Famous Lavender Garden That 1 Million Tourists Visit -Farm Tomita in Nakafurano-
November 24th, 2016
Farm Tomita (ファーム富田) is very famous lavender garden in Nakafurano town. 1 million tourists visit here every year. It is no exaggeration to say that the lavenders of Furano means the lavender of the Farm Tomita. In old days, farm-owners in Furano area gave up cultivations of the lavender, and it was in a critical situation that the lavender field might become extinct. But Mr. Tomita has been cultivating the lavender, and it became finally the largest sightseeing spot in the Furano area. He is said to be legendary farm-owner.
More than 100 kinds of flowers such as the Lavender, Poppy, Haze Grass, Cosmos, Sunflower are planted on the fields of about 15 ha. The Fields are divided into 7 fields, Hanabito Field (花人の畑), Sakiwai Field (倖の畑), Irodori Field (彩りの畑), Traditional Lavender Garden (トラディショナルラベンダー畑), Spring Field (春の彩りの畑), Autumn Field (秋の彩りの畑) and Forest Field (森の彩りの畑), and the Traditional Lavender Garden that purple lavdender spread over and the Irodori Field that a hill is painted with seven colors of flowers are the highlight. It takes an hour and a half to look around slowly on foot.
In addition, there is the Lavender East (ラベンダーイースト) that is opened to the public only in July. This is one of largest lavender field in Japan, so visitors can look over purple world.
There are restraunts, cafes, souvenir shops, parking lots and restrooms in the site, and a melon and a lavender soft serve ice cream can be eaten, and a lavender oil can be bought. Admission free. A parking lot is free of charge.
Atmosphere of Farm Tomita Can Be Watched on Youtube
|Admission fee||Free of charge|
|Parking lot||Free parking is provided (180 Cars)|
|Business hours||08:30-18:00 * It changes depending on seasons|
|Regular closing day||Open all year round|
|Home page||Home page is here|
|Mapcode||Farm Tomita 349 276 830*84
Lavender East 349 251 469*45
Refer to following websites for the accommodations around Farm Tomita.
|Log Cottage Himawari(ログコテージ ひまわり)|
|Minshuku Nakafuranosanso(民宿 なかふらの山荘)|
|FIRST TRACK INN(ファースト トラック (旅篭))|
|Furano Resort Orika(富良野リゾート オリカ)|
|Furano La Terre(SPA & HOTEL RESORT ふらのラテール)|
|Petit Hotel Blaneneige(プチホテル ブランネージュ)|
|Petit Hotel Blanc Fleur(プチホテル ブランフルール)|
|Pension and Restaurant La Collina(ペンション＆レストラン ラ・コリーナ)|
|Pension Raclette(ペンション ラクレット)|
|Farm Inn Tomu(ファームイン富夢)|
A page of Furano is here