14 days in Japan Itinerary

14 days in Japan Itinerary

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14 days in Japan Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Tokyo
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Kanazawa
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Osaka
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Hiroshima
— 3 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Barcelona

4
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Go for a jaunt from Tokyo to Maihama to see Tokyo DisneySea about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, get a sense of history and politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, discover the magic at Tokyo Disneyland, and wander the streets of Odaiba.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Tokyo holiday planning app .

Barcelona, Spain to Tokyo is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Barcelona to Tokyo. In November, daytime highs in Tokyo are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Kanazawa.

Things to do in Tokyo

Neighborhoods Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Urayasu
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Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl cafe Akiba Fukurou
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

2
nights
Kanazawa

Kanazawa ©
An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Nomura Family Samurai House, make a trip to Omicho Market, step into the grandiose world of Kanazawa Castle, take in nature's colorful creations at Kenrokuen Garden, then don't miss a visit to Seisonkaku Villa, and finally examine the collection at Ishikawa Prefectural Museum for Traditional Products and Crafts. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the views at Aratama Valley, make a trip to Kanazawa Station, then take a stroll through Higashichaya Old Town, then explore the world behind art at 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ninja Temple.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kanazawa trip planning site .

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kanazawa in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Kanazawa can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Osaka.

Things to do in Kanazawa

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Aratama Valley
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 26:
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Higashichaya Old Town ©
Higashichaya Old Town
Kenrokuen Garden
Kenrokuen Garden
Omicho Market ©
Omicho Market

3
nights
Osaka

Osaka ©
Proud of their hometown's distinct culture and dialect, many natives of Osaka describe their city as "Japan's anti-capital." An antidote to Tokyo's hectic energy, Osaka marches to the beat of its own drum, serving as the country's longtime commercial and industrial hub.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kiyomizu-dera Temple (in Higashiyama), Kyoto (Kinkaku-ji & Gion) and Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine (in Fushimi). And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan, step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, and wander the streets of Dotonbori.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Osaka trip planner .

Traveling by train from Kanazawa to Osaka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Osaka can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Theme Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Kyoto
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 29:
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan

3
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): make a trip to Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, see the interesting displays at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Itsukushima Shrine, then step off the mainland to explore Miyajima, and then step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle.

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Traveling by train from Osaka to Hiroshima takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In November, daily temperatures in Hiroshima can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Hatsukaichi
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome

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