9 days in Fukui Prefecture Itinerary

9 days in Fukui Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Fukui Prefecture trip planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Komatsu Airport / JASDF Komatsu Air Base, Drive to Sakai
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Sakai
— 4 nights
Drive
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Tsuruga
— 4 nights
Drive to Komatsu Airport / JASDF Komatsu Air Base, Fly to Singapore

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Sakai

— 4 nights
Sakai combines a dramatic coastline with pastoral scenes and historic sites.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sakai: Daihonzan Eihei-ji Temple (in Eiheiji-cho), Nishiyama Park (in Sabae) and Fukui (Ichijodani Asakurashi Ruin, Kitanosho Castle Park, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the gorgeous colors at Tojimbo Cliff, admire the natural beauty at Yokokan Garden, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Echizen Matsushima Aquarium, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hakusan Shrine (Heisenji-Hakusan Shrine).

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sakai trip itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Sakai is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Sakai. In November, Sakai is colder than Singapore - with highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Tsuruga.

Things to do in Sakai

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Tsuruga

— 4 nights
Tsuruga is a city in Fukui Prefecture, Japan. Change things up with these side-trips from Tsuruga: Obama (Wakasa History Museum, Pagoda at Myotusji Temple, &more) and Wakasa-cho (Kumagawajuku, Rainbow Line Summit Park, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kehi Shrine, browse the eclectic array of goods at Nihonkai Sakana Machi, kick back and relax at Kehi no Matsubara, and make a trip to Tsuruga Red Brick Warehouse.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tsuruga trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sakai to Tsuruga takes 1.5 hours. You'll set off for home on the 1st (Sun).

Things to do in Tsuruga

Parks · Museums · Nature · 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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