SAMPLE ITINERARIES

Summer Seaside Plan

3 Days

Kyotango has lots of beautiful and varied coastline. From white sand beaches to jagged rocky cliffs and everything in between.

This Summer Seaside Plan will show you lots of ways to enjoy the Sea of Japan. With suggestions for activities for a day at the beach, boat tours, and sea kayaking you're sure to get the most out a summer trip to Kyotango.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Take a boat tour around Kumihama Bay
  • Enjoy a day at the beach and try Stand-up Paddle Boarding (SUP)
  • Have a beach BBQ
  • Explore beyond the beach to find hidden coves with a sea kayak tour
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Amino Chirimen – Walking Tour

3 hours

During this course you'll have a chance to learn about one of Kyotango's most important exports. For 300 years chirimen silk has been produced in Kyotango. This special fabric is still shipped to kimono makers across the country and is used to produce top of the range kimono. You'll also get to dye your very own silk handkerchief which you can take home as a souvenir.
*This sample itinerary was inspired by a tour we conducted recently. Kimono hire, as in the photos, is not usually available.*

HIGHLIGHTS

  • See a modern factory where chirimen silk is made
  • Visit an extensive gift-shop where everything is made from chirimen
  • Hand dye a chirimen silk handkerchief with a pattern of your choice
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Relaxed Pace Itinerary

3 DAYS

Take your time on this relaxed trip around Kyotango. Enjoying the sites at your own pace you can express your creative side by painting a guardian cat figure. There is also a chance to relax under the autumn leaves in a woodland retreat.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Amanohashidate (One of the 3 great scenic views of Japan)
  • Ine, traditional fishing village and boat houses
  • Visit Shrines with Important Local History
  • Autumn Flowers and Foliage
  • Make your own Soba
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Luxury Itinerary

3 DAYS

Relax in a luxurious Japanese-style inn, complete with its own hot spring. Take a scenic roadtrip through Kyoto's great outdoors and along its beautiful coastline, and more.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Amanohashidate (One of the 3 great scenic views of Japan)
  • Ine, traditional fishing village and boat houses
  • Learn the Local Ancient History
  • Autumn Flowers and Foliage
  • Locally Sourced Foods
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Winter Foodie Tour

3 DAYS

In the winter the sea of Japan offers up some of it's best food options.
From the start of November fresh crab is back on the menu. Kyotango's brand, Taiza-gani, are sometimes called phantom crab due to their rarity. Only in Kyotango will you get the freshest, and the most reasonable prices too.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Ine: traditional fishing village and boat houses
  • Amanohashidate: One of the 3 great scenic views of Japan
  • Stay in a Traditional Ryokan
  • The Best Winter Seafoods: Crab and Oysters
  • Take Part in Food Making Activities
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Active Itinerary

3 DAYS

Have an active experience in Kyoto's lesser explored coastal region. Enjoy a traditional Japanese ryokan stay and traditional crafts, see one of Japan's 3 Great Views, and more.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Ine, traditional fishing village and boat houses
  • Amanohashidate (One of the 3 great scenic views of Japan)
  • Traditional Ryokan Stay
  • Bike along the Amino Coastline
  • Experience Chirimen Crafting
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