Today the 2010 Keukenhof open air flower exhibition in Lisse has been officially opened by Mrs Svetlana Medvedeva, wife of the President of the Russian Federation, in the presence of Her Royal Highness Princess Máxima of the Netherlands.
Seven million flower bulbs have been planted in the 32 hectare park. This year’s theme is From Russia with Love.
The park will be open to the public from Thursday 18 March up to and including Sunday 16 May 2010. The best time to visit it is Either very early at 8.00 AM or at around 3.00 PM after the buses full with tourists will have left. It is open till 7.30 AM, but you should enter before 6:00 PM, because the ticket office closes then.
The Keukenhof is about 30-45 minutes by car form Haagsche Suites.