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Home - Travel - Sightseeing Guide - Hokkaido
Furano and Biei 
# 41   of 175 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 (152 votes)
Visited by: 351 users
 2  Biei
Town surrounded by a pleasant hilly landscape.
User rating: 86/100 (133 votes)
Visited by: 311 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: 82/100 (9 votes)
Visited by: 28 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: 84/100 (98 votes)
Visited by: 247 users
 2  Asahikawa
City in central Hokkaido famous for its zoo.
User rating: 76/100 (143 votes)
Visited by: 406 users
 

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User Rating (by 238 users):
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42.  Lake Towada   85/100
43.  Furano   85/100
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41.  Furano   623
42.  Matsushima   622
43.  Shirakawa-go   578
44.  Takamatsu   568
45.  Matsuyama   558

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