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Sightseeing around

Joshinetsu-Kogen National Park is surrounded by mountains at an altitude of 2,000 m. "Shiga Highlands"
Shibu-toge, which is considered to be the highest base on Japanese national roads, is nearby.
Shiga Highlands is a treasure trove of nature blessed with many lakes and precious flora and fauna, and is the best snow field in winter.
Based in Hotel Onsen 2307 Shigakogen Hotaru Onsen, Mt Yokote Shiga Highlands, which is blessed with this rich natural environment.
Enjoy trekking while exploring nature in the summer, skiing and snowboarding in the winter, and enjoy Shiga Highlands all year round.
  • Green season

    Based in Hotel Onsen 2307 Shigakogen Hotaru Onsen, Mt Yokote Shiga Highlands, which is blessed with a rich natural environment.
    Trekking and hiking while gazing at alpine plants and mountain scenery are recommended during the green season.
    • Ikemeguri Trail

      A trekking course that represents Shiga Highlands, Shiga Highlands lakes and marshes of various sizes. "Ikemeguri Trail"
      Shijuhachi-ike Marsh where pretty flowers of wet plants are in full bloom,
      There are many attractions such as Onuma, which shines in emerald green.

      full length:9.6m
      Time required:About 3 hours and 30 minutes
      Altitude difference:About 360m
    • Shizen Tansho Trail

      Tanohara Marsh, where the flowers of the marsh are in full bloom from spring to autumn
      It is ideal for enjoying the nature of Shiga Highlands on a course with many attractions such as Kidoike, which has beautiful fresh greenery and autumn leaves.

      full length:4.1m
      Time required:About 2 hours
      Altitude difference:About 160m
  • Winter season

    Shiga Highlands is Japan's largest winter resort with the finest powder snow and panoramic views, with 19 ski resorts at altitudes of 1,340m to 2,307m.
    Many ski resorts are connected by lifts and gondola, and you can enjoy any slope with a common ticket key card.
    • Yokoteyama Ski Area

      The Yokoteyama Ski Area Hotel, which boasts the only snow quality in Shiga Highlands a 3-minute walk from the hotel.
      Depending on the best snow quality and the gentle long course and technique that is ideal for beginners,
      There is a vast slope where you can choose the slope.
      Due to the high altitude, the ski season is long, from late November to late May.
      You can also enjoy a wide view that represents Shiga Highlands.

      3 minutes walk from the hotel
  • Popular tourist facilities

    • 【Nagano City】Zenkoji Temple

      The incense smoke is constant with worshipers from all over the country, Zenkoji Temple once in a lifetime".
      The main hall, which houses the principal image of the secret Buddha, is a national treasure, and is lined with historical temples such as Sanmon Gate Kyodo Property and the Kyodo.
      Shinshu only famous temple in Shinshu.

      About 70 minutes by car from the hotel
    • 【Matsushiro】Sanada Treasure Museum

      Sanada Residence is a remnant of the Sanada Clan, also known as the Sanada Ten Braves
      The garden that retains the remnants of the Former Daimyo Residence
      The adjacent Sanada Treasure Museum, Bunbu Gakko (Literary and Military Arts School), and the Old Battlefield of Kawanakajima are nearby.
      You can touch the history of the Sengoku Period

      About 60 minutes by car from the hotel
    • 【Obuse】Hokusai Museum

      An art museum of the ukiyo-e artist "Hokusai Katsushika
      Hokusai stayed here and left a mature handwriting of his later years,
      Currently, the works are preserved and exhibited as the Hokusai Museum
      In addition, you can see a wonderful ceiling painting at the Gansho-in Temple

      About 50 minutes by car from the hotel
    • 【Nakano City】Nakayama Shinpei Memorial Hall

      Of the Memorial and the nearby birthplace of the The Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture song Furusato lyricist, such as Haru no Ogawa Tatsuyuki Takano
      There is a memorial hall Shinpei Nakayama", the lyricist of "Kachusha no Uta
      The Japan Clay Dolls Museum is also nearby.

      About 40 minutes by car from the hotel
    • 【Kanbayashi】Gosetsu no Yakata

      Ansei Era the relocated private house of a wealthy farmer during the Ansei era, you can also see the heavy living folk implements.
      The Shiga Highlands Roman Museum, which has the theme of beauty and romance, also exhibits a large number of works.

      About 30 minutes by car from the hotel
    • 【Kanbayashi】Jigokudani Yaen-Koen

      There is a private hot spring for wild monkeys along the natural Yokoyu River without fences.
      Over 300 monkeys skillfully use the love hands of humans,
      You can see humorous bathing scenes.
      It is also famous in the world.

      About 35 minutes by car from the hotel