A country that fuses ancient history with 21st century life, Japan is one of the most awe inspiring places to visit and to cycle. Tokyo is a city that never sleeps. It’s bright, it’s noisy and it’s a great place to visit before you start your cycling holiday. For the riding, you will get off the beaten track, visiting villages untouched by mass tourism. Whether it be Mt Fuji dominating the skyline or the timeless temples and shrines of the Noto peninsular, make sure Japan is on your bucket list to visit.