Discover Nagano

Nagano is the perfect place to unwind during your travels. Water Parks, adventure parks and the Dinosaur Park take you out of the hustle and bustle of the city to a place among the elements of nature. Alternatively, visit one of the relaxing hot springs.
 

Things to see and do

Tours and Activities

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Getting around in Nagano

The easiest way to get around in Nagano is by car, but most major sights and attractions are accessible by a combination of trains and busses. 

How long to stay at Nagano

We recommend staying here for about one day. 
 

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Day trips from Nagano

Challenge your inner warrior at the Ninja Trick House (with slanted floors and secret passageways), or the Ninja Village for kids, absorb spiritual energy whilst trekking along the path lined ...

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Distance, km: 15.98

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Yamanouchi is famous for its bathing monkeys in Jigokudani Monkey Park. Apart from that, Yamanouchi offers a wide selection of ski resorts. Especially Shiga Kogen Yakebitaiyama will impress you with ...

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Distance, km: 23.31

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Myoko Kogen is one of the pinnacles of winter resorts in Japan. Encompassed in a wonderland scenery from what almost looks like a painting. You can be assured good traditional ...

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Distance, km: 28.10

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Hakuba is a great place to ski with several trails of varying difficulties to navigate and several resort areas to pick from. In summer you can enjoy the astounding nature in ...

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Distance, km: 31.79

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Come and visit the majestic Ueda Castle, which stands out above this city.  The city is home to an arsenal of different temples and hot springs as well.

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Distance, km: 32.59

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Relax in the hot springs, work up a sweat on one of the many beautiful hiking trails or even make time for a trip to Komoro's city zoo. Known as the ...

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Distance, km: 36.17

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Surrounded by beautiful mountains, the spa town of Kusatsu Onsen is a small hidden gem far away from the crowds. A destination not to be misse  if you want to immerse ...

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Distance, km: 36.62

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A beautiful area located at the foot of Kenashi mountain. Enjoy the hot springs and ski slopes. The numerous picturesque landmarks, sights and 
 culinary delights of this Japanese village ...

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Distance, km: 38.84

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Kawarayu Onsen is a small hot spring town with some impressive natural wonders.Visit Yanba Dam, Agatsuma Gorge or hike up all the way to the top of Mount Iwabitsu.  For ...

Travel time:

Distance, km: 47.80

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Matsumoto is a city surrounded by mountains. Famous for having one of the most impressive castles in the country, old historical shopping streets as well as a wide array of ...

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Distance, km: 48.90

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