Explore Japan's essential sites and hidden gems
Lake Utonai, a blue gem on the island of Hokkaido
Located an hour and a half from Sapporo, Lake Utonai is a small blue pearl lost in the middle of the Hokkaido countryside.
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Rusutsu Ski Resort
Located 70 km from Sapporo, Rusutsu is the largest ski resort on the island of Hokkaido: winter sports and winter sports enthusiasts will easily find what they are looking for in winter.
Teine ski resort
Located just 40 min west of Sapporo, Teine Ski Resort offers quality powder and breathtaking views from its slopes!
The winter village of Lake Shikaribetsu Kotan
In the center of the island of Hokkaido, in the heart of winter, for two months, Lake Shikaribetsu is transformed into a village of ice: Shikaribetsu Kotan.
Furano Ski Resort
The Furano ski resort on the island of Hokkaido is one of Japan's finest ski areas. The slopes, very snowy every winter, are a delight for skiers and snowboarders of all ages.
Enjoy winter at Lake Akan
Located east of the island of Hokkaido, Akan National Park is set in a chain of volcanic mountains.
Daisetsuzan National Park
In the heart of the island of Hokkaido, more than 220,000 hectares of untamed nature promise visitors a timeless outing, out of the world. This promise is called Daisetsuzan.
South of Hokkaido, near Sapporo, Lake Toya (Toyako) reveals its uniqueness and tranquility in the heart of Shikotsu-Toya National Park.
Hiking Rebun & Rishiri Hokkaido
Hiking Mt Rishiri
Rebun & Rishiri Access
Tokachidake Onsen in Daisetsuzan National Park is a hot spring and outdoor winter sports resort on the slopes of Mount Tokachidake.
Rebun Island Hokkaido
Rebun Island (Rebun-to): read a guide to Rebun Island off the north west coast of Wakkanai in Hokkaido known for its lovely alpine flowers in summer.
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