6 days in Fukui Prefecture Itinerary

6 days in Fukui Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Fukui Prefecture trip itinerary builder

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Fly to Komatsu Airport / JASDF Komatsu Air Base, Drive to Tsuruga
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Tsuruga
— 2 nights
Drive
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Fukui
— 3 nights
Drive to Komatsu Airport / JASDF Komatsu Air Base, Fly to Tokyo Haneda International Airport

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Tsuruga

— 2 nights
Tsuruga is a city in Fukui Prefecture, Japan. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): kick back and relax at Kehi no Matsubara. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Pagoda at Myotusji Temple, take an in-depth tour of Wakasa History Museum, then deepen your understanding at Fukui Prefectural Seashore Nature Center, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mikataishi Kanzeon Katate Kannon, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kehi Shrine.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Tsuruga trip itinerary planning tool.

Tokyo to Tsuruga is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Fukui.

Things to do in Tsuruga

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fukui

— 3 nights
Fukui is the capital city of Fukui Prefecture, Japan. Kids will appreciate attractions like Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum and Echizen Matsushima Aquarium. Venture out of the city with trips to Tojimbo Cliff (in Sakai), Darumaya (in Awara) and Daihonzan Eihei-ji Temple (in Eiheiji-cho). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Ichijodani Asakurashi Ruin, take in the pleasant sights at Ichijodani Restored Townscape, hit the slopes at Ski Jam Katsuyama, and get engrossed in the history at Fukui Prefectural Museum of Cultural History.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Fukui trip itinerary website.

Getting from Tsuruga to Fukui by car takes about 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Fukui are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fukui

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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