Sightseeing Areas around Gifu City

There are various kinds of sightseeing areas around Gifu City.
You can plan sightseeing tours that go to the world heritage Shirakawa-go and Hida-takayama together with sightseeing in Gifu City.
There are many ski resorts and golf courses within an hour and half by car or by bus; enjoy skiing or golfing too!

Model Courses

1. The golden route and Gifu sightseeing / 3 nights 4 days domestic Japan

  1. Tokyo sightseeing (accommodation)
  2. Tokyo → Shizuoka (Mt. Fuji) → Nagoya (sightseeing) → Gifu, watching Cormorant Fishing on Nagara River (Ukai) (accommodation)
  3. Sightseeing in Gifu City → Nagoya → Kyoto, sightseeing (accommodation)
  4. Kyoto → Osaka

2. Wonderful Gifu and travel through central Japan/ 2 nights 3 days domestic Japan

  1. Nagoya City, sightseeing → Gifu City, sightseeing (accommodation)
  2. Gifu → Gujo-Hachiman (sightseeing and experiencing making food replica → Takayama, sightseeing (accommodation)
  3. Takayama → World Heritage Shirakawa-go (sightseeing the village with Gasshozukuri traditional architecture) → Toyama (Tateyama and Kurobe alpine route) or Kanazawa (sightseeing)

Access to sightseeing areas around Gifu City

Hida Takayama

Access from Gifu City

Train:
  1. JR Gifu Station
    2 hours
  2. Takayama
Bus:
  1. Gifu Bus Terminal / JR Gifu Station
    Gifu Bus
    Express Gifu Takayama Line
    2 hours
  2. Takayama
Car: takes about 2 hour
  1. Gifu City
    Rt. 21
  2. Gifu Kakamigahara IC
    Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway
  3. Hida-Kiyomi IC
    Chubu Jukan Expressway
  4. Takayama IC
    Rt. 41
  5. Takayama City

Shirakawa-go

Access from Gifu City

Bus:
  1. Gifu Bus Terminal / JR Gifu Station
    Gifu Bus
    Express Hachiman Line
    1 hour 10 min.
  2. Hachiman Eigyosho
    Gifu Bus
    Express Shirakawa-go Line
    1 hour 40 min.
  3. Hatogaya
Car: takes about 2 hour
  1. Gifu City
    Rt. 21
  2. Gifu Kakamigahara IC
    Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway
  3. Shirakawa-go IC
  4. Shirakawa-go

Gero Hot Springs

Access from Gifu City

Train:
  1. JR Gifu Station
    1 hour 10 min.
  2. Gero
Car: takes about 1 hour 50 min.
  1. Gifu City
    Rt. 21
  2. Mino-Kamo City
    Rt. 41
  3. Gero City

Gujo-Hachiman

Access from Gifu City

Bus:
  1. Gifu Bus Terminal / JR Gifu Station
    Gifu Bus
    Express Hachiman Line
    1 hour 10 min.
  2. Gujo Hachiman
Car: takes about 1 hour
  1. Gifu City
    Rt. 21 / Rt. 156
  2. Gifu Kakamigahara IC / Seki IC
    Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway
  3. Gujo-Hachiman IC

Oku Hida Hot Springs Villages

Access from Gifu City

Train + Bus:
  1. JR Gifu Station
    2 hours
  2. Takayama
    Nohi Bus
    50 min.
  3. Oku Hida Hot Springs Villages
Car: takes about 2 hours 30 min.
  1. Gifu City
    Rt. 21
  2. Gifu Kakamigahara IC
    Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway
  3. Hida-Kiyomi IC
    Chubu Jukan Expressway
  4. Takayama IC
    Rt. 158
  5. Oku Hida Hot Springs Villages