1 day itinerary

Ultimate Guide to Furano

The popular spots of Biei and Furano are included in this huge carpet of flowers over the great land. The peak period is July but the winter snowscapes are also beautiful. Local buses and trains are available but the best way to tour the area is by rental car or hired car.

Day 1

Patchwork Road ( 09:00 AM ~ 09:30 AM )
Shikisai-no-Oka ( 10:00 AM ~ 11:00 AM )
Farm Tomita ( 11:30 AM ~ 12:30 PM )
The Furano Cheese Factory ( 01:00 PM ~ 02:00 PM )
Kaze no Garden (Windy Garden) ( 02:10 PM ~ 03:00 PM )
Ningle Terrace ( 03:00 PM ~ 04:00 PM )

Day 1 - Hokkaido

09:00 AM 09:30 AM   -   Patchwork Road

A landscape of wheat fields and trees cover the rolling hills. Drive through this tranquil rural landscape and take a break at Hokusei-no-Oka Observatory Park. You can get a panoramic view of scenic Biei.
*Please be careful not to enter the farmland and private property while touring. Hokusei-no-Oka Observatory Park is only open between May and October.

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Address Biei, Kamikawa District, Hokkaido See map

10:00 AM 11:00 AM   -   Shikisai-no-Oka

From June to August is the peak time to see the flower fields, and during the snowy season from December, you can enjoy a world of silver. Take a walk through the park and try feeding the animals at the Alpaca Farm.

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Business Hours April - May / October 9:00am~5:00pm
June - September 8:30am~6:00pm
November 9:00am~4:30pm
December - February 9:00am~4:00pm
March 9:00am~4:30pm
Price There is a request for donations of 200 yen at the entrance to cover maintenance costs
Address Biei, Kamikawa-gun, Hokkaido See map
Telephone 0166-95-2758
Website http://www.shikisainooka.jp/en/

11:30 AM 12:30 PM   -   Farm Tomita

With Japan’s largest lavender field, Farm Tomita boasts a long history of growing the nation’s lavender. The peak season for the lavender blossoms is July. But even in other seasons, many other types of flowers are in bloom and you can enjoy the beautiful scenery of Furano.
*The farm is closed between October and the following May (please check the official website for details).

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Business Hours Everyday ( 08:30 AM ~ 05:00 PM )
Address 15 Nakafurano Kisen Kita Nakafurano, Sorachi District, Hokkaido See map
Telephone 0167-39-3939
Website http://www.farm-tomita.co.jp/en/

01:00 PM 02:00 PM   -   The Furano Cheese Factory

You can visit this cheese workshop only to be found in Japan’s dairy kingdom of Hokkaido. At the Pizza Workshop, you can sample oven-baked pizza using original cheese. Also, at the adjacent Ice Milk Workshop, there is also ice cream made from local milk. Lunch time is recommended here.

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Business Hours Apr. 1 ~ Oct. 31 9:00 am ~ 5:00pm
Nov. 1 ~ Mar. 31 9:00am ~ 4:00pm

Dec. 31 〜 Jan. 3
Address Furano cheese factory, Nakagoku, Furano-shi, Hokkaido See map
Telephone 0167-23-1156

02:10 PM 03:00 PM   -   Kaze no Garden (Windy Garden)

Located within the Furano Prince Resort, this is a garden next to Ningle Terrace. About 20,000 flowers representing 450 species are in bloom from early summer deep into the season.
*Open during summer(Closed between mid-October to April)

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Business Hours Everyday ( 08:00 AM ~ 06:00 PM )

The garden is open for a limited time between May and mid-October. For details on the opening period, please check the official website.

Price Adults: 800 YEN
Child: 500 YEN
Address Nakagoryo, Furano, Hokkaido See map

03:00 PM 04:00 PM   -   Ningle Terrace

A shopping area located in the middle of a typical Hokkaido forest. In addition to the sales of items overflowing with the feeling of Hokkaido such as wood crafts, there is also a café and a craft classroom. Take your time through activities such as shopping and tea time.

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Business Hours Everyday ( 12:00 PM ~ 08:45 PM )
Address New Furano Prince Hotel, Goryo,Furano-shi, Hokkaido See map

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By Midori