Uzu no Michi & Otsuka Museum of Art), Okayama (Korakuen Garden, Okayama Castle, & more) and Kurashiki (Ohara Museum of Art, Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Ritsurin Garden, walk around Senkoji & Senkoji Park, get engrossed in the history at Shikoku Mura Village, and step off the mainland to explore Ogijima Island.
To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Takamatsu trip itinerary maker tool .
If you are flying in from France, the closest major airports are Takamatsu Airport, Okayama Airport and Hiroshima Airport. July in Takamatsu sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in Takamatsu
Kurashiki, Miyoshi, Naoshima-cho, Kotohira-cho, Okayama