Your Ultimate Tulip Guide

If you’re on the hunt for the perfect spot to immerse yourself in the world of tulips in Amsterdam, look no further. Your tulip-filled adventure awaits you at the following “Tulip Hotspots” that will leave you mesmerized.

Keukenhof Gardens

The first on our list is always the enchanting Keukenhof Gardens, hailed as the “Garden of Europe” This tulip paradise, home to millions of bulbs, bursts into a riot of colors every spring, making it a must-visit destination for tulip enthusiasts. Not only can you marvel at the spectacular floral displays, but you can also participate in various events that celebrate the tulip season. These include flower arranging demonstrations, guided tours, and art exhibits. So, while tulips are the main attraction, there’s plenty to see and do for everyone at Keukenhof Gardens.

To visit Keukenhof, take bus 852 that depart from RAI – only 10 minutes walk from Crowne Plaza Amsterdam-South. Bus depart every 7~8 minutes. During the bus journey, don’t forget to look outside! The charming town of Lisse has several beautiful tulip fields that can be spotted during the drive.

Locations: Stationsweg 166A 2161 AM Lisse

Transport: Bus 852 – Departing every 7 minutes from Europaplein, 1078 GZ Amsterdam

When: The garden is open until 12th May, there will be a concert on 8th May. Check it out!

Locations: Prinsengracht 116 1015 EA Amsterdam

When: Daily from 10:00 to 18:00

Amsterdam Tulip Museum

Next, step into a world of floral history at the Amsterdam Tulip Museum. Here, you can dive into the rich heritage of these flowers, learning all about the famous Tulip Mania era, and the significant role these blooms have played in Dutch culture.

At this point, the Tulip Museum is also holding two exhibitions – “Rariorum Plantarum Historia” and “Florilegium Amplissimum et Selectissimum”. You can dive into the rich history of rare plants. Discover how our ancestors travelled to the far corners of the globe by sea and over land. Be ready to get inspired of both the beautiful tulips and its historical background.


Way beyond a “market”, the Bloemenmarkt is a scenary not to be missed. For those who want to bring a piece of the tulip world back home, Bloemenmarkt, the floating flower market, is your go-to spot. This unique market, floating on Amsterdam’s beautiful canals, offers a wide array of tulip bulbs, perfect for any garden.

At Bloemenmarkt, not only can you find tulip bulbs of every color and variety imaginable, but you can also explore a wide range of other plants and flowers, making it a paradise for gardening enthusiasts. The market is also a great place to find traditional Dutch souvenirs and gifts, from wooden clogs to cheese. The stalls floating on the canal make for a unique shopping experience, and the beautiful blooms create a colorful and fragrant atmosphere that’s not to be missed. 

Locations: Singel 630, 1073 VZ Amsterdam

When: Monday to Saturday 9:30 – 17:30

Jordaan District, Amsterdam Centrum


The Jordaan District

If you’re looking for hidden gems, head to the Jordaan district. This charming neighborhood is known for its beautiful gardens, and you might find some hidden tulip spots tucked away between its picturesque canals and narrow alleyways.

Rent a bike at our reception, take a bike tour to Jordaan and become a Tulip Hunter, here’s nothing quite like the wind in your hair as you cycle past these stunning floral displays, making your visit to the Jordaan district a truly unforgettable one.

Flower Forecast

Before embarking on your tulip journey, it’s essential to check the flower forecast. The best time to see tulips in Amsterdam usually falls between mid-April to early May, but it can vary each year. Remember to check the weekly updates on the bloom status, helping you plan your visit perfectly.

Fancy Tulip Blossom?

Book a room at Crowne Plaza Amsterdam-South, where luxury meets convenience in the heart of the vibrant city.

With its prime location near Amsterdam’s renowned attractions and a serene retreat to return to, Crowne Plaza Amsterdam-South offers the perfect blend of relaxation and exploration for your tulip-themed getaway. Embark on a journey filled with floral wonders, cultural delights, and unforgettable experiences – all starting from your stylish haven at Crowne Plaza Amsterdam-South