When Tulips Bloom, It’s Spring in Holland

What better time to go cycling in Holland then when famous Dutch flowers are in full bloom? On a tulip tour by bicycle to the flower kingdom in March, April and May chances for perfect cycling weather are good. This is also the time when Keukenhof Park opens its doors in Holland on 23 March 2017 for its annual eight-week run. Cycling in HollandDo as the locals do and experience the Dutch countryside by bike. Image courtesy NBTC More than seven million bulbs of flowers are planted in the park every year. However, the star of the show is undoubtedly the tulip – present with 800 varieties! By the time the season is in full swing, the tulips will have turned the Keukenhof into a colourful patchwork, swathed in red, pink, purple, orange and yellow blooms. If you love being surrounded by flowers and are thinking of a spring getaway a short flight (or train) away, we have the perfect mini break… Exploring the flat landscapes of Holland by bike is also a great family holiday ideaExploring the flat landscapes of Holland by bike is also a great family holiday idea

Take a Tulip Tour by Bicycle in The Netherlands

Take a short bike and barge family holiday to experience the highlights of springtime in Holland with excursions to quintessential Dutch sights. Join the group in the vibrant capital of Amsterdam for a circular tour:
  • Visit Keukenhof, the largest flower garden in the world with seven million flower bulbs planted annually, and find yourself surrounded by thousands of tulips (as well as daffodils and hyacinths) of various colours, shapes and scents
  • Explore the world’s biggest Flower Auction in Aalsmeer, where 20 million flowers are sold every day!
  • Enjoy the comfort of your own cabin on a barge, overnight in different Dutch places and unpack only once
  • Cycle through blooming bulb fields to reach Leiden, birthplace of the world-famous painter Rembrandt
  • Step of your bike at a local cheese farm, learn the process of cheese making and taste the final goods
  • Take photos at a traditional Dutch windmill (with your bicycles - of course) and find out more about one the most famous Dutch icon
Holland bike & barge holidays - UTracks travelStay on a barge and unpack only once Dutch cheese on Amsterdam to Bruges cycling holiday - UTracks TravelStep off your bicycle to try surprising flavours of Dutch cheese This year, you can choose between three different options for Tulip Tours by bicycle in the Netherlands:

Tulip Tour

4 days guided bike & barge holiday

Tulip Tour – Premium

5 days guided bike & barge holiday

Tulip Tour – Deluxe

5 days guided bike & barge holiday For more information on visiting the Keukenhof, the tulip season in the Netherlands, and our Holland bike & barge holidays, please contact our team of travel experts around the world.

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