Walk into the mountains and embrace the nature
Ina Valley, Nagano
Start out from the Chubu Centrair International Airport.
Visit the birthplace of miso in search of its delicious origin.
Savor the scent of matcha in a nostalgic atmosphere in a teahouse.
A shrine sheltered by a luxuriant forest;
an art island surrounded by the blue ocean;
every corner is worth exploring.
Get your luggage and driving license ready and embark on a journey to this fascinating land!
Ina Valley boasts a picturesque landscape with the Japanese Alps,
the most beautiful starry sky in Japan, and quiet villages between the mountains.
With a food culture cradled in beautiful mountains and waters,
the area offers a wonderful range of delicious local food, from inexpensive popular dishes to exquisite western confections.
The locals’ dedication to good food can be tasted in your every bite.
Take a break from the hustle and bustle of city life and relax in a famous hot spring.
Restore the peace and tranquility of the mind in front of a stone buddha statue.
There are meanings behind every facility.
Picking seasonal fruits with the farmers and camping on the mountaintop are experiences
that can be found nowhere except in the countryside.
2 Days 1 Night (Must-try Gourmet and Local Enjoyment)
Only here can you experience the ultimate gastronomic culture gifted by nature. From dainty local shops to homey cafes by the stream, there is always a surprise around the corner, something wild and aromatic to take away.
2 Days 1 Night (Experience the Magnificent Landscape)
The Japanese Alps possess abundant resources from the forests. Get away from the city’s clamour and step into the shadow of the trees. Slow down – take in the magnificent valleys and tranquillity of the fields.
3 Days 2 Nights
Enrich your trip by experiencing the simplicity of country life and the warm hospitality of the villagers. Don’t miss the local delicacies and traditional crafts!
4 Days 3 Nights
Be mesmerized by the majesty of the Japanese Alps and experience local cultures in the village. Enjoy an in-depth trip to Japan with authentic local delicacies!
Get ready for your self-driving tour!
Whether you are looking for hidden delicacies in lanes and alleys or going on a trip in the mountains to appreciate the stunning scenery, choosing a suitable car is the first step to a pleasant road trip filled with beautiful memories in the Chubu region of Japan.