Seasons and Special Features

Winter

Winter in Japan is the period from December to February. Swans and Japanese cranes migrating for the winter and snow-white landscapes are among the seasonal spectacles. Skiing on Japan's superb powder snow is also popular.

Enjoy skiing in Japan

Enjoy winter at Prince snow resorts

The silvery white landscapes unique to winter are a popular attraction in Japan, too. Hokkaido in particular, with the world's best quality of powder snow, attracts skiers from around the world.

Enjoy Japanese hot springs in winter

Hot spring facilities at Prince resorts

Soothe away the aches of a day's skiing as you gaze across the endless snowy landscapes from the warmth of a hot spring bath containing health-giving minerals.