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$69.81 Day Trips & Excursions

Keukenhof Gardens Half-Day Tour from Rotterdam

Meet your guide in the morning in Rotterdam and board your comfortable coach. After a panoramic ride from Rotterdam to the bulbflower area around Lisse, start your tour by making a scenic ride in this area. Depending upon the season you see a landscape with colourful bulbflower carpets in almost any colour you can imagine. Your driver will try to find the best spot for you to take wonderful pictures. Then, continue to the true highlight of this tour, the park Keukenhof. Once a mere kitchen garden filled with vegetables and herbs, the Keukenhof - smack dab in the middle of South Holland’s tulip region - now has the distinction of being the world’s largest flower garden, hosting some 800,000 visitors per year. This guided tour will take you through the 15 kilometers/9.3 miles of footpaths and 32 hectares of gardens, where millions of bulbs are planted each year. Tulips, hyacinths, daffodils, and other spring bulbs of a variety of vibrant colors carpet the grounds. Stroll through the English landscape garden, the Japanese country garden, and the historical garden. Take in the flower sculpture, based on an annual theme. Just don’t forget to bring your camera - this is an experience you won’t want to forget.At the end of the tour, your guide will drive you back to Rotterdam.

$176.29 Day Trips & Excursions

Keukenhof, Volendam, Zaanse Schans Small-Group Tour

Meet your guide and driver at a central meeting point just across from Central Station Amsterdam at 9am. A comfortable, air-conditioned luxurious minivan will take you to today’s destination Keukenhof. After a short ride from Amsterdam to the bulb-flower area around Lisse, you start your tour by making a scenic ride in this area. Depending upon the season you see a landscape with colourful bulb-flower carpets in almost any colour you can imagine. Your guide will try to find the best spot to stop where you can take beautiful pictures. Then, continue to the true highlight of this tour, the park Keukenhof. Once a mere kitchen garden filled with vegetables and herbs, the Keukenhof  now has the distinction of being the world’s largest flower garden, hosting some 1.000,000 visitors per year. Wander through the 15 kilometers/9.3 miles of footpaths and 32 hectares of gardens, where millions of bulbs are planted each year. Tulips, hyacinths, daffodils, and other spring bulbs of a variety of vibrant colors carpet the grounds. After having spent about 3,5 hours in the gardens move towards the windmill village of Zaanse Schans. This outdoor conservation area is situated on the banks of the Zaan River and is home to traditional 18th and 19th century architecture, including several functioning windmills. Watch live demonstrations of craftsmen at work, including a clog maker crafting the famous wooden shoes of the Netherlands. There will be some free time to explore the village on your own, before traveling through the distinctive polders (land reclaimed from the water) of the Beemster area. Next is the opportunity to see how the  world-famous Dutch cheese is made and, of course, to taste it in a closeby cheese-farm. Finally, you will stop in the beautiful seaside village of Volendam. This typical fishing village with its bustling harbor has been a major tourist attraction as early as 1875. People come from all over to see the small buildings and houses and take in the locals in their traditional Dutch clothing. This is a great place to pick up souvenirs for those at home or a memento for yourself, and to have photos taken in traditional Dutch costume. Finally you will return to Amsterdam and can look back on a day full of great and typical Dutch highlights.

$69.81 Day Trips & Excursions

Keukenhof Gardens Half-Day Tour from the Hague

Meet your guide in the morning in The Hague and board your comfortable coach. Start your tour by making a scenic ride in the bulbflower area around Lisse. Depending upon the season you see a landscape with colourful bulbflower carpets in almost any color you can imagine. Your driver will try to find the best place to stop for you to take beautiful pictures. Continue to the well-known park Keukenhof. Once a mere kitchen garden filled with vegetables and herbs, the Keukenhof now has the distinction of being the world’s biggest flower garden, hosting some 800,000 visitors per year. This guided tour will take you through the 15 kilometers/9.3 miles of footpaths and 32 hectares of gardens, where millions of colorful bulbs are planted each year. Tulips, hyacinths, daffodils, and other spring bulbs of a variety of vibrant colors carpet the grounds. Stroll through the English landscape garden, the Japanese country garden, and the historical garden. Take in the flower sculpture, based on an annual theme. Make sure your bring your camera to immortalize this unforgettable experience. At the end of the tour, your guide will drive you back to The Hague.

$57.97 Cultural & Theme Tours

Guided Keukenhof and Diamonds Tour

Depart Amsterdam for a morning or afternoon trip to the famous gardens of Keukenhof, situated in the town of Lisse in the province of South Holland. Journey by air-conditioned coach for approximately 1 hour, driving past the tulip fields that the Netherlands are so famous for. Learn the history of the region from your local guide along the way. Get stories and insights into Amsterdam, Dutch culture and the Keukenhof gardens themselves. Upon arrival at Keukenhof, benefit from the opportunity to explore the park on your own. You will be provided with a map to help. Follow your guide to the gardens to enjoy approximately 3 hours of free time. Stroll along the many paths, lined with vibrant tulips and spring blooms like daffodils, bluebells and hyacinth. Visit the pavilions to see flowering bulbs, cut flowers, pot plants and artistic floral displays that can change every week. Bring your own picnic lunch to enjoy outside, or purchase a refreshment at one of the park's restaurants. During the diamond factory visit, you will see craftsman cut and polish rough stones, the guide will tell you about 4`C of diamond valuation, the origin of diamonds and the Royal titel of the factory (the oldest in the world!). Your personal guide explains about the mystical world of diamonds and the process a diamond goes through. There is so much more to know about diamonds! The morning tour will start by visiting the Keukenhof and after return to Amsterdam a visit to the diamond factory. The afternoon tour will start in Amsterdam visiting the royal diamond factory.

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