29 days in Shimane Prefecture Itinerary

29 days in Shimane Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Shimane Prefecture trip planner

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Route & dates

1
Hamada
— 3 nights
2
Oda
— 5 nights
3
Matsue
— 8 nights
4
Okinoshima-cho
— 5 nights
5
Okuizumo-cho
— 4 nights

3
nights
Hamada

Hamada ©
Hamada is a city located in Shimane Prefecture, Japan. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hamada: Masuda (Kakinomoto Shrine & Mochiishi Seacoast) and Tsuwano-cho (Anno Art Museum, Taikodani Inari Shrine, &more). The adventure continues: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquas, take in the views from Hamada Marine Ohashi, make a trip to Shimane Osakana Center, and explore the world behind art at Hamada Chilren's Museum of Art.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Hamada tour itinerary builder website.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Hamada is an approximately 40-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Japan Standard Time, which is usually a 12 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Sao Paulo in September since evenings lows in Hamada dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Oda.

Things to do in Hamada

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Tsuwano-cho, Masuda
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Taikodani Inari Shrine ©
Taikodani Inari Shrine
Tsuwano Castle ©
Tsuwano Castle
Tsuwano Catholic Church ©
Tsuwano Catholic Church

5
nights
Oda

Oda ©
The small town of Oda, situated in central Shimane, lies nestled in the foothills of the prefecture's tallest mountain, overlooking the scenic coastline of the Sea of Japan.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oda: Izumo (Shimane Museum of Ancient Izumo, Izumo Taisha Shrine, &more). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine, get engrossed in the history at Iwami Ginzan World Heritage Center, witness a stunning natural landmark at Yunotsu Onsen, and don't miss a visit to Omori Townscape.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Oda itinerary maker site.

Getting from Hamada to Oda by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Matsue.

Things to do in Oda

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Izumo
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 12:
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Izumo Taisha Shrine ©
Izumo Taisha Shrine
Shimane Museum of Ancient Izumo
Shimane Museum of Ancient Izumo
Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine ©
Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine

8
nights
Matsue

Matsue ©
Matsue sits on the banks of the Ohashi-gawa river, channeling its waters through a series of canals and rivers that add much to the scenic aspect of the urban area.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Matsue: Izumo (Tachikue Valley, Iwaneji Temple, &more) and Yasugi (Adachi Museum of Art & Kiyomizu-dera Temple). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Matsue Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tamatsukuriyu Shrine, contemplate the waterfront views at Shinji Lake, and take in nature's colorful creations at Matsue Vogel Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Matsue trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Oda to Matsue in 1.5 hours. In September in Matsue, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Okinoshima-cho.

Things to do in Matsue

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Izumo, Yasugi, Shinji Lake, Suga Shrine
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 20:
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Matsue Castle ©
Matsue Castle
Adachi Museum of Art ©
Adachi Museum of Art
Shinji Lake ©
Shinji Lake

5
nights
Okinoshima-cho

Okinoshima-cho ©
Explore Okinoshima-cho's surroundings by going to Ama-cho (Saburoiwa, Akiya Beach, &more), Nishinoshima-cho (Kuniga Bay, Yura Bay, &more) and Chibu-mura (Mt. Akahage, Oki Chibu Red Cliff, &more).

To see more things to do and other tourist information, refer to the Okinoshima-cho holiday tool.

You can drive from Matsue to Okinoshima-cho in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Okuizumo-cho.

Things to do in Okinoshima-cho

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Nishinoshima-cho, Ama-cho, Chibu-mura
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 25:
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Matengai Cliff ©
Matengai Cliff
Akao Lookout ©
Akao Lookout
Onimai Lookout ©
Onimai Lookout

4
nights
Okuizumo-cho

Okuizumo-cho ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Okuizumo-cho: Unnan (Sugaya Takadono, Kumomi Fall, &more).

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Okuizumo-cho trip planner.

You can drive from Okinoshima-cho to Okuizumo-cho in 5 hours. In September in Okuizumo-cho, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Okuizumo-cho

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Unnan
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 29:
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Ryuzuga Taki Falls ©
Ryuzuga Taki Falls
Okuizumo Tatara to Tokenkan ©
Okuizumo Tatara to Tokenkan
Oku-izumo Vineyard ©
Oku-izumo Vineyard