Furano-style travel suggestions

We have prepared several courses that will take you around some of the tourist sites in Furano. Please take advantage of this information when making your travel plans. Model courses are just an example of sightseeing. Be sure and plan your travel so that you have a leisurely stay in Furano. Let us, the Furano Tourism Association, help you plan your travel. Please inquire if you have any questions.

Enjoy Winter in Furano Course

Local Bus and Walking Tour of Rokugo

After you have fully enjoyed Rokugo, take the local bus to the scenic spots.
* See the Furano Area Access Page for details on the local buses.

1

Bus bound for Rokugo departs from Furano Station at 8:15

You can leave your luggage in the coin lockers provided inside of Furano Station. (paid)

40min

Arrives in Rokugo at 8:55

3min
2

Glass Forest (from 9:00)

All kinds of glass ornaments and accessories, dishes and glasses and crystal collages are sold here, plus there is a crystal gallery and hand craft experience menu as well for your enjoyment. The [Shibare Glass] is created in the image of Furano's diamond dust and is an original product.

1min
surrounded by pastures and is recommended for cycling. During summer, traffic increases so caution is advised.
3

Recycled Houses
from TV Drama "From the Northern Country" (from 10:00)

The house which was built during the From TV Drama "From the Northern Country", in which all parts of the building are made from recycled items, creating an extremely unique piece of architecture, so if you are a fan of the drama, you will want to take the time to see it properly.

Dining in Rokugo

There is the Onoda Soba and Tomikawa Ramen noodle shop that were also locations used in the TV Drama "From the Northern Country", both offering mouth-watering food made with local ingredients. Since you have about 5 hours in Rokugo, you may want to enjoy the winter scenery if the weather is good and stop in at the Jam Farm and Anpanman Shop, (approx. 45 min.) or try hand crafts at the Glass Forest.

Furano bound bus departs
from Rokugo at 13:55

40min
4

Arrives at Furano Station at 14:35 Bus bound for Goryo departs
from Furano Station at 14:55

14min

Arrives at Route 5 at 15:09

10min
5

Cheese Factory (Nov. -Mar. until 16:00)

It is about a 10 minute walk to the Cheese Factory from Route 5 bus stop. Take a tour through the cheese factory and taste freshly made cheese, and purchase some of Furano's finest unique cheeses. Besides cheese there is the ice milk factory, pizza factory and hands-on experience studio (reservation necessary). You can take the boardwalk from the Cheese Factory straight to the Oka-no-Shashinkan, Hilltop Photo House where you can enjoy scenery of the four seasons in Furano.

10min

Bus bound for Furano Station departs
from Route 5 at 16:42

10min

Arrives at Shijyo-Mae stop at 16:42

7min
6

Furano Marche (open until 19:00)

Inside the facility there is the Furano Produce Center, Farmer's Market, Sweets Café and Take-out Shop. At [Information Furano] staff is ready to give travel tips. Furano Marche showcases the appeal of Furano's great products such as vegetables, fruit, sweets, meals and so much more.

7min
It is about a 7 minute walk from Furano Marche to Furano Station. If you have time, stop in at Sugiyama Coffee and take a break at the coffee specialty store that roasts coffee beans from all over the world.
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JR Furano Station