- Admire the largest concentration of windmills in Holland at KInderdijk
- Stroll around historic Dordrecht, one of the oldest cities in Holland
- Visit Keukenhof - the largest flower garden in the world combining traditional and modern landscape gardening
Holland enjoys a pristine landscape, with beautiful countryside and amazing landmarks which we’ll get to explore while visiting this fantastic country. With so many interesting places to visit, plus wonderful surroundings to admire, we’ll be able to enjoy all Holland has to offer.
We’ll begin our holiday with a trip to the famous Keukenhof Gardens. These spring gardens are only open for a few months each year, but they have become one of the most popular flower gardens in the world. We’ll be able to wander through the gardens and soak up the amazing floral displays, while also enjoying the captivating atmosphere to be found here.
After this, we’ll travel to the city of Dordrecht, famous for its rich cultural heritage and many places of interest, such as the Church of Our Lady, which is affectingly known as the ‘Grote Kerk’ (literally, ‘Big Church’). From Dordrecht, we’ll make our way to Kinderdijk, where we’ll find Holland’s historic windmills, as well as amazing scenery.
Must See: Keukenhof Gardens
Holland is at its dazzling best in spring. Situated in the town of Lisse, Keukenhof is a magical place which has been welcoming garden lovers since 1949. Enjoy the ultimate spring feeling as you tip-toe through the largest flower garden in the world with a myriad of tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, crocuses and other spring flowering bulbs. The overwhelming kaleidoscope of colour and intense scents cannot fail to impress.
The Keukenhof theme for 2015 is Van Gogh, commemorating 125 years since his death. The main highlight will be a flower mosaic, measuring 250m2 planted using different colours of tulips, based on a self-portrait by the artist.
The tulip variety ‘Vincent van Gogh’ will be planted in the Walk of Fame. The works of an Gogh will serve as a wonderful source of inspiration for the many flower shows in the Orange Nassau Pavilion.