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Address: South Holland, North Holland, The Netherlands

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"Bollenstreek" The "Bulb Belt" is an extensive area in the west of Netherlands famed for the brightly-colored tulip fields

Originally centered on the town of Haarlem west of Amsterdam, bulb cultivation spread south initially to Hillegom and Lisse and the now-famous Keukenhof. Later bulb farming took... read more

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Palos Heights, Illinois
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Palos Heights, Illinois
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Originally centered on the town of Haarlem west of Amsterdam, bulb cultivation spread south initially to Hillegom and Lisse and the now-famous Keukenhof. Later bulb farming took hold further north in the Alkmaar region. All are a short distance inland from the North Sea, sheltered by sand dunes and in relatively sandys soils that are favored by these bulbs. The... More 

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Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

The best place on earth full of flowers to the distance I could see. Very beautiful and amazing experience of the place.

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Reviewed 10 December 2016

Take the train and get off at any of the small towns. The towns are quaint and charming and each town has something interesting to discover. You'll find plenty of flowers to see and photograph.

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Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

If you are from the USA- be forwarned - order your bulbs from NL Bulb growers and let them ship to you for Fall Planting . US customs will confiscate bulbs you buy unless they have a US certified Agricultural tag on them. They took 5 of my Amarlysis Bulbs at JFK- luckily I had also ordered some for October... More 

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Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Excellent trip to the Dutch bulb fields with excursions to Volendam and the Windmills, hotel in Puten was brilliant especially with the free bar. Please contact me if you require further information.

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Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Finally sunny weather to enjoy the tulip fields in its full glory. If you have a car visit the villages Hillegom and de Zilk. Try to avoid havu traffic ti and from the Keukenhof in Lisse. Flowes will disapear soon, so go there before the middle of May.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Took the car and drove through the area called Bollenstreek (bulb area). Famous for its flowers. From mid Arpril to mid May you can see (and smell!) The seas of flowers (mostly hyacinths and tulips) in the area of Warmond, Lisse, Hillegom and Voorhout. A must see for tourists and locals alike. Rent a convertible and drive around with an... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 23 March 2016

I'm living in the middle of it and I'm loving it. Remembering back on the first time I experienced the simplistic extravaganza of the tulip fields, I was hit by the greatness of nature. The colours are fantastic. It's not only the tulips - right now the daffodils are starting to bloom - sending us a clear message that spring... More 

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Leverkusen, Germany
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Reviewed 29 August 2015

Enjoy huge collection of Tulips of different colors. Best time to visit is first-mid of April. I visited in Mid April and First week of May. There was a huge difference and fields where empty in May. Take Garden map from entrance and visit Kuekenhof Tulip Garden. Entry fee for adult was 16Eur. If you buy ticket from hotel you... More 

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Reviewed 25 July 2015

Needless to say, a visit to the tulips region is a must for any Dutch trip in April/May. The best way to visit the tulip fields is on a bike. Bikes are available for rent at many train stations.

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