Visit the Keukenhof in Lisse
*Note: In 2021, Keukenhof will be open from March 20 to May 9.
A visit to the Keukenhof in Lisse should not be missed during your stay at Van der Valk Hotel Sassenheim-Leiden! ‘A World of Colours’ is the theme of Keukenhof. People from all countries and cultures meet in Keukenhof to view the splendour of Dutch flowers. Everyone loves flowers, spring, tulips and bright bulb fields. Flowers and colours belong to celebrations and rituals worldwide, in every culture in its own way. Discover the power of colours in Keukenhof, the most colourful spring garden in the world!
Keukenhof is open for flower lovers during the opening from March 20 to May 9. There are over seven million crocuses, tulips, lilies and hyacinths. In addition, various demonstrations and indoor shows are organized in the Royal Pavilions. The bloom in Keukenhof parallels nature. Early flowering varieties such as crocuses, daffodils, hyacinths and early tulips bloom at the beginning of the season. Later flowers such as (tall) tulips bloom. Keukenhof offers a fantastic experience.
Find the Gerrit van der Valk Tulip!
The Keukenhof also houses the special Gerrit van der Valk tulip! If you spot the tulip, take a selfie, post it in your Instagram Stories and tag @hotelsassenheimleiden for a repost in our overview!
Tickets, both individually and for groups between 20 and 200 tickets, are sold at www.keukenhof.nl. Tickets are only available online and are valid on a fixed date in a predetermined time slot.
- Adults: € 20,00 p.p. (online)
- Children (4 - 17 years): € 10,00 p.p.
- Children (0 - 3 years): free of charge
- Parking: € 6,00 per car per day
- Daily from 8AM to 7:30PM
Enjoy Keukenhof in peace? It is quieter in Keukenhof before 11 a.m. and after 3 p.m. Beautiful pictures are possible with the morning and evening sun. It is also quieter on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday than on other days.
Dogs are allowed into Keukenhof as long as they are on a leash and there is a maximum of 1 dog per person. Dogs are not allowed into the pavilions or restaurants with the exception of guide or support dogs. Dog excrement bags are available free of charge at the ticket entrance.
Keukenhof provides parking. Parking costs € 6 per car per day, the car park closes at 19:30. Charging stations for electric cars are available in the car park, near the main entrance. There are bicycle racks at both entrances to the park. You can park your bicycle or moped there for free.
You can travel to Keukenhof quickly and comfortably by public transport. In most cases, the cheapest way to travel is with a Combi ticket. This day ticket is both your ticket for Keukenhof and the ticket for your trip by public transport on that day.
From Leiden Central train station, bus 854 goes directly to Keukenhof (station square).
Activities in Keukenhof
In Keukenhof, in addition to walking through the beautiful flower park and visiting the pavilions, you can also take a boat trip or visit exhibitions. From the first to the last day of the season, beautiful flower shows can be seen in the pavilions.
Also, Keukenhof is surrounded by the famous bulb fields. Near the windmill you have a spectacular view of the bulb fields. Step onto a whisper boat for a unique cruise through the bulb fields, or discover the flowering bulb fields by bicycle. So typically Dutch!
Various weekends, events are organized in Keukenhof for young and old. Keep an eye on our activity calendar for more information about the events. In connection with Covid-19 measures no guided tours will be available for groups in 2021.
With our special Keukenhof Package, you can combine a visit to the beautiful blooming flower garden with a wonderful, relaxing night in one of our comfortable hotel rooms.
The Keukenhof Package can be booked from mid autumn. Also view our other packages.
Keukenhof adheres to the guidelines as laid down in the ‘Veilig Samen Uit’ [safe out together] protocol drawn up for major daytime attractions in the Netherlands. We implement measures suitable for the so-called 1.5-metre economy [social distancing], provide sufficient, clear information as well as additional hygiene measures. Keukenhof can receive a maximum number of visitors per day. To prevent busy times during the day, we have implemented timeslots.
Read more about the beautiful flower park on the Keukenhof website.