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Drive through a picturesque flower-themed route

Hokkaido is famous for its vast and colourful flower fields, and this driving route takes you to some of its most iconic destinations like Hokuryu Sunflower Village, Shikisai-no-oka, and Farm Tomita. Drive along the incredibly scenic Patchwork Road, and stock up on some Hokkaido specialties along the way.

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  • About 2 hours by car

    Hokuryu Sunflower Field

    Hokuryu Sunflower Village

    True to its name, Hokuryu Sunflower Field showcases a staggering 2 million sunflowers blanketing an expansive space of 23 hectares. These flowers are at their best in summer from late July to late August, coinciding with the Hokuryu Sunflower Festival – a free event with mazes, themed foods including sunflower ice cream which contains sunflower seeds, and more.
    https://www.japan.travel/en/spot/1882/

  • About 1 hour by car

    OMO7 Asahikawa by Hoshino Resorts

    OMO7 Asahikawa by Hoshino Resorts
    OMO7 Asahikawa by Hoshino Resorts
    OMO7 Asahikawa by Hoshino Resorts

    This modern city hotel offers the experience to discover the wonders of Asahikawa City through free local-guided tours or themed rooms inspired by the wildlife at the Asahiyama Zoo. The GO-Kinjo Map at the “OMO Base” lounge shows a variety of hidden sights and gourmet restaurants carefully selected by the hotel staff that only locals know.
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    Address 9 Rokujo, Asahikawa-shi, Hokkaido 070-0036​
  • About 40 mins by car

    Patchwork Road

    Patchwork Road

    This road takes you across a landscape that literally looks like a patchwork of different shades of greens, reds, purples, and yellows, hence the name Patchwork Road. Along the undulating, 14km-long road, take in lovely views of the many beautiful spots of farmland, hills, and flower fields.

  • About 20 mins by car

    Shikisai-no-oka

    Patchwork Road

    Shikisai-no-oka is a colourful flower garden set against a backdrop of the Tokachi mountains. From April to October, several dozen species of flowers and grasses flourish in this hilly landscape which you can also explore on buggies and carts. Summer is when most of the flowers bloom.

  • About 20 mins by car

    Farm Tomita

    Farm Tomita
    Farm Tomita
    Farm Tomita

    Farm Tomita is most famous for its lavenders which typically bloom from late June to early August, when vibrant purple fields spread across the entire landscape. Sample some specialty lavender-themed sweets and drinks, and bag some unique local souvenirs from the many shops scattered around the farm.
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    Address 15 Kisen Kita, Nakafurano Town, Sorachi District, Hokkaido 071-0704
  • About 20 mins by car

    Furano Marche

    Furano Marche
    Furano Marche
    Furano Marche

    Furano Marche is a shopping plaza where you can stock up on many of Furano’s local specialties. There are about twenty shops, eateries, and restaurants where you can pick up unique souvenirs like Furano cheese and wine, or savour some local fare at the open plaza.

    Information
    Address 13-1 Saiwai Town, Furano City, Hokkaido 076-0024
    Opening Hours 10:00-18:00 (1st July-30th September: 10:00-19:00)

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