Beautiful Flower Fields to Visit in Nagano: A Blooming Wonderland During Summer and Autumn

Nestled in the heart of the Japanese Alps, Nagano is a breathtaking destination known for its winter sports, relaxing hot springs, and historic temples.

However, there’s a lesser-known side to this beautiful region that we’re thrilled to share with you — its stunning flower fields!

Bursting with colour, these fields transform Nagano into a vibrant and enchanting wonderland that is an absolute must-see!

1. Kurumayama-Kogen Skypark


Picture perfect views, crisp mountain air and lush greenery – these are just a few of the magical experiences that await you at Kurumayama Kogen Skypark in Nagano! Take a leisurely stroll down its winding pathways and enjoy the wonderful sight of daylilies blooming during the Summer months (June/July).

2. Kurohime Kogen

Kurohime Kogen’s expansive flower fields are yet another picturesque destination for holidaymakers in Nagano. The alpine meadows provide a perfect canvas for the vibrant dance of lavender, daffodils, and tulips.

Situated near the Kurohime Kogen Ski Area, visitors can enjoy scenic cable car rides allowing them to fully appreciate the panoramic views of the flower fields below, as well as the stunning backdrop of Lake Nojiri and Mount Myoko.

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3. Azumino Swiss Village

Located at the foot of the Northern Alps, Azumino Swiss Village is a picturesque park perfect for a day trip from Nagano City. With a variety of flowers blooming throughout the year, this garden features tulips, lavender, and sunflowers, among others. In addition to the flowers, the small village offers a Swiss-themed experience with its cute alpine cottages, craft-shops, and an array of delicious food options, providing a charming experience for all your senses.


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4. Togakushi

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Come September, the fields are dotted with delicate white flowers, creating an unforgettable backdrop for your stroll. For a particularly picture-perfect view, head to the Tonkururin Soba Museum and take a 10-minute walk to an idyllic field backed by the majestic Togakushi mountain range. And after you’ve taken all those spectacular shots, why not learn how to make some delicious soba noodles at the museum’s on-site lesson? Happiness is just a hop, skip, and a slurp away!

Additionally, the impressive Togakushi Shrine and dramatic Togakushi Forest make for invigorating nature trails and exploration.

5. Fujimi Kogen Resort

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Another must-visit destination for flower admirers is the Fujimi Kogen Resort, where you’ll be captivated by the panoramic landscape of the Japanese Alps. Between June and September, the resort is home to a lively display of daisies and zinnia, transforming the area into a blooming paradise!

Ready to explore Nagano?

The Japan Rail Pass is the ultimate ticket for travellers looking to unlock the wonders of this beautiful region. With Japan Rail Pass, you can get around Nagano on trains easily and affordably. Enjoy convenient connections and experience the best that Nagano has to offer without worrying about tickets.

Get your Japan Rail Pass (Nationwide Pass or Hokuriku Arch Passhere! Start packing your bags – adventure awaits!

Get your hands on a Japan Rail Pass now for an effortless journey through beautiful Nagano!

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