Loved absolutely everything about this tour. The town of Haarlem and museum, the bulb farm, the gardens were beyond spectacular. Will never forget this experience. Tour guide was very personable and informative and enthusiastic!
RickR United Kingdom
A well organised, comfortable and interesting experience. I would highly recommend it.
The trip lasted from 9:45 am to 6:00 pm and we had time to stroll through Haarlem and visit the Frans Hals Museum. Paintings of wealthy families in the Bulb Growing business. The town was pretty and quiet.
The bulb farm was very interesting and the farmer had held back from cutting the heads until the tour season had finished. There were still flowers in some of the feilds this late in the season 1st week in May. Lunch was pleasant then we drove to Keukenhol Gardens by 3 pm.
The 2 hours we got strolling around the gardens was a great experience and the highlight of the trip. We had time to see as much as we wanted in that time.
The Tour Guide Pieter was very good, keeping us informed and entertained for the whole trip. Coach was smooth and comfortable.
I would recommend this tour if you want to see behind the scenes of Bulb production. It helps to appreciate the spectacular displays at Keukenhof Gardens even more.
This was a fantastic tour. Our guide, Marian, was friendly, knowledgable, and approachable. The tour and museum of Haarlem were delightful. The bulb farm and fields with lunch were really special. The gardens were full of people but there were still areas where we could find peace and quiet and the flowers were spectacular. I am so glad we took the day for this it was a highlight of the trip!
Great venue with variety. Pieter was an excellent guide, very professional.
The driver was equally as good and a great assist to us needing aide.
Would do it again!
Very much enjoyed visit to Haarlem and the bulb farm. Tour guide was excellent. Keukenhof Gardens were terrific.
the gardens are beautiful. No Picnic Lunch however. They gave you 15Euro vouchers to use at any of the food places. That was OK though. Haarlem was a really nice town and great architecture. beautiful old church
This was such an awesome day. We met our guide in Amsterdam, got on the van and went to Haarlem. We toured this beautiful place for an hour. Too bad it was raining so hard! Got back on the van and traveled to meet up with a private grower of flowers. He talked to us about the flowers that grow in the area.
We then traveled to Keukenhof Gardens. We were on our own for four hours to discover this place. It was awesome! So many beautiful flowers to look at. I would highly recommend this tour to everyone!
Amazing tour with lovely guide Josie! Would have loved more time in Haarlem to explore more of the area. Keukenhof and tour of local farmer was outstanding! Did not disappoint.
Great trip - great guide - worth doing in next few weeks whilst tulips are out.
absolutely amazing and informative, so glad we chose this tour and the tour guide was brilliant she knew all the answers felt very safe with the driver too, only problem was the ticket office making us late to get our tickets and then had to run to get the bus and with a 72 year old mother it wasn't very good, but the trip was fantastic
Marian our tour guide was wonderful. Haarlem is a beautiful city. Very interesting and informative trip to the Tulip Farm. Keukenhof cannot be missed!!!
Touring an actual flower farm and having the owner explain the growing and processing of the flower bulbs was very enlightening and made me appreciate the various flowers I saw later at the Keukenhof Gardens and the work that goes into creating all the various varieties. Plenty of time was allotted at the Gardens themselves.
A perfect day. The flowers were gorgeous. Our driver and guide were very kind, knowledgable, and professional.
We were fortunate to have taken this tour while the tulips were at their peak. The gardens were gorgeous! Tour guide was great. Didn't get the normal walking tour of Haarlem due to a fire in the center that caused some road blockages, but still a lovely town.
Very easy way to get out of Amsterdam and see the flower fields and Keukenhof gardens.
I rate this a five for the Keukenhof portion. The guide was excellent, the gardens unbelievably beautiful. Highly recommend to all.
The Haarlem stop was disappointing, too broad.
The guide was well informed, relaxed and had a great sense of humor.
The trip to `Harlem, was just Ok. We could have seen some good architecture, instead of visiting women's hostels. It seemed like a beautiful town. The trip to Kokenhof was really good. The guide on the bus and in the garden were excellent. Very knowledgeable. The picnic lunch was good.
We had a marvellous day in the bulb fields, the walking tour of Haarlem, including the market and then the stunning Keukenhof. The tour with the gardener was a must. Our tour guide was very helpful and informative. We ran out of time to see all that the Keukenhof had to offer as the guided tour used up almost one and a half hours. It would be good to state the alternative pick up point at the station as we were staying just around the corner, yet travelled down very early on the tram to Museumsplein.
The tour started late but it wasn't important. The guide was very nice and the bus was great. We ended up going again 2 days later on the cheaper tour. it was good too. The receptionist was extremely helpful. I forgot my voucher and she still printed off tickets for us. I brought her my voucher the next day when we booked our 2nd trip to Keukenhof. The tulips were magnificent. Thankyou for 2 great tours.
I wish the gardener tour had been with a smaller group and that the gardener had been more knowledgeable
The visit to Keukenhof Gardens was amazing! The flowers are beautiful! It was a lovely sunny day with spectacular blooms! The advance tickets for admission, vouchers for lunch and coach avoided many lines.
The stop in Haarlem was not special, except as beverage and bathroom stop.
Haarlem was not interesting, maybe due to the lack of knowledge from our tour guide, who was replacing the original guide who was sick. The amount of time spent in Haarlem was too long. Maybe if it was a warm and sunny day we would have walked around the stores to kill time. But with the guide we had, we were done with the tour very quickly. Keukenhof was simply amazing, and our guide from the garden, did a great job explaining not only about the history of the tulips, but also about the garden itself. The lunch box provided was delicious and more than plenty with 2 large sandwiches, a fruit and juice. I recommend only the Keukenhof Garden tour.
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