Join the official bus tour in Oct/Nov before winter falls

2021/11/6

For inquiry

We are pleased to inform you that the official bus tour “Echigo-Tsumari This Year – Day Trip Bus Tour” will be operated in October and November. The tour participants will be able to enjoy tasting newly harvested Uonuma Koshihikari rice for lunch. Join the tour to see, eat and feel the brief autumn in Echigo-Tsumari before winter falls.

The tour will be accompanied by a local tour guide who will show you artworks and landscape. The itinerary is perfect for those who visit Echigo-Tsumari for the first time or think about visiting the festival solo.

"Echigo-Tsumari This Year - Day Trip Bus Tour" (including tour guide and lunch)

Ubusuna House will welcome you with lunch cooked by locals. Photo by Yanagi Ayumi

【Tour dates】
Sat 2, Sun 3, Sat 9, Sun 10, Sat 16, Sun 17, Sat 23, Sun 23, Sat 30, Sun 31 October 2021

【Artworks and facilities included in the tour itinerary】
MonET, Ubusuna House (lunch), Matsudai Nohbutai, “The Last Class”, “For Lots of Lost Windows”, Kiyotsukyo Tunnel

【Tour price】
Adult JPY14,800, Child under 15 JPY12,800, Children before school age JPY1,000 (price includes admissions, consumption tax, guide fee, lunch, and tour bus fee)

[The first half of November] Echigo-Tsumari x Hokuetsu Express - Bus and Train! A lot of things to do in autumn

(*image is the past artwork) Panoramatics, “JIKU #006 MindTrail2020” | Yoshino,  Photo by Yuta Togo

The tour in the first half of November will include a bus ride between the artworks and an early viewing of the train work by Panoramatics/Seiichi Saito, which will be released next year! We will board a special train of the Hokuhoku Line, a well-known train in Echigo-Tsumari, and enjoy the works from inside the station. For lunch, we will have a full meal cooked by local mothers at “Ubusuna House”.

【Tour dates】
Sat 6, Sun 7, Sat 13, Sun 14 November 2021

【Artworks and facilities included in the tour itinerary】
Museum of Picture Book Art, JIKU #013 HOKUHOKU-LINE (work in special train), Ubusuna House (lunch), MonET, Matsudai Nohbutai, “The Last Class”, “For Lots of Lost Windows”,

【Tour price】
Adult JPY15,500, Child under 15 JPY13,500, Children before school age JPY1,500 (price includes admissions, consumption tax, guide fee, lunch, railway fare, and tour bus fee)

[The second half of November] Echigo-Tsumari : Day trip bus tour - early winter version

The tour concludes at “Tunnel of Light” by Ma Yansong and MAD Architects at Kiyotsukyo Tunnel
© Tokamachi Tourist Association

In the second half of November, we will offer a different itinerary from the “Echigo-Tsumari Day trip bus tour” in October. For lunch, we will have the buffet at Echigo-Matsudai Satoyama Shokudo. This is the last tour of the year, and we hope you will enjoy it before you lose sight of the outdoor artworks due to winter preparations.

【Tour dates】
Sat 20, Sun 21, Sat 27, Sun 28 November 2021

【Artworks and facilities included in the tour itinerary】
Kiyotsukyo Tunnel, “For Lots of Lost Windows”,  “The Last Class”, Matsudai Nohbutai, Echigo-Matsudai Satoyama Shokudo(Lunch), Museum of Picture Book Art, MonET

【Tour price】
Adult JPY14,800, Child under 15 JPY12,800, Children before school age JPY1,000 (price includes admissions, consumption tax, guide fee, lunch and tour bus fee)

For inquiry

Echigo Tsumari Art Field Information Center
Address c/o Echigo-Tsumari Art Field Information Center 3743-1 Matsudai, Tokamachi-city, Niigata 942-1526
Tel 025-761-7767
Fax 025-761-7911
E-mail info@tsumari-artfield.com
Press Officer
Address Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale Executive Committee Tokyo Office c/o Art Front Gallery A, Hillside Terrace, 29-13 Sarugaku-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0033
Tel 03-3476-4360
Fax 03-3476-4874
E-mail tsumaripr@artfront.co.jp
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