4 days in Fukui Prefecture Itinerary

4 days in Fukui Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Fukui Prefecture planner

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Train
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Sakai
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tsuruga
— 1 night
Drive to Komatsu Airport / JASDF Komatsu Air Base, Fly to Tokyo Haneda International Airport

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Sakai

Sakai combines a dramatic coastline with pastoral scenes and historic sites.
Explore Sakai's surroundings by going to Katsuyama (Hakusan Shrine (Heisenji-Hakusan Shrine) & Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum), Fukui (Fukui Castle Ruins, Dinosaur Station at Fukui Station, &more) and Echizen Ono Castle (in Ono). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Tojimbo Cliff, make a trip to Atagozaka, admire the natural beauty at Yokokan Garden, and explore the historical opulence of Maruoka Castle.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Sakai road trip planner.

Tokyo to Sakai is an approximately 4.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Tsuruga.

Things to do in Sakai

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

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Tsuruga

Tsuruga is a city in Fukui Prefecture, Japan. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): hunt for treasures at Nihonkai Sakana Machi, enjoy the sand and surf at Kehi no Matsubara, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kehi Shrine, then make a trip to Tsuruga Red Brick Warehouse, then take an in-depth tour of Port of Humanity Tsuruga Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Konzen-ji Temple.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Tsuruga trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Sakai to Tsuruga takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tsuruga

Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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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