Tourist Information in Ryōtsu

Tourist Information Center

Be sure to stop in here on your way out of the ferry terminal. There's an excellent selection of English maps and pamphlets, including walking and cycling guides for all of the island's main areas. The helpful Engli…
Tourist Information in Echigo-Yuzawa Onsen

Echigo-Yuzawa Tourist Information Center

Friendly, English-speaking staff provide a plethora of English-language maps and brochures, including a 'Gastronomic Guide' to nearby restaurants. Baggage storage is also available (per bag ¥500).
Tourist Information in Ogi & Shukunegi

Tourist Information Center

Offers English maps and has electric bikes available for hire (two hours/one day ¥500/2000). It's a few minutes' walk west of the bus and ferry terminals.
Tourist Information in Aikawa

Tourist Information Center

Next to the bus stop. Offers maps and transport information, and has electric bikes available for hire (two hours/one day ¥500/2000).
Tourist Information in Niigata

Tourist Information Center

Lovely, helpful staff dispense English maps and information to the left of Niigata Station's Bandai exit. The website is good, too.
Post in Ryōtsu

Ryōtsu Post Office

Has an international ATM. Another branch opposite the ferry terminal has shorter hours.