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by FraMauro Online Now Mar 24, 2009 at 5:27 AM

Which would be the best time to visit - second week of April or second week of May.

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    Re: Best time

    by ATLC Online Now Mar 24, 2009 at 8:31 AM

    All depends on the weather but while Keukenhof is open, the planters have made sure that there will be blooms always. So it doesn't really matter.

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    by unaS Online Now Mar 24, 2009 at 8:37 AM

    Certainly May will be warmer, but you may want to take a look at the events planned on the different dates to help you decide.

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    by Waaijer Online Now Mar 24, 2009 at 9:24 AM

    The second week of April would be best.
    Then you will have the change to see most flowers in bloom. But all depends on the weather....
    See the website: keukenhof.nl/index.php?LAN_I...

    Not only in the Keukenhof you can find flowers in the Netherlands. There is a large flower area in the northpart of Noord-Holland and also in de Noordoostpolder (mainy tulips).
    Travel Organization Holland has some special flower tours in springtime. www.holland-is.com

    Enjoy!

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    by pieter_jan_v Online Now Mar 24, 2009 at 9:50 AM

    I would say second week of April, but try to avoid the crowded Easter weekend.

    PJ

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  • Re: Best time

    by arinum Online Now Apr 29, 2009 at 4:32 AM

    I actually posted this on another forum, and I put in on my page too.

    I went to Keukenhof in mid April 2007 (15-18 Apr) and the flowers were simply beautiful, all were in full bloom.

    See the pictures I took here.

    shareapic.net/content.php?id...

    There are tulip fields near Keukenhof actually and most were blooming, and even on the way there we could see tulips and tulips and tulips.

    I can't predict how it'll be for you but maybe my information has helped you a bit?

    Good luck! You'll love the gardens.

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