Please visit two Wieringer Gardens, open to the public. The gardens are at walking distance (300 meters) of each other. The garden of the “Zonnehoek” is about 1700 m2, has more than 400 different species of plants, many colorful borders, small rock beds, shady areas and a secret garden with beautiful roses. This garden is in full color between March and October. Botanic flower bulbs in combination with early flowering shrubs. Also on the premises is the smallest shop of Wieringen, selling a wide selection of jams, juices and fruit; all directly from the garden.
Price upon request
Butterfly garden Vlindorado
In the rural village of Waarland you will find the tropical butterfly garden Vlindorado. One of the biggest sheltered butterfly gardens in Europe is hosted in the flower greenery of Dekker Anthuriums. It is the home base of approximately 1000 butterflies amongst which you will find the blue Morpho from Mid-Amerika and the Malaisian paper butterfly. Stroll through the gardens, see how the pupas develop tob e a butterfly and enjoy a drink on the terrace. More information: www.vlindorado.nl .
Price € 6,50 per person
Oranjerie Den Helder
In the city centre of Den Helder you will find the Oranjerie, a beautiful botanic garden with colorfull tropical plants, the biggest cactus collection of North Holland, a beautifull Japanese garden, turtles, koikarpers, tropical birds and several butterflies. A must seef or garden lovers. Our voluteers love to guide you around and tell you alla bout the rare cultivars. More information: www.oranjeriedenhelder.nl .
Price € 4,- per person
Fluwels Tulpenland is a unique experience and activity forest for young and old. It tells you the story of the traveling tulip, as of the beginning in the wilderness until nowadays at the greenery of Fluwel. The park offers play fun for the children and the mascotte Zwiebol takes them on a tour through the woods. Tulpenland is open from April until October. More information: www.fluwelstulpenland.nl .
Price € 7,50 per person
Tulip picking garden Julianadorp
If you want a day out fully in the theme of flowers and bulbs? Than you can combine a visit to the Tulipexcursion with the Floratuin in Julianadorp. This is possible from Mid March until the beginning of May. You can choose to pick your own bouquet in the tulip garden or to join a workshop arranging flowers. More information: www.florabulbshop.com
Price € 12,50 per person for picking in the garden, incl. movie about the production of flower bulbs and coffee/tea, € 27,50 per person for the workshop arranging flowers, incl. vase or basket
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