Lisse Travel Guide

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  • Keukenhof

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Do not buy the Tulip Bulbs at Keukenhof Gardens. Although they will not tell you and you will find Nothing written about this - the tulip bulbs they sell at Keukenhof are considered to be ANNUALS. All other tulips in the world are considered to be perennials. I spent lots of money on the bulbs and got 1 year out of them. The sellers will not even...

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  • Do NOT buy any Tulip Bulbs at Keukenhof...

    Do not buy the Tulip Bulbs at Keukenhof Gardens. Although they will not tell you and you will find Nothing written about this - the tulip bulbs they sell at Keukenhof are considered to be ANNUALS. All other tulips in the world are considered to be perennials. I spent lots of money on the bulbs and got 1 year out of them. The sellers will not even...

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  • Various Flower Gardens in the Park

    In between the famous Pavilions like the Beatrix or Oranje Nassau or Wilhelmina Pavilions are several beautiful floral and well landscaped gardens which are well arranged and neatly done and also attracts the horde of tourists like us to take tons of pictures and videos as well.Keukenhof Tulip Gardens is the only private estate along the famous...

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  • Main Pathway near Entrance of Keukonhof...

    at the Southern Main Entrance of the Keukonhof Garden are a variety of different themed landscaped gardens filled with various trees and flowering plants and various species of beautiful tulips as well where you can take pictures and videos around the area.Keukenhof Tulip Gardens is the only private estate along the famous Flower Farming Town of...

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  • Side Pathways at Keukonhof Gardens

    The Side Pathways of the Keukonhof Gardens are also filled with various flowering plants and tulips galore (the main pathways has the larger trees and flowering plants) and these side pathways also have some pretty photo oppurtunities for flower lovers to take pictures and videos as well.Keukenhof Tulip Gardens is the only private estate along the...

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  • Gardens in Front of Oranje Nassau...

    the landscaped Gardens in front of the Oranje Nassau Pavilion has an impressive array of various shrubs and trees and a variety of flowering plants including the famous Dutch Tulips and other famous flowers as well and again is a famous photo area for tourists.Keukenhof Tulip Gardens is the only private estate along the famous Flower Farming Town...

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  • Other Attractions in Keukenhof Gardens

    Besides the ubiquitous Dutch Tulips and other Flowers and Orchids, Keukonhof Gardens also host some attractions as well like an animal barn house, the dutch windmill, a playground, several flower themed structures and even flower inspired art pieces which can be found in the areas of the gardens.Keukenhof Tulip Gardens is the only private estate...

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  • Dutch Windmill at Keukonhof Gardens

    The Dutch are known Primarily due to their Windmills which during the ancient times help them conquer the North Sea therby gaining 15% land from the North Sea and being a touristy Place, Keukonhof Gardens has it's own windmill which is geared more for the tourists and for tourists to climb above and have a view of the gardens.Keukenhof Tulip...

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  • The Flower Corridor to Beatrix Pavilion

    just after the other main entrance in the northern part of the Keukenhof Gardens is a long walk and corridor filled with assorted tulips and various bulbs with different colors and patterns and are a frequent site for photo shoots by the tourists like us.among the six major pavilions in Keukonhof, the Beatrix Pavilion, located at the Upper Right...

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  • Beatrix Pavilion

    among the six major pavilions in Keukonhof, the Beatrix Pavilion, located at the Upper Right Corner of the Keukonhof Gardens, hosts the Orchids from around the world with different colors and hundreds of species. Inside the 1,500 Square Meter Pavilion also hosts the Anthurium Show and Bromelia Shows at certain times of the day.Keukenhof Tulip...

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  • Tulpomania / Juliana

    The greatest Concentration of Tulips is in and around the Juliana Pavilion of which it is located just after the Main Entrance to the Keukonhof Gardens of which you can various species and colors of wonderful tulips of different heights as well.Keukenhof Tulip Gardens is the only private estate along the famous Flower Farming Town of Lisse in the...

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  • Oranje Nassau Pavilion

    like what I've Said, Different Pavilions have different motifs and although the Tulip is the most numerous here, other flowers and bulbs are also well represented. At The Oranje Nassau Pavilion, inside showcases the use of various flower bulbs in interiors of both houses, buildings and commercial areas. Several well-known arrangers will stage...

