Spring
Spring

Features of Intermediate/Advanced Course

If you are an intermediate or advanced cyclist, we strongly recommend pedaling through the three areas of Aizu (Minami-Aizumachi, Shimogomachi, and Aizu-Wakamatsu Station) with your bike.Features like the slope extending to Ouchijuku, the downhill of Hidamatoge, and a well-maintained Okawa Kitakata Cycling Road make it an enjoyable tour for intermediate and advanced cyclists. With the total distances exceeding 100km and a rather high elevation gain, the course offers a sufficiently challenging ride.You can choose from various options, including an overnight course for Minamiaizu area only, 3 days & 2 nights’ course across the three cities, etc. <Plan for two days: go around Minami-Aizu-machi for a hardy hiker> First day Asakusa Station TOBU Limited Express ‘Revaty Aizu’ Aizu-kogen-ozeguchi Station bike(23km) Maezawa Magariya Village bike(18km) Byobu iwa bike(0.5km) azuki-onsen azuki-onsen Stay Note: Walk to Aizu-Kogen Oze-guchi Station, located at the Entrance to Oze on the Aizu Plateau, carrying a folded bike Note: Even road followed by pleasant uphill road along the Uchikawa river the 2nd day azuki-onsen bike(18km) Big ginkgo in Furumachi bike(6km) michinoeki kirara 289 bike(25km) Aizu-tajima Station TOBU Limited Express ‘Revaty Aizu’ Asakusa Station <Plan for three days: a 150km-bike ride covers all the scenic spots in Aizu> First day […]

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Spring

Features of Beginner Course

Aizu-Tajima Station is ideally accessible by direct express trains. Aizu-Wakamatsu Station offers rental cycle services. Enjoy bike rides in a breeze without having to bring your own bike. The downtown of Aizu-Wakamatsu is mostly flat, offering beginner cyclists an easy ride. Furthermore, scenic spots in the hilly mountain sides, where bike ride maybe a little tricky, are easily accessible by rental cars offered at Aizu-Tajima Station, etc. Ouchijuku, a town with the atmosphere of Edo era’s post station still very much tangible, is popular among tourists from inside and outside the country. Don’t miss it! While great accommodations are guaranteed in Ashinomaki and Yunokami hot springs, minshuku (guest houses) in Ouchijuku area can also offer a memorable stay. Guests are treated with a precious experience of staying in the Important Preservation Districts for Groups of Historic Buildings. <Plan for two days : enjoy nature in Aizu while driving and riding a bike in Aizu-Wakamatsu> First day Asakusa Station TOBU Limited Express ‘Revaty Aizu’ Aizu-tajima Station rental car To-no-hetsuri rental car ouchi-juku rental car Ashinomaki-onsen Ashinomaki-onsen Stay the 2nd day Ashinomaki-onsen rental car Aizu-Wakamatsu Station Change to a rental bike in front of Aizu-Wakamatsu Station, and sightsee in the city by bike […]

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Enjoy Aizu’s short spring to its fullest
The Flowering Sights of Aizu

This route takes you to "Maezawa Magariya Village", the settlement believed to be developed by Aizu samurais in the Middle Age, and "Tsurugajo Castle" that withstood the fierce fight of the Boshin War at the end of Edo era to feel the history of Aizu. You can also enjoy the flowery scenery you can only see in spring. Route First day Asakusa Station Revaty Aizu Aizu-kogen-ozeguchi Station Maezawa Magariya Village Maiden lily in Takashimizu Park Yunokami Hot Spring Second day Yunokami Hot Spring Field mustard land in Yagisawa Cherry blossoms in Tsurugajo Park Strolling along Nanuka-machi Station Nanuka-machi Station Aizu Railway Relay Aizu-tajima Station Revaty Aizu Asakusa Station Maezawa Magariya Village Residents in Maezawa district used to take care of horses as carefullly as of human beings, and "Magariya" is the architectural style to live with horses reflecting such tradition. Many "Magariya" still stand next to each other today. The village also houses the park and the museum. This area was selected as the important preservation district of historic buildings by the national government. Maiden lily in Takashimizu Park Maiden lily - the rare alpine plant growing naturally only around the Iide Mountain Range where three prefectures of Fukushima, Yamagata […]

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