Fodor's Expert Review Shunran no Sato

16-9 Miya-chi, Noto-cho, Hosu-gun, Ishikawa-ken, 927-0322, Japan

More than 47 traditional houses in this farming village at the end of the peninsula have been turned into minshuku, giving you the chance to experience rural life. Try your hand at chopping firewood, harvesting rice, making jam, or dyeing fabric with the villagers' patient instruction. Meals (included in the rate) are as local as you can get—the rice is harvested from paddies outside the houses. Email is the best way to correspond.

PROS

  • welcoming staff
  • some English spoken
  • rare chance to experience rural life

CONS

  • access difficult without a car
  • no hotel-style amenities
  • not much else in the area

QUICK FACTS

B&B/Inn
FamilyHistorical
Quiet
Countryside
Local Flavor
$$$$

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 0768-76–0021
Website: shunran.info

HOTEL DETAILS

4 rooms
Rate Includes: Some meals

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