6 days in Nagoya & Gifu Itinerary

6 days in Nagoya & Gifu Itinerary

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Nagoya
— 1 night
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Gifu
— 3 nights
Drive to Chubu Centrair International Airport, Fly to Bangkok

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Nagoya

— 1 night
Known nationally as an industrial heartland, Nagoya boasts a far more cosmopolitan and cultural core than its reputation would lead you to believe.
On the 11th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cherry Trees along the Gojo River bank, then examine the collection at Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology, then contemplate the long history of Nagoya Castle, and finally explore the world behind art at The Yamazaki Mazak Museum of Art.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Nagoya attractions planning site.

Bangkok, Thailand to Nagoya is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Bangkok to Nagoya, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bangkok in October, expect nights in Nagoya to be a bit cooler, around 19°C, while days are much colder, around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Gifu.

Things to do in Nagoya

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gifu

— 3 nights
Bordered by verdant mountains, quaint villages, and fruit orchards, the city of Gifu boasts a well-developed historic center and swift connections to Nagoya.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jiunzan Kogen Temple, contemplate the long history of Kodakamikaku Sedaikaku, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shakudoji Temple, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Kinomotojuku. Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Kinka, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sekizenkoji Temple - Sokyuji Temple, then make a trip to Mino History Museum Former Imai Family Residence, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Enkyoji Temple.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Gifu route planner.

You can drive from Nagoya to Gifu in an hour. Another option is to take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gifu

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips