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Two billion tulips

Did you know that no less than 2 billion tulips from the Netherlands are expected find their way to homes all around the world...
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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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Flowers from the Netherlands

Did you know that about 80% of all flower bulbs traded worldwide come from the Netherlands?
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...
National Tulip Day! Did you know that you can pick a beautiful bouquet of tulips for free at Amsterdam's Dam Square on Saturday 20 January 2018?

National Tulip Day: pick tulips for free in Amsterdam

Did you know that you can pick a beautiful bouquet of tulips for free at Amsterdam's Dam Square on National Tulip Day Saturday 20...
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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Dutch entry wins National Geographic contest

Did you know that 11-year old Dewi from the Netherlands has captured the grand prize of the National Geographic International Photography Contest for Kids...
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...
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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...
Did you know that Flevoland is the largest flower bulb region in the Netherlands? With more than 3,500 hectares of colorful bulb fields, the Netherlands' youngest province is truly pleasing to the eye. The farming land on the former seabed of the Zuiderzee is among the most fertile land in Europe.

The longest continuous tulip route of the Netherlands

Did you know that Flevoland is the largest flower bulb region in the Netherlands? With more than 3,500 hectares of colorful bulb fields, the...