Furano is located in mid Hokkaido. It is an agricultural city. It is also a place which is best suited for viewing Lavender. Different types of purple lavender can be found in the gardens around the city.The Tomita Farm there has the longest history. You will find boundless amount of lavender and therefore it has attracted large number of tourists visiting. It has earned the reputation of the “Provence in the Orient”.
Every year between June and September is the best season for viewing different types of flowers. Inside the garden you will find different types of lavender. If you want to view lavender, it is best to come between mid July and August.Apart from viewing lavender, there are different types of lavender products that you can purchase, such as dried flowers, flower oil, perfume and the signature lavender ice-cream. Perhaps if you can walk around the garden amidst the lavender while having the lavender ice-cream, you will definitely remember such scenery for life.
Address: 071 - 0704 Hokkaidō Sorachi-gun Nakafurano-chō Kisenkita 15
July – August: 8:30 – 18:00
May, June and September: 8:30 – 17:00
October – November: 9:00 – 16:30
December – April: 9:30 – 16:30
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