The Seto Inland Sea is located between the Honshu and Shikoku regions, with the coastal areas
also commonly referred to as ‘Setouchi’. Home to over a thousand islands, both big
and small, the Seto Inland Sea is well-known for its outstanding natural beauty with
spectacular sea and mountain views abound.
How to get there?
It takes about 80 minutes to get to Takamatsu Airport, which is located within the Setouchi
area, from Haneda Airport. The limousine bus ride from Takamatsu Airport to Takamatsu Port
takes about 45 minutes. From there, you can get to the Setouchi Islands by ferry.
6 Daily Flightsfrom Haneda to Takamatsu
To each island
April 14 - May 18
August 5 - September 4
September 29 - November 6
The Setouchi Triennale takes place in the picturesque Seto Inland Sea,
once every three years on twelve islands and two ports in Kagawa and Okayama Prefectures.
The theme is “Restoration of the Sea,”
and the art festival aims to revitalize formerly-thriving island communities in this beautiful natural environment
and transform the region into a Sea of Hope.
Precious cultural assets such as Onna Bunraku puppetry remain on Naoshima, where
smelters fueled the town's development. Now the island is known as a mecca of modern
Teshima is the next island following Naoshima to be developed as an art island in
recent years, and is a place where visitors can enjoy abundant nature, such as
terraced rice fields and white sandy beaches.
Packed with attractions from spectacular natural scenery to art and gourmet food,
Shodoshima is the second largest island in the Seto Inland Sea. Explore the island
using rental cars or bicycles.
Regent in Olives
Hishio no Sato (Soy Sauce village)
Hishio is a salted product that is made by fermentation after salt addition. There
is an area with rows of factories that produce soy sauce and tsukudani (preserved
food boiled in soy sauce), which is representative of hishio, in Shodoshima.
Superb viewing point in Olive Park. Enjoy the beautiful contrast between the white
windmill and the blue backdrop of the sea and the sky.
The tidal sand path only emerges twice a day during low tide.