Sports Tourism
Sports Tourism
Images from skiing in Nagano and the Sunport Takamatsu Triathlon

From taking in a sumo match to enjoying winter sports, Japan offers a diverse range of sports experiences, events, and activities that, combined with sightseeing in destinations around Japan, form sports tourism. To gauge foreign tourists' interest in Japan's sports tourism, participants are now being sought for the monitor tours listed below.


[Hokkaido] Rugby Training Camp and Nature Sightseeing
Visit the rugby training camp in Kitami, Eastern Hokkaido which draws top class rugby players from all over Japan and the world. Also take a sightseeing tour of the area and find out why Hokkaido is so well known for its scenery.
The maximum number of participants for this tour has been met, so applications are now closed. Thank you.

[Tohoku] Motor Sports Exhibition and Tohoku Sightseeing
Experience the pinnacle of Japanese motor sports at the sixth round of the Formula Nippon race at Miyagi prefecture's Sportsland SUGO. Also includes a tour of Sendai and Matsushima.
The maximum number of participants for this tour has been met, so applications are now closed. Thank you.

[Chiba] JEF Chiba Match and Fukuda Denshi Arena Tour
Take in a match of the Japanese professional soccer league ("J. League"). After watching a home game of local team JEF United Ichihara Chiba ("JEF Chiba"), take an in-depth tour of their home turf, the Fukuda Denshi Arena Stadium.
Click here for details!

[Fukuoka] Yahoo Dome Tour and Historical Walking Tour
Catch a glimpse of a pro baseball practice and take a tour of the stadium. Afterwards, go on a walking tour of the area's historical sightseeing spots.
The maximum number of participants for this tour has been met, so applications are now closed. Thank you.


Sports Tourism
Images from Tour de Fukuoka and a JEF Chiba match

[Nagano] Nagano Area Ski Resort Tour
The snowy slopes of Nagano prefecture attract many foreign visitors every year. Experience Nagano's winter sports firsthand and also get an introduction to traditional local culture.
Details coming soon!

[Tokyo] Sumo Tournament and Shitamachi Sightseeing
Watch a clash of titans unfold before your eyes as massive sumo wrestlers battle it out in the ring at the January tournament. Also take a tour of Tokyo's Shitamachi area with sightseeing hot spots like the Tsukiji Outer Market and Asakusa.
Details coming soon!

[Fukuoka] Tour de Fukuoka Bicycling and Sightseeing
Take part in the second annual Tour de Fukuoka and also enjoy a half day of sightseeing the next day.
The maximum number of participants for this tour has been met, so applications are now closed. Thank you.

[Takamatsu] Sunport Takamatsu Triathlon and Volunteering Experience
Watch the Sunport Takamatsu Triathlon and join local residents in their volunteer activities. Also take a walking tour of the area and communicate with the people of Takamatsu.
The maximum number of participants for this tour has been met, so applications are now closed. Thank you.



[ Events, Experience, Sports | published 2011.09.21 | PermaLink ]
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