Nozawa Onsen

The home of ski and hot springs:

It is the birthplace of ski area in Japan and a leading ski resort in Japan with an altitude difference over 1000 meters. In addition, it is well-known that a ski resort and a hot spring haven been built into a ski resort by the effort of the villagers. A lot of public bathhouses are here and there with a hot spring bath, so it is where tourists not only experience ski but also hot springs, which is strongly recommended.


All Ski Slopes are open.


Access and Getting Around

If you take a train, transfer to a bus at Iiyama Station of the Hokuriku Shinkansen.

By train and bus

2 hours from Tokyo Station to Iiyama Station with 11 trains per day, then a 25- minute bus ride from Iiyama Station with 1 bus per hour.

By car

4 hours from Tokyo.

Nozawa Onsen


Nozawa  public baths

-Onsen(Hot Spings) 

13 public baths including Oyu, Shinyu and soon have been preservedby a rule called “Yunakama” since the Edo period.All 13 public baths are free of charge.The passion to hot springs and "the hospitality" of the villagersshould be highly valued while taking a bath....

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Accommodation around Nozawa Onsen


Nozawa Onsen Tourist Association

Nagano Prefecture Tourism Association