Tulip Route Flevoland: the Largest Tulip Area in the Netherlands
Admiring tulip fields in Spring time is a wonderful thing to do. Here in the Netherlands driving a Tulip Route isn’t that hard. There’s ample choice. This Spring we drove all 3 of the different tulip routes in Flevoland. Flevoland is the area with the most tulip fields in the Netherlands, so you will see plenty of tulips in all shades of color. Flevoland is a province in the middle and a bit of the North of the Netherlands. It’s the youngest province of the Netherlands, since it’s only in existence since the 1960s. It is land won from the former Zuiderzee. Flevoland is mostly agricultural land with two large(r)…
Keukenhof: The Most Beautiful Gardens in the World
Keukenhof is a world famous landmark of the Netherlands, not to be missed when visiting the country during spring. Admire the 7 million Keukenhof tulips, daffodils, crocuses, hyacinths, lilies and other bulbs. On 32 hectares (79 acres) in Lisse, in the province of Zuid-Holland each year 1.5 million visitors come to see the Keukenhof gardens. When visiting this landmark, don’t skip the Delta Works another landmark of the Netherlands, both perfect to include on road trips. Another perfect route to see tulips is on the tulip route Goeree-Overflakkee. Keukenhof history Before exploring what there is to see and do at Keukenhof Netherlands, some background on how it came to be.…
The Flower Route: a Road Trip with Tulip fields.
The Netherlands is known around the world for its beautiful tulips. In Spring, fields of flowers align the fields in the west of the Netherlands. There are several tulip routes throughout the country. Last Sunday we drove the flower route by car, in the province of Zuid-Holland. A beautiful route with daffodils, tulips and hyacinths. However, the route offers more than just flower fields. There are museums and beach towns along the route. The Flower Route We followed the route set out by the ANWB, which you can find here in Dutch. There’s a map provided on the site. The following towns are included: Itinerary town by town Flower fields…