4 days in Nagano Prefecture Itinerary

4 days in Nagano Prefecture Itinerary

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Matsumoto ©
A castle town, Matsumoto possesses one of the best-preserved feudal structures in the country, and maintains its historical attractions and traditions while simultaneously exuding a modern, cosmopolitan charm.
On the 3rd (Thu), enjoy some diversion at Matsumoto Alps Park and then see the interesting displays at Matsumoto City Timepiece Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Alps Azumino National Government Park - Horigane/Hotaka, thensnap pictures at Myojin Bridge, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pond Tashiro.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Matsumoto trip itinerary site.

Tokyo to Matsumoto is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Matsumoto are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ogawa-mura.

Things to do in Matsumoto

Parks Fun & Games Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Alps Azumino National Government Park - Horigane/Hotaka
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Myojin Bridge ©
Myojin Bridge
Pond Tashiro ©
Pond Tashiro
Matsumoto Alps Park ©
Matsumoto Alps Park


Ogawa-mura ©
On the 5th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Togakushi Jinja Hokosha, take an in-depth tour of Togakushi Folk Museum Togakushi Ninja Museum, and then admire the natural beauty at Togakushi Forest Botanical Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a peaceful walk through Tsugaike Natural Park and then head outdoors with Hakuba Lion Adventure.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ogawa-mura trip planner.

Traveling by car from Matsumoto to Ogawa-mura takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ogawa-mura

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Nagano, Hakuba Lion Adventure, Tsugaike Natural Park
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Tsugaike Natural Park ©
Tsugaike Natural Park
Togakushi Jinja Hokosha ©
Togakushi Jinja Hokosha