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Shimanami Kaidō

  • Shimanami Kaidō
  • Shimanami Kaidō
  • Shimanami Kaidō


    This route joining Imabari in Ehime Prefecture and Onomichi in Hiroshima Prefecture is about 60 km long. Nine bridges link a string of islands across the Seto Inland Sea between Honshū and Shikoku. Besides enjoying the scenic beauty of the Inland Sea, you can experience a great deal of history and culture. Of the three routes linking Honshū and Shikoku, this is the only one that you can cross by bicycle or on foot, enjoying the exhilarating seascapes and tranquil fishing villages at your own pace. This is one of the best cycling routes in Japan, and it attracts visitors from all over the world.

    Basic information

    Imabari City, Onomichi City
    Highway toll Bicycle: 50JPY~200JPY (Vary by distance).
    • Travel by car recommended
    Who are you traveling with?
    • Family
    • Couple
    • Friends
    • Alone
    • Senior
    Recommended seasons
    • Spring
    • Summer
    • Autumn
    • Winter
    Please be aware that changes may be made to the information due to various circumstances.
    For the latest information, please contact the respective facilities directly.
    ※Bicycle fees are free until March 31, 2024, with "Shimanami Free Cycling" in effect

    Detailed information

    0898-23-7250 (Imabari Control Center)/0848-44-3700 (Onomichi Control Center)
    Web Site
    This information is correct as of 12/2023. For details, please visit the official website of each facility or contact each facility.