Tulip fields Netherlands
Every year thousands of tulips are planted in the tulip fields of the Netherlands. In 2014 the enormous amount of 11.440 hectare full with tulip bulbs were planted in the Netherlands.
The area around Keukenhof in Lisse is probably the most famous area to watch the tulip fields Netherlands. But there are many more area’s to see the vast fields full with tulips. The top 5 of tulip fields in the Netherlands can be found in the following municipalities:
- Noordoostpolder – 1642 Ha
- Hollands Kroon – 1587 Ha
- Schagen – 1306 Ha
- Drechterland – 858 Ha
- Medemblik – 847 Ha
We created a visualization of all the municipalities on the complete list. The darker the color the more tulip fields there are in this municipality. As you can see the area around Lisse didn’t make it in the top 5. (Have a look at the complete list here.)
Lisse and the surrounding municipalities are well known for growing the tulip bulbs in the fields. Many tourist travel to see the flower fields there. The last couple of years some other areas are getting more and more popular for visitors.
When you have a car during your stay in the Netherlands you can visit the tulips festival in the Noordoostpolder (#1 on the list). A car route of 80 km is marked along the roads to see the vast fields of tulips there. And the Flower days in Anna Paulowna area (#2 on the list) are getting more and more popular too. The only disadvantage for tourist is that you definitely need a car to reach and see these area’s. The flower fields Netherlands around the Keukenhof is much more easier to reach by public transportation or by group tour.
Tulips in Holland provides you information about the spring flowers and flower fields in the Netherlands.
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