25 days in Gifu Prefecture Itinerary

25 days in Gifu Prefecture Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Gifu
— 4 nights
2
Takayama
— 7 nights
3
Gero
— 6 nights
4
Nakatsugawa
— 5 nights

4
nights
Gifu

Gifu ©
Bordered by verdant mountains, quaint villages, and fruit orchards, the city of Gifu boasts a well-developed historic center and swift connections to Nagoya.
Get outdoors at Mt. Kinka and Nawashiro Cherry Blossoms. Get a sense of the local culture at Gifu Castle / Inabayama Castle and Mitsubachi no Ie. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gifu: Ibigawa-cho (Fujihashi Museum of History and Folklore & Mount Kanmuri Trail) and Ogaki (Ochaya Yashiki Trace, Oshimazutsumi Cycling Road, &more). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Gifu City Peace Museum, steep yourself in history at Kuni No Taiko, head outdoors with Naoko Takahashi Road, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Enkyoji Temple.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Gifu day trip planner.

Manila, Philippines to Gifu is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Manila to Gifu is 1 hour. While traveling from Manila, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Gifu, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Takayama.

Things to do in Gifu

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kitagata-cho, Ogaki, Ibigawa-cho, Oguri Cap Statue, World Fresh Water Aquarium Aquatotto Gifu
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Mt. Kinka ©
Mt. Kinka
Gifu Castle / Inabayama Castle ©
Gifu Castle / Inabayama Castle
Enkyoji Temple ©
Enkyoji Temple

7
nights
Takayama

Takayama ©
Hidden high up in the Japanese Alps, Takayama remained largely cut off from the rest of Japan for centuries, allowing the local culture to grow in relative isolation.
Shop till you drop at Hida-Takayama Miyagawa Morning Market and Curnontue. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go Gassho Style Houses and Higashiyama Walking Course. Get out of town with these interesting Takayama side-trips: Shirakawa-mura (Nagase house, Wada House, &more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Takayama Festival Floats Exhibition Hall, pick up some local products at Okuhida Fukuji Onsen Asaichi, steep yourself in history at Takayama Jinya, and wander the streets of Sanmachi Suji.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Takayama trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Gifu to Takayama takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Gero.

Things to do in Takayama

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Shirakawa-mura, Hida
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Hida Minzoka Mura Folk Village (Hida no Sato) ©
Takayama Jinya ©
Takayama Jinya

6
nights
Gero

Gero ©
Gero is a city in Gifu Prefecture, Japan. Take a break from the city and head to Dynaland and Oguro Rivwe Fishing Spot. Let the collections at Gero Onsen Gassho Village and Kokin Denju no Sato Field Museum capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Gero: Gujo (Takasu Snow Park, Gujo Hachiman Castle, &more). There's lots more to do: boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, take in the natural beauty of Gero Onsen Funsenchi, get to know the fascinating history of Hida Kaido Kinkotsu Meguri, and get a taste of the local shopping with Yunomachi Gallery Sanpomichi.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Gero trip planner.

You can drive from Takayama to Gero in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Nakatsugawa.

Things to do in Gero

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Gujo
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Takasu Snow Park ©
Takasu Snow Park
Gero Onsen Gassho Village ©
Gero Onsen Gassho Village
Gujo Hachiman Castle ©
Gujo Hachiman Castle

5
nights
Nakatsugawa

Nakatsugawa ©
Nakatsugawa is a city located in the Tōnō region of Gifu Prefecture, Japan. Museum-lovers will appreciate Nakatsugawa City Children's Science Center and Museum Nakasendo. Shop till you drop at Toki Premium Outlets and Oribe Hills. Venture out of the city with trips to Ena (Iwamura Castle Ruins, Taisho Roman Museum, &more) and Mizunami (The world's biggest Komainu Statue & Mizunami Earth Corridor). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 18th (Sat) at Kur Resort Yubunesawa. There's lots more to do: hike along Nakasendo Magome-juku, explore the historical opulence of Naegi Castle Ruins, take an in-depth tour of Nakasendo History Museum, and see human ingenuity at work at Agigawa Dam.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Nakatsugawa vacation builder app.

Traveling by car from Gero to Nakatsugawa takes 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Nakatsugawa can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nakatsugawa

Baths Theme Parks Spas

Side Trips

Ena, Mizunami, Toki
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Nakasendo Magome-juku ©
Nakasendo Magome-juku
Naegi Castle Ruins ©
Naegi Castle Ruins
Iwamura Castle Ruins ©
Iwamura Castle Ruins

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