Yuzawa Town Tourism Association

About Echigo Yuzawa

The shortest route by Joetsu Shinkansen from Tokyo takes approximately 70 minutes.

Surrounded by the Japanese Alps, the town is famous for its beautiful sceneries, popular ski resorts and hot springs. "Snow Country," a novel by Yasunari Kawabata who won the 1968 Nobel Prize in Literature, is set in this town.

Enjoy Yuzawa's hot springs, which boast 900 years of history.

Yuzawa has resorts that are open throughout the year so customers can enjoy nature in the four seasons.

  • Winter Sports

    Winter Sports

  • Sightseeing

    Sightseeing

  • Hot Springs

    Hot Springs

  • Experience

    Experience

Visit this "Paradise of Nature" with Your Family

In spring, experience forest therapy as the trees come to life.

In summer, visit different sightseeing spots to enjoy outdoor activities and learn about nature.

In autumn, view the impressive panorama of autumn foliage in 360 degrees.

In winter, enjoy a wide variety of facilities and events that everyone can take part in, from skiing and snowboarding to playing in the snow, soaking in a hot spring and viewing winter fireworks.

Bring your family to Echigo Yuzawa and enjoy the different activities available throughout the year.

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