Echizen Onsen

Enjoy views of Sea of Japan at Bijin-no-Yu (hot spring of Beauty) of Echizen Onsen

Introduction of Hot Springs (Onsen)

Echizen Onsen is the generic name that covers three areas: Echizen-Tamagawa, Echizen-Kuriya and Echizen-Nanbu that line up along Echizen Coast, Fukui, where you can enjoy beautiful panoramic views of Japanese Sea just in front of you.

Speaking of Echizen, you cannot ignore Echizen crabs. Enjoying the taste of fresh seafood after the core of your body is fully warmed up with mellow touch of hot spring water would be a heavenly bliss.

Echizen Onsen area shows a variety of colourful seasonal scenes, for example, filled with Daffodil flower blossoms in spring, happy beach guests in summer, and illuminating lights of squid fishing boat on the coast during night time.

Effects and characteristics of Hot Springs

There are three hot spring sources in Echizen Onsen area and hot spring quality is mellow touch, which is famous for “Bijin no Yu (beautifying bath)” keeping skin moisturized and smooth. This hot spring quality is effective on skin diseases, cold-sensitivity, and relieving fatigue. Many hot springs in this area welcome drop-in visitors for hot spring hopping.
  • Spring Qualities

    Standard hot-spring Hydrogen Carbonate hot-spring
  • Efficacy

    Neuralgia Decrease in gastrointestinal function Hemorrhoidal pain Recovery from fatigue


Access by public transportation.

Approx 50 min by bus from Takefu Station

Access by car

Approx 50 min driving from Tsuruga IC or Sabae IC

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