This Keukenhof guided bike tour allows you to discover the tulip fields the Dutch way. Your local guide will show you the most beautiful tulip fields and monuments for the perfect pictures. The guide will also tell you more about the Keukenhof Gardens area and the cultivation of tulip bulbs. You will even visit a real tulip farm during this fun bike ride.
Discover the beauty outside Keukenhof by bike
The Bollenstreek (Dutch flower region) is best known for the populair Keukenhof Gardens in spring. But did you know that the world famous tulip fields in Holland are not part of Keukenhof Gardens? The flower fields are in fact production fields and the property of tulip growers. You won’t find the most beautiful tulip fields in Keukenhof, but outside of the gardens. With a guided sightseeing bike tour you get to see the most beautiful flower fields.
Guided tulip bike tour
During the 2.5-hour bike tour (including a rental bike), you and your local guide cycle between 10 and 15 kilometers along the tulip fields in Holland. During the tour there is enough time to take the most beautiful pictures. Your local guide knows where the most beautiful flower fields are in bloom and tells you everything about the tulips and the Keukenhof area.
The use of a rental bike is included in this guided bike tour. With these comfortable rental bikes you can cycle away in no time. The roads in Holland are easy to cycle on and the landscape is flat. On the bike you enjoy the silence around you. You can also easily stop to take that great photo.
Tour with local guide
The flowering of the tulip fields is different every day. Flowering is highly dependent on the weather, but it is also possible that tulip growers have to cut a flowering field to make the flower bulbs stronger. A local guide knows exactly where the most beautiful tulip fields are for that perfect selfie. The local guide also tells more about the origins of the tulip trade in Holland and the Keukenhof area.
Keukenhof Bike Tours
The bike tours are available every day during tulip season (21 March till 12 May 2024). You can start the bike tour at different times. Your local guide will be waiting for you at starting point. When you book your tour you will have to choose your starting time. You can choose from two types of guided biketours:
|Flower Bike Tour
|Flower Bike Tour Small Group
Bike and helmet
Bike and helmet
Coffee or tea with pastry
|Duration of cycling tour
|Maximum 18 persons
|Maximum 6 persons
|9.30 a.m. | 12:45 p.m. | 4.00 p.m.
|€ 45.00 per person
|€ 99.00 per person
Price for the guided bike tour
Included with the tour:
- Guided bike tour (2,5 hours) along the colorful flower fields outside Keukenhof Gardens.
- Local English and Dutch speaking guide
- Includes rental bike and helmet
- Visit to a real tulip farm
- Hearing the history of the tulips, Keukenhof and Lisse
If you want to ride the bike tour on a specific date and time, we advise you to book the tour well in advance. There is a maximum participants per tour. (There are no children’s bicycles). Rear child seats for children from 1 to 6 years old (9 – 22 kg) possible on request after booking.
|9.30 am | Morning Bike Tour
|12.45 pm | Afternoon Bike Tour
|4.00 pm | Afternoon Bike Tour
|2.00 pm | Small Group Bike Tour
You can see below whether there is still availability on the day and start time of your choice. If this tour is not available on the day of your choice then unfortunately it is sold out.
Getting to the start location
The bike tours start every day from Heereweg 10, 2161AG Lisse. This location is just 400 meters from the entrance of Keukenhof. Are you coming by car? Then you can park your car for free at the parking area. Traveling with public transport? Take the special Keukenhof buses and get off close to the departure point. If you are staying in Amsterdam or Zaandam, you can also book a hotel pick-up. You will then be picked up from your hotel by a private taxi.
FAQ’s Keukenhof bike tour
The bike ride is about 10 to 15 kilometres long. The distance also depends on the location of the most beautiful flower fields.
Children aged 1 – 5 years can participate in the bike tour in a child seat (fees can be paid on site). For safety reasons, children aged 6 – 12 years cannot take part in the tour.
Yes, the Tulip Bicycle Tour is suitable for participants of various cycling abilities. The route is designed to be leisurely and accessible, with frequent stops to admire the tulips and take photos. However, basic cycling skills and confidence in riding a bicycle are recommended. When you are not able to cycle, you cannot join the tour.
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