The Kanmuri-yama is a mountain located on the border between Gifu and Fukui Prefecture. It is the source of the Ibi River and is a part of the Ryohaku Mountains. The mountain peak has a small area that can only hold about 10 people, but it offers an unobstructed 360-degree panoramic view. There is one prepared hiking trail on the mountain, and it takes about 2 hours to reach the peak.
The Wine Castle in Ikeda, Fukui is a local attraction, a place where varying wines are produced yearly. The affiliation with wine is shared with their sister-city of Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
The Jogu Jinja in Tsuruga, Fukui is famous for having a Korean bell and because of Basho’s visit. It’s along Tsuruga peninsula towards the power plants, bus from station. Tsuruga couples go here during pregnancy to pray for a safe delivery and healthy baby.
The Kehi no Matsubara in Tsuruga, Fukui is one of Japan’s three most beautiful pine groves. It has nice trails for walking or running. The beach is also very nice. There are over 18,000 pine trees here.