Gero located in Gifu Prefecture is famous for its onsen (mineral hot spring spa). The mineral waters are reputedly beneficial for rheumatism, athletic injuries and the complexion. The town is fairly compact, making it easy to walk around and go hot-spring hopping. There are several ryokan and minshuku in this resort town to stay and for more options you can check with the Gero Tourist Information Office at the west exit of the train station. To get to Gero take the JR Takayama line train from Gifu (HIda tokkyu, 67 minutes) or from Nagoya (Hida tokkyu, 90 minutes).