21 days in Japan Itinerary

21 days in Japan Itinerary

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Sapporo
— 4 nights
2
Aomori
— 1 night
3
Tokyo
— 7 nights
4
Nagasaki
— 4 nights
5
Fukuoka
— 1 night

4
nights
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.
Explore Sapporo's surroundings by going to Otaru (JR Otaru Station & Otaru Canal). The adventure continues: stroll around Odori Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Sapporo JR Tower Observatory T38, steep yourself in history at Hokkaido Jingu, and take a stroll around Sapporo Underground Shopping Centre Aurora Town.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Sapporo road trip app.

Montpellier, France to Sapporo is an approximately 21-hour flight. Traveling from Montpellier to Sapporo, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Montpellier in February, plan for cooler days and little chillier nights in Sapporo: temperatures range from -1°C by day to -5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Aomori.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Otaru
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Odori Park ©
Odori Park
Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal

1
night
Aomori

Aomori ©
Facing Mutsu Bay on the northernmost tip of Honshu, Aomori is a bustling regional capital known for its fresh seafood and modern architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Sannai-Maruyama Site, explore the world behind art at Aomori Museum of Art, then admire the landmark architecture of Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse, then examine the collection at Seikan Ferry Memorial Ship Hakkodamaru, and finally get answers to all your questions at Aomori Prefecture Tourist Centerl ASPAM.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Aomori trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sapporo to Aomori takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. In February, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can take a train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Aomori

Museums · Historic Sites
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Aomori Museum of Art ©
Aomori Museum of Art
Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse ©
Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse
Sannai-Maruyama Site ©
Sannai-Maruyama Site

7
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tokyo: Maihama (Tokyo Disneyland & Tokyo DisneySea) and The Hakone Open-Air Museum (in Hakone-machi). There's much more to do: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, take in panoramic vistas at Tokyo Skytree, and wander the streets of Odaiba District.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Tokyo trip maker.

Getting from Aomori to Tokyo by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Aomori in February, expect Tokyo to be somewhat warmer, temps between 12°C and 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

Urayasu, The Hakone Open-Air Museum
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Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

4
nights
Nagasaki

Nagasaki ©
The hilly port city of Nagasaki has become known internationally as one of the two Japanese cities to be destroyed by an atomic bomb towards the close of World War II.
When in Nagasaki, make a side trip to see Huis Ten Bosch in Sasebo, approximately Sasebo away. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Glover Garden, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Inasa, don't miss a visit to The Virgin Mary Statue on the Cape, and get engrossed in the history at Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Nagasaki day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Tokyo to Nagasaki takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In February, daily temperatures in Nagasaki can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Fukuoka.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Huis Ten Bosch
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Glover Garden ©
Glover Garden
Huis Ten Bosch ©
Huis Ten Bosch
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum ©
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum

1
night
Fukuoka

Fukuoka ©
The largest city on the island, Fukuoka formed through the merger of two former cities that had grown up either side of the Naka River.
On the 23rd (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Ohori Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Fukuoka Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dazaifu Tenman-gu, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kushida Shrine, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Tenjin Underground Shopping Center. Keep things going the next day: catch a live event at Fukuoka Yahuoku! Dome, don't miss a visit to Hakata Station, and then admire the masterpieces at Fukuoka Asian Art Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Fukuoka trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Nagasaki to Fukuoka in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. February in Fukuoka sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dazaifu Tenman-gu
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Ohori Park ©
Ohori Park
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Dazaifu Tenman-gu
Kushida Shrine ©
Kushida Shrine

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