Keukenhof: Land of beautiful flowers

It’s that time of year where beautiful flowers are popping up everywhere.

When cycling to work, I pass loads of Narcissus…but nothing can compare to the flower park monster…the Keukenhof.

The Keukenhof is a short drive from Amsterdam and an extremely popular tourist destination in Holland. Why shouldn’t it be? It is the world’s largest flower garden planting over 7 million flower bulbs annually.

Since the weather is still quite cold, many of the outdoor tulips were still small, but the indoor exhibits were amazing.

Click-a-pic to see the slideshow.

Definitely a must see! But warning for vegans…the food choices are limited. There are some fresh fruits and french fries available…but I would recommend bringing  a snack  if you decide to visit 😉


  One thought on “Keukenhof: Land of beautiful flowers

  1. April 24, 2013 at 2:14 pm

    gorgeous pictures!! i loved the keukenhof when i went a few years ago – the tulips, the people dressed in traditional garb, the windmills … awesome! i should definitely get myself out there again this year.

  2. April 24, 2013 at 7:43 pm

    thanks girl. I was happy that they turned out ok…taken with iphone : )
    all the tulips were still asleep when we went so I would say you have plenty of time.

  3. May 4, 2013 at 2:53 pm

    Hi Jackie, Beautiful post and photos. Isn’t Keukenhof incredible? We lived in Amsterdam a few years ago and going to Keukenhof was always one of the much-anticipated highlights of Spring. Thanks for the great reminder. All the best, Terri

    • May 4, 2013 at 7:23 pm

      Thanks Terri. YES! It was gorgeous. I would like to go again before the “spring” is over : )

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