Taking account of the season, we introduce four fascinating day or overnight trips from Kanazawa. We also list pleasant detours so that you can organize your own wonderful trip.
Traveling by rental car is usually more expensive than travelling by bus or train, but it can be a cost-effective, reasonable alternative to public transportation if you plan to visit multiple destination.

Michinoeki (lit. roadside station) is a public facility set up along the main roads all over the country, offering travel information, rest, food, drink, restrooms, Wi-Fi connection, and on-the-spot sales of local products.

Start/Finish: Sojiji Soin Temple to Shiroyone Senmaida
Distance: 40.5km (25miles)
Seasonal Highlights: Autumn is the perfect time to admire this time-honored temple. The romantic landscape of illuminated Shiroyone Senmaida (rice paddies) is a must-see for those who visit to Noto in this season.

Start/Finish: Wajima to Anamizu Bay
Distance: 105km (65miles)
Seasonal Highlights: Winter is the best season to feast on freshly-caught seafood, especially plump oysters.

Start/Finish: Chirihama Nagisa Driveway to Sazanami Port
Distance: 60km (37miles)
Seasonal Highlights: Mt. Tateyama can be viewed in the seasons of clear air from autumn to winter. In winter, Himi draws many tourists who come to enjoy the taste of buri (yellowtail).

Start: Ainokura in Gokayama
Finish: Ogimachi in Shirakawa-go (Distance: 32.3km (20miles))
Shogawa-kyo Valley (Distance: 16.6km (10.3miles))
Seasonal Highlights: Each destination boasts colorful foliage in autumn. In winter, you can see the villages enveloped in heavy snow. This is yet another attraction, and the villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama organize special illumination events.

Start/Finish: Tsurugi to Ogimachi in Shirakawa-go
Distance: 64.2km (39.9miles)
Seasonal Highlights: Hakusan Super Rindo Toll Road is famous for its colorful foliage in autumn. In winter, with heavy snowfall annually, Hakusanroku attracts numerous enthusiasts to its winter sports facilities.

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