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Home - Travel - Sightseeing Guide - Hokkaido
Furano and Biei 
# 42   of 177 destinations
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Furano (xǖ) and Biei (l) are towns in the center of Hokkaido, known for their pleasant and picturesque rural landscapes. The best time to visit is July, when the lavender fields are in bloom. During winter, Furano turns into a popular downhill and cross country skiing resort.

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Attractions
Furano and Biei
 1  Furano Flower Fields
The region's top attraction outside of winter.
User rating: 88/100 (153 votes)
Visited by: 352 users
 2  Biei
Town surrounded by a pleasant hilly landscape.
User rating: 86/100 (134 votes)
Visited by: 312 users
 3  Furano Ski Area
One of Hokkaido's best ski resorts.
User rating: 83/100 (36 votes)
Visited by: 95 users
 4  Blue Pond
A naturally blue colored pond outside of Biei.
User rating: 84/100 (10 votes)
Visited by: 29 users
 5  Cheese Factory
Furano is known for its farm products.
User rating: 71/100 (53 votes)
Visited by: 134 users
 6  Furano Winery
Winery on a hill above Furano Town.
User rating: 70/100 (46 votes)
Visited by: 114 users
Side Trips from Furano and Biei
 1  Daisetsuzan
Hokkaido's largest and wildest national park.
User rating: 85/100 (99 votes)
Visited by: 248 users
 2  Asahikawa
City in central Hokkaido famous for its zoo.
User rating: 76/100 (144 votes)
Visited by: 409 users
 

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User Rating (by 239 users):
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Best rated destinations (out of 162):
37.  Hakone   86/100
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39.  Kume Island   86/100
40.  Himeji   85/100
41.  Obuse   85/100
42.  Furano   85/100
43.  Shimokita Hanto   85/100
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46.  Daisetsuzan   85/100
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40.  Karuizawa   647
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42.  Furano   624
43.  Shirakawa-go   580
44.  Takamatsu   571
45.  Matsuyama   560
46.  Aomori   521

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Japanese Links
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Biei Town
Official website.

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News and Reports
September 15, 2011
Furano in September
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Furano Lavender in full bloom
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