FC Echigo-Tsumari Home Game Spectating Tour

Let's watch FC Echigo-Tsumari's home games on site! FC Senior Director Sakaguchi Hiroaki, who knows FC Echigo-Tsumari well, take you to the "Nunagawa Campus" where players usually practice and the "Hoshitoge Terraced Rice Field" where they cultivate. There are many tour-exclusive special offers, such as a group photo with the players after the game. Souvenirs include 1kg of "Daichi no Kome" carefully grown by the players.


9:15 Meet at and depart from Echigo-Yuzawa station
30 min
9:45 The entire tunnel is a work of art.
Ma Yansong / MAD Architects, “Tunnel of Light”
The tour starts with the Kiyotsu Gorge Tunnel, which has been popular since its opening to the public.
Kiyotsu Gorge is one of the three most beautiful gorges in Japan, created by 16 million years of earth history. Visitors can view the fusion of the beauty of the gorge and art in the 750-meter-long tunnel. The spectacular natural scenery, which changes with the seasons, is also a must-see.
11:00 A large scale installation occupying the entire closed school
"The Last Class" by Christian Boltanski and Jean Kalman
The artwork enclosed the memories of the closed primary school which stands in the region covered with a thick blanket of snow for more than half of the year. Visitors will be immersed in the world of the artwork created by contemporary artist and light artist.
20 min.
11:40 Home base "Nunagawa Campus”
Nunagawa Campus
The Nunagawa Campus is a renovated Nunagawa Elementary School facility and work of art. The players of FC Echigo-Tsumari usually practice here, and also regularly hold soccer classes to deepen exchanges with children in the local community.
Nunagawa Broadcasting Station; Close coverage of FC Echigo-Tsumari !
An exhibition room where visitors can take a peek into the management of the Echigo-Tsumari Art Field and the players working hard at the games, "Nunagawa Broadcasting Station; Close coverage of FC Echigo-Tsumari !". The photos were taken by Kurakake Junichi and Tanaka Satomi of Nihon University College of Art, and life-size panels of the players were also displayed. A giant operation board created by Kurakake Junichi is also on display on the "Nunagawa campus".
Chef Shiota's special lunch box!
Chef Shiota, who is involved in menu proposals and on-site guidance at restaurants and cafes at the "Echigo-Tsumari artfield", will prepare a special box lunch for everyone on the tour. Let's enjoy the exquisite bento box lunch at "Nunagawa Campus".
10 min.
12:40 Field museum base spreading in satoyama
The base facility of the Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale, featuring programs on ART, food, and agriculture. The building and rooms themselves are artworks. Outside, there are large-scale artworks and fields, allowing visitors to enjoy art while feeling the great outdoors and local life.
35 min.
14:00 Finally, we watch the game!
Kickoff !!
The game is held at the Atema Multipurpose Ground (in front of Atema Kogen Resort Bernatio), commonly known as “the Croatian Pace''. You can purchase "rice of the earth" grown by the players and replica uniforms at the sales booth. In addition to being able to watch the game in the tour participants-only area, they also have the chance to participate in an escort event by drawing lots! Kickoff will finally begin at 14:00. Please cheer the players enthusiastically! At the end of the tour, there will be a photo session with the players for tour participants only.
In the car on the way back from the game…
A message card signed by the player is presented. As a token of our appreciation, we give away message cards signed by the players. Please look forward to seeing which player's card you will receive!
35 min.
Around 16:55 Returns to Echigo-Yuzasa station, the tour completes.

*The guide will be available only in Japanese

*Games may be cancelled due to weather conditions.

*Itineraries are subject to change or cancellation due to natural disasters or road conditions.

*We will assign you a seat on the bus. If you have a companion for another application, please enter it in the remarks column.。

*Tour sales and operation may be canceled due to the spread of the coronavirus. The decision to implement

*We ask for your cooperation in taking local measures against coronavirus infection when participating in the tour.

*Arrival time at the final destination may be changed. Please make sure to reserve your return Shinkansen train with enough time to spare.


Dates 8/27 (Sun) vs Toyama Shinjo Rise
Admission General (elementary school students and older) ¥12,500/ Toddler (3-5 years old) ¥5,000/ ¥0 for children under 3 years old
*In case a meal or a seat on the bus is required, the infant fee will be charged.
(Including bus fare, lunch, guide fee, and tax)
*The Echigo-Tsumari Art Field 2023 common ticket is necessary to participate in the tour. If you do not have the ticket, please purchase it when you book the tour.
Deadline 6:00 p.m. on the day before
Origin / Destination Echigo Yuzawa Sta. East Exit Bus Terminal
Transportation Charter bus(Minami-Echigo Kotsu)
Capacity 25 (minimum number of reminders: 1)
Host Travel planning and execution: Niigata Prefecture Governor's Registered Travel Agency Region-440, NPO Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Collaborative Organization 3743-1 Matsudai, Tokamachi-shi, Niigata Prefecture, Japan Travel Agents Association regular member 025-761-7749 / tour@tsumari-artfield.com

The guide will be available only in Japanese.

-Please read the terms and conditions of this tour, including the cancellation policy, before participating.

NPO Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Collaborative Organization Travel Conditions

NPO Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Collaborative Organization Standard Conditions of Travel

Echigo-Tsumari Art Field Information Centre at +81 (0)25-761-7767 (9:00-18:00, closed on Tuesday and Wednesday

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