Shimanami Kaido cycling

【Cycling Diary】Shimanami Kaido Cycling: Shinonomichi – Innoshima – Imabari

Cycling Diary: April Rail and Cycling Tour Day 2/3 to Shimanami Kaido

This is our cycling diary for Shimanami Kaido, which is probably the most well-known Japanese cycling route. The route connects Honshu to Shikoku with a series of bridges that are architecturally attractive and there are numerous opportunities to delight in the beautiful scenery of the Setonaikai inland sea, their islands and small villages en-route. For further informaton on Shimanami Kaido, please also see the following post: Shimanami Kaido Cycling Route

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Shimanami Kaido Cycling Route

The Nishiseto 西瀬戸 Expressway, commonly known as the Setouchi Shimanami Kaido 瀬戸内しまなみ海道 Expressway, links Onomichi 尾道, Hiroshima Prefecture 広島県, with Imabari 今治, Ehime Prefecture 愛媛県.  It is a 60 kilometer-long highway that links the islands of the Seto Inland Sea with nine individual bridges.  There are two other land connections between Shikoku and Honshu, but the Shimanami Kaido is the only one accessible by bicycle and on foot.

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