The Seto Inland Sea is located between the Honshu and Shikoku regions, with the coastal areas also commonly referred to as ‘Setouchi’.
Home to over a thousand islands, both big and small, the Seto Inland Sea is well-known for its outstanding natural beauty with spectacular sea and mountain views abound.
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Seasons in Chugoku and Shikoku Regions
Japan is blessed with four distinct seasons, with each season bringing out its own distinctive and unique beauty in the Chugoku and Shikoku regions. Experience the charming natural scenery regardless of when you go!
Enjoy cherry blossoms in full bloom in spring; have fun with various river and mountain activities in summer; witness the fiery red leaves in autumn; and delve into the magical snowscapes in winter that will take your breath away.
Chugoku/Shikoku “History & Gourmet Tour”
Starting with Itsukushima Shrine which is a World Heritage Site, this itinerary will take you to numerous historical sites and allow you to try out delicious local cuisine.
Castle & Peaches
Shrine & Izumo Soba
“Artistic and Island-Hopping Tour”
Enjoy a Special autumn in Chugoku & Shikoku driving around in a rental car
The islands in the Seto Inland Sea are cast in a new light in every season. This region is a soothing place where natural beauty and art are brought together as one, making it ideal for getting away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
How to get there
There are 13 airports in the Chugoku and Shikoku regions, making the area easily accessible from Tokyo. The area is also convenient to reach by Shinkansen from the Kansai and Kyushu regions.