Contrary to the hot and humid summers, Japanese winters are usually cold and harsh.
Along with raw winds, houses’ isolation are not always the best in Japan. Fortunately, numerous diverse accessories exist to fight against the cold and to support the harshness of these few months.
Just like the others, this season in Japan is quite well rigid in the calendar, usually from beginning of December up to the end of March.
In Hokkaido (the queen island for winter in Japan) or also in the Japanese Alps, attractions are numerous. But the whole rest of the archipelago offers numerous other points of interests and a new looks on a lot of visits, especially in the sunny days where the horizon is clear, with a great visibility.
The winter period is also ideal to enjoy Japanese onsen or also skiing, sport that many Japanese are really keen on.