What is the best time of year to see the tulips in Holland in 2023?

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What is the best time of year to see the tulips in Holland?

Generally speaking the flower season in Holland is from mid-March to mid-May. After the crocuses that start blooming in February, most daffodils start to bloom in March. Nature always goes its own way but you will have the best chance to see vast fields of blooming tulips in the month of April. In May many farmers start heading the tulips as it is the bulb that they are being grown for.


Where are the tulip fields in Netherlands?

You will find the most colourful flowerfields in the Dutch Flower Region (in Dutch called ‘Bollenstreek’) which is the area surrounding one of the world’s largest flower gardens, Keukenhof in Lisse. A great way to visit both the tulip fields and Keukenhof Gardens is to book the Ultimate Tulip Experience. During this 5 hour tour you will visit Keukenhof as well as the Tulip Experience Amsterdam.




Where is tulip garden in Amsterdam? What city is Keukenhof Gardens in?

Although there is a very small flower market in Amsterdam, the actual tulip garden is called Keukenhof, which is a 45 minutes drive from Amsterdam in a town called Lisse, right in the heart of the Dutch Flower Region.


How do you get to Keukenhof from Amsterdam?

From Amsterdam International Airport Schiphol, you can travel by Keukenhof Express (bus line number 858). It will take you from Schiphol Airport to the main entrance of Keukenhof. It departs from the bus stop outside Arrivals hall 4 (near Starbucks). Walk outside from Schiphol Plaza and follow the signs.

  • Keukenhof Express from Schiphol airport (bus line 858)
  • Keukenhof Express Leiden (bus line 854)
  • Keukenhof Express from Amsterdam RAI (bus line 852).

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Keukenhof Gardens is open in from March 23th till May 14th.


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