In Pictures: Keukenhof

Also known as the Garden of Europe, Keukenhof (Lisse, South Holland) is one of the largest spring flower gardens in the world.  Approximately 7 million tulips, daffodils and hyacinths are planted annually in the park, which covers an area of 32 hectares (79 acres).







Travel Notes

Keukenhof is open annually from mid-March to mid-May. The best time to view the tulips is around mid-April, depending on the weather. I visited in late April 2013 and the tulips were not quite at their prime yet.

For more details about getting to Keukenhof, see here.


6 thoughts on “In Pictures: Keukenhof

  1. One gorgeous photo after another. I especially like the first one. The sculpture frames a perfect view, that you included in your perfect photo. It’s almost like taking a photo of a person (from behind), that is taking a photo of a great scene. Now if that doesn’t confuse you nothing will…


  2. GLORIOUS photographs, Nat! OMG…the colors you captured are AMAZING! These pictures put a huge smile on my face because the flowers look so HAPPY!

    I could literally smell those hyacinths, just from your photographs!

    I lived in Holland (Amsterdam) for a summer and LOVED it! Even in the city, I still remember how lovely the flowers were. And I also got to see a real windmill!

    Great post, my friend. Oh, the picture of the flowered trailer is awesome!!!!


    1. Wow, Ron.. that’s amazing that you lived in Amsterdam for a summer! I bet you have some stories from that time 😉
      I thought it’s time for some colour on here… spring should be around the corner – although I know how you love the winter!


  3. Absolutely fab images Nat.. I agree with Pat above, the sculpture in the first shot is perfect for framing mini scenes. Gosh the tulips have been planted with such precision in certain areas, they look amazing en masse like that but I kind of enjoy it when they are a bit more random and mixed . An incroyable sight!


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