Discover Nozawa Onsen

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 are waiting for you to explore.

Things to see and do

Tours and Activities

FAQs

Getting around in Nozawa Onsen

The easiest way around Nozawa Onsen is on foot, since the major sights and attractions are within walking distance from each other. 

Getting to Nozawa Onsen

How long to stay in Nozawa Onsen

We recommend staying here between one and two days.
 

Hotels in Nozawa Onsen

Seasonal information

Winter sports:

Ski resorts in Japan typically run from January until April. Though this can differ from year to year, depending on the amount of snow.

  • Nozawa Onsen Snow Resort: click here for the most up-to-date information.

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