The sightseeing tour activity of Fukui

Fukui Prefecture is located at the side of Sea of Japan. It is a prefecture surrounded by Ishikawa Prefecture, Gifu Prefecture, Shiga Prefecture, Kyoto, etc.

You can experience the old history and tradition from ancient times, and also I can enjoy eating many delicious soul food.

This time we would like to introduce the sightseeing tour and the popular activity, which can be enjoyed in Fukui.

Foundation 1300 years ago! Escort tour, visiting the visionary Heisen temple Hakusan shrine and the ruins of ancient Japan.

This is a tour visiting the visionary Heisen temple Hakusan shrine and the ruins of ancient Japan together with the beautiful autumnal leaves. We will have a tourism visiting Ruins of Ichijodani Asakura, the Heisen temple Hakusan shrine, and the Echizen-Oono castle, in turn. A tour conductor will escort this tour. In addition, a local tour guide guides will introduce you of each spot.

Ruin of Ichijodani Asakura Castle was built in the Age of Civil Wars. Asakura, who governed Echizen those days, built the castle and a castle town, and the part of it is special historic relics of Japan now.

Heisen temple Hakusan shrine was founded in 717. During the Age of Civil Wars, it was said that there were over 8,000 monk soldiers, and it was the maximum scale of religion city as that time. The precincts of a temple are very beautiful, and the approach like a green carpet is chosen as the 100th elections of the road in Japan.

Echizen-Oono castle is in Ono, and was built by Kanamori Nagachika around 1575. Since it is located at the heights, altitude of 246 meters, it’s often covered with clouds and called as castle in the sky from people.

【10/22 – Departure from Yokkaichi, Tomita and the Kuwana】

How to reserve

Possible to reserve by the WEB site or telephone.

http://tour.club-t.com/vstour/WEB/web_tour3_tour_tmp.aspx?ToCd=TD&p_company_cd=1002000&p_from=800000&p_baitai=945&p_baitai_web=Z997&p_course_no=634692

https://www.magical-trip.com/spot/fukui/echizen-ono-castle/9a1577d0-1e36-864b-b5d4-607b89c6a5eb

Where to gather and finish

Gather / finish in front of Yokkaichi-shi, Kintetsu Yokkaichi-shi Station west exit Mizuho Bank.

Contact person and telephone number

Club tourism, Tel: 052-300-0055

Reservation website

https://tour.club-t.com/vsbook/web/web_tour4_ninzu.aspx?p_from=800000&p_user_com=&p_company_cd=1002000&p_course_no=634692&p_date=2017/10/22&p_cookie=OK&p_disp=&p_baitai=945&p_baitai_web=Z997&p_hatsu=&p_flg=&p_ftop=1&p_room_name=

Standard of tour price

Departure at October 22 From about 8,000 yen

Traditional culture experience of Fukui! Escort tour to enjoy the work of the Echizen Soba (Japanese noddle) and craftsmanship

A day trip bus tour departures and end at Nagoya

At first, after leaving Nagoya Station at 7:30 a.m., go to the Katsuyama dinosaur forest and Fukui prefecture dinosaur museum. We have free time for 1 hour at Katsuyama dinosaur forest, 2 and a half hour at Fukui prefecture dinosaur museum.

During free time, you can enjoy the spot as you like.

After that, go to the village of Echizen-washi (Japanese paper). Here, experience paper milling about 40 minutes. Moreover, since there is exhibition about examples of traditional craftsmanship and the history of paper over 1500 years you can study many things.

At last, go to the Echizen Soba (Japanese noodle) village. Here, you can enjoy inspection and shopping of a Soba production plant. The tasting of the Echizen Soba is free. If you are hungry, you can eat a teishoku set meal etc. at the restaurant in inside. Returning point is at Nagoya Station on 19:30. The popular site and traditional culture of Fukui Prefecture are in a set and reasonable.

【September Saturday & Sunday – Departure from Nagoya】

How to reserve

Possible to reserve by the WEB site or telephone.

http://bus.his-j.com/T8.php?jcd=21&dept_area_cd=TK&tour_cd=NK-FNH1000-0021

Where to gather and finish

Gather / finish in front of Nagoya-station, Taikodori-guchi, fountain

Contact person and telephone number

HIS Chubu internal bus senter,052-259-3310

Reservation website

[http://bus.his-j.com/T8.php?jcd=21&dept_area_cd=TK&tour_cd=NK-FNH 1000-0021](http://bus.his-j.com/T8.php?jcd=21&dept_area_cd=TK&tour_cd=NK-FNH 1000-0021)

Standard of tour price

For adult from about 9,000 yen

Escort tour to enjoy the Fukui dinosaur museum of the world 3 major dinosaur museums

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The tour goes to three places, the Sea of Japan fish town, a Katsuyama dino park, and the Fukui dinosaur museum.

In the Sea of Japan fish town, there are about 70 shops, mainly the local fishery.

Here, you can eat the delicious fish and shellfishes and I can buy marine products as a souvenir.

