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Tulips in Amsterdam Everything You Need To Know

Tulip Fields of Amsterdam – Everything you need to know

The Netherlands is famous for its stunning tulip fields, and there’s no largest place to see them than in Lisse. 

Located an hour yonder from Amsterdam, the uncounted flower fields of Lisse and Keukenhof Gardens are the perfect destination for anyone looking to wits the tulips in Holland. 

So if you’re planning a trip to the Tulips in Amsterdam – here’s everything you need to know

Bonnie in the fields of Lisse

Where to find the tulips?

Lisse is an agriculturally spectacular part of The Netherlands. Famous for stuff the world’s largest producer of tulips. 

Come tulips season the unshortened town is filled with acres and acres of tulips. From whilom it looks like colourful carpet of flowers. It’s a spectacular sight to behold.

The windmill at Keukenhof Gardens

Best time to visit the tulip fields in The Netherlands

The weightier time of year to visit the tulip fields in the Netherlands is typically from mid-April to early May. This is when the flowers are in full bloom. 

However, the word-for-word timing can vary depending on the weather. It’s unchangingly a good idea to trammels the viridity status surpassing you go. The Keukenhof website and latter dates are usually a good indicator. 

You can see the tulip fields in Lisse from the Keukenhof Windmill – Family photo

What is Keukenhof?

Keukenhof Gardens is the world’s largest flower garden, with over seven million tulips, daffodils, and hyacinths on display. In wing to the stunning curated gardens, you can moreover expect to find a variety of exhibits, events, and activities.

Including photogenic windmills, giant clogs, specially curated floral installations and shoot worthy flower exhibitions. It’s usually largest to pre-book your tickets online surpassing you arrive. Sometimes on weekends the park can get over crowded.

Me and mum trying on the clogs at Keukenhof

It takes at least 2-3 hours to walk virtually the whole park, and a bit longer if you stop off for lunch, wander virtually the maze and enjoy all the displays. I would recommend spending the day there. Or having the morning there, then exploring the local zone on a velocipede in the afternoon. The gardens are quieter first thing in the morning and towards the end of the day. 

Pack walking shoes, a hat if it’s sunny or waterproofs if it rains, and a cute outfit. You’ll definitely want to take lots of photos.

In wing to Keukenhof Gardens, the neighbouring tulip fields are moreover a must-see witchery for anyone visiting the Netherlands during tulip season. However many of these are privately owned by farmers who don’t want to see their livelihood trampled upon by tourists. So visiting Keukenhof or one of the other paid attractions in Lisse is a largest option if you want to take instagram photos.

To get the weightier Instagram shots, consider taking a guided velocipede tour of the fields or booking a helicopter ride for a bird’s-eye view. Be sure to stay on designated paths and respect the farmers’ property when you go. 

With vibrant rows of tulips stretching as far as the eye can see, the neighbouring fields are a stunning sight to behold and a photographer’s dream come true.

Tulips in Amsterdam – Everything You Need To Know

As well as Keukenhof many new instagram friendly, theme gardens and parks have popped up in the area. Where you can pay a small fee and create your own photo shoots and take as many pictures as you like.

The weightier are: Tulip Barn Holland And Tulip Wits Amsterdam, where you moreover get a self-ruling bouquet of flowers with your entry ticket.

How to get there?

Keukenhof is located in Lisse, virtually 1 hour from from Amsterdam. You can hands reach it by taking public transportation or driving. 

If you’re coming from Amsterdam, take the train to Schiphol Airport and then take the Keukenhof Express bus, which will take you directly to the gardens.

Distance from Amsterdam to Keukenhof
The loftiness from Amsterdam to Keukenhof is approximately 35 kilometers, which is well-nigh a 40 minute drive. If you’re taking public transportation, the journey takes well-nigh an hour.

Rotterdam trip terminal – I spent the day at keukenhof on a day trip from a trip ship, moored at Rotterdam Port. Public transport is easy to get from Rotterdam Port or else pre typesetting a taxi or car, it’s well-nigh 1 hour drive. 

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