Esashi town is located in about 1.5 hours drive(70km) from Hakodate. So, you can enjoy one day trip from Hakodate. This town still remains its prosperous assets when herring fishing was very successful. To enjoy this town I recommend you
From Tsurui Village you can go to the famous sunset spots. The first one is Kushiro Harbor. It is said that the sunset at Kushiro Harbor is one of the most beautiful sunsets in the world.(Other 2 are Manila, Philippines
Kuromatsunai town is located just between Sappooro and Hakodate, so it may be nice to visit this wonderful nature town from either city. The first activity is guided walk in the Beech Forest. You can enjoy the relaxed time in
Shibetsu town is located at southern east of Hokkaido. Its name means “town living salmon” in Ainu language, so the most of the sightseeing spots are related to Salmon. The most recommended place is “Salmon Museum”. You can learn a
Kuromatsunai town operates sausage and cheese factory by themselves, so the dishing using them, especially pizza served at “Pizza Do” in the “Toit Ver II”. The sausage and cheese factory is located inside “Toit Ver I”. You can see their
From Akaigawa village you can reach to the most famous whisky distillery in Japan. This is “NIKKA” Yoichi distillery. The distillery opens from 9am from 5pm. You can go around the distillery with language assistance. No preliminary reservation is required.
Akaigawa village does not face to the sea. But, if you drive about 40 min, from the downtown, you can reach to Shakotan peninsula where you can eat very fresh sea urchin in this season. Most of the local restaurants
Kyogoku town is located about 80km south-east from Sapporo and just on the foot of Mt.Yoteizan which is one of the most famous mountains in Japan. If you want to climb Mt.Yoteizan, you should wake up very early and start
Akagawa village is the only one village located on the crater caused by violent explosion of a volcano of Mt.Yoteizan. The village is purely farm area where you can stay at ease. There are 2 recommended places you might stay
In addition to rape flowers and sunsets there are some more spots worth visiting in and around Ebeotsu. The first place is Ebeotsu shrine located in the middle of downtown. The smiling guardian dog welcomes your visit at the gate.