Lake Suwa cycling

Lake Suwa cycling

One lap around Lake Suwa, which is visited by many people as a place for families and couples to enjoy cycling, is 16 km.
The cycling road is well maintained and you can safely enjoy views of Suwa Lake.
There are many cafes, museums and footbaths along the lake, and some shops have bicycle stands.

Recommended food of Suwa

Recommended food of Suwa

The natural water flowing from Yatsugatake and Kirigamine, the large temperature difference between day and night, and the clear air, along with the high amount of sunny days and the cool climate unique to land above 1,000m bring a diverse and rich food culture.

Healthy Women’s Meeting – Shinshu Suwa province Enjoyment Tour

Healthy Women’s Meeting – Shinshu Suwa province Enjoyment Tour

About 2.5 hours from Tokyo. A special tour to enjoy the healthy gourmet and winter of the Suwa area.

Mt. Nyukasa Premium Unkai Gondola

Mt. Nyukasa Premium Unkai Gondola

Mt. Nyukasa, one of the most spectacular scenery spots in the Yatsugatake area.
The site offers various views depending on the season and the weather, but the view of the unkai (sea of clouds) is especially fantastic.
The light of the rising sun dyeing the sea of clouds into a golden color against the backdrop of Mt. Yatsugatake is truly a moving beauty.

The Suwa province

The Suwa province

It is said that this Suwa area had the largest population in Japan during the Jomon period.
Unique culture and customs that have been passed down for thousands of years.
A harsh and beautiful natural landscape that fascinates people at any time.
The Suwa province is full of extraordinary experiences that make you feel as if you were in a different country while still in Japan.

Kagome Yasai Seikatsu Farm Fujimi

Kagome Yasai Seikatsu Farm Fujimi

Kagome Yasai Seikatsu Farm Fujimi is a hands-on vegetable theme park. That integrates agriculture, industry and tourism, along with the opportunity to experience the charm of this area while interacting with the abundant vegetables and enjoying the magnificent nature of Mt. Yatsugatake.
It provides a unique chance to experience farming, food, and the charm of this area through vegetable time.

Yatsugatake Nature Cycling

Yatsugatake Nature Cycling

Nature cycling through a forest course that runs through the foot of Mt. Yatsugatake with a view of Yatsugatake and Mt. Fuji attracts many.
A lot of overseas cyclists also visit the authentic downhill path that has a maximum elevation difference of about 730 m.

Camera Girls meet the Suwa province

Camera Girls meet the Suwa province

Photogenic spots in the Suwa area recommended by "Camera Girls", which boasts the largest number of members in Japan.
There were lots of opportunities for interacting with the land and meeting people with good taste in this place that has a wonderful view of Suwa province.

Venus Line e-bike ride

Venus Line e-bike ride

The 70-km-long Venus Line is one of Japan's leading tourist routes that connects the highlands of Tateshina, Mt. Yatsugatake and its base, Lake Shirakaba, Kurumayama, Kirigamine, and Utsukushigahara.
Venus line cycling on e-bikes allows also women and children to enjoy the steep slopes and mountain paths.

Stardust Theater in Haramura

Stardust Theater in Haramura

In Haramura, Nagano Prefecture, at the foot of Mt. Yatsugatake and at an altitude of 1300 m, there is a movie theater that opens underneath the stars during the summer. Enjoy the dynamic and romantic ""Stardust Theater in Haramura"" in the outdoors of the highlands.
In this secret location which only appears only on midsummer nights, you will feel as if you can touch the stars. Breathe and experience the past, future, and the present.

Lake Shirakaba Nature Canoe

Lake Shirakaba Nature Canoe

Lake Shirakaba, located at the foot of Mt. Yatsugatake and at an altitude of 1,450m, has long been popular as a summer resort.
Anyone, including children over the age of 3, the elderly, and beginners, can enjoy interacting with the magnificent nature through activities such as kayaking and SUP on the calm lake surface.

The Suwa area, can be reached in about 2 hours from the Tokyo metropolitan area on the Chuo Expressway/JR Chuo Main Line.
There you can experience magnificent nature such as Yatsugatake, Lake Suwa, and the highlands.
Enjoy a journey in which you will rediscover Japan in the Suwa area where traditional culture and life come alive, including historical traditions that have been passed down since the Jomon era, the Suwa Taisha Shrine which is known for the majestic Onbashira festival, the fermentation culture of products including sake and miso, and abundant hot springs.

About Suwa

It is said that this Suwa area had the largest population in Japan during the Jomon period.
Unique culture and customs that have been passed down for thousands of years.
A harsh and beautiful natural landscape that fascinates people at any time.
The Suwa country is full of extraordinary experiences
that make you feel as if you were in a different country while still in Japan.

Access

Those who use a train
Tokyo (Shinjuku) Chuo Main Line Limited Express “Super Azusa” (about 2 hours and 35 minutes) Kamisuwa Station
Nagoya Chuo Main Line Limited Express “Shinano” / Shiojiri Station Transfer (about 2 hours 40 minutes) Kamisuwa Station
Shin-Osaka Station Tokaido Shinkansen “Nozomi” (about 3 hours and 10 minutes) Kamisuwa Station
Nagano Chuo Main Line Limited Express “Shinano” ・ Transfer to Shiojiri Station (about 1 hour 10 minutes) Kamisuwa Station
Those using cars
Tokyo (Shinjuku)Chuo Expressway (about 2 hours 30 minutes)Suwa IC
NagoyaChuo Expressway (about 2 hours and 40 minutes)Suwa IC
OsakaMeishindo (about 4 hours and 10 minutes)Suwa IC
Those using air routes
Sapporo (New Chitose Airport)About 1 hour 30 minutesShinshu Matsumoto Airport
Fukuoka (Fukuoka Airport)About 2 hours 50 minutesShinshu Matsumoto Airport