From noble Samourai warriors to delicate cherry blossoms, Japan is a richly contrasted country. Snow-capped mountains and world-class dive spots in balmy coral reefs, discover the real Japan: rich in tradition and resolutely modern for perfect holidays mixing culture and outdoor activities.
Hokkaido is the second largest, northernmost and least developed of Japan's four main islands. Its weather is harsh in winter with lots of snowfall, below zero temperatures and frozen seas, while in summer it does not get as hot and humid as in the other parts of the country.
With its unspoiled nature, Hokkaido attracts many outdoor lovers, including skiers and snowboarders in the colder seasons and hikers, cyclists and campers from June to September.