we are locating at the top of hill where you can see the north Alps and Azumino. There are small stream where wwasabi gorws and fashionable museums around. Azumino is where you can relax with the seasonal scenery.
20 minutes from Azumino Interchange on Chuo Expressway Nagano line. 45 minutes from Matsumoto Station (by car). Please inquire for shortcut. 60 minutes on foot from Hotaka Station on the JR Oito Line. Rent a bicycle for 30 minutes. Bicycles from "Shinanoan" in front of the station can be dropped off at this YH. They also deliver bicycles. When you rent a bicycle in front of the station, your luggage will be sent to us separately. There is no need to carry large luggage. If you request, they will come to pick up your luggage in the morning. Bicycle and luggage delivery is a free service. You can rent electric bicycles, regular bicycles with gear shifters, mountain bikes, etc. Reservations are not required, but the center is closed in winter. Reservations are not required, but please ask here in advance as they are often closed during the winter months. A bus service is available from late April to early November. It is an 8-minute walk from the nearest bus stop (Art Hill). Please inquire for bus schedule. (If you take a highway bus bound for Hakuba from Shinjuku, the bus stops next to Hotaka Shrine, a 2-minute walk from the station. 4-6 buses/day)