Did you know the world’s largest flower garden Keukenhof is only open two months per year? From 22 March to 13 May 2018 you can see millions of tulips and other beautiful flowers again.
Keukenhof in numbers
- over 7 million blooming bulbs
- 800 varieties of tulips
- 32 hectares of colorful flowers
- more than 1 million visitors per year from over 100 countries
- 75% of all visitors are from outside the Netherlands
The Flower Parade on Saturday 21 April spans a route of 40km from Noordwijk via Keukenhof to Haarlem. The floats of the 71st edition of the famous parade are decorated with flowers like hyacinths, daffodils and of course tulips. The Flower Parade (‘Bloemencorso’ in Dutch) is scheduled to pass by Keukenhof around 15.40.
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Activities for kids at Keukenhof
- treasure hunt
- petting zoo
- large playground
Keukenhof opening hours
Daily from 08.00 to 19.30
The ticket office closes at 18.00
2161 AM Lisse
Click here for an online map of the park. Free maps are available near the entrance of the park.
Explore the flower fields around Keukenhof
Take a relaxing 45-minutes trip along the endless bulb fields around Keukenhof on a nearly silent electrically-propelled boat. Tickets are sold at the windmill inside the park.
Price: adults €8, children aged 4-11 years €4, free for children 0-3 years
Explore the colorful flowerfields, the scenic villages, the sea and the dunes by bicycle. Rent-a-Bike van Dam can be found at the car park adjacent to the park’s main entrance. They have bikes for adults, children as well as bright orange tandems and children seats and kid cars. No deposit required, just bring proof of ID.
Business hours: daily 09.30-19.00
Price: adult (€10 per day), children (€8 per day), tandem (€25 per day)
The price includes a free bicycle route. There are four different bicycle routes with distances varying from 5km to 25km, available in nine languages.
What better way to see the colorful flowers and the Dutch landscape from the air! See the world’s largest flower park, the magical flower fields and the Dutch coastal line from a bird’s eye view on a helicopter tour. This is an experience you will never forget!
Approximately 10 minutes of flight time
Depature dates: Saturday 31 March, Saturday 7 April, Saturday 14 April and Saturday 28 April
The price of €159 includes: helicopter tour, entrance to the park, full day bicycle rental and public transport combi bus ticket