Rent a car from JR Fukuyama station and head to the historic towns of Tomonoura and Onomichi.
Renta a car and proceed to Tomonoura port.
From fukuyama station to Tomonoura port
30min. by car / 14km
Tomonoura port Lighthouse
Address /843-1 Tomo, Tomochou, fukuyama, Hiroshima 〒720-0201
50min. by car / 28km
Address /15-1 Higashitsuchidocho, Onomichi, Hiroshima 〒722-0033
10min. walk / 0.6km
Address /17-29 Higashitsuchidocho, Onomichi, Hiroshima 〒722-0033
Address /15-1 Higashitsuchidocho, Onomichi, Hiroshim〒722-0033
10min. by car / 3km
Address /5-11 Nishigocho, Onomichi, Hiroshima 〒722-0037
Let’s start for the 61km long Shimanami Kaido! Also pay attention to the bridge that connects the islands.
Now it's time to set out on the Shimanami Highway!
First, we'll cross Mukojima Island to Innoshima Island.
From the hotel in Onomichi to the Innoshima Bridge Memorial Park
30 minutes by car / 24km
Innoshima Bridge Memorial Park
Address / Ohamacho, Innnoshima, Onomichi, Hiroshima 〒722-2101
30min. by car / 18km
Address / 553-2 Setodacho Onomichi, Hiroshima 〒722-2411
10min. by car / 4km
Setoda Sunset Beach
Address / 1506-15 Tarumi, Setodacho, Onomichi, Hiroshima 〒722-2404
◇Specialties of the island◇
From Setoda Beach to Tatara Shimanami Park
18 min. by car / 13km
Tatara Shimanami Park
Address / 9180-2 Inokuchi, Kamiuracho, Imabarri, Ehime〒794-1402
10 min. by car / 6.5km
Address / 3327 Miyaura, Omishima-cho, Imabari, Ehime 794-1393
10min. by car / 5.2km
Shimanami Kaido Restaurant & Ryokan Fujimien
しまなみ海道 料理旅館 富士見園
Address / 5733 Inokuchi,Kamiuracho Imabari, Ehime 794-1402
Cross the Salt Island and Pirates Island and land in Shikoku!
Pass through Hakata Island
Hakata Island has been active in the salt industry for a long time and is famous as "Salt Island". "Hakata Furusato Historical Park" displays industrial and cultural materials of Hakata Island, including salt farms and shipping.
From the hotel to a museum in Oshima
25min. by car / 17km
Murakami Suigun Museum
Address / 1285 Miyakubo, Miyakubocho, Imabari, Ehime 〒794-2203
22 min. by car / 12km
Kirousan Observatory Park
Address / 487-4 Minamiura, Yoshiumucho, Imabari, Ehime 〒794-2115
70min. by car / 48km
Address/ 5-6 yunomachi, Dogo, Matsuyama, Ehime 〒790-0842
30min. by car / 10km
Return to the car and Back to Tokyo
- Tour Fee
- Peak Season (1 room for 2 people) 70,000JPY～
Off season (1 room for 2 people) 56,00JPY～
- Bullet train fare(Tokyo-Fukuyama) Air fare(Matsuyama-Tokyo), Rent-a-car,
2 nights accommodation with breakfast, 1 dinner on the second day
Okunoshima, known for its wild rabbits, can be reached in 15 minutes by ferry from Tadanoumi Port.Not only is it famous as a rabbit island, but it also produced poisonous gas during World War II, so you can visit the museum and the remains of the battery.
"Tobishima-Kaido" is the beautiful cycling route consists of 7 islands in Seto inland sea. Tobishima-Kaido is to the west of Shimanami-Kaido. It is not commonly known to people as "Shimanami-Kaido", however you should go cycling Tobishima-Kaido if you want to feel real life of Japanese countryside.
Shimanami Kaido is a bicycle sanctuary that cyclists all over the world long for. There are 15 bicycle rental terminals, and you can drop off at them, so even beginners can create a route where they can enjoy cycling. Crossing the bridge on the bike road is a rare opportunity, isn't it?
Kurushima Sea bream
The sea bream that grew up in the tide of the Kurushima has an excellent taste. Besides sushi and sashimi, sea bream salt ramen is also famous.
Since the Seto Inland Sea has long been a major route for maritime transportation, pirates have infested it. The Murakami Suigun received a directive from the government to crack on them, and had power until the piracy ban was issued. There are still places related to Innoshima and Oshima.