Attractions and Excursions 遠足

  • Published on : 21/07/2020
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Guide to the most beautiful walks and excursions to do in Japan

On foot, by bicycle, car, bus or train, Japanese people love beautiful getaways. During your trip to Japan, take a walk in the city and in the countryside to discover the different facets of the Archipelago.

L'architecture de Kawagoe, située à une trentaine de minutes de la capitale

L'architecture de Kawagoe, située à une trentaine de minutes de la capitale

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Walks, hikes and treks in Japan

Just a few hours from Japan's biggest cities, corners of unspoiled nature await visitors for walks, hikes and trekking. Well marked and maintained, the trails lead you to beautiful viewpoints or a remarkable place. Discover the best hikes in the Japanese Alps or take on the best viewpoints of Mount Fuji!

Kamikochi valley

Kamikochi valley in winter

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Japan by train

Japan has 23,670 kilometers of railways, a dream to move around the country! The vast Japanese rail network covers almost the entire territory from Hokkaido Island in the north to Kyushu Island in the south. The Japanese bullet train, Shinkansen, makes it possible to connect the various cities in Japan quickly. With your Japan Rail Pass, discover Japan by train! Hyperdia, the online timetable of Japan Railways, will be your guide during your stay. Did you know that Japan has tourist trains, for the sole purpose of traveling through exceptional landscapes?

Le train Hakone Tozan vous balade parmi les allées d'hortensias

The Hakone Tozan train takes you through the paths of hydrangeas

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Japan by bike

Twenty cities offer bicycle rental services, including Tokyo, Kanazawa, Hiroshima or Toyama. Some rail companies offer bike rental upon arrival at the station, including JR East, JR Kyushu, Hankyu and Kintetsu. Do not hesitate to ask the tourist office for the rental if you are traveling. Generally, it is rather simple to rent a bicycle in Kyoto, Tokyo or Hiroshima.

Japan Experience propose des activités de découverte en plus de la location de maisons

Japan Experience propose des activités de découverte en plus de la location de maisons

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Explore Japan by car

With a total of 7,000 kilometers of motorway, explore and experience the country's most magnificent landscapes by road. In Japan, renting a car is the ideal solution for those who wish to venture off the beaten track or dream of a personalized journey. The car offers greater opportunities to the regions visited, thanks to total flexibility.

Coucher de soleil sur la plage Chirihama, péninsule de Noto

Coucher de soleil sur la plage Chirihama, péninsule de Noto

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Attractions

Le temple Todaiji à Nara

One day visit to Nara

Spend a day in Nara to see where the arts, architecture and Buddhist religion first flourished.

The New National Stadium in Tokyo

The National Stadium is a sports complex located in Kasumigaoka, Tokyo.

In the district of Tokyo Station, the former Imperial Palace, residence of the shogun became the residence of the emperor and his family.

Tokyo Imperial Palace 皇居

The Imperial Palace, or Kokyo, is centrally located in Chiyoda ward, Tokyo, very near Tokyo Station. Kokyo is home to the Emperor of Japan and his family, and is where Edo Castle once stood.

Sunset over rocks in the ocean from Sado Island

Sado Island Guide

The history of Sado Island, north of Nagano, is one of both a land of exile and the gold rush. Today, it is primarily a destination for seasoned hikers and a center of taiko drumming.

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