Discover Nagashima

Nagashima is the ideal destination for a day packed with excitement and fun. Choose from thrilling rides at the theme parks, make a splash at the Nagashima Water Park, or unwind in one of the rejuvenating hot springs. This diverse destination promises an action-packed day full of adventure, making it perfect for tourists of all ages and interests.

Things to see and do

Tours and Activities


Getting around in Nagashima

The easiest way around Nagashima is on foot, since the major sights and attractions are within walking distance from each other. Though, some sights are located a bit further ahead, where a car or bus might be necessary. If you decide to rent a car, it is advised to do so from one of the bigger cities in the vicinity. You can check-out our listings for car rentals nearby, in the FAQ menu below. 

Getting to Nagashima

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How long to stay in Nagashima

We recommend staying here for about one day. 

Hotels in Nagashima

Flights to Nagashima

The nearest and most convenient airport is Chubu Centrair Airport in Nagoya, Aichi.

  • by car: approximately 40 minutes

  • by public transport: approximately 1 hour and 30 min

Festivals in Nagashima

Below is a list of festivals in Nagashima throughout the year. Please be advised that the following list is based upon previous entries of those festivals and that the dates might have changed slightly in the following year. It is also possible that the entire festival is cancelled in the case of heavy rainfall or a natural disaster. Please check with the official organisers' website for the most up-to-date information. 


List of festivals:

  • Kuwana Suigo Fireworks Festival

    • Date: July 28th

    • Time: 19:30 - 21:00

  • Nagashima Onsen Fireworks Festival

    • Date: August 4th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 24th and 25th

    • Time: 20:00 - 20:25

For the exact location of any of the festivals listed here, you can consult our map above by clicking on the icon in the upper most corner of the map to open the map legend. Festivals are hidden by default but can be made visible by clicking on the "Festivals" checkbox in the map legend.


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