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The Bollenstreek Flower Tour is a cycling route that allows you to fully enjoy the flowers in the Bollenstreek in both spring and summer. Discover the versatility of the Bollenstreek and visit the beach, the dunes, the cozy flower villages of Noordwijkerhout, Lisse and various flower attractions

Cycling along the beach, dunes and flowers

With the flower route you will pass the beach, the unique dune area, beautiful monuments and the most beautiful flowers of the season. In the spring you can see the beautiful tulip fields and in the summer you will pass the colorful Dahlia show gardens. The highlights during the route are:

*for opening days and times see below.

The Flower Bike Tour

The flower route is very easy to cycle by following the numbers of the bicycle junction system. View the map below and follow the green numbers on the road signs (junctions). The route can also be picked up at the local tourist offices and various hotels, campsites and holiday parks around the route.

Own bike or rental bike

You can easily cycle the Flower Bulb Route with your own bicycle. Do you not have a bicycle or do you not feel like taking your bicycle with you to the Bollenstreek? Then you can easily rent a bicycle at one of the locations around the route.

Choose your starting point yourself

The Bollenstreek cycle route is a round and you can start the route at any point on the route. You can start the route at one of the hotels, holiday parks and b & b’s along the Bollenstreek flower route. Often you can also park there for free and / or rent a bicycle.

The Flower Bike tour can also be cycled from popular seaside resorts and NS train stations. Below more information per place of departure.

The flower route is easy to cycle from the boulevard of Noordwijk aan Zee. From junction 79 follow the route to junction 43 and then continue the cycle route.

The flower route is easy to cycle from the boulevard of Zandvoort aan Zee. From junction 32 follow the route to junction 31 and then continue the cycle route.

The flower route is easy to cycle from the Hillegom train station. Go from junction 51 to junction 50 and join the route via junction 58, then continue the cycle route.

The flower route is easy to cycle from the NS train station Sassenheim. From junction 17 follow the route to junction 12 and then continue the cycle route.

Opening times locations

Depending on when you are going to cycle the Flower Bulb Route, you can enter different locations (paid or free). Below you will find an overview of all opening days, times and possible admission prices. Click on the location link for more information about the location.

LocationOpenEntranceParticularities
FBT Dahlia
Show garden
August 15 – September 30, 2020
March 20 – May 9, 2021
FreeThe types of flowers depend on the season
Castle Gardens
Keukenhof
Open every day except days with eventsFreeDahlia show garden from August to October 2020
Museum De
Zwarte Tulp
Tu/We/Th/Fr/Sa/Su
10 – 17 uur
€ 8,00Online visit reservation required
Sint Agatha
church
Every dayFree
Dever CastleWe/Th/Fr/Sa/Su
14 – 17 uur
FreePaid tour
from 10 people
» request info
De TulperijAug 12 – Oct 17
Tue / Wed / Thu / Fri: 9.30am-5pm
SAT: 9.30am-1.00pm
March 20 – May 9, 2021
9:30 am – 5:00 pm
FreePaid tour
from 10 people
» request info

Group outings

If you want to cycle the Flower Route with a group, please contact us for our attractive group packages.

Bollenstreek Tours

Check out our other Bollenstreek Tours. Enjoy the beach, dunes and flowers with one of the following tours:

The following tours are only available in the spring: