The Best of Aichi: Seasonal Trips


Seasonal Trips


See many sides of nature encounter.

Spring Season

Experience Japanese flowering cherries, for real.



Cherry Blossoms at Inuyama Castle

The castle has Japan’s oldest wooden keep, a designated national treasure. From the top floor you can see spectacular views of the Kiso River valley. Along the Kiso River are about 400 flowering cherry trees.

Summer Season

Stay cool, be at one with the water.



Cape Irago and Koijigahama

At the tip of the Atsumi Peninsula, discover sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean and Mikawa Bay. Stretching from the Cape Irago Lighthouse, facing the Pacific Ocean, one of Japan’s hundred most divine and astounding white sand beaches.

Autumn Season

See magnificent views of colored autumn leaves.


Korankei Gorge

For about a kilometer along the gorge, about 4,000 maple trees seasonally glow in yellows and reds. This ephemeral beauty is one of the finest sights in Japan. The trees have been carefully planted, one by one, since feudal days.

Winter Season

In the pure cold, express your hopes for the year ahead.


Toyokawa Inari

For close to 600 years, people have been coming here to pray for business prosperity. During the first few days of the year, more than million aspirants throng through the shrine, most of the women wearing kimono. This is the time to visit for a truly rich experience of Japan and its people.

Source: Aichi-kanko

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