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The red Keukenhof route is 25 kilometres long and shows you the versatility of the Keukenhof area. You do not only pass the most beautiful flower fields, but you also cycle through the unique dune area and along the wide beach of Noordwijk. This route is an extension of the green Keukenhof cycle route.

The Red Keukenhof cycle route

The red Keukenhof route is one of the most versatile cycle routes in the Netherlands with 25 kilometres in spring. On the way, you will of course enjoy the flower fields, but along the route there are many Hop Off locations where you can enjoy flowers, beach and nature.

Hop on Hop off sightseeing along the red bicycle 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?

With 25 km, the route is relatively long and can be cycled in 2 to 4 hours. 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 2023, this season starts on Thursday 23 March and lasts until Sunday 14 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 red cycle route

This cycle route is free of charge and easy to follow. During the opening of Keukenhof flower park (in 2023 from 23 March to 14 May), this route is easy to follow by following the special route signs. For this route you follow the red 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 2023. Renting a bike at Keukenhof Bike Rental? Then you will receive the route map for free when you pick up your rental bike.

You can see the Google maps route here

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 Keukenhof bicycle rental. 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 2023 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 € 42.50 (including rental bike). More information about the cycling tour with local guide.