Last year Tulpenroute Dronten attracted 50,000 visitors. Foundation Tulpenroute Dronten has a challenge. She wants the event to grow, but people are aware that the visitors drive, cycle and walk in an area where farmers work very much during that period. ‘This means that we pay a lot of attention to road safety.’
The theme of this year is 100 years of Zuiderzee law. On 14 June 2018 it is exactly 100 years ago that the Zuiderzee Act came into force. A milestone for all provinces, municipalities and water boards that lie on or in the former Zuiderzee. The Zuiderzee Act is the beginning of the works that protect the heart of the Netherlands from the dangers and vagaries of the Zuiderzee. Without the Zuiderzee law, Flevoland would not have existed.
The Flevoland tulip fields will blossom again in April. Tulpenroute Dronten will also start in this month. The preparations are now in full swing; They are working hard to expand the different routes.
This year tulip lovers from the Netherlands and abroad can admire the colorful fields walking, cycling and from the car. Tulpenroute Dronten is working even more closely with initiators in Zeewolde and Lelystad from this year on. ‘We are strengthening each other. Together we ensure that there is an even nicer and more versatile route along tulip fields in the polder ‘, says chairman Herman Vermeer.
Although the exact route is only announced in February, the volunteers already make a call to all residents of the country roads and other people involved. ‘Are you organizing an activity from mid April to the end of May and would you like to join this route? Then give it to us. ”
‘One of the goals of Tulpenroute Flevoland is to introduce people to the outskirts of Flevoland. We do this, among other things, by offering fun activities in the vicinity of the route. Everything is possible; from an open day, a workshop to a big event. We like to tell the visitors the story of our beautiful province, “says Herman Vermeer.