Let’s cycle along the finest cycling track; a route acknowledged for its atmospheric beauty around the world. Take in the enhancing scenery of the Inland Sea, lined with an impressive network of small islands from the distance ... More info ›
Let’s cycle along the finest cycling track; a route acknowledged for its atmospheric beauty around the world. Take in the enhancing scenery of the Inland Sea, lined with an impressive network of small islands from the distance. Here the large bridge is among the site’s characteristic features; it is extraordinary in appearance, and famous around the world for its striking resemblance to a swan spreading its wings. At the heart of the island, you’ll find an 800m stretch of pure-white sand that melt into the vivid blue waters of the beach, in perfect harmony with the island’s contemporary art; a central attraction that will make your land excursions that much more memorable.
- A scared place that prides itself on its beautiful cycling road
- The magnificent view across 727 islands, large and small
- Make the journey to one of the most recognizable beaches in the world, with views of the pure-white sand along the water edge, together with contemporary art and the beautiful bridge unique to this site
- A flat cycling course to suit every taste
Meet at Onomichi Station→transportation to Setoda Port→rent a bicycle→cycling→return a bicycle→transport to Onomichi Station→end of the tour
The white bridge connecting the various islands; the island sea route, is known around the world to be a sacred place for cyclists. The greatest appeal is its beautiful cycling track, acknowledged as one of the most beautiful sites on the Inland Sea from which to cycle and enjoy the passing scenery. From the calm waters and the breaking waves to the peaceful climate, the Inland Sea gives an impression of tranquility and unspoiled nature unlike any other. Sailing in between the various islands, large and small, your coastline cruise journey will be truly unforgettable. Another central attraction is the man-made object, backed by the crystal waters that line the main islands, which can be reached by crossing the bridge. It is exceptional in appearance, and shaped to resemble a swan swooping down upon the Inland Sea.
Cycling starts from 'Ikuchishima Island'. 'Ikuchishima Island' is where a famous Japanese artist was born and raised, and is famed for showcasing the artist’s work outside to complement the beautiful scenery. The biggest highlight is the 800m stretch of pure-white sand along the water edge, as well as the fantastic film festival held every summer. Further on, this plan will take you to island’s peak by car, where you can descend to an island of your choice. Should you stop en route to view the surrounding scenery, you can rest assured that your need can be fulfilled safely. On your return, immerse yourself in the golden white sands and calm waters that line the main islands, backed by the sensational sunset aflame in the sky, to make your land excursions that much more memorable.