30 days in Shikoku Itinerary

30 days in Shikoku Itinerary

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30 days in Shikoku Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Naruto
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Shodoshima-cho, Shodo-shima
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Naoshima-cho
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Takamatsu
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
5
Miyoshi
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
6
Kochi
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Tosashimizu
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Matsuyama
— 6 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Singapore

3
nights
Naruto

Naruto ©
Sightseeing in Naruto offers a good number of options, both natural and historical.
Change things up with these side-trips from Naruto: Yoshinogawa City Misato Firefly Center (in Yoshinogawa), Tokushima (Awaodori Kaikan, Mount Bizan, & more) and Anan (J Power & Yonden Wonderland & Omatsu Daigongen). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Otsuka Museum of Art, don't miss a visit to Uzu no Michi, explore the activities along Naruto Strait, and snap pictures at Onaruto Bridge.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Naruto online driving holiday planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Naruto is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. The time zone changes from Singapore Time (SGT) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In November, Naruto is cooler than Singapore - with highs of 18°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Shodoshima-cho.

Things to do in Naruto

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Tokushima, Anan, Yoshinogawa City Misato Firefly Center, Naruto Whirlpools
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Mount Bizan ©
Mount Bizan
Otsuka Museum of Art ©
Otsuka Museum of Art
Uzu no Michi ©
Uzu no Michi

3
nights
Shodoshima-cho, Shodo-shima

Shodoshima-cho ©
On an island famed for its gorgeous landscapes and seaside vistas, the town of Shodoshima-cho serves as the perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of Japanese city life.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Shodoshima-cho: Teshima Art Museum (in Teshima) and Tonosho-cho (Kasaneiwa (Piled Rocks) & Okunoin Kasagatakiji Temple). There's much more to do: make a trip to Michi-no-Eki Shodoshima Olive Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Kankakei Summit Observation, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Choshikei Osaru no Kuni, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hitoyama Rikyu Hachiman Shrine.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Shodoshima-cho day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Naruto to Shodoshima-cho takes 3 hours. Traveling from Naruto in November, Shodoshima-cho is slightly colder at night with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Naoshima-cho.

Things to do in Shodoshima-cho

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trip

Tonosho-cho
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Michi-no-Eki Shodoshima Olive Park ©
Teshima Art Museum ©
Teshima Art Museum
Angel Road ©
Angel Road

2
nights
Naoshima-cho

Naoshima-cho ©
On a vacation in Naoshima-cho, a charming island town in the Seto Inland Sea, you can discover its numerous contemporary art museums, sculptures, installations, and galleries.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): admire the striking features of Naoshima Hall, then step off the mainland to explore Naoshima, then admire the masterpieces at Benesse House Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Lee Ufan Art Museun. On your second day here, admire the landmark architecture of Naoshima port terminal, admire the striking features of Art House Project, admire the masterpieces at Chichu Art Museum, then make a trip to Subaru Ishikawa Art Series, and finally make a trip to Akakabocha.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Naoshima-cho holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Shodoshima-cho to Naoshima-cho takes 3 hours. In November in Naoshima-cho, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Takamatsu.

Things to do in Naoshima-cho

Museums Parks Nature
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Chichu Art Museum ©
Chichu Art Museum
Naoshima ©
Naoshima
Benesse House Museum ©
Benesse House Museum

4
nights
Takamatsu

Takamatsu
A modern city and a major transport hub facing Seto Inland Sea, Takamatsu offers a bustling city lifestyle contrasted with carefully manicured, tranquil green areas at the foot of the mountains and the lava plateau.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Takamatsu: Tsuda Matsubara (in Sanuki), Zentsuji (Kyu Zentsujikaikosya, Zentsuji Tourism Exchange Center, & more) and Marugame Castle (in Marugame). There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Ritsurin Garden, take an in-depth tour of Shikoku Mura Village, step off the mainland to explore Teshima Island, and step into the grandiose world of Takamatsu Castle.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Takamatsu trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Naoshima-cho to Takamatsu takes 1.5 hours. In November in Takamatsu, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Miyoshi.