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  • Willem-Alexander Pavilion

    Each of the pavilion of Keukenhof Has different floral themes. At the Willem-Alexander Pavilion in the Center of the Park is home for the various Species of Lillies grown around Europe and Holland of which in this 6,000 square meter area there are about more than 15,000 lilies in over 300 different varieties and colors plus there are stall for the...

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  • Keukenhof Tulip Gardens: Overview

    Keukenhof Tulip Gardens is the only private estate along the famous Flower Farming Town of Lisse in the center of the Flower Growing Region of South Holland Province in The Netherlands. Keukenhof Tulip Gardens has an area of 32 hectares and is formerly part of the hunting area of the Keukonhof Estate of which in 1949, it was converted into a Garden...

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  • Keukenhof

    Keukenhof is the best and biggest flower show I have ever seen. It can get quite overwelhming and at the entrance the lines were very long but once past that everyone had enough room to spread out.

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  • Flowergarden Keukenhof

    Go and see the flowergarden Keukenhof in Lisse. The flowers blossom in april and may. The garden is quite big, so you need a whole day for it.

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  • Keukenhof

    Every spring Keukenhof is a feast for the eye. Millions of tulips and other bulb flowers are then in bloom. A fantastic experience for people of all ages and a wonderful spectacle to photograph! An overwhelming display of colour in a beautiful setting covering an area of 32 hectares that incorporates elements of traditional and modern landscape...

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  • The flower fields

    If you are on a tight budget or just feel like going for a walk around the fields, there are many to bee seen close to Lisse.You can usually walk right in the fields (try not to step on the flowers, obviously).It is not necessary to know exactly where to go, just driving/biking towards Lisse you will find many colourful, beautiful fields along the...

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Lisse Hotels

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  • Hotel De Duif

    Westerdreef 49, , Lisse, Zuid-Holland 2161 EN

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Business

  • De Zonnehoed

    3e Poellaan 76, Lisse, 2161, The Netherlands

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Golden Tulip De Nachtegaal

    Searching the www.bookings.nl website for affordable accommodation close to Amsterdam, I found this...

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Lisse Restaurants

  • Restaurants in Keukenhof Tulip Gardens...

    Part two of my Beatrix pavilion restaurant tips with more pictures.there are a few restaurants and snack bars in and around the Keukenhof Tulip Gardens where you can get refreshments and even a full meal if you like (although prices of the food are higher as this is a theme park after all) so if you would not want to spend on food and drinks, you...

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  • Restaurants in Keukenhof Tulip Gardens...

    there are a few restaurants and snack bars in and around the Keukenhof Tulip Gardens where you can get refreshments and even a full meal if you like (although prices of the food are higher as this is a theme park after all) so if you would not want to spend on food and drinks, you better bring your own.The restaurants are placed strategically at...

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  • Exspensive and no variation

    Well, ofcourse you can get some food and drinks there. It's quiet pricy, but you are spending anyhow. It is not like: Lets have dinner there also. I would say: just for a snack and a drink it's okay. When you really want to have lunch or dinner, go to Haarlem or Amsterdam. Enough to choose from, good pricing and value for money. And it's only a...

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Lisse Transportation

  • Bus Tours To Keukenhof From Amsterdam

    Being one of the major attractions in The Netherlands during the spring season, there are various tour companies operating in Amsterdam that do half day tours of Keukenhof Tulip Gardens and back of which you can choose the morning or afternoon tours of which included in the price is hotel pick up and drop off (not all tour companies do this),...

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  • Parking Around Keukenhof Gardens

    being a major seasonal tourist destination, The Kuekenhof Tulip Gardens as a very ample parking system of which there are basically four areas of parking located along the four entrances of the sprawling park of which they even have portalets that you can use in place in areas of the parking lots. The Parking areas a just a short walk to the four...

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  • Transportation To The Keukenhof

    The garden is on the outskirts of Lisse, Netherlands, between The Hague (Den Haag) and Amsterdam. From The Hague, take A-44 toward Amsterdm and exit at N207 toward Lisse. From Amsterdam, Take A-4 toward The Hague and exit at N208 toward Lisse. Near Lisse, ther will be signs directing traffic to Keukenhof. By Train: Traval to either Leiden or...

