This in-depth tour is the perfect choice for people who really want to make the most of their visit to the magnificent Keukenhof.
The largest flower garden in the world, Keukenhof is one of the top attractions of the Netherlands. The long stretch of bulb farm consisting of colourful tulips, daffodils and hyacinths are in full bloom for a period of 2 months each year.
Keukenhof Garden maintains a theme every year and 2016 theme will be 'The Golden Age'. It refers to the time in which the tulip trade thrived.
You will receive a €15 voucher for lunch which you can use at any of the restaurants at Keukenhof.
This tour includes a visit to a working bulb farm to get acquainted with the work that goes into producing Keukenhof's magnificent displays.
That’s not all. Enjoy the beauty of the picture-postcard Dutch countryside with a guided walking tour in the vibrant city of Haarlem. The city boasts a rich medieval past and cultural heritage.
Plus, as the tour is sure to unearth your inner gardener you will be given a pack of bulbs to plant in your garden at home!
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For the Keukenhof Gardens and Haarlem City Combo Tour, you will be either picked up from Paulus Potterstraat at 9am or from Damrak 26 at 9:45am, in Amsterdam. Sit back, as your bus passes through the Dutch countryside, to the picturesque city of Haarlem.
At Haarlem, the guide will take you on a walking tour around the city while talking about the rich cultural and architectural history of the place.
Re-boarding the bus, you will take a short stop (around 45 minutes) at a working bulb farm. Here, you will see how the beautiful bulbs are sown and maintained by the gardeners. Also, watch a movie about the bulb industry along with tea and coffee.
Moving forward, you will head to the beautiful Keukenhof Gardens. On arrival at Keukenhof, skip the long entrance queue and head straight into the bulb fields.
Get acquainted with the beauty of the site while taking a walk with the multilingual guide (English, German and Spanish) around the garden.
At lunchtime, you will be given a €15 voucher which can be used in any of the restaurants at Keukenhof. After lunch, continue exploring the gardens on your own.
At the end of the tour, you will receive a packet of those beautiful bulbs to take home with you.
The theme of Keukenhof Gardens in 2016 will be 'The Golden Age'. This is the period in which the Netherlands went through a flourishing era in the fields of trade, arts and sciences.Tulip Trade also prospered during this period. This beautiful theme will last from 24 March to 16 May 2016.
24 Mar - 16 May: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday
8.5 hours Approx
The tour departs from 26 Damrak, Amsterdam. 26 Damrak is a 2 minute walk from the Central Station. As you come out of Central Station it is the street straight in front of you which leads to the Dam Square.
Please be at the Lindbergh departure point 30 minutes prior to departure.
Alternate pick-up point (9:00am): Tour departs from Keytours departure point at Paulus Potterstraat 8, 001071 CZ Amsterdam (next to Museum Square) (The nearest transport interchange is Rijksmuseum which is served by tram and bus).
Please be at the Keytours departure point 1 hour prior to departure.
Tour ends at the Lindbergh office, Damrak 26.
Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Don’t forget your camera.
Please be at the start point 30 minutes prior to departure.
Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the tour start time to confirm all details.
Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.
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