5 days in Karuizawa-machi Itinerary

5 days in Karuizawa-machi Itinerary

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Karuizawa-machi
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Karuizawa-machi

Karuizawa-machi ©
The only city in the world to have hosted both summer and winter Olympics, the resort town of Karuizawa-machi boasts clean air, impressive mountain scenery, and many outdoor activities and hot springs.
Zenko-ji Temple and Nunobiki Kannon are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Matsushiro and Uedajo Castle. Explore Karuizawa-machi's surroundings by going to Kaminaridaki Falls (in Takayama-mura), Kaio-in Temple (in Komoro) and Mizuno Museum (in Nagano). On the 7th (Sun), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Tanigawadaketenjindaira Ski Area. On the 4th (Thu), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Karuizawa Prince Hotel Ski Resort. It doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Hiroshi Senju Museum Karuizawa and get to know the fascinating history of Kyukaruizawa Ginza-dori.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Karuizawa-machi day trip planner .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Toyama Airport and Hyakuri Airport. In July, daytime highs in Karuizawa-machi are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Karuizawa-machi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Nagano, Komoro, Kaminaridaki Falls, Tanigawadaketenjindaira Ski Area, Ueda Castle
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Karuizawa Prince Hotel Ski Resort ©
Karuizawa Prince Hotel Ski Resort
Ueda Castle ©
Ueda Castle
Mizuno Museum ©
Mizuno Museum