Why don’t you travel on the White Road where you can visit Kanazawa, Hakusan, Shirakawa-go, and Takayama by staying at “Matsusaki”.
About Hakusan Shirakawa-go White Road
Hakusan Shirakawa-go White Road is a forest road that aims at undeveloped resources connecting Ishikawa Prefecture and Gifu Prefecture, and is a very popular toll road where the end point is Shirakawa-go, a World Heritage Site.
While driving at an altitude of 600 m to 1450 m and a total length of 33.3 Km (about 1 hour), you can see the natural beauty and other mountains of Hakusan, and many waterfalls.
“Matsusaki” is located just between Kanazawa and White Road, about 40 minutes by car from the Chu-gu entrance on the Ishikawa Prefecture side, and at the entrance to the foot of Hakusan, which is an excellent base for sightseeing in Hakusan. Please stay at “Matsusaki” and enjoy the fine trip of Hakusan Shirakawa-go White Road.
Matsuzaki is a “one-way free campaign eligible accommodation”.
One way is free if you stay with two or more people.
Please ask at the front desk when using.
■People who stay at Matsusaki after using Shirayama Shirakawa-go White Road.
Cash back the toll!
※We will confirm with the receipt (stub) of Hakusan Shirakawa-go White Road
■Those who use Shirayama Shirakawa-go White Road after staying at Matsusaki
Distribute a free ticket for White Road when you return.
※Free ticket has an expiration date.
1.Visit Kanazawa on the Hokuriku Shinkansen! Enjoy sightseeing in Kanazawa.
In Kanazawa, please enjoy sightseeing such as Kanazawa Castle, Kenrokuen Garden, Samurai Residence, Higashi Chaya Street.
Higashi Chaya Street
2.Go by car from sightseeing spots in Kanazawa to “Matsusaki”.
※You need to rent a car at Kanazawa Station.
- ・From Kanazawa Station to Matsusaki→About 40 minutes car ride.
- ・From Kanazawa Castle and Kenrokuen to Matsusaki→About 40 minutes car ride.
- ・From Samurai Residence to Matsusaki→About 35 minutes car ride.
- ・From Higashi Chaya street to Matsusaki→About 45 minutes car ride.
3.Stay at “Matsusaki”.
We will introduce you the points you can enjoy at Matsusaki.
There are Japanese garden and tea room!
You can eat beautiful Japanese food！
You can be in the hot spring！（Some rooms have an open-air bath.）
4.From Matsusaki to Hakusan Shirakawa-go White Road！
If you move about 50 minutes by car from Matsusaki, you will arrive at the Chu-gu Tollgate in Ishikawa Prefecture. Ishikawa Prefecture Chu-gu tollgate will be the entrance to the White Road. White Road is also a highlight of autumn leaves and is a place to enjoy the fall.
Shirayama Shirakawa-go White Road Drive.
Here are some highlights of White Road. There are many other attractions here as well.
Ubagataki and Oyadani no Yu
Sanpoiwa Parking Lot
5.Sightseeing of World Heritage “Shirakawa-go”！
White Road is from Chugu toll office in Ishikawa Prefecture to Magari toll station in Gifu Prefecture. If you leave White Road and drive for about 10 minutes, you will arrive at World Heritage Site “Shirakawa-go”.
About World Heritage “Shirakawa-go”
In Shirakawa-mura, Ono-gun, Gifu Prefecture, a large number of large and small 100 conscious structures remain, and it is still known as a village where people live their lives.
It has been acclaimed as a World Heritage Site in recent years, as it has been highly praised for its efforts to create a village with a beautiful landscape that should be called the original scenery of Japan, and the efforts of mutual assistance among the people rooted in the area.
Being recognized as a World Heritage Site, it has gained in popularity, and many tourists from around the world visit each year.
It is a place like “Hometown of Japan” where you can feel deeply the rural culture, life and life that is the original scenery of Japan.
6.Drive a little car to Hida Takayama！
About Hida Takayama
The Hida Takayama area in Gifu Prefecture has many attractions, such as the old town with its features from the Edo period through the Meiji period, and local gourmets such as Hida beef. Outdoor leisure is also recommended as the rich nature spreads.
《Information on Shirayama Shirakawa-go White Road》
■Contact（Hakusan Forest Road Ishikawa Management Office)：076-256-7341
■Business hours / Opening period
June-August 7:00 am-6:00 pm(Exit closed at 7 pm)
September-November 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (Exit closed at 6 pm)
Mid November to early June
Standard-sized car:One way 1,600 yen round trip 2,600 yen
※The U-turn within the toll section is a one-way charge.
※Credit card not accepted.