Japan, a unique and unusual ski destination!

30 Nov 2016 in On The Move

While Europe is a first-rate destination for skiing, Japan and its amazing snowy landscapes will make you melt with pleasure!

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It is certainly no coincidence that Japan has hosted the Winter Olympics twice: at Sapporo in 1972 and Nagano in 1998. Mountain ranges cross the country and the cold winters provide skiers with heavy snowfalls, whose quality is among the best in the world.

Ski freeride in Japan

Japan has  a lot of ski resorts throughout the country. However, the best conditions are found in the mountains along the Sea of Japan Coast, particularly in the Nagano and Niigata regions, and in the north of the island at Tohoku and Hokkaido, therefore accessible by Shinkansen trains from Tokyo.

Tomamu ski hotel resorts

Freeride spot in Japan

Japan is considered as a paradise for both skiers and snowboarders. The powder snow is of excellent quality and offers great rides on amazing landscapes, as attractive as other great ski resorts in the world. Hoshino Resorts Tomamu is among the largest ski resorts in Hokkaido. The ski slopes, stretched out over two mountains, delight both experienced skiers and beginners. In addition, you will be able to enjoy other various activities such as this indoor wave pool, modern hot spring facilities, spa and massage services and several nice restaurants. What a privilege of being able to ski in Japan! You absolutely must to try it for you next winter holidays!

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