• Tatara Bridge (Setouchi Shimanami Kaido)
  • Cycling (Setouchi Shimanami Kaido)
  • Pyrethrum field in Innoshima (Setouchi Shimanami Kaido)
  • Sunset seen from Jodojiyama Observatory (Setouchi Shimanami Kaido)
  • Setoda Sunset Beach (Setouchi Shimanami Kaido)
  • Innoshima Suigun Castle (Setouchi Shimanami Kaido)
  • Shotoen (Aki Nada Tobishima Kaido)
  • Townscape of the Mitarai district (Aki Nada Tobishima Kaido)
  • Canoe experience (Kakishima Kaido)
  • Superb view open-air bath (Osakikamijima)
  • Tatara Bridge (Setouchi Shimanami Kaido)
  • Cycling (Setouchi Shimanami Kaido)
  • Pyrethrum field in Innoshima (Setouchi Shimanami Kaido)
  • Sunset seen from Jodojiyama Observatory (Setouchi Shimanami Kaido)
  • Setoda Sunset Beach (Setouchi Shimanami Kaido)
  • Innoshima Suigun Castle (Setouchi Shimanami Kaido)
  • Shotoen (Aki Nada Tobishima Kaido)
  • Townscape of the Mitarai district (Aki Nada Tobishima Kaido)
  • Canoe experience (Kakishima Kaido)
  • Superb view open-air bath (Osakikamijima)

There are many unique islands scattered in the Seto Inland Sea. Centering on the “Setouchi Shimanami Kaido” where scenic islands are connected, the “Tobishima Kaido” connecting the islands of Aki Sea, and the “Kakishima Kaido,” which connects Etajima, famous for the former Naval Academy, and Kurahashi Island, where the Japanese envoys were built, etc., were also built, etc. We will introduce by area, such as “Osakikamijima,” which can only be visited.

Setouchi Shimanami Kaido

“Fukari Seto” where you can see the beauty of the archipelago sandwiched between Innoshima and Mukaijima
Scenery seen from the top of Innoshima Bridge
“Innoshima Ohashi” bathed in the morning sun
“Kurushima-Kaikyo Bridge” seen from Mt. Kiro Observation Deck in Imabari
Cycling along the sea that you can enjoy in an exhilarating mood
“Innoshima Suigun Castle” which exhibits materials related to Murakami pirates
Pyrethrum that blooms profusely on Innoshima around the beginning of May
Onomichi Suido Cruise while being blown by the sea breeze
The sunset seen from Setoda Sunset Beach
Scenery overlooking Senko-ji Temple and the streets of Onomichi

A scenic sea road woven by an island and a bridge

The Setouchi Shimanami Kaido is a sea road made up of beautiful islands and bridges that connect them. The 60km long road connecting Onomichi City in Hiroshima Prefecture and Imabari City in Ehime Prefecture allows you to fully enjoy the scenery of the islands floating in the Seto Inland Sea. The “Cycling Road” is famous as the first bicycle path in Japan where you can cross the strait.

Akinada Tobishima Kaido

Islands of the Seto Inland Sea seen from the Aki Sea and Tobishima Kaido
“Akinada Bridge” connecting the mainland and Shimokamagari Island
“Shotoen” where you can see the Chosen Tsushinshi and Koimari
The townscape of the Mitarai district where nostalgic landscapes still remain
“Ranjimakaku Museum of Art” made of Japanese cypress in pursuit of the beauty of Japanese architecture
“Kenmin no Hama” has facilities such as natural hot springs

Islands likened to stepping stones (flying stones) floating in the sea

The “Aki Sea Tobishima Kaido” is named after comparing the islands in the Seto Inland Sea to stepping stones that cross the garden. We recommend drop-by areas such as the Mitarai district of Shimokamagari Island, which flourished as a port of call for Korean envoys and Sankin-kotai daimyo, and the Mitarai district of Osakishimojima, where traditional buildings remain.

Kakishima Kaido

Cycling while gazing at the scenery of the Seto Inland Sea
The 1st JMSDF School of Operation with an impressive red brick exterior
The second Ondo Bridge over the scenic “Ondo no Seto”
“Etajima oysters” from Hiroshima prefecture that are famous nationwide

Also known as Oyster Road!

“Kakishima Kaido” is a scenic cycling road connecting Kure City and Etajima City. There are plenty of historical sightseeing spots, such as scenic spots related to Taira no Kiyomori, the port where the Kentou Mission Stopped in, and the Former Naval Academy Building! You can enjoy fresh oysters in winter.

Osakikamijima

Let's move around the island using ultra-small mobility!
The archipelago of the Seto Inland Sea seen from Mt. Kamimine on Osakikamijima
Experience sea kayaking in the calm waves of the Seto Inland Sea
The voice echoes on the sea, and the powerful “Padden Horse Racecourse”
“Kinoe Onsen Hotel Seifukan” is a hotel located between the sky and the sea in Setouchi

Moving around the island with “ultra-small mobility”

Osakikamijima is an island in Hiroshima prefecture floating in the Seto Inland Sea that is not connected to the mainland by a bridge. You can visit while enjoying a relaxing boat trip. Let’s enjoy experiences unique to the island, such as traveling in “ultra-small mobility”, comfortable sea kayaking experiences, and the traditional event “Kaden horse racing”.

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