46 days in Nagasaki Prefecture Itinerary

46 days in Nagasaki Prefecture Itinerary

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Goto
— 5 nights
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Tsushima
— 3 nights
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Iki
— 5 nights
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Hirado
— 5 nights
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Sasebo
— 5 nights
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Odika-cho
— 2 nights
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Shinkamigoto-cho
— 5 nights
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Saikai
— 1 night
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Nagasaki
— 7 nights
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Shimabara
— 3 nights

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Goto

Goto ©
Get some cultural insight at Mizunoura Church and Egami Church. Visit Fukue Samurai Mansion Furusato Museum and Kusuhara Church for their historical value.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Goto travel route planner.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Goto is an approximately 45-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Buenos Aires to Goto is 12 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Buenos Aires in January; daily highs in Goto reach 9°C and lows reach 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Tsushima.

Things to do in Goto

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Takahama Beach ©
Takahama Beach
Mizunoura Church ©
Mizunoura Church
Dozaki Cathedral ©
Dozaki Cathedral

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Tsushima

Tsushima ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Miuda Beach and Kaijin Shrine. Step out of the city life by going to Otahama Beach and Ajirono Renkon.

Plan a Tsushima trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Drive from Goto to Tsushima in 6.5 hours. Traveling from Goto in January, Tsushima is slightly colder at night with lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Iki.

Things to do in Tsushima

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Watatsumi Shrine ©
Watatsumi Shrine
Kaijin Shrine ©
Kaijin Shrine
Komodahama Shrine ©
Komodahama Shrine

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Iki

Iki ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tsutsukihama Beach and Tsukiyomi Shrine. Get a sense of the local culture at Iki City Ikikoku Museum and Ondake Shirine.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Iki trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Tsushima to Iki takes 2 hours. In January in Iki, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hirado.

Things to do in Iki

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
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Saruiwa ©
Saruiwa
Ondake Shirine ©
Ondake Shirine
Kojima Shrine ©
Kojima Shrine

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Hirado

Hirado ©
Hirado, historically known as Firando is a city located in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. Your inner history buff will appreciate Catholic Tabira Church and Zuiun-ji Temple. Relax by the water at Hitotsuku Beach and Neshiko Beach. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Hoki Church, explore the historical opulence of Hirado Castle, get to know the fascinating history of Temple and the Church Scenery, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kameoka Shrine.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Hirado journey site.

Traveling by car from Iki to Hirado takes 4 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Sasebo.

Things to do in Hirado

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Catholic Tabira Church ©
Catholic Tabira Church
Obae Lighthouse ©
Obae Lighthouse
Hirado Castle ©
Hirado Castle

5
nights
Sasebo

Sasebo ©
With its U.S.
Take a break from the city and head to Kujukushima Pearl Sea Resort and Mukyudo. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Miuracho Catholic Church and Onigitanada. Go for a jaunt from Sasebo to Hasami-cho to see Togo Nakaoyama about 1 hour away. Pack the 6th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Huis Ten Bosch. The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Kujuku Island, steep yourself in history at Fukuishi Kannon, explore the striking landscape at Meganeiwa, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Yumihari.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Sasebo trip planner.

You can drive from Hirado to Sasebo in an hour. In February, daytime highs in Sasebo are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Odika-cho.

Things to do in Sasebo

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Kujuku Island ©
Kujuku Island
Miuracho Catholic Church ©
Miuracho Catholic Church
Kujukushima Pearl Sea Resort ©
Kujukushima Pearl Sea Resort

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Odika-cho

Odika-cho ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take in the pleasant sights at Himeno Matsubara, enjoy the sand and surf at Kaki no Hama Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Previosuly Nokubi Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Nokubi Tenshudo, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Akahama Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head off the coast to Ojika Island, then get a new perspective on nature at Ojikacho Awabi Museum, then explore the striking landscape at Goryodaki, and finally explore the striking landscape at Pot Hole.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Odika-cho tour planner.

Getting from Sasebo to Odika-cho by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Sasebo in February, Odika-cho is a bit warmer at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Shinkamigoto-cho.

Things to do in Odika-cho

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Ojika Island ©
Ojika Island

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Shinkamigoto-cho

Shinkamigoto-cho ©
Step out of the city life by going to Takaitabi Beach and Akadaki Cliff. Explore hidden gems such as Aosagaura Church and Tsuwasaki Lighthouse.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Shinkamigoto-cho itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Odika-cho to Shinkamigoto-cho takes 1.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Shinkamigoto-cho can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Saikai.

Things to do in Shinkamigoto-cho

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Aosagaura Church ©
Aosagaura Church
Ebukuro Church ©
Ebukuro Church
Fukumi Catholic Church ©
Fukumi Catholic Church

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Saikai

Saikai ©
On the 17th (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Tsuganeotoshi Falls, examine the collection at Onyoku Museum, then get to know the resident critters at Nagasaki Bio Park, and finally make a trip to Nagasaki Seihi Green Center.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Saikai route website.

Drive from Shinkamigoto-cho to Saikai in 4 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Saikai when traveling from Shinkamigoto-cho in February, with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Nagasaki.

Things to do in Saikai

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Nagasaki Bio Park ©
Nagasaki Bio Park
Onyoku Museum ©
Onyoku Museum

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Nagasaki

Nagasaki ©

City of Peace

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.
Get outdoors at Mt. Inasa and Hashima Island. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Suwa Shrine and 26 Martyrs Museum. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Higashiyamate Ko Jusanbankan, get engrossed in the history at Nagasaki Museum of History and Culture, stroll through Glover Garden, and see the interesting displays at Nagasaki Shipyard Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Nagasaki trip planner.

You can drive from Saikai to Nagasaki in an hour. In February, daytime highs in Nagasaki are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Shimabara.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Suwa Shrine ©
Suwa Shrine
Shitsu Church ©
Shitsu Church
Catholic Nakamachi Church ©
Catholic Nakamachi Church

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Shimabara

Shimabara ©
Shimabara is a city located on the north-eastern tip of the Shimabara Peninsula, facing Ariake Bay in the east and Mount Unzen (including Fugendake) in the west, in Nagasaki Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan.As of October 1, 2016, the city has an estimated population of 44,936 and a population density of 540 persons per km². Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Shimabara Castle and Torita House. Explore hidden gems such as Mt. Unzendake and Gamadasu Dome (Mt. Unzen Disaster Memorial Hall). Get out of town with these interesting Shimabara side-trips: Minamishimabara (Kuchinotsu Folk History Museum & Hara Castle Ruin) and Unzen (Onsen Resorts, Unzen Nita Pass, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shimabara Church, learn more about the world around you at Heisei Shinzan Nature Center, make a trip to Shimabara Spring Group, and admire the natural beauty at Yusui Garden Shimeisou.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Shimabara holiday tool.

Traveling by car from Nagasaki to Shimabara takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Nagasaki in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Shimabara, with lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimabara

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Hara Castle Ruin ©
Hara Castle Ruin
Onsen Resorts
Shimabara Castle
Shimabara Castle