Flowers of Amsterdam highlights

I amsterdam's selection of highlights of things to do and places to stay, eat and drink, including restaurants, activities and attractions.

Flowers of Amsterdam tips and highlights

The Flower Strip is one of the most popular and spectacular sights in the Netherlands. Every spring the entire region bursts into vivid colour as bulbs shoot and millions of flowers blossom. One of the biggest attractions is the Keukenhof Gardens, but there’s much more to see and do. 

Flower Strip highlights:

Tickets available

Keukenhof Gardens

Stationsweg 166a
2161 AM LISSE
Each spring, the Keukenhof Gardens in Lisse come alive with blooming flowers in every colour of the rainbow.

Rent-a-Bike van Dam

Stationsweg
2161 AM LISSE
One of the best ways to explore the flower strip is to rent a bike. Set your own pace as you follow any of the four sign-posted ro...

Annemieke’s Picking Garden

Haarlemmerstraat 15a
2182 HA HILLEGOM
Located a short trip from Amsterdam in Hillegom, Annemieke’s Picking Garden is a nursery specialising in cultivating tulips using ...

FloraHolland flower auction

Legmeerdijk 313
1431 GB AALSMEER
FloraHolland in Aalsmeer is the world's largest flower auction, and visitors are invited in to watch the buzzing activity of this ...

Museum 'De Zwarte Tulp'

Heereweg 219
2161 BG LISSE
With the emphasis on tulips, the bulb cultivation and development of both the past and present, are vividly displayed in the museu...

Aalsmeer Historical Gardens

Praamplein 1
1431 CW AALSMEER
Stroll around the Aalsmeer Historical Gardens and find yourself on a colourful journey back through time – all the way back to 165...

De Bollenburcht

Teylingerlaan 13
2215 RT VOORHOUT
During spring the Netherlands bursts with colourful tulip blooms that enliven the Dutch countryside. Situated in the heart of the ...

Westeinder Rondvaart

Uiterweg 27ws1
1431 AA AALSMEER
Be guided through the peaceful surrounds of the Westeinder lakes on an open boat. This tour leads you through a maze of islands an...

Bloemencorso Bollenstreek

Start bij de Vuurtoren
2202 GW NOORDWIJK ZH
Bloemencorso Bollenstreek
25/04/2020
The Bloemencorso Bollenstreek is a festive flower parade that rolls through the municipality of Noordwijk and continues along a 40...

Where to eat and drink:

Restaurant De Vier Seizoenen

Heereweg 224
2161 BR LISSE
As the restaurant’s name (The Four Seasons) suggests, it’s all about seasonal produce at Ton & Ellin Frerik’s place in Lisse. The ...

Brasserie Café Oevers

Kudelstaartseweg 228
1433 GR KUDELSTAART
Located on the picturesque banks of the Westeinderplassen in Kudelstaart, this charming restaurant offers fantastic views of the l...

Westeinder Paviljoen

Kudelstaartseweg 22
1431 GA AALSMEER
The Westeinder Paviljoen is a restaurant located on the Vrouwentroost, a small peninsula in the Westeinderplassen. The pavilion is...

De Olmenhorst

Lisserweg 481
2165 AS LISSERBROEK
Landgoed de Olmenhorst (Olmenhorst estate) is a green oasis of apple and pear orchards that can be found in Lisserbroek, a village...

De Zuilen

Zandlaan 18
2181 HS HILLEGOM
The well-groomed grounds of De Zuilen estate invite guests to not only take a walk in the park, but eat, drink and admire the tuli...

How to get to the Flower Strip:

How to get to the Flower Strip

Getting to the Flower Strip is a breeze. Find out how to reach the tulip fields by public transport or excursion.

Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket

This convenient multi-purpose ticket offers unlimited public transport by bus, tram, train and metro in the entire Amsterdam area.

I amsterdam City Card

Your City Card gives you free entry to some fantastic museums, castles and attractions to be found in the Amsterdam Area.