Pick-Your-Own Fruit in Fukushima City

Pick-Your-Own Fruit in Fukushima City

Fukushima is renowned for its delicious fruits, and a wide variety of direct-sale farmer's fruit stalls, 30 minute all-you-can pick tourist orchards, and other fruit attractions can be found among the vast fruit fields and orchards that line the "Fruit Line," which is the nickname for a road that runs for 14 km along the base of Mt. Azuma, and the "Peach Line (National Road 13)," which runs along the train tracks. Come and enjoy the bounty of cherries, peaches, Japanese pears, grapes, and apples of Fukushima City, known as the Fruit Kingdom of Japan!

See below for when each fruit is in season:

  • Strawberries....January to May
  • Cherries..........June to July
  • Peaches..........July to September
  • Nashi Pears....August to October
  • Grapes............August to October
  • Apples.............October to December

Venue Details

Venue Details

Fukushima City Tourist Information Center

(+81) 24-531-6428


Best SeasonAll Year
Opening Hours

Each orchard is open from around 8:30AM to 5PM (Please check with individual orchards for details).

No regular holidays from June through December

ParkingAvailable (The number of parking spaces available varies from one orchard to the next).
Access Details
AccessFukushima City, Fukushima Pref.
Getting there

Reaching the Various Fruit-Picking Areas by Car:

  • Peach Line: 10 min from Iizaka I.C. exit (Tohoku Expressway)
  • Fruit Line: 10 min from Iizaka I.C. exit (Tohoku Expressway)
  • Kayaba Pear Line: 15 min from Iizaka I.C. exit (Tohoku Expressway)
  • Skyline: 15 min from Fukushima-Nishi I.C. exit (Tohoku Expressway)
  • Tsuchiyu Fruit Line: 10 min ffrom Fukushima-Nishi I.C. exit (Tohoku Expressway)

Coming via Public Transport:

  • Peach Line: Take the Nakamoniwa bus from Fukushima Station's East Exit (Bus Stop No. 8) to the Higashi-ishido bus stop (It will take about 30 min). Peach Line is a 15 min walk from the bus stop.
  • Fruit Line: Take the Nakano (Kayaba) bus from Fukushima Station's East Exit (Bus Stop No. 12) to the Zatou-Machi bus stop (It will take about 30 min). The Fruit Line is a 15 min walk from the bus stop.
  • Kayaba Pear Line: Take the Niwasaka (Uchi-Machi) bus from Fukushima Station's East Exit (Bus Stop No. 12) to the Menkyo Center bus stop (It will take about 30 min). The Pear Line is a 15 min walk from the bus stop.
  • Skyline: Take the Kami-ubado/Takayu Onsen bus from Fukushima Station's East Exit (Bus Stop No. 7) to the Kitabayashi bus stop (It will take about 30 min). Skyline is a 15 min walk from the bus stop.
  • Tsuchiyu Fruit Line: Take the Tsuchiyu Onsen bus from Fukushima Station's East Exit (Bus Stop no. 7) to the Shiki-no-Sato bus stop (It will take about 30 min). Tsuchiyu Fruit Line is a 15 min walk from the bus stop.


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Handmade Japanese Washi Paper Craft Experience

Kami-Kawasaki Washi paper has a history of over 1,000 years. It was given the name "Kami-Kawasaki Washi" because of its origin in Nihonmatsu City's Kami-Kawasaki district. Since the name of districts changes with the years, during Japan's Heian Period, it was known as "Michinoku-gami "("paper made in Michinoku"). Kami-Kawasaki Washi paper has been used regularly as shoji paper (paper for sliding doors). Many people are charmed by the warmth and simple beauty of Kami-Kawasaki Washi. Paper mulberry, a type of tree used for making the paper, is grown locally. The traditional production method, from producing the raw ingredients to making the paper, is continued in Nihonmatsu City even today. Sticking to traditional production methods ensures that the finished paper has a luxuriant warmth and refinement, and is strong and durable. At present, a variety of products, such as dyed paper, folkcraft paper, and paper crafts, are produced, all of which maintain the paper's original texture. Although the demand for shoji paper is declining, there is still demand for products such as wallpaper and lamp shades. In this way, Kami-Kawasaki Washi remains important to us everyday.   At the Washi Traditional Crafts Gallery - located at Michi-no-Eki Adachi (Roadside Station) - visitors can make washi postcards, paper fans, and other items.

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Adatara Kogen Ski Resort

The Adatara Kogen Ski Resort is located about halfway up the eastern side of Mt. Adatara, one of the One Hundred Famous Mountains of Japan. Powder-snowed slopes extending from an altitude of 950 meters to 1,350 meters offer superb enjoyment to everyone from beginners to advanced skiers. The well-equipped facilities include a high-speed 6-passenger gondola, a quad chairlift, three T-bar lifts, a ski center, and three restaurants. In addition, a 1,000 meter-long slope perfect for families has opened recently and there is also a snowboarding park (one-make jump, rails and boxes) as well as a newly-opened nursery room inside the restaurant Rendezvous. The open-air hot spring bath at the Fujikyu Hotel, located just in front of the ski slopes and with water piped directly from the hot spring source, will refresh you after skiing.  

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Bandai-Azuma Skyline Cycling Route

The Bandai-Azuma Skyline is one of the top cycling routes of Japan!  The route brings cyclists through dense green forests to volcanic terrain and sweeping views of Fukushima city and the volcanic peak of Mt. Kofuji, or “Little Fuji”. In autumn this course is warmed by vibrant autumn leaves, that make for a magical ride! Fukushima has routes for cyclists of all levels! Click here for more information about Cycling Courses and Events in Fukushima!  (Click here to read our blog about cycling the scenic Bandai-Azuma Skyline!)

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