Dutch Tulip fields in springtime

Tulip fields near Amsterdam in Holland

The world famous tulip fields in Holland are showing there spectaculair colors during Tulip Festival. Every spring people from all over the world enjoy the beautiful landscape just outside the city centre of Amsterdam. Are you ready for that unique spring feeling?

Where can you find the tulip fields near Amsterdam?

One of the most asked questions is where the Dutch tulip fields are located. In Holland you can find various locations where you can see tulips during spring. The most famous area with the best fields is located around Keukenhof Tulip Gardens just 40 kilometer (25 miles) from the city centre of Amsterdam. The area is called ‘Bollenstreek’ (dutch for flower bulb region).

The Bollenstreek is located behind the North Sea dunes, between the cities of Amsterdam, Leiden, Haarlem and The Hague. There are countless flower fields full of tulips, daffodils and hyacinths. The Bollenstreek is also famous for the real dutch countryside landscape views. Which are beautiful in combination with the colored fields.

When will the flower fields bloom in Amsterdam?

The blooming of the tulip fields is very depending on the weather conditions during the first months of the year. With ‘normal’ weather conditions the first flower fields will start blooming from Mid-March. Tulip season in Holland is normally focused from Mid-April till the beginning of May but blooming can be one or two weeks earlier of later depending on mother nature. There is a free flower map service during tulip season where you can see where the best fields are located.

How to travel to the tulip fields in Holland?

If you want to visit the tulip fields near Amsterdam, it is useful to plan your trip in advance. The best fields are located near Keukenhof Tulip Garden and it is smart to combine your visit to flower area with a visit to Keukenhof. There are many ways to travel to Keukenhof Tulip Gardens from Amsterdam and other area’s in Holland. From Keukenhof you can check the sightseeing options for the tulip fields.

5 tips for sightseeing the tulip fields in Holland.

Sightseeing tulip fields Amsterdam
Sightseeing the tulip fields near Amsterdam

Explore the flower fields with a sightseeing tour around Keukenhof. There are many ways to explore the great colors of Holland. Experience the flower fields with a bike, electric scooter, car or go for a spectaculair helicopter flight. You will find the best tours in our top 5 sightseeing tours.

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