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Horticulture in The Netherlands

Did you know that 24% of the world trade in horticultural products is in Dutch hands? About half of all Dutch horticulture is located...
The most complete list of flower parades in the Netherlands, including fruit parades, floating parades and a paper parade. All over the Netherlands!

Flower parades in the Netherlands 2018

Flower parade Bulb Region Noordwijk to Haarlem via Keukenhof The Flower Parade on Saturday 21 April spans a route of 40km from Noordwijk via Keukenhof to Haarlem. This...
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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17th century tulip mania

Did you know that a tulip mania took place in the Netherlands in the 17th century? Some species of tulips costed more than a...
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...
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...
Keukenhof

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...
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...
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Origin of windmills, tulips and wooden shoes

Did you know that windmills, tulips and wooden shoes are not originally from the Netherlands? The Persians already had fixed windmills in the 7th...