Welcome to Satoyama Route!

Welcoming people from all over the world, Aozora Kenbun Juku, through eco-tourism, wishes to establish a connection between Japanese culture and the rest of the world.

Discover the history of Japan through our excursions in Gifu prefecture! We offer to guide you through diverse places, such as Takayama, Shirakawa GO or Inuyama, in small groupes and accompanied by locals. As our goal is to share with you the local customs, all our tours includes traditional and/or artistic activities. In our longer tours, we also take you to the remote village of Higahsi Shirakawa to let you experience a real, non touristic japanese village, living mainly from what the beautiful surrounding natures provides.

Our tours in the heart of Gifu prefecture


Takayama One-Day Tour : Old Town, Shodo, Tea And Much More!

Get to understand the Japanese culture by trying out the most traditional arts and visiting one of the rare cities that has kept the spirit of ancient Japan.

Starting
80€


Shirakawa GO And Satoyama Culture One-Day Tour : UNESCO World Heritage, Shodo, Tea And Much More!

Spend one day discovering the tradition of the japanese “Satoyama (里山)“, or mountain village. On the program : UNESCO Site of Shirakawa GO, calligraphy and tea in the beautiful village of Takayama.

Starting
80€


Back To The Past : 3-Days Tour To Takayama, Higashi-Shirakawa And Inuyama

Visit some of the most fascinating places in the heart of Gifu Prefecture, by alternating between going to touristic monuments, staying in a remote village and trying local traditional activities.

Starting
700€


Our participants like :

  • The friendliness of the staff, always ready to answer your questions
  • The willingness of all japanese person encountered to teach you there culture
  • Our european, english speaking tour leader leaving in Japan, who supports the japanese staff and will accompagny you throughout the tour. Fluent in Japanese, English and Italian
  • The uniqueness of our tours, off the beaten tracks, that you will find no where else
  • Our total assistance : from meeting you at the station to escort you back to the station

Although the meeting point is indicated on the program, we will provide detailed information on how to reach us when you book the tour.

 

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More about us

Aozora kenbun juku President :
Tatsuyoshi Murakumo 

Project managment, coordinator and instructor.

Tour leader :
Giulio Di Rienzo

Bachelor degree in Comparative Languages ​​and Humanities with a focus on English and Japanese Modern languages ​​and cultures.

Benvenuti a Satoyama Route !

Accogliendo persone da tutto il mondo, Aozora Kenbun Juku, attraverso l’eco-turismo, ha l’obbiettivo di creare un legame tra la cultura giapponese e il resto del mondo.

Scopri la storia del Giappone attraverso un tour della prefettura di Gifu, Higashi Shirakawa, Takayama e molto altro!

Takayama tour ! Clicca per i dettagli sul tour, prenota ora !

Programma: 

  • Tour giornaliero
  • Visita al Centro storico di Takayama
  • Visita all’antica dimora dello shogunato di Takayama, Takayama Jinya
  • -Pausa pranzo-
  • Sessione di “Shodo“, lezione di calligrafia giapponese
  • Preparazione del tè in stile giapponese
  • Degustazione del tè e breve discussione sulla cultura giapponese
  • Ritorno alla stazione di JR Takayama

Takayama, Higashi-Shirakawa e Inuyama, alcuni dei luoghi più affascinanti nel cuore della prefettura di Gifu.

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Bienvenue au tour « Satoyama Route » !

Accueillant des personnes du monde entier, Aozora Kenbun Juku souhaite, à travers l’éco-tourisme, établir un lien entre la culture japonaise et le reste du monde.
Venez découvrir l’histoire japonaise grâce à nos visites guidées de la préfecture de Gifu! Nous proposons deux tours, l’un accès sur la ville de Takayama et l’autre sur Shirakawa GO. Dans les deux cas nous vous emmenerons à Higashi Shirakawa afin de nous imprégner des traditions japonaises.

Plus d’informations pour la visite de Takayama !

Plus d’informations pour la visite de Shirakawa GO !

Programme :

  • Tour d’une journée
  • Centre-ville historique de Takayama ou village de Shirakawa GO
  • Ancienne maison du Shogunat de Takayama, Takayama Jinya
  • Pause repas
  • Session de « Shodo », leçon de calligraphie japonaise
  • Préparation du thé à la japonaise
  • Dégustation du thé et brève discussion sur la culture japonaise
  • Retour à la station JR de Takayama 

Venez visiter Takayama, Higashi-Shirakawa et Inuyama avec nous, lieux comptant parmi les endroits les plus fascinants de la préfecture de Gifu.

Bien que le lieu de rendez-vous soit indiqué sur le programme, nous vous enverrons des informations détaillées sur comment nous contacter lorsque vous réservez la visite.

Contactez-nous pour plus d’informations OU Réservez maintenant!

Président d’Aozora Kenbun Juku

Tatsuyoshi Murakumo

Manager de projet, coordinateur et instructeur.

Guide touristique

Giulio Di Rienzo

Coordinateur des échanges internationaux à Aozora Kenbun Juku
Licence en langues et sciences humaines comparées, spécialisé dans la culture et les langues modernes japonaise et anglaise.

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