Want to fully enjoy the Flower Parade in Holland? Check out our hotel tips for visiting the Flower Parade. You will see the parade and combine your trip with sightseeing the tulip fields and visit great flower events and flower attractions.
Below we will list the best hotels for visiting the Flower Parade. The hotels are very populair and every Flower Parade fully booked. If you want to stay in one of these hotels we advise you to book early. The route of the Flower parade is 42 kilometers long. We have picked the three most populair places to view the parade: Noordwijk Beach, Keukenhof and the city center of Haarlem.
|Year||Parade Day||Events Parade Week|
|2024||Saturday 20 April||17 April – 21 April|
|2025||Saturday 12 April||9 April – 13 April|
Parade Week | 17 – 21 April 2024
Parade week starts every year on the Wednesday before Flower Parade Day and ends on Sunday after Parade Day. During Parade week you can visit lots of different flower events and attractions in Holland. It is the perfect week for enjoying the flowers at their best. With normal weather conditions the flower fields will be in bloom.
Hotels to visit the making of the Flower Parade
Lots of people are working hard to get all colorful floats ready for the parade on Saturday. During these construction days you can get a look behind the scenes of the Flower Parade. Check out how much work it is to create the floats and smell all the flowers.
If you want to stay very close to the construction days there is only one hotel. Near the hotel there is a train station that has a train connection with Amsterdam, Airport Schiphol, Leiden, The Hague, Delft and Rotterdam. Distance to Keukenhof Gardens is just 10 kilometers. The hotel rents bikes so you can go sightseeing the flower fields and visit Keukenhof very easy.
Hotels in Noordwijk Beach
On Saturday morning the Flower Parade will start from Noordwijk Beach. It is a great location with wide beaches and nature. It is known as the flower beach because you will find beautiful flower fields around Noordwijk. There are a lot of great hotels near the beach front and near the dunes. Keukenhof Gardens is just 11 kilometers. Noordwijk is perfect for visiting the following events:
- Night edition of the Flower Parade on Friday 19 April 2024
- See the start of the Flower Parade in Noordwijk on Saturday 20 April 2024
- From Friday 19 April till Sunday 21 April there is a flower car show on the beach boulevard of Noordwijk
- Sightseeing the tulip fields is perfect with Noordwijk as your starting point
- On Saturday 20 April and Sunday 21 April you have the possibility to enjoy a spectacular helicopter flight above the flower fields. Helicopter location is near Noordwijk.
- Keukenhof Gardens is just 10 kilometers from Noordwijk. Visit the park early morning of early evening to avoid the large crowds on parade day.
Hotels near Keukenhof Gardens
In the afternoon (Around 3:00 PM) the Flower Parade will pass Keukenhof Gardens on the Keukenhof boulevard.
Keukenhof Gardens is located in the middle of the flower fields region near Amsterdam and a very populair place to visit during spring in Holland. Keukenhof is also the highlight of Flower Parade Day with lots of extra entertainment and events to enjoy. Due to its popularity, it is a challenge to travel to Keukenhof on Flower Parade day. Many people choose to book a hotel near Keukenhof. These hotels and b&b’s are very populair so book in time! When you stay near Keukenhof we advise you to:
- Visit the Night edition of the Flower Parade on Friday 19 April
- See the Flower Parade in downtown Lisse or at Keukenhof on Saturday 20 April
- On Friday 19 April and Saturday 20 April there is a large market in Lisse
- Sightseeing the tulip fields is perfect with Lisse as your starting point
- On Saturday 20 April and Sunday 21 April you have the possibility to enjoy a spectacular helicopter flight above the flower fields. Helicopter location is near Keukenhof.
- Keukenhof Gardens is just around the corner. Visit the park early morning of early evening to avoid the large crowds on parade day.
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|Hotel Restaurant de Engel||Check availability »|
|Bed & Breakfast De Vier Seizoenen||Check availability »|
|B&B Blossom||Check availability »|
|Boutique Suites Lisse||Check availability »|
Also read our article about hotels near Keukenhof Gardens.
Hotels in Haarlem
On Saturday 20 April the Flower Parade will arrive in the evening in the center of Haarlem. On Sunday 21 April the floats will stay in Haarlem center so you can get a closer look at the colorful floats.
Haarlem is the Flower City of Holland and very suitable for a day out or a multi-day stay. During these days there are also special events around flowers and Keukenhof Gardens is only 20 kilometers from Haarlem. When you stay in Haarlem we advise you to:
- See the Flower Parade with lights on in the center of Haarlem on Saturday 20 April.
- Take a closer look at the colorful floats on Sunday 21 April in the center of Haarlem.
- If you want to visit Keukenhof Gardens go on Friday of Sunday. On Parade Day it is difficult to reach the flower park from Haarlem.
- Don’t forget to enjoy the beautiful city of Haarlem and the many great restaurants.
Hotels in Amsterdam
Although the Flower Parade does not go through Amsterdam, many people still want a hotel in the center of Amsterdam. From Amsterdam you can easily travel to the Flower Parade by car or by public transport. Take the crowds into account on the Parade day and plan your trip from Amsterdam in advance. From Amsterdam there are also various tours with a luxury coach to visit the Flower Parade days.
|Flower Parade tours from Amsterdam||Date||Price|
|Flower Parade Night edition + Keukenhof||19 April||€ 92.50||Book now|
|Shuttle bus + Keukenhof ticket + flower parade standing areas||20 april||€ 42.50||Book now|
|Flower Parade VIP Tour grandstand + Keukenhof||20 April||€ 139.50||Book now|
|Flower Parade VIP Tour grandstand + tulip farm visit||20 April||€ 139.50||Sold out|
|Flower Parade EXPO Haarlem + Keukenhof||21 April||€ 94.50||Book now|
Are you planning to visit the best (flower) activities in Holland? Make sure to check out the most populair activities:
- Everything you want to know about Keukenhof Gardens
- Check out our information about the Flower Parade in Holland
- Our top sightseeing tours for exploring the flower fields
- Buy Keukenhof quality tulip bulbs online and create your own tulip garden
- Check out our hotel tips for visiting Keukenhof and the tulip fields
- Stay informed about the blooming of the flowers in Holland with our free Flower Forecast
- Want to experience the real thing? Visit a tulip farm in Holland
- See the best flower events during your visit to Holland? Check it out in our events calendar
- Our tips for the most populair tours in Amsterdam during your stay in Holland
- Get the most out of your visit with our tips for visiting Amsterdam
- Read more about the Tulip Festival Card