Duck into the home of a local guide, who will divulge tales of a modern and bygone Amsterdam. Personalize the tour with your own interests, from Dutch art and cuisine to history and culture. Once borders open, you’ll touch down in the Netherlands’ capital with essential information on lock.
Stationsweg 166A, Lisse
Keukenhof is open for just two months each spring, making the annual event one of the most popular in Europe. In addition to the flower fields, the park is a kid-friendly venue home to canals, restaurants, a picnic area, a maze, a playground, and a windmill, providing plenty to see and do as you walk around. Consider booking a tour or ticket with skip-the-line access to ensure you get to experience the flowers in bloom, and plan to spend a half or full day exploring the park. Combo tours are available if you'd like to check out additional locations in Holland such as Marken and Volendam fishing villages or Zaanse Schans.
My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed...
My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed this trip. It was simply beautiful and cannot be missed! However, if I could change one thing it would be to allow an hour more to really meander on your own. There simply was not enough time to enjoy such a beautiful place!
Carla K, Aug 2017
Things to Know Before You Go
Keukenhof is only open from mid-March to mid-May.
Lockers are available to store luggage.
The park is wheelchair accessible.
Wi-Fi is available throughout the park.
How to Get There
Keukenhof is located in the town of Lisse, about an hour southwest of Amsterdam in the Dutch countryside. Booking a Keukenhof Gardens tour or ticket package with included transportation and admission is the most convenient way to get there, although public transport is also available from Amsterdam city center if you plan to visit on your own.
When to Get There
Keukenhof is open from mid-March to mid-May each year. Special events such as the flower parade and exhibitions are held during these two months, so check the Keukenhof website for a calendar if you're interested in timing your visit appropriately.
Keukenhof Flower Shows and Exhibitions
While the park is open, about 20 rotating flower and plant shows take place inside the park's pavilions, allowing travelers to see and learn about specific varieties of flowers such as orchids, lilies, and, of course, tulips.
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