Recommend Drive Course

Komatsu Airport IN OUT

4D3N Route: Kanazawa, Noto, Shirakawa Village

Komatsu Airport Departure

Approx. 40 mins

Omicho Ichiba Market (Lunch)

41 559 155*02

The well-loved market has been known as the "Kanazawa citizens' kitchen" for around 300 years. Fresh seafood, vegetables, fruits, and specialties can be bought here.

50 Kamiomi-cho, Kanazawa-shi, Ishikawa

Approx. 10 mins

Kenrokuen Garden

41 499 863*77

One of the Three Great Gardens of Japan - a title given for the highest rating of gardens. The "Yukitsuri" over the Karasaki Pines is a famous winter tradition at Kenrokuen.

1-1 Marunouchi, Kanazawa-shi, Ishikawa

Approx. 5 mins

21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa

41 499 821*28

This museum is a very popular tourist spot in Kanazawa that displays contemporary art. One of the most popular exhibits is "The Swimming Pool" by Leandro Erlich. It is a place where people can casually experience art.

1-2-1 Hirosaka, Kanazawa-shi, Ishikawa
To prevent the spread of COVID-19, reservations are currently required to visit "The Swimming Pool". (As of December, 2021)

Approx. 10 mins

Higashi Chaya District

41 560 281*44

The traditional Japanese atmosphere is all over this place. It is a photogenic spot where you can take a lot of pictures. We recommend you to rent a kimono and walk around. It has been designated as one of the Important Preservation Districts for Groups of Traditional Buildings for its historical value.

Higashiyama, Kanazawa-shi, Ishikawa

Approx. 10 mins

Around Kanazawa Station Accommodation

41 558 874*24【Kanazawa Station】

Approx. 40 mins

Chirihama Nagisa Driveway/Michi-no-Eki (Roadside Station) Noto Chirihama

135 152 828*34【Michinoeki Noto Chirihama】

Chirihama Nagisa Driveway is a rare spot where you can drive along the edge of the waves. Driving in the sea breeze is very exhilarating. In Michi-no-Eki Noto Chirihama, there are shops, restaurant, information space, and also a free footbath for drivers to relax.

Ta-1-62, Chirihama-machi, Hakui-shi, Ishikawa【Michinoeki Noto Chirihama】
Closed in winter (the end of November to the end of April) because of low hot water temperature.

Approx. 40 mins

Sekai-ichi Nagai Bench (World's Longest Bench)

471 192 368*20

At 460.9 meters long, it is recognized by the Guinness Book of Records. It overlooks the Masuhogaura Beach and you can watch the sun setting into the Sea of Japan in the evening.

Togiryoke-machi, Shika-machi, Hakui-gun, Ishikawa

Approx. 1 hr 5 mins

Shiroyone Senmaida

552 615 639*54

A terraced rice field facing the Sea of Japan. The picturesque scenery of the sea from rice field is designated as a national cultural property. Rice is grown using traditional farming methods here, and it is a "Sacred Land of Japanese Agriculture" that is even registered in the Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems. In winter, there are illuminations and it is a lively tourist spot.

Approx. 15 mins

Around former Wajima Station Accommodation

283 799 302*66【Site of the Former Wajima Station of Noto Railway】

Approx. 5 mins

Wajima Asaichi (Morning Market)

283 828 226*64

This morning market has a history of over 1000 years. Seafood freshly caught from the Sea of Japan and Wajima local craft are sold here. Visitors can buy seafood and eat them on the spot here.

1-115 Kawai-machi, Wajima-shi, Ishikawa

Approx. 1 hr

Wakura Onsen (Lunch)

135 861 553*25【Wakura-Onsen Station】

A hot spring resort facing the sea, with many restaurants around the area serving sushi made with fresh seafood. Additionally, gelato made with Noto milk is sold at Noto Milk, and it is best to eat the gelato while walking around.

Ta Ishizaki-machi, Nanao-shi, Ishikawa【Wakura-Onsen Station】

Approx. 1 hr 40 mins


549 019 483*22

Praised for the view of houses shaped like folded hands, the area was designated as an Important Preservation District for Traditional Buildings, and as a World Heritage Site in 1995.

1086 Ogimachi, Shirakawa-mura, Ono-gun, Gifu

Approx. 15 mins

Around Shirakawa Village Accommodation

549 108 106*12【Michi-no-Eki (Roadside Station) Shirakawa-go】

Approx. 1 hr 10 mins

Around Kanazawa Station (Shopping, Lunch)

41 558 874*24【Kanazawa Station】

Approx. 35 mins

Komatsu Airport

120 499 573*40

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