Spring in the Southwest
2018 Southwest Japan Guide
Follow our selection of guides below to learn some of the most exciting ways to spend your spring.
Nagasaka, Fukuoka, Saga, Yamaguchi

Spring in the Southwest

2018 Southwest Japan Guide

Introduction

Southwest Japan encompasses some of the best culture the country has to offer. Follow our selection of guides below to learn some of the most exciting ways to spend this summer, as we share a variety of highlighted events and recommended itineraries across Fukuoka, Nagasaki, Saga and Yamaguchi.

Spring in Nagasaki

Flower viewing and island hopping

Mar 25
Jun 20

Spring Festivals in Nagasaki

Flower viewing at Omura and azaleas at Nagushiyama Park

Highlights of Nagasaki

From the mystical, UNESCO-recognised Gunkanjima island to the pearl sea resort of Kujukushima

Spring in Saga

Local crafts and natural environments

Mar 18
May 14

Spring Festivals in Saga

Get your hands on some famous Arita ceramics or wonder at the carp streamers over the Kase River

Highlights of Saga

From natural monuments at Nanatsugama to hot springs at Takeo Onsen

Spring in Fukuoka

Colorful culture and traditional discoveries

Feb 11
Apr 3

Spring Festivals in Fukuoka

From colorful Sagemon to sake-drinking poets near Dazaifu Shrine.

Highlights of Fukuoka

Discover traditional culture and try the local pork broth ramen

Spring in Yamaguchi

Cherry blossom and memorable views

Jul 20
Aug 7

Spring Festivals in Yamaguchi

Head to Tokiwa Park for the cherry blossom, or welcome the spring at the Kintaikyo bridge

Highlights of Yamaguchi

A trip to the paradise island of Tsunoshima promises spectacular views