At Katsuyama dino park, there are life-size model of various dinosaurs figures, where children will be pleased.

Fukui dinosaur Museum is also the main of this tour. There have exhibition on the theme of a dinosaur. It is called as the world 3 major dinosaur Museums. The 3 are, Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology in Canada, the Zigong dinosaur Museum in China, and here. Various fossils are unearthed from ancient times in Katsuyama, where this Museum is located. Therefore, from 2014, you can actually experience inspection and excavation to this fossil excavation site as a part of museum tour. Dinosaur lover will surely enjoy this.

【8/29 – Departure from Nagoya 】

How to reserve

Possible to reserve from the WEB site and telephone

https://rs.hankyu-travel.com/r/bookingTour.do?command=doEntrance&p_course_no=920007&p_departure_date=2017-08-29

https://www.magical-trip.com/spot/fukui/fukui-dinosaur-museum/74d5dd11-aa01-aeb4-234e-198f2ee867c2

Where to gather and finish

Gather / finish JR Nagoya Station west-exit

Contact person and telephone number

Hankyu Kotsu Sha 052-563-0500

Reservation website

http://www.hankyu-travel.com/tour/detail_d.php?p_course_id=73051&p_hei=20

Standard of tour price

For adult from about 6,000 yen

Escort tour of grape picking of the Fukui specialty and taste delicacies from the sea of the Sea of Japan

Speaking of Fukui Prefecture, since it is located in the Sea of Japan side, fish and shellfishes can be taken very much.

At first, we go to grape yard and enjoy picking grapes.

Then, shipping at Kamaboko (boiled-fish-paste) and Konbu (sea quid) shop, have lunch at sea of Japan town. The red snow crab of Fukui noted product, sweet shrimp, steak, seven kinds of seafood bowls of lunch, etc. are all-you-can-eat. The time limit is 50 minutes.

At last, go to Makino picnic land and pick maroons. Metasequoia roadside trees are also beautiful. We can eat picked maroons there by burning. You can enjoy much food of the Fukui noted product.

【9/25 – Departure from Ichinomiya】

How to reserve

Possible to reserve from the WEB site and telephone.

https://www.tour.ne.jp/j_tour/7775843/?dpt_date=20170900&adult=2&room=1&kind=1&search=%253Fdpt%253D26%2526dst%253D4-21

Where to gather and finish

Gather / finish Aichi bus Ichimiya office

Contact person and telephone number

Club tourism Nagoya bus tour center, 052-300-0055

Reservation website

https://www.tour.ne.jp/j_tour/7775843/?dpt_date=20170900&adult=2&room=1&kind=1&search=%3Fdpt%3D26%26dst%3D4-21

Standard of tour price

For adult from about 10,000 yen

Three days escort tour to fully enjoy Hokuriku District including

It is a tour for three days, which uses the Shinkansen (express) from Tokyo Station. A tour conductor accompanies together.

The first day, go to Kanazawa Station by Shinkansen. Inspection Kenrokuen garden and Nata temple. The two places here have a very beautiful Japanese garden.

After inspection, go to accommodation and enjoy a Hot Springs and a meal.

(You can choose accommodation by yourself)

Next day morning, inspect Eihei temple and Youkoukan garden in Fukui Prefecture.

Youkoukan garden is specified as the scenic spot of the country. The extensive garden is there. After having lunch in Fukui, inspect Jingu temple and Myotsu temple. We will be on time at the light up of Myotsu temple. After then, stay ad Wakasa Mikata Kirara hot spring Suigekka.

At final day, inspects Mantoku temple, Myoraku temple, Jyouko temple. After eating lunch, move to Kyoto with the Shinkansen. Inspect Sanzen-in and Tofuku temple or Kitano Tenmangu. Then, return to Tokyo Station by the Shinkansen.

This tour goes not only to Fukui, but also to Ishikawa prefecture and Kyoto’s Japanese garden and temple mainly. It is recommended for who is interested in Japanese history and art.

【Between 11 / 13 – 11/30, Departure from Tokyo】

How to reserve

Possible to reserve from WEB site and telephone.

http://www.jtb.co.jp/kokunai/pkg/tourdetail.aspx?tourcd=13E5602775SS01000000&dept=TYO&SearchType=standard&area=A07&pref=18&TourConFlg=X&Brand_BitFlg=10000

Where to gather and finish

Gather / finish Tokyo-Station

Contact person and telephone number

JTB East Japan trip reservation center, The 0570-023-489

Reservation website

http://www.jtb.co.jp/kokunai/pkg/tourdetail.aspx?tourcd=13E5602775SS01000000&dept=TYO&SearchType=standard&area=A07&pref=18&TourConFlg=X&Brand_BitFlg=10000

Standard of tour price

For adult from about 12,000 yen

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About Shoto Hachiya

Hello, my name is Shoto! I’ve lived in and traveled many countries. Through the experiences, I saw a lot of different cultures and customs, and that made me realize how unique Japanese culture is.