||Oct 6, 2019
＊Rain-or-shine event. If the weather is difficult for walking, only a meals will be served.
Fukushima Airport (Reception/Opening Ceremony) - Sukagawa City (Walking) - Fukushima Airport (Finish Line)
＊Shuttle Bus will operate between Fukushima Airport and Sukagawa City
||Aug 29, 2019 - Sep 24, 2019
||ONSEN・Gastronomy Walking in Sukagawa & Fukushima Airport Executive Committee
135 Hachimanmachi, Sukagawa City, Fukushima Japan
|What is ONSEN Gastronomy Walking？
||ONSEN・Gastronomy Tourism is a new tourism that introduces the charm of hot spring resorts in Japan by walking and experiencing the food, nature, culture and history of local areas.
We open this event, ONSEN Gastronomy Walking, to enjoy a stroll through the beauty of hot spring areas, to experience our history and nature, to taste local foods and beverages, and finally to soak in a soothing hot spring at the end of the tour.
|The number of paticipants
＊Registration will close as soon as capacity is reached.
|Reception site on the day of event
（21 Aza Habakita, Oaza Kitasugama, Tamakawa-mura, Ishikawa-gun, Fukushima）
|Clothes and items to bring
||Please participate in comfortable clothes and walking shoes, and bring your own headwear, rain gear, beverages, and towels for bathing.
＊We will provide beverages at some of the gastronomy points.
||About 2,300 parking spaces (free)
＊Please use the parking lot on the north side of Fukushima airport
|Direction to the venue
||[By Courtesy bus]
Shuttle buses will operate between Sukagawa Station and Fukushima Airport
Fee: no charge
[Departure] Sukagawa Station to Fukushima Airport (departure time: 08:10, 09:20, 10:20)
[Return] Fukushima Airport to Sukagawa Station (departure time: 15:10, 16:00, 16:30, 17:10, 17:30)
30-min bus ride from Sukagawa Station on the Tohoku Honsen (Main Line) (Shuttle bus only)
Approx. 30 minutes from Sukagawa IC on Tohoku Jidosha-do Road
Approx. 10 minutes from Sukagawa IC on Abukuma Kogen-do Road
Fukushima Airport (site of opening ceremony)
||Sukagawa City ONSEN Gastronomy Walk Executive Committee (executive office: Sukagawa City Tourism and Exchange Section)
|Registration site on day of event and schedule
||[Reception venues on the day of event]Fukushima Airport
[Starting point]Fukushima Airport
[Finish line]Fukushima Airport
Starting time of opening ceremony 9:00～
1) Reception opening hours 8:30～／Departure time 9:30～
2) Reception opening hours 9:30～／Departure time 10:30～
3) Reception opening hours 10:00～／Departure time 11:00～
||・Autumn Sukagawa BBQ (wieners, food on skewers, and others)
・Local Yakisoba (fried noodles)
・Onigiri Rice Balls (mixed sticky rice, miso, pickles)
・Miso-based soup with pork and local vegetables (Tonjiru)
・Snacks from Sukagawa
・Japanese Sake from Fukushima-ken, Honey Cider, Green Tea, Water
＊The menu may change without notice
You can enjoy the feel of nature walking through the park's red pine forest.
Here you can see the monument of "Taue-no-uta" written by Matsuo Basho when he visited Sukawaga during his "Oku-no-hosomichi" journey. You can also visit the gravesite of the marathon runner and bronze medalist at the Tokyo Olympics, Kokichi Tsuburaya.
・［Otakiya Jinja Shrine］
The shrine houses many valuable and historical monuments such as "Okuno Hosomichi" and a poem by Shiki Masaoka.
・［Ruins of Kashin-an, Noki-no-kuri Garden, Yui-no-tsuji (site of stone statue of Matsuo Basho)］
Here you can see the monument of "Kuri-no-ki" (chestnut trees) and statues of Matsuo Basho, Kawai Sora and Sagara Tokyu
・［Sukagawa Arena (Tsuburaya Kokichi Memorial Hall)］
A collection of certificates, trophies, and the bronze medal awarded to runner Tsuburaya Kokichi from the Tokyo Olympics are on display.
|Locations of toilets along the course (except starting and finishing points)
|About Hot Spring ＊Information on hot spring bath (free / discount, etc.)
||Free and discounted tickets for hot springs in city
||1. In order to hold the event smoothly and safely, participants shall comply with the regulations specified by the organizer and the traffic regulations.
2. The organizer shall not take any responsibility except for emergency measures in case of injury, loss or other accident.
3. The change of time or cancellation by personal reason is not accepted after registration.
4. The event may be canceled in case of an unexpected accident such as natural disaster, stormy weather, or new strain of influenza epidemic, etc. In that case, we can not compensate for the individual expenses such as participation fee, transportation or accommodation expenses.
5. Please check the event homepage for a cancellation notice.
6. It will be an event involving alcoholic beverages. Please enjoy the appropriate amount and please refrain from acting to disturb other participants. (loud voice, excessive drinking, etc.)
7. We may ask for an identification card for age verification. Driving cars, bicycles, etc. with drinking is prohibited by law. Please use public transportation.
8. The posting rights and portrait rights of the convention videos, pictures and articles, records, applicants’ names, ages, addresses (country, prefecture/province) to magazines, Internet, etc., belong to the event organizer.
|About the Certification of ONSEN Kishidan (Order)
||You can be certified as a member of ”ONSEN Kishidan (Chivalric order of hot springs)” when you register for the walking event. (＊No fee to be certified)
”ONSEN Kishidan (Chivalric order of hot springs) is a group of members supporting ONSEN・Gastronomy Tourism and consists mainly of people who have a passions for hot springs.
”ONSEN Kishidan (Chivalric order of hot springs)” members will receive ONSEN・Gastronomy Walking and other up-to-date information.
Official website for members of ONSEN Kishidan (Order)”
”ONSEN＋” option is available for members.
For ONSEN＋ information: https://onsen-gastronomy.com/lp/onsenplus/
A ONSEN Kishidan (Chivalric order of hot springs) badge will be sent to your address. Please make sure to write your mailing address correctly and clearly.
＊Personal information such as name, address, mail address, etc. received at the time of registration may be shared within the operating company, ONSEN & Gastronomy Tourism Association.
Information about ONSEN & Gastronomy Tourism Association:
||No participation notice will be sent to early registrants.
■ For internet registration
After the payment is made, please show a copy of the confirmation email or a screen shot of the ”payment confirmation” or ”entry confirmation” at the reception desk.
■ For phone registration and payment at convenience store
A transaction slip and/or receipt issued at the store can be used as certificate of payment. Please present the receipt at reception.
■ For phone registration and payment with a credit card
Please present an identification card on the day of the event at the reception desk.
- Reception site on the day of event
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