The majority of this prefecture consists of Lake Biwa, which is the biggest lake in all of Japan. Unsurprisingly, most of the sights are situated around the lake. Go hiking in the mountains, take a swim in the lake or visit some of the enchanting temples. The area has plenty to do for everyone and will keep you occupied for days on end.
There are no airports with scheduled airline services in Shiga prefecture. The nearest and most convenient airport is Kansai International Airport in Osaka prefecture.