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What will I see?
Keukenhof Gardens is one of the most important gardens in Europe. The gardens have more than 7 million bulbs that, in spring, blooms and make the garden colorful. In the gardens, there are a total of 800 varieties of tulips. If you are in Holland, you can’t miss this unforgettable experience.
Flower Power is Keukenhof’s 2019 theme. At Keukenhof gardens, flowers join people from all over the world that come in Keukenhof see the tulips, their smells, and colors. This year theme, Flower Power, is inspired to 1970’s vibes to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Keukenhof Tulips Gardens!
Also, every year, the Keukenhof gardens offer the visitors different shows about the flowers. Do not miss the Tulip mania exhibition at the Juliana Pavilion.
How much Keukenhof Gardens tickets cost?
To visit the Keukenhof gardens, the cost of the ticket is:
- Adults, if you buy online: 17,00€
- Adults, if you buy on site: 18,00€
- Children (0 – 3): Free
- Children (4 – 17): 8,00€
- Groups (>20 people) online: 14,75€
- Groups (>20 people) ticket office: 15,50€
We recommend you to book online your tickets; it is cheaper, you skip the line, and you made sure to have the ticket in case it is sold out for your desired date.
In the case the Keukenhof garden is fully booked on your prefered date, another option is to book a guided tour with a travel agency to ensure you can get your tickets. Usually, they are slightly pricier as they include a tour guide.
How to book online? Are there any discounts available?
You may book directly on the official website or book with an online travel agency such as Viator, Getyourguide, Klook or Musement to name a few.
Prices are very competitive, and discounts are offered regularly. Make sure you make a price comparison before booking as you will often find generous discounts.
Are there any guided tours? Is it worth it?
There are a lot of tours from Amsterdam and Rotterdam to the Keukenhof Gardens. You will have a lot of benefits in booking a tour:
Ease – No need to worry about long queues and waiting times or making a mistake on the day the gardens will be open. With a guided tour, your tickets are bought, all you need to do is visit.
Save up on time – With a guided tour, you will be directed to the most important and famous things of the garden. On your own, you may have missed out on these.
Fill up your day – Without direction, you could get exhausted before the day is over by trying to see it all. With a guided tour, you can see just enough, and rest in between so that every moment is appreciated.
Make sure you do miss out – When you are on your own, there may be some special places and experiences that you overlook. With a guided tour and an expert, you will see as much as possible and learn as well.
1 – Keukenhof Gardens guided tour
During this 60-minutes-tour a professional guide will take you along the highlights of the park and will tell you the history of the park, the different planting techniques, the inspirational gardens and more.
2- Keukenhof Gardens, Flowerfields and Bulb farm tour
Join a tour of a bulb farm and complete your trip to Keukenhof. The farmer will be your guide in the bulb farm; they will tell you about methods used to harvest the plants. Visiting the farm you will also take some beautiful photo of the tulip fields nearby, that usually are inaccessible to the public.
3 – Keukenhof Gardens, countryside & windmills tour
You will visit villages near the park and some of the best windmill in Holland. Visit the villages of Zaanse Schans, Volendam and Marken to see how is life in the countryside of Holland. During the tour, you will also visit an authentic Dutch bakery and cheese factory, see a live demonstration by a traditional clog maker. At the end of the tour, you will take a boat trip on the IJsselmeer lake.
You can book with an online travel agency such as Viator, Getyourguide, or Musement to name a few. Use Tourscanner to compare different offers and find the best for you.
Are there any combined tickets including other attractions?
Are you looking to make the most of your time in Keukenhof and visit multiple attractions? You can find combo tickets that include other attractions besides the visit of Keukenhof Gardens. Here are some combos that may interest you:
Keukenhof Gardens + Amsterdam City tours
Before taking the bus to the Keukenhof Gardens see the city of Amsterdam. With an Amsterdam tour, you can see the most important attraction of the city with a guide. See the Amstel River and its beautiful houseboats, shoot some photo at a beautiful windmill and visit the Diamond Factory.
Keukenhof Gardens + Amsterdam Canal 1 hour cruise tours
Amsterdam has more than 100 km of canals, so it is called “the Venice of the north”. Enjoy a cruise along Amsterdam’s picturesque canals, see the beautiful bridges and the unique UNESCO World Heritage canal district. Complete your visit to Amsterdam having a beautiful experience looking at the city from the water.
Keukenhof Gardens + Windmill cruise tours
This combined ticket includes boat tour offers spectacular views of the colorful tulip fields, windmills, and beautiful landscape. The tour starts from the “Ringvaart” channel and takes you through narrower passages between the islands. During the visit, you can admire the incredible decoration of historic homes. Make sure you bring your camera because, from the boat, you can take some beautiful photo!
Visit Rijksmuseum and admire the masterpieces by Rembrandt, Frans Hals, Johannes Vermeer, and many other artists. Enjoy an artistic journey that will take you from the XV century to nowadays. Take a close look at beautiful paintings along over 80 galleries.
Keukenhof Gardens + A’DAM Lookout tours
A’DAM viewing tower offers spectacular views of Amsterdam and his historic canals. Visit the interactive exhibition in the DAM Lookout and learn the history of the city. From the top of the tower, at the 360 ° panoramic terrace, you can see beautiful landscapes.
How to get to Keukenhof Gardens?
The exact location of the Keukenhof Gardens is: Stationsweg 166a, 2161 AM LISSE, The Netherlands.
From Amsterdam, you can reach the Keukenhof gardens by buying combined tickets or using public transport.
If you want to reach the gardens with your car you may have two solutions:
– take the A4 motorway and take the Nieuw-Vennep exit
– take the highway A44 and take exit 3 for Lisse
After leaving the highway, you need to follow the signs towards Keukenhof.
If you go to the gardens by car, remember that you will have to book the parking for € 6.00
With public transports, you may take the intercity direct to Amsterdam and hop off at Schiphol Airport. From there you can reach the bus 858 to Keukenhof.
If you want to reach the gardens with your car, you may take the A4 highway and take the Nieuw-Vennep exit. After leaving the highway, follow the signs towards Keukenhof.
What is the best time to visit?
Keukenhof tulips gardens are open from 21 March to the 19 May 2019 from 08:00 am to 7:30 pm.
To avoid the crowd, we recommend you to join the gardens in the early morning or late afternoon, and you can also take beautiful photo thanks to the light of the morning and evening sun.
During the week, usually, the park is less busy on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.
- Children can take part in the treasure hunt thru the gardens, climb all over with the adventurous play equipment or glide through the air on our zip-line
- There are lockers near the entrance of the garden to store your luggage
- Dogs are allowed as long as they are leashed. Dogs are not allowed in pavilions or restaurants (except for guide/helper dogs)
- Free Wi-Fi is available in the park
- Park guide is available at 5,00€ from the ticket office and the souvenir store
Wishing you an excellent visit in Keukenhof tulips gardens! 😉