8 days in Fukuoka Prefecture Itinerary

8 days in Fukuoka Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Fukuoka Prefecture trip itinerary maker

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Fukuoka
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yame
— 1 night
Drive
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Soeda-machi
— 2 nights
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Fukuoka

— 2 nights

City of Yatai

The largest city on the island, Fukuoka formed through the merger of two former cities that had grown up either side of the Naka River.
Change things up with these side-trips from Fukuoka: Dazaifu (Komyozen-ji Temple, Dazaifu Tenman-gu, &more). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ohori Park, take an in-depth tour of Hakatamachiya Furusatokan, don't miss a visit to Fukuoka Tower, and explore the world behind art at Fukuoka Asian Art Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Fukuoka trip planner.

London, UK to Fukuoka is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to Fukuoka, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Fukuoka: highs are around 28°C and lows about 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Yame.

Things to do in Fukuoka

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Yame

— 1 night
On the 17th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kiyomizu Temple, stop by Greenpia Yame, don't miss a visit to Japanese Wisteria of Kurogi, then take some stellar pictures from Ishizumi Rice Terraces, and finally take some stellar pictures from Yame Chuo Tea Garden.

Discover how to plan a Yame trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Fukuoka to Yame in an hour. While traveling from Fukuoka, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Yame, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Soeda-machi.

Things to do in Yame

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Soeda-machi

— 2 nights
On the 18th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hoheiden, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hikosan Shrine, then take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Hiko, then take in the exciting artwork at Hikosan Slope Car Hanaeki, and finally make a trip to Koishiwara no Gyojasugi. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Takasumi Shrine, see the interesting displays at Koishiwarayaki Traditional Industry Plaza, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Itsutama Shrine, then stroll around Yasu Kogen Kinen no Mori, and finally take an in-depth tour of Ozuka Ancient Burial Mound Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Soeda-machi trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Yame to Soeda-machi in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yame in May, plan for little chillier nights in Soeda-machi, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Soeda-machi

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · 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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