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From Keukenhof Gardens to the Van Gogh Museum: planning a tour of the Netherlands

Albina PanchenkoNews
The Netherlands: what to see

Spring is probably the best time to travel to the Netherlands. This is the time of year when the incredible flower fields bloom. You can already book your tickets, and if you have any doubts, we will quickly dispel them.

Keukenhof Gardens

The best place to visit in spring. During this season, many stunning crocuses, daffodils and hyacinths bloom here. Tulips bloom here starting from mid-April.

Every year the flower park changes its appearance. In 2024, Keckenhof will celebrate its 75th anniversary. The theme of the anniversary is still a secret.

In addition to the "huge flower garden", there are various statues. You can admire many exhibits created by national and foreign artists.

From Keukenhof Gardens to the Van Gogh Museum: planning a tour of the Netherlands

Bicycles, tulips, windmills

The best thing to do in spring in the Netherlands is to join a bike tour through the flower fields. The competition takes place in Lisse. This is where the Keukenhof Gardens are located.

Amsterdam in the height of spring

Of course, you have to visit the capital of the Netherlands. Even if you don't plan to do anything in particular, it would be great to just wander the streets and admire the flowering trees.

Zaanse Schans

Just a stone's throw from Amsterdam, you will find dozens of beautiful historic windmills that demonstrate the life of the Dutch in the 17th and 18th centuries. You can go to some of the working mills, visit a Dutch cheese factory, or book a boat tour.

From Keukenhof Gardens to the Van Gogh Museum: planning a tour of the Netherlands

Kinderdijk

It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The village has 19 wooden structures designed to grind grain, standing along the water. By the way, they were built to prevent the land from flooding. These structures are a symbol of how the Dutch manage water.

From Keukenhof Gardens to the Van Gogh Museum: planning a tour of the Netherlands

Waddeneilanden

The flora and fauna here are simply stunning. Each of the five pieces of land has its own style and atmosphere. Texel is the largest of the archipelago. It is the easiest to get to from Amsterdam.

From Keukenhof Gardens to the Van Gogh Museum: planning a tour of the Netherlands

Van Gogh Museum

Visiting the location is a unique and inspiring experience. In addition to the artist's recognizable post-impressionist works, his personal belongings are also on display here, including brushes, tempera paints, a desk, and letters written to his friend Paul Gauguin and brother Theo.

From Keukenhof Gardens to the Van Gogh Museum: planning a tour of the Netherlands

All these memorable places will show you the Netherlands from an unexpected angle. Spring, tulips, incredible views, Van Gogh and you: what else do you need for happiness?

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