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Kanazawa Tours

A trip to Kanazawa is a unique gateway to feudal Japan. Its streets lined with mansions, its former pleasure districts, its castle and the beautiful garden of Kenrokuen all make for a unique experience. Kanazawa is also a repository for high-quality crafts: silk Kaga-Yuzen kimono, Kutani and Ohi ceramics, Wajima lacquer decorated with gold leaf and gold dust, etc. This refined town is also renowned for its Nô performances and traditional cuisine.

Tours passing by Kanazawa

VI essentiel japon en liberte Discover the main sites of Japan at your own pace - 15 Jours | 13 Nuits
In Japan, every moment is a surprise and an incredible discovery ! Among the pure, silver lines of Tokyo’s buildings, a secret garden can sometimes be found around a delicate teahouse. A fascinating country that cultivates the paradoxes for which it is famous, Japan is a strange land that constantly shifts from one extreme to the other. On this very comprehensive tour, discover the most beautiful places of interest of the Land of the Rising Sun, from the baroque, colourful temples of Nikko to the timeless floating torii of Miyajima.

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VI jardins japonais Japanese gardens - 16 Jours | 14 Nuits
Oases of calm in a country where life flies by, Japanese gardens are an invitation to meditation, peace and admiration of entrancing landscapes. Respected, adored, contemplated, Japanese nature is ever-present but not always visible. This tour will take you into the heart of this secret plant world and encourages you to cross the threshold of temples and shrines so you may take the time to discover the hushed atmosphere of a refined, delicate Japan.

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VI patrimoine mondial unesco UNESCO World Heritage - 22 Jours | 20 Nuits
Japan has an extremely rich heritage, which reflects its age-old, unique culture. Discover the most beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Japan. From the stunning temples of Kyoto and Nikko to the memorials of Hiroshima or the small traditional houses in Shirakawa-Go, let the poetic nature and beauty of these places that bear witness to a glorious past wash over you.

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VI onsens alpes japonaises Onsen in the Japanese Alps - 16 Jours | 14 Nuits
Discover the region of the Japanese Alps, which is made up of volcanoes towering over 3,000 metres (about 9,840 feet) above sea level. This natural volcanic region boasts striking landscapes and delightful hot springs ! This preserved region has maintained its unique culture and this wonderful itinerary will show you the treasures of its past, such as the feudal castles of Matsumoto and Inuyama !

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VI archipel des contrastes The contrasts of the archipelago - 9 Jours | 7 Nuits
This amazing itinerary will allow you to discover three different sides of Japan, the land of a thousand facets. From Tokyo, the capital where modernity is king, to Kyoto, the beautiful queen of the cities of the Land of the Rising Sun that boasts a richness and abundance of cultural and artistic heritage, via the Japanese Alps, a rural, preserved Japan filled with nature.

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VI japon aux mille couleurs The thousand colours of Japan - 14 Jours | 12 Nuits
An archipelago of 3,000 islands scattered across the Pacific Ocean, Japan is full of treasures that never cease to amaze those who come to explore them. In this fascinating country with an age-old culture and beautiful landscapes, you will adventure out to discover the thousand aspects that have shaped the Empire of the Rising Sun.

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Activities in Kanazawa

AI   Takayama Shirakawa go City guided tours : Tokyo, Kyoto, Takayama, Shirakawa-go, Kanazawa...
During this tour, you will have the opportunity to visit many iconic places as well as the most beautiful monuments of the cities of Tokyo, Kyoto, Takayama, Shirakawa-go and Kanazawa. You will thus be able to admire the different kinds of Japanese art: temples and shrines in Kyoto, modern buildings designed by renowned architects in Tokyo, historical houses in Takayama, Kanazawa’s wonderful landscape garden, Shirakawa-go’s Gassho-zukuri , the traditional old houses of Tsumago and Magome, as well as the impressive feudal castle of Matsumoto!

AI   Quartier des Samourais Former samurai district : KANAZAWA
In the morning, we will leave for a half-day excursion to visit the town of Kanazawa in a private coach, still with our English-speaking guide. We will explore the lovely Kenrokuen garden, which is said to be one of the three most beautiful gardens in Japan. It contains hundreds of different kinds of vegetation crisscrossed with small rivers and their wooden and stone bridges – truly beautiful! We will then visit the former samurai district and its extremely well- preserved traditional wooden houses. We will specifically visit the residence of the samurai Nagamachi, which has a lovely indoor garden and an exhibition of samurai armour and beautiful period sabres!

Hotels in Kanazawa

HI Ana Crowne  Plaza Kanazawa
Ana Crowne Plaza - Kanazawa
Located a few minutes' walk from JR Kanazawa station, the 4* Ana Crowne Plaza Hotel is a perfect base for discovering the many treasures of this wonderful town. All the rooms have an elegant decor and come with A/C, satellite television, mini-bar and refrigerator. The 4* Ana Crowne Plaza Hotel offers the choice of four restaurants and two bars that serve international and Japanese cuisine. The hotel also houses a beauty salon and a bureau de change.

HI Murataya Ryokan Kanazawa
Murataya Ryokan - Kanazawa
Located in the heart of the town of Kanazawa, in the dynamic Kata-Machi district, a few steps away from the Tate-machi shopping street, this small ryokan welcomes you to its typical Japanese rooms, decorated in a simple manner. This charming, unassuming ryokan will allow you to experience a traditional Japanese guesthouse. The rooms are all equipped with television. Furthermore, you can access the Internet through a computer in the lobby as much as you like at no extra cost. You will experience the charm of a traditional Japanese inn with its small Japanese indoor garden and its indoor hot baths.

HI Nikko Kanazawa
Nikko - Kanazawa
A three- minute walk from JR Kanazawa station, the 4* Nikko Hotel has been welcoming visitors since 1994 to its Western and Japanese-style rooms, decorated with elegant simplicity. You will find many restaurants nearby around the train station as well as a shopping centre that stays open until 8 p.m. The hotel offers a large number of leisure amenities: a swimming pool, a sauna, a jacuzzi and a fitness centre are freely accessible to help you relax after a day of sightseeing.

* price per person "from", double base in standard room, if available at the booking time

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