Unique spring activities in Zuid-Holland

In the middle of the Bulb Region lies the characteristic village of Noordwijk aan Zee. During spring the flower fields are in bloom, the beach bars open their doors and the bicycles are ready for a bike tour through dunes. Besides the beautiful nature and the flower season, there are also many spring activities around Noordwijk. Check out the best outings for during your spring or May vacation here.

The best trips in the Bulb Region:

1 Enjoy the beach of Noordwijk

The Van der Valk Palace Hotel Noordwijk is the first Van der Valk hotel on the coast. In spring, the beach bars awaken from their winter sleep and you can enjoy the sand between your toes. The beach also offers special dog beaches where your four-legged friend is welcome to swim, run and play. Because Noordwijk beach is one of the most beautiful beaches on the Dutch coast, it can proudly bear the ESPA spa status.

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2 Discover the beautiful city of Leiden

From the hotel, you can be in the beautiful city of Leiden within 20 minutes. The city exudes historic charm with its graceful canals, picturesque bridges and centuries-old architecture. In addition, the atmospheric center offers cozy alleys, boutiques and various eateries with terraces. With its rich history and lively atmosphere, Leiden is a destination that attracts both culture lovers and shopping enthusiasts.

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3 Walk with alpacas at Alpacahoeve Klinkenberg

Are you a true animal lover? At Alpacahoeve Klinkenberg you can walk with alpacas for 1.5 hours through the surroundings of Sassenheim and Warmond. The Alpacahoeve also offers the possibility to feed and pet the animals. In addition, you can take a yoga class among the alpacas. Visit Alpacahoeve Klinkenberg and learn all about the alpacas in a unique way.

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4 Admire the blossoms at the Olmenhorst

The Olmenhorst is an estate and organic orchard located in Lisserbroek. The estate is known for its historical value and the production of organically grown apples, pears and other fruits. In spring you can admire the blossoms on the fruit trees at the Olmenhorst. Various events, workshops and activities are organized on the estate. These include archery, wine and beer tastings and creative activities such as painting and candle making. In addition, you can enjoy fresh food and drinks in the fruit shed.

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5 Activities for the whole family

The area around Noordwijk offers many spring excursions for the whole family. Are you looking for an activity with the kids? Then plan a day at Linnaeushof! The Linnaeushof is Europe's largest playground and has more than 350 attractions for children of all ages. Less than half an hour away is amusement park Duinrell and family park Drievliet. Enjoy various attractions for young and old. In addition, Duinrell has a water park with both an indoor and outdoor section. Or hit your stride at Rollygolf Noordwijk and enjoy an extensive miniature golf course. Moreover, for children there are trampolines and a circuit for mini cars.

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A stay in the Bulb Region

For a relaxing stay during your spring or May vacation, visit Van der Valk Palace Hotel Noordwijk. Our hotel offers various facilities for all ages, such as YUMI Spa & Wellness, Swimming Pool Area, the gym and a kids club. After admiring the beach, dunes and beautiful flower fields, unwind in a comfortable room and enjoy a delicious dinner in restaurant Vloed. Book your stay in Noordwijk now and experience the Bulb Region during spring!