Welcome to a popular summer resort, only 30 minutes away by car from Karuizawa. The name of the resort is Matsui Farm, and is located in Komoro City in Nagano Prefecture. It is a place surrounded by wonderful nature, where you can engage in various activities, such as fruit-picking, barbecuing, fishing, and other activities.
Matsui Farm has been building their fruit oasis by producing blueberries and apples, two types of fruit that is representative of Nagano Prefecture. They have over 20 different brands of apples, starting with the famous Fuji, with over 2000 trees in their apple orchard. The orchard itself is large enough to welcome as many as 500 people picking the delicious fruits at the same time.
The apple-picking season lasts from the middle of August until the beginning of December, and the fee including the entrance ticket, the eat-all-you-want service, and the entrance fee to the Apple Museum, is 800 yen for adults, 700 yen for elementary school students and younger, and free for children under the age of 3.
Here at Matsui Farm, the farmers are pursuing the philosophy of safe and healthy, natural fruit-producing, as they make the best effort to use less pesticides and more organic fertilizers. That results in the greater quality and deliciousness of the fruits, and the customers are able to relish the fruit without worrying if they are healthy enough and safe to consume.
Other than collecting fruit, at Matsui Farm, the customers can also enjoy some delicious meals, as well. They can choose from various dishes such as the barbecue lunch set, served with the special, hand-made sauce, the well-known delicacy of Shinshu – Shinshu soba, and many more. It is a perfect opportunity to spend some leisure time with your family, friends, or your partner, delighting in the blessings of the nature of Nagano.
How about creating some wonderful memories at Matsui Farm with your loved ones?
|Farm Name||Matsui Farm|
|Farm Information||Matsui Farm is a tourist attraction-type of an orchard where blueberries and apples are being cultivated. There you can partake in various activities such as picking fruit, enjoying some barbecue, fishing and more.|
|Admission Fee||The entrance fee (including the entrance fee to the orchard, the eat-all-you-want service fee, and the entrance fee to the Apple Museum): 800 yen for adults, 700 yen for elementary school students and younger, and free for children of 3 and younger|
|Hours||From 9:00 until 17:00 (the hours might vary depending on the season)|
|Closed||From December the 28th until March the 31st|
|Address||Nagano, Komoro, Ko 4385|
|Nearest Station||JR Sakudaira Station, JR Karuizawa Station|
|Access from the Station||20 minutes by car from JR Sakudaira Station; 30 minutes by car from JR Karuizawa Station|
|Access by Car||-|
|Language support||Simple English|