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Tulip Fields in Holland

After Normandy we decided to take a spur of the moment trip to Belgium and The Netherlands so that we could see the Tulip fields. Amsterdam is only a five hour drive from Paris, so it was an easy and quick trip. When we decided to move to Paris I made a list of “bucket list” of things I wanted to do while we were here. And seeing the tulip fields in Holland was near the top of the list. Our schedules have been busy during the small window that the tulips are in bloom so we thought we were going to have to miss them. I’m so happy we made it happen. The colors were so vibrant and it was one of my favorite days of this whole trip.

Have you ever seen the tulip fields in real life? It is crazy how colors that bright come from nature, they almost seem fake.

Sorry there are so many photos. It was hard to edit them down.

  1. Tiffany

    April 27, 2011

    This is amazing. You have just given me a new travel destination for my bucket list! :)


  2. Melissa Allam

    April 27, 2011

    Beautiful family in beautiful fields of flowers, very gorgeous!

  3. Sara

    April 27, 2011

    These pictures are BREATHTAKING!

  4. Carly

    April 27, 2011

    Very beautiful in person as well! If you have some time, I highly recommend heading over to Switzerland. Geneva, Zurich, Bern everything is beautiful. BUT if you're there around Ash Wednesday next year…Fasnacht is a HUGE carnival in Basel every year, and the city of Basel is an amazing Swiss city right on the border with Germany and France. I highly recommend a trip out to my old stomping grounds in Rheinfelden…just so much history and beauty. If you go, you must get Leckerli. Everyone gets Swiss chocolate, which is delicious, but Leckerli is the Swiss cookie…so tasty!!

    I would also recommend absolutely anywhere in Greece.

  5. veryheatherly

    April 28, 2011

    It doesn't seem possible to get better than this!

  6. Denise Laborde

    April 28, 2011

    Wow! Really.

  7. Vera Elisabeth

    April 28, 2011

    Altough I'm from Holland I also think it's still so special. Last weekend the boyfriend and I jumped on our bikes and biked trough the countryside. I made a post about it:

  8. Where My Heart Is

    April 28, 2011

    Jordan I am so glad you didn't edit your photos down!

    wow what a visual feast. It must have been heaven to be amongst all those beautiful flowers.

  9. Audrey Jaye

    April 28, 2011

    My family lives in Holland and I went to see them over the Easter holiday – the tulip fields are some of the first things you see from the air flying in, it's so pretty!

  10. amanda jane

    April 28, 2011

    this looks absolutely amazing. I'm so glad you made it there during your busy month!

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    April 28, 2011

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  12. Cyd

    April 28, 2011

    Amazing! This is officially on my bucket list, too.

  13. Bruna Duarte Agmont

    April 28, 2011

    Beautiful Pictures, Gorgeous Flowers.Very luck of you to get to see it.

  14. chelse

    April 28, 2011

    absolutely beautiful! Just added to my bucket list

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  17. amy

    April 29, 2011

    Came across this site from designmom…these are beautiful photos.

    The solitude in that field makes the images even more impressive. Did you feel like you were the only people in the world, standing in the huge field of tulips?

    amy @ glass confetti

  18. Anna Terra

    April 29, 2011

    Hi! I just loved your blog and your post about the tulips. I love flowers. They look like life for me. I just "ousted" your photos for my blog, I hope I'll like it. Sorry about my english, I'm brazilian and not that good with the lenguage 😛

    good luck for your like in paris!

    see ya

  19. This Girl loves to Talk

    April 29, 2011

    my dream! sigh.

  20. SF

    April 30, 2011

    So beautiful!! I can feel my wanderlust acting up again…:)

  21. The Camellia

    April 30, 2011

    I've been to Holland when the tulips are in bloom, and it is definitely an experience not to be missed!

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    April 30, 2011

    Waoooo, that is amazing!!! IN LOVE!!!

    Laura xoxo

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    May 2, 2011

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  24. My Traveling Troop

    May 2, 2011

    Wow! What a perfect place to visit in the spring! The flowers are absolutely beautiful! Yet another place I need to put on my bucket list! :)

  25. Stephanie @ Toastie Studio

    May 3, 2011

    I moved to the Netherlands/Holland 2 years ago, and everytime I visit home people ask me about the Tulip fields :)

  26. Todayisasunnyday

    May 5, 2011

    Oh God it this real???Like heaven…Love it!

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    May 6, 2011

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  28. BL

    May 8, 2011

    This is unbelievable! So beautiful! I know what you mean about a landscape having such bright colors that it looks fake. I felt that way when I was in Switzerland during Autumn. In Lucerne, the grass was bright green, the mountains were capped with perfectly white snow, the lake was perfectly blue, the trees were bright orange and red – everything was so vibrant, it was hard to believe it was real.

  29. Meg @ DQPET

    May 15, 2011

    Amazing photos. I love tulips. Beautiful!

  30. Layla Mayville {Simply Savannah Events}

    May 19, 2011

    This makes me happy 😉

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