Things to do in Takamatsu

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Zentsuji, Teshima Island, Marugame Castle, Tsuda Matsubara
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Ritsurin Garden
Ritsurin Garden
Shikoku Mura Village ©
Shikoku Mura Village
Marugame Castle ©
Marugame Castle

4
nights
Miyoshi

Miyoshi ©
A relatively new city, Miyoshi encompasses six surrounding rural districts into one.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miyoshi: Kotohira-cho (Kotohira-gu Shrine & Kotohiragu shrine office), Nogi Museum (in Zentsuji) and Mt. Unpenji (in Kanonji). The adventure continues: go for a walk through Iya Kazura Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Befukyo Canyon, admire the verdant scenery at Iyakei Valley, and explore the activities along Oboke Koboke.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Miyoshi trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Takamatsu to Miyoshi by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In November, daily temperatures in Miyoshi can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can take a train to Kochi.

Things to do in Miyoshi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotohira-cho, Nogi Museum, Befukyo Canyon, Mt. Unpenji
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Oboke Koboke ©
Oboke Koboke
Kotohira-gu Shrine ©
Kotohira-gu Shrine
Iya Kazura Bridge ©
Iya Kazura Bridge

4
nights
Kochi

Kochi ©
The port city of Kochi has a rich and varied history that has left its mark on the look and feel of the urban area.
Get out of town with these interesting Kochi side-trips: Konan (Noichi Zoological Park of Kochi Prefecture & Ryoma History Museam), Niyodogawa-cho (Yasuike Valley & Nakatsu Valley) and Shikoku Karst (in Kumakogen-cho). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Kochi Castle, snap pictures at Nagoya Chinka Bridge, admire the natural beauty at The Kochi Prefectural Makino Botanical Garden, and pick up some local products at Hirome Ichiba.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kochi day trip planning site .

You can take a train from Miyoshi to Kochi in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Miyoshi in November, expect nights in Kochi to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Tosashimizu.

Things to do in Kochi

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Niyodogawa-cho, Konan, Shikoku Karst, Nagoya Chinka Bridge
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Katsura Hama ©
Katsura Hama
Kochi Castle ©
Kochi Castle
Hirome Ichiba ©
Hirome Ichiba

3
nights
Tosashimizu

Tosashimizu ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Kanyoto Park (in Sukumo), Odoyama Lookout (in Otsuki-cho) and Shimanto (Hage Chinka Bridge, Takase Submersible Bridge, & more).

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Tosashimizu holiday planning website .

Traveling by car from Kochi to Tosashimizu takes 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Matsuyama.

Things to do in Tosashimizu

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Shimanto, Odoyama Lookout, Kanyoto Park
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Kanyoto Park ©
Kanyoto Park
Cape Ashizuri ©
Cape Ashizuri
Ryugu Shrine ©
Ryugu Shrine

6
nights
Matsuyama

Matsuyama ©
Matsuyama features a number of historical sites and acts as a gateway for exploring the rest of Shikoku.
Get out of town with these interesting Matsuyama side-trips: Shikoku Karst Onogahara (in Seiyo), Uchiko-cho (Streets in Yokaichi-Gokoku Areas & Izumidani Terraces) and Toon (Shirai Fall & Namekawakeikoku). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Matsuyama Castle, take in the dramatic scenery at Sambaitani Falls, take in the spiritual surroundings of Oyamazumi Shrine, and don't miss a visit to Bocchan Wind up Clock.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Matsuyama using our trip planner.

Drive from Tosashimizu to Matsuyama in 3.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Matsuyama can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Matsuyama

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Imabari, Toon, Uchiko-cho, Ozu, Shikoku Karst Onogahara
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Matsuyama Castle ©
Matsuyama Castle
Onsen Resorts
Bocchan Wind up Clock ©
Bocchan Wind up Clock

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