60 days in Fukuoka Prefecture Itinerary

60 days in Fukuoka Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Fukuoka Prefecture tour itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Fukuoka Airport, Drive to Munakata
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Munakata
— 18 nights
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Itoshima
— 21 nights
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Kurume
— 18 nights
Drive to Fukuoka Airport, Fly to Marseille

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Munakata

— 18 nights
Do some cultural sightseeing at Miyajidake Shrine and Old Ito Denemon House. Explore hidden gems such as Nanzoin and Old Moji Zeikan. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Munakata: Kitakyushu (Ojika Linestone Cave, Hiraodai, &more), Ishizuka Yama Mound (in Kanda-machi) and Kurate History Ethnology Museum (in Kurate-machi).

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Munakata online day trip planner.

Marseille, France to Munakata is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Marseille to Munakata due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Marseille in October since evenings lows in Munakata dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car to Itoshima.

Things to do in Munakata

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Itoshima

— 21 nights
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Raizan Sennyoji Daihioin and Kushida Shrine. Relax by the water at Anego no Hama and Keya Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Fukuoka (Nishijin Shopping District, Yusentei Park, &more), Jotenji Temple (in Hakataekimae) and Tenjin (Iwataya Honten, Myoren-ji Temple, &more).

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Itoshima online holiday planner.

Drive from Munakata to Itoshima in 1.5 hours. In October in Itoshima, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Kurume.

Things to do in Itoshima

Parks · Shopping · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kurume

— 18 nights
Admire the temples and shrines of Kurume, a small, compact town situated on the Chikushi Plain, known for its local products, such as an indigo woven fabric, bamboo lacquerware, and pork ramen.
Take a break from the city and head to Mt. Hiko and Tenpaizan. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Aeon Mall Omuta and Matsuda Shoten. Change things up with these side-trips from Kurume: Dazaifu (Dazaifu Monzen Machi, Mameya, &more), Onojo - Chikuzenkoku (in Onojo) and Yanagawa (Tachibana House Archives, Yanagawa Ohana, &more). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Ishibashi Cultural Center, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jorinji Temple, see the interesting displays at Moon Star History Hall, and explore the activities along Chikugo River.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kurume road trip planning tool.

Getting from Itoshima to Kurume by car takes about 1.5 hours. When traveling from Itoshima in November, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Kurume: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 15°C at night. On the 9th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Kurume

Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Nature

Side Trips

Fukuoka Prefecture travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Shopping Malls · Landmarks
Fukuoka Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan on Kyūshū Island. The capital is the city of Fukuoka.HistoryFukuoka Prefecture includes the former provinces of Chikugo, Chikuzen, and Buzen.Shrines and templesKōra taisha, Sumiyoshi-jinja, and Hakosagi-gū are the chief Shinto shrines in the prefecture.GeographyFukuoka Prefecture faces the sea on three sides, bordering Saga, Ōita, and Kumamoto prefectures and facing Yamaguchi Prefecture across the Kanmon Straits.As of 1 April 2012, 18% of the land area of the prefecture was designated as natural parks: Setonaikai National Park, Genkai, Kitakyūshū, and Yaba-Hita-Hikosan quasi-national parks, and Chikugogawa, Chikuhō, Dazaifu, Sefuri Raizan, and Yabegawa Prefectural Natural Parks.

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