Explore the city and its surroundings on this off-the-beaten-path bike tour!

Article by Sylvain Danjaume

Far from the Japanese metropolises, come and enjoy a deep breath of fresh air and the magnificent landscapes of Matsumoto City. Ride an electric bicycle (E-Bike) with your guide through the countryside of Matsumoto and discover the main historical sites of the city while enjoying a country ride through the vast fields surrounding the city. The ideal experience for all cycling enthusiasts!

 

Matsumoto and its magnificent countryside

Matsumoto is centered in the Japanese countryside and is the ideal place to get on a bicycle for an exploration of the city and its surroundings! Beyond the city built around its historic castle, Matsumoto offers all kinds of magnificent rides.

Explore the city's historic sites, take a deep breath of fresh air, as you cycle around the city, past rice fields and admire the beautiful and traditional Japanese farmhouses. You will not fail to marvel at the beauty of the landscapes, with the vast and spectacular Japanese Alps as a backdrop.

 

Circuits for all levels by electric bike

This activity offers several routes for all levels, from experiencing the main spots to exploring the surroundings of Matsumoto. For example, you can enjoy a long leisurely ride through the fields that will take you to the popular district of Asama Onsen, where you can discover local Onsen and cuisine.

It is all about having a good time discovering the culture and history of the city. For true cycling enthusiasts, there are also routes of increased difficulty, which will take you to the top of the surrounding hills. From there you can contemplate a panoramic view of the city and the Japanese Alps.

 

Difficulty levels

  • Easy Level (4hrs): Discover the main spots of Matsumoto City while enjoying a short leisurely ride through the fields. You will cycle along the Susuki River before discovering the Matsumoto countryside. The tour will end around the famous Matsumoto Castle.
  • Intermediate Level (6hrs): Discover the main spots of Matsumoto City while enjoying a leisurely ride through the fields. You will cycle along the Susuki River before exploring the Matsumoto countryside and then the popular Asama Onsen area where you can enjoy local soba. The tour will continue in the Okada district famous for its many apple orchards before concluding your day around the two National Treasures and the historic streets of the city.
  • Advanced Level (8hrs): Discover the main spots of Matsumoto City while enjoying a leisurely ride through the fields before trans versing the city vista. You will discover Mount Kobo - made famous by the manga "Orange" - before exploring the countryside of Matsumoto, then cruise the popular district of Asama Onsen where you can enjoy the local Soba. The visit will continue by climbing two other hills from which you can admire an exceptional panorama of the city. Your visit will conclude around the two National Treasures and the historic streets of the city.

 

Additional Information

 

Meeting Location: Tour begins at Matsumoto Station. Your guide will meet you at 9:00am (and/or 1:30pm for the easy level) with your E-bike

Allergies: Please let us know if you have any food allergies or other restrictions.

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Cancellation Policy: To receive a full refund, cancel up to 24 hours before the experience start date in the local time zone. No refunds will be given after that time period.

Please note that we reserve the right to cancel the activity in the event of inclement weather that does not allow the tour to take place in safe condition. In such event, you will be offered an activity of similar value or a full refund.

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