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Home - Travel - Sightseeing Guide - Hokkaido
Furano and Biei 
# 42   of 179 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 (161 votes)
Visited by: 368 users
 2  Biei
Town surrounded by a pleasant hilly landscape.
User rating: 85/100 (140 votes)
Visited by: 327 users
 3  Furano Ski Area
One of Hokkaido's best ski resorts.
User rating: 83/100 (37 votes)
Visited by: 99 users
 4  Blue Pond
A naturally blue colored pond outside of Biei.
User rating: 84/100 (14 votes)
Visited by: 35 users
 5  Cheese Factory
Furano is known for its farm products.
User rating: 71/100 (57 votes)
Visited by: 138 users
 6  Furano Winery
Winery on a hill above Furano Town.
User rating: 70/100 (48 votes)
Visited by: 115 users
Side Trips from Furano and Biei
 1  Daisetsuzan
Hokkaido's largest and wildest national park.
User rating: 85/100 (99 votes)
Visited by: 254 users
 2  Asahikawa
City in central Hokkaido famous for its zoo.
User rating: 76/100 (152 votes)
Visited by: 432 users
 

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User Rating (by 253 users):
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41.  Himeji   85/100
42.  Furano   85/100
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42.  Furano   656
43.  Shirakawa-go   615
44.  Takamatsu   599
45.  Matsuyama   579
46.  Aomori   552

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Japanese Links
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Biei Town
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News and Reports
September 19, 2014
Tokachidake Autumn Color Report
by schauwecker
September 15, 2011
Furano in September
by schauwecker
Furano Lavender in full bloom
July 14 - Report from the lavender fields of Furano.

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