Activities - Cooking Lessons
Jam-Making and Jam Factory Tour
Sawaya Jam Factory : 沢屋ジャムファクトリー
Learn How to Make Jam From a Professional
Sawaya Jam is Karuizawa's premier jam-maker. They make over 50 varieties of jam varying with each season from domestically-grown fruit. Take a tour of Sawaya Jam's factory and have one of their professional jam-makers show you the process, then make your own original jar of jam, including a label you make yourself!
- Hours :
- Jam-making sessions take place at the workshop from 10:00 and again from 14:00.
- Date(s) :
- Closed Sundays and around New Years.
- Cost / Price of Admission :
- 2,800 yen.
- Credit Cards :
- VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Others(Union Pay)
- Reservations :
- # of Participants :
- Foreign Languages :
- English, Chinese (Confirm at time of reservation.)
- Luggage Storage :
- Not Available
Sawaya Jam's restaurant "Kodo" offers lunch, Kodo Terrace offers morning and afternoon tea courses. For large buses and/or groups, please RSVP as early as possible.
tel : +81(0)267-46-2400 fax : +81(0)267-46-2404 Official site
- By Train
- From Nozawa Station(JR Hokuriku(Nagano) Shinkansen), 20 minutes by taxi. Or, from Naka-Karuizawa Station on the Shinano Railroad line, 10 minutes by taxi.
- By Car
- From Usui-Karuizawa IC, Approx. 20 minutes.
- 2785-108,Hotchi,Karuizawa, Kita-Saku,389-0113
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