The highways of Western Japan connect you to wonderful views and delicious cuisine. Set out in search of a never-before-experienced Western Japan!

⬤Here is the Kansai route. >

⬤️Here is the route connecting Kansai, Chugoku-Shikoku, and Kyushu. >

Introducing a driving tour of popular dining and sightseeing spots starting from Airport and covering Kyusyu Region.

The service area on the border between Fukuoka and Saga Prefecture is famous for it “meat udon.”

Colored dominantly with white, it welcomes you with a bright atmosphere and revitalizes the fun of traveling in you. There are many specialty shops such as coffee shops, convenience stores, and fast food shops that are perfect for traveling by car.

It is known for its freshly baked bread and sweets! Please enjoy a break under the high and spacious ceiling at this service area.

The popular melon bread with a crispy cookie crust outside and a soft inside is perfect for a drive on the road. The crispy pie crust cream puffs and the yame matcha red bean ice cream are irresistible to any sweet lover.

What is the scenery that you can see at the Miike Coal Mine, a world heritage site that supported the development of Japan’s economy and industry?!

Coal left a big impact on the modernization of the Japanese culture.It is a place which feels very realistic because of the many things that have remained as it was, such as the coal mine shaft turret, the railroad tracks that carried coal and workers, and the building for prison labor.

Smack in the middle of Kyushu! With the number one line-up in Kyushu, it is essential to try the Kyushu capsule vending machine.

It is a unique service area with over 100 of the capsule vending machines lined up. At the restaurants, you can enjoy the intense Kumamoto grown roast beef rice bowl and other dishes.

Hordes of photographers visit these two famous spots where words cannot express the beauty of the nature there.

Kikuchi Valley is a beautiful valley full of negative ions with its underground flowing water, one of Japan’s top 100 water spots, and one of Japan’s top 100 waterfalls. Mt. Daikanbo has an altitude of 935.9m. It is the tallest peak in the Aso North Outer Ring where you have a 360-degree panoramic view of the surroundings. Please take a deep breath and intake fresh air!

Learn lessons from the restoration of Kumamoto Castle as it has been rebuilding since the earthquake until the present.

“Kumamoto Castle,” which is known as one of the top three castles in Japan, majestically sits on a mountain at the center of Kumamoto City. Reconstruction has continued since the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake and it aims to have a special opening in October. In addition, there is a downtown area called Torichosuji where you can enjoy shopping, local food, and staying the night.