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Leiden - The Keukenhof: The Most Beautiful Spring Garden in the World

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The Keukenhof: The Most Beautiful Spring Garden in the World

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(30 reviews)
Lisse, Keukenhof, Leiden, Netherlands
45 mins
Tip-Supported

About the tour

In 1949 a group of 20 leading flower bulb growers and exporters came up with the plan to use the estate to exhibit spring-flowering bulbs, signaling the birth of Keukenhof as a spring park. The park opened its gates to the public in 1950 and was an instant success, with 236,000 visitors in the first year alone. 2021 will be the 72th edition of Keukenhof, with A World Of Colours as its theme. During the past 71 years Keukenhof developed into a world-famous attraction with over 6 million tulips and other Queens of Spring.


Meet Ton

Ton

After his graduation in social geography, just in between the big bang and the collapse of the Roman empire, Ton worked on a science program for children and on urban planning in Amsterdam. He found out that his happiest moments were those were the interaction was not with the keyboard but with people. This made him decide to make a living out of guiding. Initially related to urban planning and architecture, later on the scope became much wider: art, history, society. As a social geographer Ton always looks for the reasons behind present day reality: why was a town founded? Why did it grow, or not? Why such an enormous church or city hall in a small town? Ton's philosophy about life is rather simple. He believes the sense of being is Sharing LKW: Love, Knowledge, Wine.


What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Leiden with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Leiden. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.


Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.


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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.


Reviews from travellers

Wen W.

11 April 2021

Ton did his very best with technical difficulties that were out of his control and this was very much appreciated, as were the additional photos sent later. Thank you 😊

David and Wendy h.

10 April 2021

Have to give a star rating, but I want you to know we understand the technical issues were not your fault

Chris C.

10 April 2021

Appreciate your dedication, still enjoyable despite technical challenges

Margaret H.

10 April 2021

Enjoyed the tour even if there were Wi-Fi problems still got lots of lovely postcards

Yvonne - ( England ) W.

10 April 2021

Ton was Ton did a good tour. Sadly the internet connection was not good so we couldn’t see the flowers well..... but the reason I gave him 5* was because he was friendly and chatty, he tried his best...... and then sent us photos of what he saw in the gardens. Over and beyond, thank you very much.


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