This route takes you to see the magnificent colours of the flower fields, which are in bloom from the end of March to mid-May. It’s an ideal way to experience the beauty of the bulb-growing region with its spectacular displays of tulips, hyacinths, daffodils and snowdrops. Apart from enjoying the aesthetics, you can also learn about the flowers and their history, with visits to the Museum de Zwarte Tulp (the ‘Black Tulip Museum’) and bulb-growing nurseries. Buy discount tickets for the Keukenhof here including a return trip from Amsterdam city centre.
Start the Flowers of Amsterdam route here.
These beautiful flower fields are world famous – it’s not hard to see why.
After visiting the Keukenhof you can rent a bike at Rent-a-Bike van Dam. Cycle through the gate along the red cycle path and turn right. Take the first turning on the right. Follow the signs to Keukenhof Castle (Kasteel Keukenhof). When you arrive you can leave your bike and enjoy a walk around the estate.
The castle at the Keukenhof is a turreted mansion dating from 1642.
An old-fashioned bulb-growing nursery with flower fields and more.
The perfect place to stop off for lunch, coffee or a glass of wine.
Learn about the history of the bulb-growing region, dating back five centuries.
Don’t leave Lisse without tasting the local specialities! This is the place to do it.
At the end of the route you can return your bike here.
You have reached your final destination.
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