5 days in Shikoku Itinerary

5 days in Shikoku Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Takamatsu
— 1 day
2
Matsuyama
— 1 night
3
Tosashimizu
— 1 night
4
Miyoshi
— 1 night

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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.
On the 28th (Thu), take in the pleasant sights at Ritsurin Garden and then make a trip to Takamasu Port.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Takamatsu tour itinerary website.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Takamatsu is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 8 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in May, with highs in Takamatsu at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Matsuyama.

Things to do in Takamatsu

Parks
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Ritsurin Garden
Ritsurin Garden
Takamasu Port ©
Takamasu Port

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Matsuyama

Matsuyama ©
Matsuyama features a number of historical sites and acts as a gateway for exploring the rest of Shikoku.
On the 29th (Fri), get to know the resident critters at Ehime Tobe Zoo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ishiteji, don't miss a visit to Bocchan Wind up Clock, thentest the waters at a local thermal spa, and finally explore the historical opulence of Matsuyama Castle.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Matsuyama trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Takamatsu to Matsuyama by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Tosashimizu.

Things to do in Matsuyama

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Ehime Tobe Zoo
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Matsuyama Castle ©
Matsuyama Castle
Thermal Spas
Bocchan Wind up Clock ©
Bocchan Wind up Clock

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Tosashimizu

Tosashimizu ©
Tosashimizu is a city located in the southwest of Kōchi Prefecture, Japan. You've now added Tatsukushi Coast to your itinerary. On the 30th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Minokoshikaigan, enjoy the sand and surf at Tatsukushi Coast, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Usuebae Lookout, thentake some stellar pictures from Cape Ashizuri, and finally delve into the distant past at Tojindaiba Ruins.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Tosashimizu attractions planning app.

Traveling by car from Matsuyama to Tosashimizu takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Miyoshi.

Things to do in Tosashimizu

Historic Sites Nature Outdoors
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Cape Ashizuri ©
Cape Ashizuri

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Miyoshi

Miyoshi ©
A relatively new city, Miyoshi encompasses six surrounding rural districts into one.
On the 31st (Sun), admire the verdant scenery at Iyakei Valley.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Miyoshi online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Tosashimizu to Miyoshi by car takes about 4 hours. In May in Miyoshi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Miyoshi

Nature Parks
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Iyakei Valley ©
Iyakei Valley

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