Blessed with abundant natural landscapes and one of Japan's highest standards of living, Nagano offers an escape from the crowds and congestion of big cities and a better way of life. The 'Nagano Lifestyle' is all about living a little slower, healthier and getting back to your true nature.
Nagano is a preferred destination for both Japanese and international residents wanting to move away from the congestion and stress of large cities and crowded urban centers. Blessed with abundant and beautiful natural landscapes, great food, enticing hot springs, world-class ski resorts and an easy pace of life pace, Nagano affords residents one of the highest standards of living in Japan – in short, it’s a great place to live, work and invest. Through this page you will find the following information and advice:
Whether you call it a 'staycation' or 'workcation', a longer visit to Nagano just might tempt you to make it your home and stay forever.
Whether you are looking for employment or plan to bring your work with you, Nagano is ideally-suited for a better, healtheir work-life balance.
Boasting the longest life expectancy in Japan, the Nagano lifestyle is all about living well with a premium on health and staying active.
Be part of the lifestyle - discover where and how to buy property in Nagano including Hakuba, Karuizawa and surrounding areas.
Located in the centre of Japan's main island, Honshu, Nagano is in every sense the heart of the country and one of its most liveable prefectures.
Lots of people first visit Nagano in winter, fall in love and stay for life. Discover ten big reasons to choose Nagano to work, live and invest.
Choosing where to look for employment, a home or investment opportunity takes a little consideration. Here's an overiew of what to expect.
Discover the most popular, up-and-coming and hidden gems when searching for real estate and property in and around Nagano's ski resorts.
Join the growing number of people choosing to visit Nagano on a long-term stay... it might just be your first step to moving here forever.
Already in Nagano or looking to relocate here? Nagano boasts the second highest rate of employment in Japan and a diverity of jobs.