Spring In The Royal Park Keukenhof
Every year, somewhere in mid-April to mid May in the small town of Lisse, opened one of the main attractions of the Netherlands – the royal park Keukenhof. This is an old park with old trees, canals, fountains, waterfalls, ponds with swans, all of whose territory is planted with numerous flowers. Tulips, daffodils, hyacinths and other kinds of flowers grow here in an incredible amount: about 7-million. Alone tulips in tulip fields, there are about 4.5 million. Keukenhof also known as the Garden of Europe, is situated near Lisse, Netherlands, and is the world’s largest flower garden. According to the official website for the Keukenhof Park, approximately 7,000,000 flower bulbs are planted annually in the park, which covers an area of 32 hectares. Keukenhof is located in South Holland in the small town of Lisse, south of Haarlem and southwest of Amsterdam. It is accessible by bus from the train stations of Haarlem, Leiden and Schiphol. It is located in an area called the “Dune and Bulb Region”. Keukenhof is open annually from the last week in March to mid-May. The best time to view the tulips is around mid-April, depending on the weather.