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.
The floating market flower of Amsterdam, called Bloemenmarkt in Dutch, is an international attraction for flower lovers and gardeners. Charming and fascinating as any flower market can be. In fact it is the only floating flower market in the world, also it has a long and original story that still higher value on this place. Its origin dates back to over 150 years ago, it was 1862 when the Bloemenmarkt was inaugurated. At the time the merchants brought their floral merchandise with the floating...
Punctual as every spring, it will start this year the parade of floats that has become a ritual for tourists and locals throughout the famous Dutch area for the cultivation of bulb flowers and, of course, flowering tulips, hyacinths and daffodils. We are talking about the whole area between Haarlem, Lisse and Noordwijk, colorfully decorated flat lands and perfumes. The show program still provides events between April 20 and April 23, although the actual path with moving carts will only Friday...