Discovering Europe's spring bulb fields

As winter fades away and the first signs of spring emerge, Europe's bulb fields burst into colour, painting the landscape with vibrant hues of tulips, daffodils, and hyacinths. From the iconic fields of the Netherlands to the picturesque landscapes of Belgium, here are some must-visit destinations for experiencing the beauty of European bulb flowers in spring.

Keukenhof Gardens, Netherlands

Known as the "Garden of Europe," Keukenhof is a floral paradise that attracts visitors from around the world. With millions of tulips, daffodils, and other bulb flowers in bloom, the gardens offer a sensory tapestry of colour and fragrance.

Flower Route, Netherlands

For a scenic drive through the heart of the Dutch bulb region, the Flower Route is an absolute must. Wind your way through picturesque landscapes adorned with fields of vibrant tulips, daffodils and hyacinths. There are a variety of museums and beach towns along the route too.

Noordoostpolder, Netherlands

In the Flevoland province, Noordoostpolder boasts vast expanses of tulip fields that stretch as far as the eye can see. Explore the fields by car, bike, or on foot, immersing yourself in the beauty of nature's canvas.

Tulip Festival, Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul comes alive with the colours of spring during the Tulip Festival. Parks and gardens throughout the city are adorned with millions of tulips, creating a stunning display of floral artistry against the backdrop of Istanbul's iconic landmarks.

Groot-Bijgaarden Castle, Belgium

Surrounded by magnificent gardens, Groot-Bijgaarden Castle hosts an annual Spring Flower Exhibition, showcasing a dazzling array of tulips, daffodils, and other bulb flowers. Explore the castle grounds and marvel at the beauty of nature's bounty.

Flower Fields of Holland, Luxembourg

In the southern region of Luxembourg, picturesque flower fields provide a stunning backdrop for outdoor activities such as hiking and picnicking. Marvel at the sea of colours as tulips, daffodils, and hyacinths carpet the rolling hillsides.

Flower Island Mainau, Germany

Located on Lake Constance, Flower Island Mainau is a botanical wonderland featuring a diverse collection of flowers. Discover the island's gardens and enjoy the sights and scents of spring in full bloom.

Montreux Riviera, Switzerland

During the Tulip Festival in April and May, the Montreux Riviera region comes alive with the colours of spring. Stroll along the shores of Lake Geneva and admire the thousands of tulips that adorn the parks and gardens of Montreux and Vevey.

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