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Takayama Tours

Takayama is located in Gifu Prefecture. The town’s many historical monuments have earned it the nickname of "little Kyoto". It has a population of approximately 100,000. Takayama literally translates to "high mountains" and refers to its geographical location in the Japanese Alps.

Tours passing by Takayama

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 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 Takayama

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   Visite de Takayama Visit of Takayama
Takayama is famous for its festival, which is considered one of the most beautiful in Japan and is held in April every year. During this celebration, the town comes alive as floats decorated by local artists parade through the streets. We will start our visit with the hall where these colourful floats are displayed. After this, we will visit old, traditional wooden houses, Kami Sannomachi, preserved by the town. We will also have the opportunity to enter Takayama jinya, the historical government house during the shogunate. It is the only building of this kind that still exists in Japan today. Finally, we will visit the Kusakabe Folk Museum, the former house of what were probably the town’s richest merchants.

Hotels in Takayama

HI Associa Takayama
Associa - Takayama
Located a few minutes from JR Takayama station, the 4*Associa Hotel welcomes you to its elegant premises. Its Western-style rooms are decorated in a simple manner and are all equipped with tea/coffee service, television and A/C. The hotel has no less than seven different bars and restaurants where you can enjoy Japanese and international cuisine . If you wish to relax, do not miss the hotel’s wonderful indoor and outdoor hot baths, especially since some of the outdoor baths offer an amazing view of the mountains around you!

HI Best Western Takayama
Best Western - Takayama
Located in the heart of the town of Takayama, between the station and the morning market, the Best Western Takayama Hotel provides all the comfort you would expect from a standard international hotel. The Western-style rooms are decorated in a simple manner and are equipped with mini-bar, tea service, cable television and Wi-Fi. The hotel offers a restaurant and a bar as well as various services: bureaux de change for your money and safes for valued objects.

HI Hida Hote Plaza Takayama
Hida Hotel Plaza - Takayama
A short distance from JR Takayama station, the 4* Hida Hotel Plaza is in a privileged location for discovering the town. All the rooms are equipped with A/C and satellite television. The hotel also offers many amenities: boutique, beauty salon, swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna and fitness centre! You will therefore have many opportunities to relax after a day of sightseeing.

HI Hidatei Hanaogi Takayama
Hidatei Hanaogi - Takayama
Welcome to the 4* Ryokan Hidatei Hanaogi Hotel, located a ten-minute walk from the small town of Takayama JR station, in a residential neighbourhood. The 4* Ryokan Hidatei Hanaogi Hotel welcomes you to its typical Japanese setting and traditional-style rooms. In the evening, relax in the wonderful indoor and outdoor hot baths. You will also have the opportunity to sample traditional home-cooked regional meals made with fresh, seasonal ingredients.

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

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