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Fukushima City is blessed with a wide variety of delicious fruits. Visitors can enjoy fresh cherries in June, delicious peaches in July; juicy pears and a variety of grapes in September, and exquisite apples from October to December. The ‘Fruit Line’ (Route 5) runs along the western side of the city, and is lined with numerous orchards where visitors can experience picking a variety of fresh fruits. And of course, the taste of these natural treasures can be enjoyed on-site.

 

Venue: Fruit Line (Route 5) and various orchards around Fukushima City
Fruit Availability:
Strawberries – January to May
Cherries – June to July
Peaches – July to September
Japanese Pears – August to October
Grapes – August to October
Apples – October to December

Additional Info: http://www.f-kankou.jp/kudamono/ (Japanese)

 

2017 Pear Picking Information

(Updated: 05/09/2017)

 

Fruit Orchards
Kunii Orchard (August 20 ~ October 20)
Marue Tourist Orchard (August 26 ~ October 15)
Azuma Orchard (Early September ~ Early October)
Marusei Orchard (September 5 ~ October 5)

 

Note: Dates and times may change depending on availability of fruit.
Coupon: 10% Discount Coupon (for use at any of the orchards listed above).
Map: Fukushima City Tourist Orchard Map (Japanese)

 

Kunii Orchard

This orchard specializes in pears and has a wide variety of pears including Niitaka, Akizuki, Nansui, Kosui, Hosui, Nijuseiki and more. We highly recommend the Akizuki and Nansui varieties! Or for a rare treat try the Niitaka. Come along and try a range of delicious juicy pears.

Pear Picking Season
August 20 ~ October 20
Picking Hours: 10:00 am ~ 4:00 pm
Direct Sales: August 20 ~ October 20 (open every day)
Sales Hours: 9:00 am ~ 5:00 pm
Pear Varieties
Kosui (August 20 ~ September 10)
Hosui (September 7 ~ September 20)
Nansui (September 20 ~ October 5)
Nijiseiki (September 20 ~ Late September)
Akisuki (September 15 ~ Late September)
Niitaka (Late September ~ October 20)
Price
Adult (12+) 540 yen
Child (3 ~ 11) 540 yen
Under 3 FREE
Parking
Cars: 4
Access
Map: https://goo.gl/maps/kbKKop4vb9q
Car: 15 mins from Fukushima Nishi IC on Tohoku Expressway
Bus: Take a bus from Fukushima Station for Shida (志田) or Yoshizoe Danchi keiyu Niwasaka (由添団地経由庭坂). 3 mins walk from Tohara (遠原) bus stop.
Train: 10 mins walk from Niwasaka Station on the JR Ou Main Line.
Shuttle Bus
No
Enquiries
TEL: 024-591-1960
Notes
Group Bookings: Up to 15 people
Toilet: Yes
Disabled Toilet: No
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Available in rainy weather: No
Pets: Depends on type/size (contact for details)

 

Marue Tourist Orchard

You’ll be able to taste the delicious Hosui, Nansui, and Akizuki pears from late September. They even offer a Peak + Grape Picking special offer to double your fun! (Available from mid-September to mid-October)

Pear Picking Season
August 26 ~ October 15
Picking Hours: 8:00 am ~ 5:00 pm
Direct Sales: Late August ~ Mid-October (open every day)
Sales Hours: 8:00 am ~ 5:00 pm
Pear Varieties
Kosui (Late August ~ Mid-September)
Hosui (Mid-September ~ Mid-October)
Akizuki (Late September ~ Mid-October)
Nansui (Late September ~ Late October)
Price
Adult (12+) 540 yen
Child (4 ~ 11) 430 yen
Under 4 FREE
Parking
Large Spaces: 3
Cars: 30
Access
Map: https://goo.gl/maps/Fxt8cA1x9S22
Car: 3 mins from Fukushima Ozaso IC on Tohoku Chuo Expressway
10 mins from Fukushima Iizaka IC on Tohoku Expressway
Bus: Take a bus from Fukushima Station for Nakano (中野). 5 mins walk from Zatomachi (座頭町) bus stop. (Route not available on Saturdays, Sundays, or Public Holidays)
Shuttle Bus
No
Enquiries
TEL: 024-558-0516
HP: http://www.184184.com/marue/
Notes
Group Bookings: Yes
Toilet: Yes
Disabled Toilet: No
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Available in Rain: Yes
Pets: Yes

 

Azuma Orchard

It’s time for the flavors of Autumn, the seasons for pears, so come and try these juicy pears. You can pick your own pears, or pick some up from the sales counter. There is also a range of soft-serve and premium ice-cream. But get in quick because sometimes they sell out early!

Pear Picking Season
Early September ~ Early October
Picking Hours: 8:30 am ~ 3:30 pm
Direct Sales: Early June ~ Mid-December (open every day)
Sales Hours: 8:00 am ~ 5:00 pm
Peach Varieties
Kosui (Early September ~ Mid-September)
Hosui (Mid-September ~ Mid-October)
Price
Adult (12+) 540 yen
Child (4-11) 432 yen
Under 4 FREE
Parking
Large: 13
Cars: 20
Access
Map: https://goo.gl/maps/4cA7P4NZsMv
Car: 10 mins from Fukushima Iizaka IC on Tohoku Expressway
Bus: Take a bus from Fukushima Station for Nakano (中野). 5 mins walk from Zatomachi (座頭町) bus stop. (Route not available on Saturdays, Sundays, or Public Holidays)
Shuttle Bus
No.
Enquiries
TEL: 024-542-1460
FAX: 024-542-1119
Homepage: http://www.dab.hi-ho.ne.jp/aduma/
Notes
Group Bookings: Yes
Toilet: Yes
Disabled Toilet: Yes
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Available in rainy weather: YES (Umbrella Required)
Pets: No

 

Marusei Orchard

Marusei Orchard spent a lot of time and effort to make sure they are producing the most delicious pears they can. The orchard uses 3rd party JGAP certification to ensure that their farming practices produce the best results. And while you are here, check out the ‘Mori no Garden’ café with desserts made from the freshest season fruits.

Pear Picking Season
September 5 ~ October 10
Fruit Picking: 9:00 am ~ 4:00 pm
Direct Sales: June 10 ~ December 20 (open every day)
Sales Hours: 8:00 am ~ 5:00 pm
Peach Varieties
Kosui, Hosui, Nijuseiki
Price
Adult (12+) 540 yen
Child (4 ~ 11 years) 432 yen
Under 4 FREE
Parking
Large Spaces: 10
Medium Spaces: 5
Cars: 50
Access
Map: https://goo.gl/maps/Sjt8m1kLzK92
Car: 5 mins from Fukushima Iizaka IC on Tohoku Expressway
Train: Take the Iizaka Line from Fukushima Station to Ioji-mae (医王寺前) Station. 25 mins walk from Ioji-mae (医王寺前) Station.
Shuttle Bus
No. Contact for further details.
Enquiries
TEL: 024-541-4465
HP: http://www.geocities.jp/fukushimamarusei/
Notes
Group Bookings: Yes
Toilet: Yes
Disabled Toilet: Yes
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Available in rainy weather: Yes (Umbrella Required)
Pets: Yes
Please be aware that clothing may become dirty while picking fruit. We also recommend visitors bring hats, a towel, and insect repellent.