Skiing, Snowboarding in Furano, Central Hokkaido, Japan

Each year when winter comes to Hokkaido, it brings with it some of the finest whitest snow in the world, as well as incredible winter festivals and fun activities. Each morning friendly locals look for visitors to show around, just to ensure that they enjoy Furano to the max. A great opportunity to make new friends and find out more about this town and local culture. Amazing blue skies and beautiful mountains surround Furano. There is an active volcano only 30 miles away.

Watch the skiiers and snowboarders with graceful ease and expertise descend down the mountain in awe, spraying diamond like snow in their wake. Becone one of them 🙂 You can also go dog sledding, tubing and x-country skiing, snowmobile-ing and snow rafting. There is no off piste skiing. Furano has a cable car (Furano Ropeway) capable of transporting 101 people. The ski area has 10 lifts.

Relax in Nowaza Onsen (Hot Spring), located in the northern part of Nagano Prefecture, is a hot spring and ski resort village. It is specifically renowned for its Onsen with more than 13 public hot spring baths that can be used free of charge. Visit Ninguru Terrace (Arts and Crafts Village). Here there are handmade crafts for sale. Visit the Goto Sumio Museum. Wine and dine in Sohs Bar for Miserable Smokers. Or at the top of Furano sit in the glass window in the Furano Prince Hotel Cocktail Bar, drinking cocktails and eating wonderfully presented dishes, some of them Japanese style. In downtown Furano, there are over 200 bars and restaurants to choose from. So take your pick!

Ski resorts Japan find Furano as well as Niseko, Rusutsu, Kiroro, Tomamu, Sahoro, Hakuba, Nowaza Onsen, Appi Kogen, Myoko Kogen, Shiga Kogen .

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