Satoyama & Seaside Cycling Tours“Ride along the coastline or in the mountain side communities and engage with locals inviting you to let your hair down and enjoy the slow and friendly pace of Minamisanriku.”
“Ride along the coastline or in the mountain side communities and engage with locals inviting you to let your hair down and enjoy the slow and friendly pace of Minamisanriku.”
Bicycling Minamisanriku is a passport to a unique journey through the most authentic experience of the town. Whether it’s the soft sea breeze as you ride along the coast, the fishermen hand-in-hand at the ports with hovering gulls overhead, the holistic life of satoyama farmers working on golden fields of rice, or the beauty of the people’s smiles and hope for the future − feel at your own pace, experience all the sights, sounds, smells, tastes and the town’s resilience ー while also leaving less trace to its bountiful environment. The truth is, Minamisanriku is not just for looking at. To really experience these treasures, you have to hop out of the car, walk along and feel them beneath your feet. Whatever the path, it is sure to impact you in a way you had never imagined. From long before and even more so since the Great East Japan Earthquake, we are conscious of protecting a way of life in harmony with the bounty of nature. We welcome you to experience this, and live simply and sustainably, together with us. At the heart of Minamisanriku Cycling Tours are the heartfelt “real interactions” and time spent with locals living nearby the bicycle course. You are sure to enjoy this one of a kind experience, let us guide you on your journey!
Period: April – November (Closed Wednesdays) Hours: Around 2 hours AM Tour: 10:00 – 12:00 PM Tour: 13:30 – 15:30 Participants: 1-10 people Charge: 1 person → 8,000 yen / person 2 people → 4,000 yen / person 3 people → 3,000 yen / person Other: – Height minimum 140cm, Elementary school and older – Please join with comfortable clothes for outdoor activities – Tours are cancelled with bad weather (Cancellation is decided on the day before or day of tour) Address: Minamisanriku Portal Center, 51-1 Gozenshita, Shizugawa, Minamisanriku-chō, Motoyoshi-gun, Miyagi-ken 986-0700, Japan Please feel free to contact the Minamisanriku Tourism Association for further inquiries.