32 days in Shikoku Itinerary

32 days in Shikoku Itinerary

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Matsuyama
— 6 nights
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Saijo
— 4 nights
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Otoyo-cho
— 4 nights
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Naoshima-cho
— 3 nights
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Takamatsu
— 8 nights
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Tokushima
— 6 nights

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Matsuyama

Matsuyama ©
Matsuyama features a number of historical sites and acts as a gateway for exploring the rest of Shikoku.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Matsuyama: Toon (Kamihayashi Mizunomoto Somen-nagashi & Shirai Fall), Uwajima (Warei Shrine, Uwajima Castle, &more) and Seiyo (Kaimei School & Shikoku Karst Onogahara). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Matsuyama Castle, make a trip to Bocchan Wind up Clock, see the interesting displays at Saka no Ue no Kumo Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ishiteji.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Matsuyama online trip itinerary builder.

Tokyo to Matsuyama is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. September in Matsuyama sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Saijo.

Things to do in Matsuyama

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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Matsuyama Castle ©
Matsuyama Castle
Thermal Spas
Bocchan Wind up Clock ©
Bocchan Wind up Clock

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Saijo

Saijo ©
Saij┼Ź is a city in Ehime Prefecture, Japan.DemographicsAs of December 31, 2013, the city has a population of 113,786. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saijo: Ino-cho (Mt. Kanpuzan & UFO Line), Yasuike Valley (in Niyodogawa-cho) and Imabari (Anaba Shrine, Oyamazumi Shrine, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Kamegamori Forest, take in the spiritual surroundings of Zuioji Temple, look for all kinds of wild species at Namekawakeikoku, and take an in-depth tour of Nogi Museum.

Discover how to plan a Saijo trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Matsuyama to Saijo takes 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Otoyo-cho.

Things to do in Saijo

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mt. Ishizuchi ©
Mt. Ishizuchi
Oyamazumi Shrine ©
Oyamazumi Shrine
Yasuike Valley
Yasuike Valley

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Otoyo-cho

Otoyo-cho ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Yoshino River. Get out of town with these interesting Otoyo-cho side-trips: Nikobuchi (in Ino-cho), Shikokuchuo (Umatate Parking Area Up Line, Senryuji Temple, &more) and Konose Gorge (in Naka-cho).

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Otoyo-cho road trip website.

You can drive from Saijo to Otoyo-cho in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Otoyo-cho can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Naoshima-cho.

Things to do in Otoyo-cho

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mt. Kajigamori ©
Mt. Kajigamori
River Rafting & Tubing
Senryuji Temple ©
Senryuji Temple

3
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Naoshima-cho

Naoshima-cho ©
On a vacation in Naoshima-cho, a charming island town in the Seto Inland Sea, you can discover its numerous contemporary art museums, sculptures, installations, and galleries.
Change things up with these side-trips from Naoshima-cho: Sakaide (Higashiyama Kaii Setouchi Museum, Seto Ohashi Memorial Park, &more) and Teshima (Teshima Terraced Rice Field Project, Teshima Art Museum, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Chichu Art Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Art House Project, stop by Naoshima Bath, and see the interesting displays at Ando Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Naoshima-cho journey planner.

Getting from Otoyo-cho to Naoshima-cho by car takes about 3 hours. In September in Naoshima-cho, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Takamatsu.

Things to do in Naoshima-cho

Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Chichu Art Museum ©
Chichu Art Museum
Naoshima ©
Naoshima
Benesse House Museum ©
Benesse House Museum

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Takamatsu

Takamatsu

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Takamatsu side-trips: Miyoshi (Iya Fureai Park, Iya Kazura Bridge, &more), Kotohira-cho (Kotohira Municipal Historic Museum, Kotohira-gu, &more) and Kochi (Kaiseikan Monument, Hirome Ichiba, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Ritsurin Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at Nishihama Beach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Tsurugi, and explore the world behind art at The Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Takamatsu trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Naoshima-cho to Takamatsu by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Tokushima.

Things to do in Takamatsu

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Ritsurin Garden
Ritsurin Garden
Kochi Castle ©
Kochi Castle
Kotohira-gu ©
Kotohira-gu

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Tokushima

Tokushima ©
Seemingly floating between the Inland Sea and surrounding mountains, Tokushima serves as the capital city of its prefecture.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tokushima: Yoshinogawa City Misato Firefly Center (in Yoshinogawa), Amagoi no Taki (in Kamiyama-cho) and Naruto (Boat Tours & Water Sports, Otsuka Museum of Art, &more). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Uzu no Michi, explore the activities along Naruto Strait, tour the pleasant surroundings at Naruto Whirlpools, and see the interesting displays at Tokushimacity Tengu Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Tokushima online holiday planner.

Getting from Takamatsu to Tokushima by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Takamatsu in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Tokushima, with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tokushima

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mount Bizan ©
Mount Bizan
Otsuka Museum of Art ©
Otsuka Museum of Art
Uzu no Michi ©
Uzu no Michi

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