If your trip to Gifu is all locked in but your itinerary is a bit on the empty side, we can give you a few hints and tips.Stop by Gifu Castle. It’s one attraction you’ll find on many travelers’ must-do lists. If you still have space on that schedule, Nagaragawa Onsen and Gifu Park will keep you busy too.
If you’re trying to find day-trip inspiration from Gifu, you certainly aren’t going to come up short! Old Town Takayama, just 55 miles away, offers some fantastic sights that’ll keep you busy. Stop in at Miyagawa Morning Market and Takayama Traditional Culture and Crafts Square to start uncovering the story of the region. Then continue your trip by visiting Takayama Showa Kan.
If you want to get out and mingle with new people, signing up for an event at Nagaragawa Convention Centre is a great idea. You’ll find it 1 mile from Gifu, so look through the schedule and see what appeals.
Some people find ducking in and out of traffic in big cities a bit daunting. But in a small ride like a compact, the streets of Gifu will be a cinch. Rather spend your time discovering the surrounding bays? Have a look at our wide range of SUVs. With plenty of room and power under the hood, these bigger cars will make those long, leisurely drives even more memorable. Ticking off all the experiences and attractions that Gifu is known for has never been easier with your own wheels.
Sometimes it’s all about the journey, which makes choosing the right car important. If you’re about to embark on an amazing road trip around Gifu, a roomy SUV could be a good choice. If you’d like a fantastic bargain and plan on staying mostly in the city, an economy car is a smart pick. All you need to do is work out what’ll suit you best, throw your bags in the trunk, and hit the wide, open road.
In Gifu, you’ll need to drive on the left-hand side of the road. That means the driver’s seat is on the right-hand side. If your rental vehicle has a manual transmission, you’ll be changing gears with your left hand.
It can be. Circling the block searching for a parking spot is all part of the fun in Gifu. Getting close to popular attractions is easier if you plan ahead.
As the population of Gifu is roughly 397,700, you shouldn’t have too much difficulty with traffic congestion. That being said, downtown streets can get busy before and after work hours, so you may want to avoid driving during these times.
While navigating through the streets of Gifu, keep in mind that the speed limits generally range from 30km/h to 100km/h. Most residential zones are 40km/h unless posted otherwise.
In most cases, your rental company will bill the fined amount to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may supply your contact details to the relevant local law enforcement agency so they can issue a fine to you directly.
If you have hands-free or Bluetooth functions enabled, you are allowed to use your cell phone while driving a car in Gifu. But ensure you remain focused on the road.
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit when operating a vehicle in Gifu is 0.03%. If you’re planning a big night on the town, leave your wheels behind and organize some other way of getting home instead.
Turning on a red light isn’t permitted in Gifu. Always keep an eye on traffic signs and lights to make sure you don’t break any road rules.
They are, so buckle up. However, there are exceptions for vehicles run by public transportation networks.