In the months of April and May, many tourists will flock to Keukenhof for the spectacular flower arrangements. But there is an equally impressive alternative. It’s totally free, not crowded with tourists and is really picturesque; the Dutch tulip fields.
When do the tulips bloom in Holland?
Where can I see the Dutch tulip fields?
Where are tulip fields in Hillegom?
Access to the tulip fields
There are no fences to prevent you from entering the fields and there are no “keep out” signs. So I took a walk along the perimeter of the fields taking a few photos as I continued to explore. My approach was to keep a short distance from the flowers to avoid causing any damage.
Pick your own tulips?
Every year, there is a flower parade which passing through the nearby towns, including Hillegom. This colourful procession called Bloemencorso travels through its main streets.
Some more photos from the beautiful tulip fields of Hillegom in Holland. The town is about 30 minutes by train from Amsterdam with the train station right next to the tulips fields. I set out after work in the evening with three cameras; my iPhone 7 plus, a Fuji x100t and my very first (budget) DSLR, […]
A floating market located on Singel selling flowers, bulbs & souvenirs.
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