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.


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