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Lisse Shopping

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    Keukenhof Gardens Souvenir Stores: Souvenir Stores at Keukenhof Gardens

    by machomikemd Written Sep 10, 2015

    There are many souvenir stores in the Keukenhof Tulip Gardens that are located in the several areas of the sprawling park and there are not side by side so as not to diminish the chance of the tourists buying assorted souvenir stuffs. The Souvenir Stores in the Gardens sell a variety of Keukenhof and Tulip Themed souvenir items such as shirts, post cards, books, fridge magnets, porcelain products, caps, hats, tulip fragrances and even typical Dutch Tourist Souvenirs such as the Wooden Clog Shoes and various Dutch Cheese as well.

    Hours: 8:00 am to 7:30 pm daily (from mid march to mid may every year only)

    It is only open for two months a year (middle march to middle may) during spring time and receives more than 1 million visitors around the world.

    Address: Stationsweg 166A, 2161 AM Lisse, Netherlands

    Mode: AROUND
    Phone: +31 252 465 555
    Type: Bus
    Website: http://www.keukenhof.nl/en/

    What to buy: all kinds of souvenir items with the keukenhof gardens and the dutch tulips as a theme and even typical local dutch souvenir items as well. you can even buy local dutch cheese and other artisanal products here such as assorted food and sauces.

    What to pay: 7 Euros for a fridge magnet, 15 euros for a baseball cap, 12 euros for a coffee mug

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Lisse Local Customs

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    Our menu

    by B_Caro Updated May 24, 2003

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    We had a "patat oorlog" (dunno where that name comes from ? ) with onions, mayonaise and peanut sauce and frikandel speciaal, some kind of saucage with ketchup & onions.

    Patat oorlog & frikandel speciaal
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Lisse Off The Beaten Path

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    Wooden Clog Factory and Store

    by machomikemd Written Sep 14, 2015

    The Dutch is known for the famous Wooden Clog Shoes which they were everyday during the ancient times and is made from the poplar or willow tree and is used everyday even today and there is a clog making demonstrations done in a clog factory and store inside the Keukonhof Gardens to entice the tourists to buy them as souvenirs. They call the Dutch Clogs as Klump and they are available in different sizes and designs and are even waterproof.

    Keukenhof Tulip Gardens is the only private estate along the famous Flower Farming Town of Lisse in the center of the Flower Growing Region of South Holland Province in The Netherlands. Keukenhof Tulip Gardens has an area of 32 hectares and is formerly part of the hunting area of the Keukonhof Estate of which in 1949, it was converted into a Garden Theme Park by the Mayor of Lisse then to present a flower exhibit where growers from all over the Netherlands and Europe could show off their hybrids. It has a huge parking area for buses and private cars separated into different sections, main dining area and souvenir and shopping outlets and different snack stands located around the area, several variety of different gardens and garden styles and four Flower Houses with Different Motifs, it even has a Dutch Windmill in the premises and you can also buy assorted tulips and other flowers retail and wholesale from the participating merchants inside if you want.

    Hours: 8:00 am to 7:30 pm daily (from mid march to mid may every year only)

    It is only open for two months a year (middle march to middle may) during spring time and receives more than 1 million visitors around the world.

    Address: Stationsweg 166A, 2161 AM Lisse, Netherlands

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Lisse General

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  • Free Maps & Brochures at Keukonhof...

    In this modern age of the internet and the advent of the smartphone, tablet and phablet, you can just download the various maps and the layout of the various attractions in and around The Keukeonhof Tulip Gardens from either their website or other related tourist friendly apps and then use them on your tablets or smartphones and phablets to get...

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  • The Town of Lisse

    The Town of :Lisse is a small municipality in the South Holland Province Area of the Netherlands and is about a 35 minute car or bus ride from, Amsterdam via the E 19 Highway then to A 44 Highway. The Town of Lisse is famous around Europe as being the Center of the bulb flower region part of the Netherlands of which tourists go here during the...

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  • Keukenhof is where you should be...

    Keukenhof is one of the best place that I think anyone and everyone should go when visiting this country. Even though it's the largest garden in the world, your legs will never get tired as it is an awesome place and you'll never regret it. Visiting Keukenhof was the first thing that I did when I was in the Netherlands, and it gives such a...

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