Bollenstreek – Amsterdam Flower Region

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city in the Bollenstreek. This region is located just below Amsterdam and is known as the Flower Region of Holland. In spring, the world-famous tulip fields bloom and the Keukenhof tulip park is the place to enjoy the most beautiful flowers in Holland. But the rest of the year there is also a lot to do in the Bollenstreek. With beautiful sandy beaches, flower farms in every season and the many lakes, there is always something to do.

Tulip fields & Keukenhof in Lisse

Keukenhof Tulip Park Holland
Keukenhof Tulip Park Holland in Lisse

The Bollenstreek is best known for its magnificent tulip fields in the spring. From the end of March to mid-May, the region will be dominated by the Tulip Festival Amsterdam. Millions of colourful tulips bloom in the tulip fields and at Keukenhof flower park. The flower village Lisse is the centre of the Bollenstreek and has many nice restaurants and shops.

Our tips in Lisse:

Tulip Experience & Tulip Fields in Noordwijkerhout

Tulip Experience Amsterdam
Tulip Experience Amsterdam in Noordwijkerhout

Another beautiful flower village is Noordwijkerhout. The village has a small centre but many flower fields surround the village. There are also several small-scale tulip show gardens to visit and there is a beautiful Flower Route that allows you to enjoy the flowers in the spring and summer months while cycling.

Our tips in Noordwijkerhout:

Flower Village Aalsmeer

Aalsmeer Flower village
The Flower Auction in Aalsmeer

More to the east is the flower village of Aalsmeer. This village is mainly known for its flower auction. In addition, Aalsmeer has beautiful flower attractions that are open all year round. Whether you prefer floral art in the Aalsmeer Flower Art Museum or a modern floral experience at FloriWorld, you can experience it in Aalsmeer.

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Beaches of the Bollenstreek

Noordwijk Beach
Noordwijk Beach

The Bollenstreek not only has flowers to offer. There are also about 15 kilometres of sandy beaches and an extensive dune area to discover. The most famous beaches in the Bollenstreek are those of Noordwijk. There are many beautiful restaurants on the beaches where you can enjoy a snack and a drink with a view of the sea.

Our tips in Noordwijk:

Sailing at Kaag Island

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The polders and lakes near Kaag Island

East of the Bollenstreek lies the largest lake district in the Netherlands. The authentic Kaag Island is a real must. The island can only be reached by ferry and has its own atmosphere. You really feel as if you are somewhere else on Kaag Island.

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