Are you planning on going to the Keukenhof Gardens this year? Read along and find out everything you ever wanted to know about the Keukenhof! The Keukenhof Gardens are one of the biggest attractions of the Netherlands and for good reason. The sea of flowers you can walk through are a sight for sore eyes. Gardens filled with tulips, hyacinths, and daffodils are sure to dazzle you.
Facts and figures
Here are some unbelievable facts about the Keukenhof gardens. The Keukenhof is 32 hectares big. There are more than 7 million bulbs in bloom this year to cover those hectares, including 800 varieties of tulips! But there are more than just flower fields in the Keukenhof. Enjoy spectacular flower shows, see unique artworks and join wonderful events on one of the Keukenhof tours. Your children won’t be bored either. There is a treasure hunt, a petting farm, a maze and a playground. Every year the Keukenhof Gardens have a different theme so the Keukenhof is never the same. This year’s theme is Dutch Design. So look around and see if you can spot from what designer the inspiration for each of the gardens came from. And if you want to take a photo to make your family and friends jealous, no problem the Keukenhof has free Wi-Fi so you can immediately post the picture on social media.
How to get there?
There are many ways to get to the Keukenhof Gardens depending on where you depart from. Most people need to go from Amsterdam to the Keukenhof. There are special tours that take you from the center of Amsterdam to the Keukenhof Gardens and back. Along the way, you can see the beautiful bulb fields from the comfort of a luxury touring car. The tour includes Keukenhof tickets with fast-track entrance and gives you plenty of time to walk around on your own. The tour from Amsterdam to the Keukenhof departs 3 times a day. This year the Keukenhof gardens are open from the 23 March till 21 May 2017, from 08.00 h. till 18.00 h. Don’t miss out on this fantastic experience!