12 the 15th century. Today, it’s a showcase not just for tulips (and daﬀodils and hyacinths), but also oﬀers a ﬁne example of an English garden and a historical garden that houses some lost and well-preserved plants and herbs. Just walking around Keukenhof and inhaling the fresh fragrance of the blooms is an unforgettable experience.
09 One of the best ways to experience the tulips is to cycle among the ﬂower countryside.
One of the best ways to experience the tulips is to cycle among the ﬂower countryside. While marvelling at the unique views, most cycling routes through the ﬁelds take you from such historic towns of Leiden to the beautiful city of Haarlem and would include a visit to Keukenhof as well. Cycling route maps are readily available at bookstores, or go to www.holland.com for more information.
11 Don’t miss the chance to visit the ﬂower markets across Holland.
10 Holland, the ﬂower capital of the world, has plenty of colourful bulbs to oﬀer.
12 Visit Keukenhof to experience all kinds of ﬂowers and marvel at their scents and colours.
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