Minami-cho is one of the leading river sports meccas in Japan, with the fastest river flow in Nagaragawa River of total length 166 km. Many come to enjoy rafting, canoeing and river SUP. Its good water quality is one of the best among all other main river sports area. Yana fishery is also popular. From Meiji era to Showa era, there was a fishing ground designated by the Imperial Household Agency, which caught Ayu to present to the imperial family. Thus, there is a mountain climbing route on Mt Fukubegadake (1,162m) on the border with Mino-shi, where you can enjoy trekking to see the fresh greenery in spring and the autumn leaves in autumn.
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Minami, located at the southern part of the city, is having the fastest speed of river flow and is one of the most famous river sports mecca.
Wara is famous for lightning bugs observation in June. Ayu grown in this area is selected as the best Ayu in Japan.
Hachiman is called the town of water. Gujo Odori Dance Festival with a history of over 400 years old is also very famous all over the country.
Meiho is located along Seseragi Kaido linking Hachiman and Hida Takayama. Camping in summer and winter sports in winter can be enjoyed.
Yamato, a town of history, is making up by several mountain villages and towns along Nagaragawa River.
Shirotori, the birth place of Hakusan Faith. Itoshiro Hugh Cedar aged 1800 years old and Amidagatake Waterfall are creating a holy atmosphere.
Takasu is located in the north of the city. It is the headwater of Nagaragawa River. It is crowded with people in both summer and winter as a resort.