Iizuna Resort is located on the eastern slopes of Mt Iizuna in Iizuna town, to the north of Nagano city in the northern region of Nagano Prefecture. The bobsleigh and luge events of the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics were held at the 'Spiral' facility, about 6km to the south of Iizuna Resort. The Iizuna Kogen ski hill is about 4km away and the resorts in Myoko (Niigata Prefecture) are to the north.
Nagano Prefecture is located in the Chubu region of the main island of Honshu. Most of the Northern Alps, Central Alps and Southern Alps are located within Nagano (along with neighbouring prefectures). Nagano has the second highest number of ski and snowboard resorts in all of Japan and they are spread around the whole prefecture. Nagano city and many of the major ski resorts are located in the northern region.
11.9km from the Shinano-machi IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
17.4km from the Shinshu Nakano IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
24.6km from the Nagano IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 18 (15.1km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 404
Iizuna Resort is about 12km from the Shinano-machi IC exit and just over 17km from the Shinshu Nakano IC exit on the Joshinetsu Expressway.
The resort is located just off Prefecture Road 404 to the north of central Nagano city.
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