Keukenhof: World famous flower gardens in LisseThe Keukenhof Gardens near Amsterdam provide visitors with a feast for the senses! As 7 million flower bulbs bloom over 32 hectares, the park is awash with the sight and scent of blossoming flowers. See the flower shows, experience this year’s theme pavilion and delight in the statues dotted around the park. Take the kids on a treasure hunt or explore the playground, petting zoo or hedge maze. Leave some time to explore the surrounding area with its fields of flowers by hiring a bike or taking a boat cruise.
Peace, love, harmonyThis year, Keukenhof is calling all flower children as the 2019 theme is ‘Flower Power’. Bright colours, hippies, peace and music: Keukenhof delves fully into that early 1970s vibe. After all, it’s the show’s 70th edition, and ever since the garden’s opening, Keukenhof has brought thousands of people together in a shared love of flowers. Look out for an array of brilliant exhibitions and events. And be sure to wear some flowers in your hair.
Events at the KeukenhofThe musical entertainment and beautifully decorated floats at the flower parade are one of the highlights of the Keukenhof events calendar, but there's always plenty more in store. Throughout the flower
Keukenhof highlights for 2019 include:
• 23 & 24 March: Sounds of Holland
• 29-31 March: Holland Heritage Weekend
• 5-7 April: Flower Power
• 13 April: Flower Parade
• 21 & 22 April: Mellow Yellow
• 27 April: Keukenhof King’s Day
• 29 April-3 May: Bird of Prey shows
• 11 & 12 May: Romance at Keukenhof
• 13-19 May: Woodstock festival
For the latest programme information and inspiration, visit the official website for the Keukenhof Gardens.