Summary

Evaluation of Cycle tourism in Yamanashi, Nagano and Niigata Prefectures, Honshu, Japan

Yamanashi, Nagano and Niigata Prefectures are located in the central part of Honshu island. Both Yamanashi and Nagano are inland prefectures, and Niigata is by Japan Sea. This area is rich in historical events, and known for its agriculture and mountain ranges. Century old hot springs are commonly found.
As a part of Cycle Japan Campaign, the local government came to FLCA for advices on developing cycle tourism in the area. FLCA representative went for a 5 day trip to evaluate the potential of cycle tourism in these prefectures. It is enjoyable cycling in the area.

Key Deliverables / Outcomes

1. Evaluated the potential for cycle tourism in Yamanashi, Nagano and Niigata Prefectures, Honshu, Japan
2. The potential for cycle tourism in the area is high.