Road Trip: The sacred & secular art of Kunisaki
The Kunisaki Peninsula is imbued with a placid spirituality embodied by 1,300 year-old…
Kunisaki’s quiet country roads through verdant countryside and aside the Seto Inland Sea are ideal for cycling and each year, over 2,500 cycle enthusiasts enter Oita’s largest cycling event, the Tour de Kunisaki. Held in early May each year since 2003, four courses of 160km, 95km, 75km and 20km cater for all abilities and ages. Application for entry must be made no later than early in the previous March and places are given on first come, first served basis.
At a glance
As much a tour of the beautiful Kunisaki Peninsula as a test of sporting prowess.