The Keukenhof Gardens#1

Tulips from Amsterdam courtesy of Brigid Gallagher who just spent a glorious break there with her sister. Stunning photographs. #recommended

Watching the Daisies


Tulips amidst a Sea of Muscari outside the Juliana Pavilion

The Keukenhof Gardens are described as “the most beautiful spring garden in the world.” I would have to agree after visiting them for the first time two weeks ago.

The gardens are located amongst the Dutch bulb fields, less than an hour away from Amsterdam. My sister and I took a train to Schiphol Airport, followed by a short bus journey. It is a good idea to buy a travel ticket that is valid for several days if you are visiting the region. A two day Amsterdam Region Travel Ticket cost just 26 euros and permitted transport on trains, metro, tram and bus lines within the region – great value for money.

The theme for 2017 was Dutch Design, and included gardens inspired by famous artists past and present, including Mondriaan and Rietveld. The gardens are HUGE, covering more than 32 hectares, filled with more…

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7 thoughts on “The Keukenhof Gardens#1

  1. Beautiful photograph- like a stream running through a meadow. I have heard of these gardens & And I think Brigid might have posted some tulips earlier this year. Definitely a must go place when in Holland

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