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Go from Kansai Airport! “Experience craftsmanship and passion” 4 nights and 5 days trip to Kansai and Hokuriku

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Japan is home to many artisans with historical skills, each with their own ingenuity and effort unique to their region. In this article, we will take a hire car from Kansai Airport to Kansai/Hokuriku and introduce recommended experiences and sightseeing spots.

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Retreat trip to Kansai and Hokuriku

There are many traditional spots in Japan, but the areas also known as Kansai and Hokuriku are lined with many traditional workshops, where even tourists can try their hand at making things.

This time, we will head to Osaka by car from Kansai Airport, the gateway to Osaka. Let's go on a 5-day, 4-night trip to the surrounding tourist spots!

In addition to this tour, there are many other ``heart-shaking tourist contents'' all over Japan. Recommended for tourists coming to Japan for the first time or those who are tired of the standard itinerary.

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Day 1

Kansai International Airport

After arriving at Kansai Airport, head to central Osaka by car or train. For detailed information, please see the Kansai Airport official website (

It takes 60 minutes by car or 50 minutes by train from Kansai Airport to Shin-Osaka Station.

Take this day to relax from your flight and prepare for tomorrow!

Day 2

The Kyoto Traditional Crafts Museum is a museum where you can see all of Kyoto's traditional crafts. If you apply, you can participate in artisan demonstrations and traditional craft production experience classes.

Nishiki Market

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One of the appeals of Nishijin-ori is that it can create beautiful patterns using multicolored threads . Although it takes time and effort, it is possible to create sophisticated textiles that are backed by intricate patterns and history and culture created by advanced technology. At Masuya Takao, you can try your hand at weaving a kimono using Nishijin-ori.

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Day 3

Create your own chopstick rest with Ebitani Kougei

Let's take a tour of the sake factory and sample at Okamura honke! High quality sake carefully made using underground water from the Suzuka Mountains.

Day 4

Lake Biwa

Day 5

Glasses Museum

It's fun to go to Kanazawa, Toyama, Gifu, and Aichi.

This time we introduced an example of a 5-day, 4-night trip departing from Kansai Airport to Fukui Prefecture. But what if you want to stay longer?

rest assured! In addition to this itinerary, our company, Free Plus, sells package tours that include hot springs that will warm you from the core of your body, as well as short sword making experiences in the world heritage sites of Gokayama and Gifu. Transportation is by private hire car, with a guide, and no need to make reservations!

In addition, there are plenty of tours that you will definitely want to visit ♪ Please take a look!

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