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Trip to Japan: MOLTO BELLO!

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We are just back from a REALLY BEAUTIFUL trip to Japan.
A short summary:
Direct flights Milan MXP – Tokyo Narita with Alitalia
Cost x person 499 euro. On time, good service, very nice Staff…,believe me the “new Alitalia” it’s a great choice!
2 week JR Pass, 350 euro p.p.
20 March 2013- Milano MXP --> Tokyo (Narita)
21 Mar- Tokyo  Hiroshima
train
GRANVIA Hotel
22 Mar- Hiroshima
23 Mar- Hiroshima  Okayama
train
Okayama Kooraku Hotel
24 Mar - Okayama
Daytrip (via Uno) train+ferry to Naoshima
25 Mar - Okayama  Kyoto
Train
Hotel VISTA
26 Mar - Kyoto
27 Mar, - Kyoto  Nara
Train
Ryokan Matsumae
28 Mar - Nara  Kyoto
Train with stop at Inari
Hotel ANA Crown Plaza
29 Mar- Kyoto
Hotel Monterey Kyoto
30 Mar – Kyoto  Kanazawa
Train
Hotel NIKKO
31 Mar - Kanazawa
1 Apr - Kanazawa
2 Apr – Kanazawa  Tokyo
Train
Hotel MITSUI Garden Hotel Ginza Premier
3 Apr – Tokyo
4 Apr – Tokyo
ANNEX KATSUTARO RYOKAN
5 Apr – Tokyo
6 Apr – Tokyo (Narita)  Milano MXP
… back home (unfortunately)!
Max hotel cost b&b 21.300 yen (2 pers.) at Mitsui Garden in Tokyo (really beautifull hotel and location), lowest Granvia Hiroshima at 11.700 yen. Average (16 nights) 15.800 yen.
Best places we have visited: 21st Century Musem in Kanazawa, 21_21 Designsight in Tokyo, Naoshima…, Fushimi Srine Inari (sunset…), Sanjusangendo Temple in Kyoto. But … it’s really difficult to write this selection because we have seen so many beautiful places and we have met so may nice People… I just hope to go again to Japan … soon.

Gianni (Milan, Italy)

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