It’s Spring time in Amsterdam, our favorite time of the year! When you think of The Netherlands you probably think of tulips, right? If you really really really want to see these flowers, the one and only place to go is the Keukenhof.
Keukenhof is a worldwide famous Dutch flower garden of 32 hectares in size. During Spring, all the flowers blossom which makes it the most wonderful place to go. Around 1 million people from over 100 countries are rushing every year to see this garden where there is almost no spot of land without a flower. Each year, around 7 million flower bulbs are planted to create the most beautiful spring park in the world!
Obviously you will see tulips in Keukenhof but you can also visit the windmill or take a boat trip around the tulip fields.
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Why do we love this garden?
Keukenhof is the place to be for flowers and tulips lover. The garden is filled with oceans of colors!
When should you go there?
The garden is open from 22nd of March until the 13th of May 2018. There are always flowers in Keukenhof but we recommend you to go there late April to early May to see the tulips in their best shapes.
How to go there?
Keukenhof is located in Lisse, between Amsterdam and The Hague. By car it will take you around one hour (from Amsterdam). You can also go by bus 397 or train from Amsterdam Central Station to Schiphol Airport and take Arriva’s comfortable Keukenhof Express (Buses 858 and 854) to the Keukenhof. For more information on transportation check out Keukenhof's suggestions.
How much does it cost?
An adult ticket: €16.
4 to 11 year olds: €8.
Under 3 years: free of charge.
Find all information on this link: Website of Keukenhof.
Address: Bezoekadres, Stationsweg 166A, 2161 AM Lisse