Partners Information: Do you fancy cycling through the Japanese countryside against a beautiful backdrop of rice paddies and mountains? Look no further than Iiyama cycling.
On your next trip to Japan, visit Iiyama city in Nagano Prefecture. It’s less than 2 hours from Tokyo by Shinkansen (bullet train). Iiyama is called”Little Kyoto”, due to its many temples and shrines around the city.
You can cycle along Japan’s longest river, the Chikuma River, while taking in the beautiful surrounds.
There are several kinds of bicycles for hire at the activity centre, at Iiyama Station.
Iiyama is a great place to stop along the Shinkansen line, and the route: Tokyo -> Iiyama -> Kanazawa -> Kyoto is popular and highly recommended.
Visit Iiyama’s activity centre for information on various cycling routes. There’s plenty of information available in English!
Further information and pricing below: