Shikoku Travel Guide
Plan Your Shikoku Vacation
Shikoku, the smallest of Japan’s four main islands, isn’t somewhere many tourists manage to visit. The island is mountainous and mostly rural, but what Shikoku lacks in urban adventure it makes up for in an abundance of natural beauty, unique traditions, and enthusiastic hospitality.
Accommodations on Shikoku range from ryokan and minshuku (guest houses) in old homes to international hotels and lavish... read more
Eating in Shikoku can be surprisingly cosmopolitan experience. Matsuyama offers the widest variety of cuisines, everything... read more
Things To Do in Shikoku
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Get off the concrete: Discover Shikoku's natural charms by rafting, hiking, walking, and swimming. Best of all, bicycle across the... Read more
Every corner of Shikoku has a special dish, cuisine, or crop. Ehime is famous for mikan—clementines—and between November and... Read more
If a day or two spent rafting, canyoning, and bridge walking (with a night in a hot spring) leaves you wanting more, grab your bullwhip... Read more
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