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全国巡りたび 石川県

A high-quality trip from Osaka to a
hot spring town with a
Michelin star in a snowy landscape

A high-quality trip from Osaka to a hot spring town with a Michelin star in a snowy landscape

Right after you get off the JR Limited Express Thunderbird, you will be in the snowy Kaga Onsen.Introducing a two-day trip based around the exotic winter of Kaga. Be astonished by not only the hot springs but also the rich nature and gastronomy. Take a walk in the snowy Kakusenkei, enjoy local sake, and experience traditional culture while heading to Yamanaka Onsen at night, which Basho loved. Why don't you forget the hustle and bustle of the city and heal your body and soul with the charm of Kaga such as hot springs, gastronomy and culture?

DAY1 START!!

Access to Ishikawa Prefecture

JR Osaka Station

Limited Express Thunderbird About140minutes

JR Kaga Onsen Station

Yamanakaza

A magnificent theater that collects the best of Yamanaka lacquer ware, such as lacquered pillars and lacquered ceilings. You can enjoy traditional Yamanaka performing arts such as Yamanaka-bushi singing and geisha dancing.

Yamanakaza
Yamanakaza
Yamanakaza

1minute by car

Kakusenkei

Walking the trail as it meanders through the mountains, affords the best view of the beauty of the valley in Hokuriku. The valley stretches about 1.3km from Korogi Bridge to Kurotani Bridge. The nature trail is maintained, and you can enjoy a walk for about 30 minutes while looking at the unusual rock formations and the river that reflects the nature of the four seasons.

Kakusenkei
Kakusenkei
Kakusenkei

1minute by car

Matsuura Sake Brewery Tsukushiya

A sake brewery that manufactures and sells the gentle taste of "Shishi no Sato". The super soft water "Yakusui" that springs from the precincts of Iouji Temple (a hot spring guardian temple), is used as the water for preparation. Let's taste the slightly sweet lees soft serve.

Matsuura Sake Brewery Tsukushiya
Matsuura Sake Brewery Tsukushiya
Matsuura Sake Brewery Tsukushiya

1minute by car

Cafe LoBBY

Unique dishes, featuring local ingredients, will be offered to you. Let's explore the hot spring town while popping into the cafe or restraurant.

Cafe LoBBY
Cafe LoBBY
Cafe LoBBY

1minute by car

Mokume

A shop run by a local craftsman where you can create your own wooden chopsticks and wooden vessels with the full of the scent of wood. At the shop, choose from chopsticks, bowls and wooden vessels created by the Kijishi master, and use them with fond memories of your trip.

Mokume
Mokume
Mokume

3minute by car

Hanamurasaki

A 120-year-old hot spring inn that uses local ingredients, vessels, and crafts to entertain guests. You can enjoy the best valley in Hokuriku luxuriously from all the guest rooms replete with river views. The inn has the only "a la carte kaiseki dinner" in Japan. Choose your favourite individual foods from about 50 dishes offered.

Hanamurasaki
Hanamurasaki
Hanamurasaki

3minute by car

WASHU BAR ENGAWA

After you soak in soft water, let's visit the Japanese Washu BAR Engawa where you can taste the most delicious sake of the day recommended by the owner, who has acquired the status of "Sake Master". Sake cups are also selected and provided according to the quality of sake. Savour local sake in the best hideaway.

WASHU BAR ENGAWA
WASHU BAR ENGAWA
WASHU BAR ENGAWA
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