New Greenpia Tsunan is located in Tsunan town in Niigata Prefecture, close to the border with the north eastern region of Nagano Prefecture. Snowshoe tours are available at New Greenpia Tsunan from 24th February until 31st March 2019.
Niigata Prefecture is located in the central region of Honshu to the north of Tokyo and has a 250km long coastline facing the Sea of Japan. Convenient transportation links make Niigata very easy to get to from Tokyo and other surrounding regions. There are over 50 ski and snowboard resorts in Niigata Prefecture, ranging from small one-lift hills to some of the most well-known and popular ski resorts in Japan. While they are dotted around the mountains of the prefecture, most are concentrated in the southern regions - in particular the Yuzawa town and Minamiuonuma city area in the Chuetsu region and Myoko city in the Joetsu region.
A bus service from Echigo Yuzawa Station (in Yuzawa town) is available. Reservations are required. The journey takes about 50 minutes.
33.5km from the Shiozawa Ishiuchi IC on the Kanetsu Expressway
39.1km from the Yuzawa IC on the Kanetsu Expressway
57.8km from the Toyota Iiyama IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 117 (10.7km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 482
New Greenpia Tsunan is 33.5km from the Shiozawa Ishiuchi IC exit on the Kanetsu Expressway and about 58km from the Toyota Iiyama IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway.
From both head towards Route 117 and Tsunan Town. The resort is about 11km to the south of Route 117 on Prefecture Road 482.
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