Cycling in Tsukahara


Tsukahara, located a short drive from and high above Yufuin, is an elegantly charming village, which is listed as one of Japan’s most beautiful, is tucked into the northern lee of Yufu-dake, a towering dormant volcano. Tsukahara’s compact nature, quiet lanes and cafes, craft and gift shops, surrounding farmland, and quietly impressive Shinto shrine is a delightful locality to leisurely explore for a few hours on bicycles. Bicycles, including tandems and electric-assist cycles, are available at the local information centre for older children and adults.

Japan, Oita, Yufu, Yufuincho Tsukahara, 931-108 塚原の里

At a glance

Cycling in the lanes of leaf and rural Tsukahara near Yufuin.

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