2 days in Fukui Prefecture Itinerary

2 days in Fukui Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Fukui Prefecture journey planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Komatsu Airport / JASDF Komatsu Air Base, Drive to Awara
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Awara
— 1 day
Drive
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Mihama-cho
— 1 night
Drive to Komatsu Airport / JASDF Komatsu Air Base, Fly to Tokyo

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Awara

— 1 day
Awara is a city located in Fukui Prefecture, Japan.As of May 1, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 28,646 and the population density of 240 persons per km². Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): explore the gorgeous colors at Tojimbo Cliff, enjoy the sand and surf at Hamaji Beach, and then get engrossed in the history at Rennyo Shonin Memorial.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Awara holiday planning website.

Tokyo to Awara is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. July in Awara sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Mihama-cho.

Things to do in Awara

Parks · Museums · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Mihama-cho

— 1 night
On the 24th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at History Museum of Wakasa Kuniyoshi Castle, then kick back and relax at Tanoura Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Takenami Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Mihama-cho trip builder app.

Drive from Awara to Mihama-cho in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mihama-cho

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Fukui Prefecture travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Specialty Museums · Historic Sites
Fukui Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located in the Chūbu region on Honshū island. The capital is the city of Fukui.PrehistoryThe Kitadani Dinosaur Quarry, on the Sugiyama River within the city limits of Katsuyama, has yielded animals such as the megaraptoran Fukuiraptor kitadaniensis, hadrosauroid Fukuisaurus tetoriensis, coelurosaurian Fukuivenator paradoxus and titanosauriform Fukuititan nipponensis as well as an unnamed dromaeosaurid.HistoryFukui originally consisted of the old provinces of Wakasa and Echizen, before the prefecture was formed in 1871.During the Edo period, the daimyō of the region was surnamed Matsudaira, and was a descendant of Tokugawa Ieyasu.

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