An ancient local proverb states: "God created the whole world, but not Holland."
This country was created directly by the Dutch. And this is what a tourist who visits this state notes: a vast "low land" that has been shaped by the temperament of the inhabitants of this state, which is known worldwide for its flowers, especially the tulip, the best known flower among those that are grown in Holland
Is there really a cycle path that contains 4 unique elements such as the plain, the flowers, the sea and some monuments?
If you are looking for something like this and maybe with family or friends you cannot agree on what type of route to choose, perhaps the bollenstreek, also known as the region of the bulbs, could be right for you.
When we think of Amsterdam and Holland, in addition to all the attractions that this country has to offer, we immediately imagine immense colored tulips and bicycles with which to travel every corner of the country.
The spring season can be the best one to admire both the infinite tulip fields in the bulb region but also to enjoy Amsterdam full of colorful flowers, thus having the opportunity to organize a trip with a double meaning: the floral and the cultural one.
Following his achievements in the past years, reopens on March 21, the Keukenhof park, Lisse in the colorful garden, where every year thousands of tourists and flower lovers take the opportunity to admire and be inspired by the skilful Dutch gardeners projects here they come to show their skills by proposing various styles and garden creations and countless varieties of spring bulb flowers.
The 72nd edition of Bloemencorso, the Bollenstreek between Haarlem and Leiden, will take place from Friday evening, April 12th to Saturday, April 13th, bringing about a million visitors from around the world to the bulb region in the week of the floral parade.
On 21 March 2019, Keukenhof will be opening its gates for the 70th time. When it closes eight weeks later, some 1 million visitors from across the world will have visited the international flower exhibition. As such, Keukenhof makes a contribution to tourism in the Netherlands. One hundred bulb growers will supply bulbs to the park and 500 growers participate in the flower shows.
Thinking of Holland, one of the first things that comes to mind, together with windmills and Flemish painting, is certainly the tulip, a symbol of the country. Amsterdam, like every year, organizes the National Tulip Day for lovers of this beautiful flower.
When it comes to flowers and floral parades, the Dutch never stop, not even in August, and instead of thinking only about distant shores where to spend their holidays, they find the time to celebrate showing off what they have most beautiful and colorful in this magnificent land : the flowers.
Is no less the Rijnsburgcorso which takes place every year on the second Saturday of August and consists of 12 floats, cars decorated with flowers and musical groups.
In Dutch it is called tulpen tag and, for national growers but also and especially for lovers around the world of this beautiful flower, the day when the official opening of the tulip season is celebrated.
From here, in Dam Square in Amsterdam, a season ranging from January to the end of April when the last tulips are usually harvested (according to the season's performance, it may also be in early May).
On March 22nd, 2018, Keukenhof park reopened to the public, which, after the extraordinary success of last year, can celebrate its sixty-seven edition!
No wonder that in 2017 more than a million visitors from all over the world came to Holland to admire one of the most amazing floral shows on the planet, confirming once again how much the park is important for local and Dutch tourism.