Flowers, as far as the eye can see. The Kop van Noord-Holland is the largest tulip area in the Netherlands. Cycle or hike through endless, colourful bulb fields, take part in a tulip excursion or a spectacular helicopter ride over the tulip fields.
Springtime means flowers get a spot in the limelight through events such as Bloemendagen in Anna Paulowna, the Flower Parade in Winkel, Bloeiend Zijpe and Kleurrijk Julianadorp.
In the Hortus Bulborum, you can see over 500 types of flower bulbs in bloom. Be on time! The Hortus Bulborum is only open six weeks of the year. Also, be sure to include Land van Fluwel, with stunning gardens, the polder garden in Anna Paulowna and the tulip excursion in Slootdorp on your to-do list. Enjoy the vibrancy of spring in the Kop!
Consider canceled events and closed attractions related to thecoronavirus.
Giveaway flying over the Tulips
Experience the beautiful blooms and blossom from above and join a helicopter flight over the blooming bulb fields. An unforgettable experience! Get a chance to win a helicopter flight over the tulip fields on April 20th 2019!
Attention: The date is subject to the weather conditions and the blooming period.
Enjoy the beautiful colours and the flowery bulb fields from very close. The activities are, in fact, right amidst the flowers, e.g. a cycling or walking tour straight through the flowering bulb fields.
Be surprised, enchanted and push your boundaries for a day. Visit the Dutch Tulip Experience and discover the fairy tale of the tulip with an audio tour. Conquer yourself on the Bare Feet Path, let it all go in the Adventures Paradise and enjoy De Kneinsberg restaurant.
Unique in the Netherlands: an excursion in the tulip greenhouse at Siem Munster Nursery. The greenhouse contains more than 1,000,000 tulips. The nursery opens its doors to groups on holiday or groups that are out for the day. The registration dates for individual visitors are 23 February, 2 and 16 March.
Enjoy spring bloomers like hyacinths, daffodils, tulips and special bulbs and tubers. They were planted by volunteers in the autumn. From mid-March to mid-May the garden blooms and the Polder Garden is at its best.
Full of scent and colour during the 66th edition of the Flower Days. Admire well over one hundred mosaics, moving projects and decorated streets and bridges throughout the polder. Visit one of the many exhibitions or flea markets and join the treasure hunts and workshops.
Have a look at a special assortment of exclusive and new types of bulbs in the flowering show garden. Pick your own bunch of flowers in the Tulip Picking Garden (25 March-15 May), the Allium Picking Garden (1 May-15 June) or the Dahlia Picking Garden (15 June-15 October). The bulb shop is open throughout the year.
Have a look at no less than 4,000 different types of bulbs, including tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, crocuses and fritillaries. Special are the many historical types, including the oldest type of bulb dating from 1595.
Enjoy a colourful palette of several flowers and different activities: painting, floristry, music, photography and dinning amidst the flower fields. This month there are also helicopter flights over the blooming bulb fields.
The BloemBollenBoemel is a cooperation between Bloeiend Zijpe and Land van Fluwel and crosses the beautiful tulip fields three times a day. A passionate guide explains the fortunes of the bulb profession and the largest contiguous bulb area in the world.
Experience the beautifully colored bulb fields from the air in a 12-person helicopter. In total there is room for 480 people. An unforgettable experience for young and old! Where you not only get a birdseye view of the bulb fields, but with a little luck some seals.
Julianadorp/Den Helder At least 12 people per flight. Flying takes place on 18, 19, 25 and 26 April between about 10:00 and 15:00. Price: € 75.00 per person. Book!
Attention: All dates are subject to the weather conditions and the blooming period.
Cycling amidst the tulips
Take a 5-day cycling tour through and along the blooming bulb fields! Spend the night in a B&B or at a farmer’s camping.
Several cycling routes: From Polder Garden Anna Paulowna to the Tulip Excursion in Slootdorp
From Julianadorp to the Polder Garden Anna Paulowna
From Kleurrijk Julianadorp to Land van Fluwel, Sint Maartensvlotbrug
From Land van Fluwel, Sint Maartensvlotbrug to Hortus Bulborum Limmen
Round trip Western Friesland: Medemblik- Twisk- Drechterland-Andijk
These routes can be found on the route planner of fietsersbond.nl and you can follow it easily via the Fietsknooppuntennetwerk (“Bicycle Hub Network”). The distances vary from 25 to 60 kilometres.
The Tulpen in de Kop programme is offered to you by:
in verband met de maatregelen omtrent het Coronavirus (COVID-19) zijn vrijwel alle evenementen afgelast tot en met 1 juni 2020. Houd ook rekening met gesloten attracties, musea, horecagelegenheden, etc. We raden u aan om de website en/of sociale media kanalen van de betreffende organisaties te controleren voor actuele informatie.
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Aufgrund der Maßnahmen in Bezug auf das Coronavirus (COVID-19) wurden fast alle Veranstaltungen bis zum 1. juni 2020 abgesagt. Berücksichtigen Sie auch geschlossene Attraktionen, Museen, Restaurants, Cafe‘s usw. Wir empfehlen Ihnen, die Website und / oder die sozialen Medien zu besuchen Überprüfen Sie bitte die Kanäle der relevanten Organisationen auf aktuelle Informationen.
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due to the recent measures regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) nearly all events are cancelled until june 1th 2020. Take into account that attractions, museums, hospitality businesses and other organisations are closed. Please check the website and/or social media channels of the organisations for more information.
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