Destinations

富良野・美瑛観光案内 | Furano & Biei Travel

富良野盆地は北海道の地理的な中心にあたり、大雪山系十勝岳連峰を見渡す丘のまち美瑛を中心に、ヨーロッパの農村を彷彿とさせる田園風景が広がる。北海道の夏といえば、鮮やかな紫色のラベンダー畑の風景を連想する旅人も多いことだろう。

富良野やトマムは日本有数の山岳リゾートで、夏には盆地を覆う幻想的な雲海の風景がしばしば見られ、冬には良質な雪がスキー場のゲレンデを覆う。豊かな森林に囲まれた南富良野のかなやま湖と山村の占冠は、静かな休暇を過ごしたい人に向いている。

Stretching across Hokkaido’s middle ground from the dramatic rural village Biei to the tranquility forested Shimukappu, this agricultural basin along Route 237 ranks high on wish list for many travelers. In summer the picturesque hillside breadbasket and flower gardens covered with colorful patchwork like a mini European village. In winter Furano and Tomamu turns into the international ski resorts. You will find real onsen around the Tokachi-dake Mountains. The shore of the artificial lake Kanayama-ko is pleasant escape from the main tourist routes.


Destinations

美瑛

Biei

上富良野

Kamifurano

中富良野

Nakafurano

富良野

Furano

南富良野

Minamifurano

占冠・トマム

Shimukappu & Tomamu



Guide Map


Directions

TRAIN: From Sapporo, take the limited express train to Takikawa (50min) on the JR Hakodate Line and transfer to the local train on the JR Nemuro Line to Furano (60min). Total ticket cost is ¥4010.
Currently local trains on the JR Nemuro Line from Obihiro end in Shintoku (1hr) on the JR Sekisho Line, and local trains from Furano end in Higashi-Shikagoe (45min) in Minamifurano. Alternative JR buses connect Higashi-Shikagoe with Shintoku (1hr).

BUS: Chuo Bus operates approximately hourly buses between Sapporo and Furano Station (2.5hrs / ¥2300) via Akabira and Asgibetsu.
Furano Bus operates Kaisoku Lavender-go (快速ラベンダー号) between Asahikawa Station stop 9 and the New Furano Prince Hotel (8 daily / 2hrs / ¥1050) via Asahikawa Airport, Biei and Furano stations.
Three intercity buses North Liner run between Furano Station and Obihiro Station (2hrs 40min; ¥2200) via Ikutora Bussan Center (Michi-no-eki Minamifurano) and Biei.