The Heartlands of
Kyoto Sports Tourism

The Heartlands of KYOTO Sports Tourism

The Heartlands of Cycling 
Kyotango City (Cycling course around the Tango Peninsula)

Kyoto by the Sea Kyotango City Ine Town Yosano Town Miyazu City

Tantan Long Ride is an annual cycling event held in the “Kyoto by the Sea” area. The 100 km course for fiscal 2017 traces dynamic scenery around the Tango Peninsula.

Start and finish at Amanohashidate

◆A 5-min walk from Amanohashidate Station on the Kyoto Tango Railway Miyatoyo Line

◆A 10-min drive from Miyazu-Amanohashidate interchange on the Kyoto Jukan Expressway (Ayabe-Miyazu Road)

1. Roadside Station Tango Kingdom "Shoku-no-Miyako"

Tango Ajiwai no sato has been renovated and reopened on April 19, 2015 as Tango Kingdom "Shoku-no-Miyako", one of the largest roadside stations in western Japan.
"Shoku-no-Miyako", one of the largest roadside stations in western Japan. This roadside station features restaurants serving dishes with plenty of local Tango ingredients, shops offering homemade sausage, craft beer, locally grown vegetables, and more, so visitors can enjoy a variety of regional tastes. In addition, this “accommodation style” roadside station also features one of the largest illumination displays in the northern Kinki region, with around 1 million lights. Visitors can also enjoy seeing animals.
Various events are held throughout the year making it fun for children and adults alike.

2. Michi-no-Eki Tenki Tenki Tango

This roadside station is located on Route 178. Behind the roadside station visitors can get a spectacular view of Tateiwa Rock.
This area is a part of Tango-Amanohashidate-Oeyama Quasi-National Park and is a designated Global Geopark.
- Regional information center
- Regional specialty goods sales center
- Restaurant
- San'in Kaigan Geopark Kyotango City Information Center

3. Kyogamisaki

Located on the northernmost tip of Kyoto Prefecture, from here views of the coast of Wakasa and Echizen can be seen. Here, sheer rock cliffs 30 to 40 meters high stretch for nearly 800 meters in column-like formations of black basalt. At the point of the cape stands Kyoga Cape Lighthouse. With its white painted walls this lighthouse was completed in 1898 and is counted among the One Hundred Views of Kyoto. This lighthouse was featured in the film “Big Joys, Small Sorrows” (Shin yorokobimo kanashimimo ikutoshitsuki). These days it is unmanned and controlled by computers.

4. Michi-no-Eki Funaya-no-Satoine

A roadside station located on a hill and offering views of Ine Bay and the boathouses on the water. On the premises are a restaurant offering fresh caught fish and a local specialty shop selling fresh ingredients from the area.

Tantan Long Ride 100km Course

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