A popular tourist spot to feel Japan Vol.30 Achi Village in Nagano The marvelous view of the nature and the Japanese atmosphere
Achi Village is a silent village locates in the southern part of Nagano Prefecture, and it takes 3 hours
of the car from Tokyo, or 1 hour and half from Nagoya.
It’s well known as “the best village of Hanamomo in Japan” and “the best village of a starlit sky in Japan”.
“Hanamomo” is cherry trees that planted for the appreciation.
On route 256, about 40km from the south to the north in Nagano Prefecture, there are 10,000 Hanamomo trees,
and people can see beautiful Hanamomo flowers from a car during the spring.
This driving course in the spring is popular as “Hanamomo Highway”.
If you’re not comfortable to see them from a car only, we recommend you to stay at Hirugami Hot Spring Village
or Tsukikawa Hot Spring Village, and walk around there while loving Hanamomo flowers.
You can relax in the tatami floored Japanese guest room, and enjoy hot springs and meals with local foods.
It’ll be the luxury moment.
After the season of Hanamomo flowers, Achi Village has another entertainment, that is, seeing the
best starlit sky in Japan.
A night-sky in Achi Village is said “paradise of the heavens”.
A lot of people visit here to attend “Night Tour of the best starlit sky in Japan”, that is held whole year
except around the rainy season in June and the autumn rainy season from the middle of September to October.
You’ll go to the top of a mountain, that has an evaluation of 1,400m, by a gondola.
Lights of towns can’t reach there, and also established lights are switched off at the time.
There are no artificial lights, and you’ll be impressed by the beautiful starlit sky in the darkness.
It’s surely a star fulfilled sky.
There are Hanamomo flowers to decorate the village and a star fulfilled sky.
Why don’t you visit Achi Village to feel friendly and powerful views by the nature?
Source of photos;https://gurutabi.gnavi.co.jp/a/a_2033/