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The Hortus Bulborum is the only bulb garden in the world with more than 4,000 different varieties of tulips, hyacinths, daffodils and other colorful spring flowers. Every spring the outdoor garden of Hortus Bulborum is a feast for the eyes and a pleasure for the nose.

Hortus Bulborum: Unique spring flower garden

The Hortus Bulborum is the only bulb garden in the world with more than 4,000 different varieties of tulips, hyacinths, daffodils and other colorful...
Keukenhof Express timetables, fares and bus stop locations

Keukenhof: How to get there by public transport

Take a train to Schiphol Airport, Leiden Central or Haarlem. From there you can take a direct bus to Keukenhof. The bus stops are...
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Preparations for Keukenhof’s next season

Did you know that the gardeners at Keukenhof have already planted the first bulbs for next year's flower season? The coming months approximately 7...
Did you know that Tulipani is a comedy drama about a farmer from the Dutch province of Zeeland who lost his farm during the catastrophic 1953 floods? In just 5 days he cycles all the way to Italy to start a new life. When he miraculously succeeds to grow tulips in the scorching heat of southern Italy, he becomes a local hero.... and then suddely disappears.

Tulipani: Dutch farmer grows tulips in Italy

Did you know that Tulipani: Love, Honour and a Bicycle is a comedy drama about Gauke, a farmer from the Dutch province of Zeeland...
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Van Gogh never painted a single tulip in his life

Did you know that Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) never painted a single tulip in his life, but still there's a tulip named after the...
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The myth of blue tulips

Did you know that tulips come in pretty much every color of the rainbow, except blue? Pure blue tulips only exist by paint or...
The Flower Parade on Saturday 21 April spans a route of 40km from Noordwijk via Keukenhof to Haarlem. This is not the only flower parade in the Netherlands, but it is the only parade with floats that are decorated with bulb flowers like hyacinths, daffodils and of course tulips. The fragrant Flower Parade ('Bloemencorso' in Dutch) is scheduled to pass by Keukenhof around 15.40.

Flower Parade 21 April 2018 route and timetable

The Flower Parade on Saturday 21 April spans a route of 40km from Noordwijk via Keukenhof to Haarlem. This is not the only flower parade...

Seven interesting facts about tulips

The Netherlands and tulips are inextricably connected to each other. But do tulips actually originate from the Netherlands? And how many tulips are exported every...
Aalsmeer

Get up early and visit the largest flower auction in the world

Did you know that roughly 20 million flowers are sold daily at the Flower Auction in Aalsmeer? The largest flower auction in the world...
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Flowers from the Netherlands

Did you know that about 80% of all flower bulbs traded worldwide come from the Netherlands?

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