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The purple Keukenhof cycle route is 10 kilometres long and lets you enjoy the flower fields south of Keukenhof. During the cycle route you will pass the free show gardens of TulipStore.eu and Tulip Farm De Tulperij and you will cycle through the cosy centre of flower village Lisse.

Purple Keukenhof bike route

The purple Keukenhof route is a cycle route of 10 kilometres. It is also possible to walk the route. This cycle route is free of charge and easy to follow. During the opening of Keukenhof Flower Park, this route can be cycled by following the special route signs. For this route you follow the purple route signs.

Hop on Hop off sightseeing along the purple cycle route

During the cycle route, there is a lot to see and visit. Below is an overview of the best sights to see along the Keukenhof route. Decide for yourself where and how long you want to visit one of the sights. Please note! For some locations you need to book in advance. Check the hop off locations page for this.

How long does this cycle route take?

The purple route is, with 10 km, a relatively short cycle route and can be cycled in about an hour. If you stop along the way at one of the Hop on Hop off locations, you can enjoy yourself all day.

When do the flower fields along this route bloom?

This cycle route can be cycled during the tulip season in spring. In 2022, this season starts on Thursday 24 March and lasts until Sunday 15 May. The flowering of the flower fields depends on the weather conditions. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for the weekly Flower Alerts with information about the flowering of the spring flowers.

Please note that the flowering of spring flowers depends on the weather. Keep up to date with the flowering of the flower fields with our free Flower Alerts.

Route description of the purple cycle route

This cycle route is free of charge and easy to follow. During the opening of Keukenhof Flower Park, this route is easy to follow by following the special route signs. For this route you follow the purple route signs.

Download the handy map with the cycle route for free. By using the download button below, you can get the PDF version of the Keukenhof cycle route for the spring season 2022. Renting a bike at Keukenhof Bike Rental? Then you will receive the route map for free when you pick up your rental bike.

Hop on at Keukenhof Flower Park

The ideal starting point for this cycle route is Keukenhof flower park. You can park here all day for only € 6.00 and it is possible to rent a bike at Fietsverhuur Keukenhof. If you want to start at Keukenhof, make sure you buy your parking ticket and possibly a ticket for the flower park in advance. In 2022 there is a maximum number of visitors per day and per arrival time at Keukenhof. Take a look at the Keukenhof calendar below and see if there are still tickets available and reserve your tickets now.

Keukenhof cycle tour with local guide

It is also possible to book a cycling tour with a local guide. The guide will show you the most beautiful tulip fields in bloom and will also visit a tulip farm. The guided bike tour takes 2.5 hours and costs € 37.50 (including rental bike). More information about the cycling tour with local guide.