Noordwijk in spring

Noordwijk, also known as the flower resort of the Netherlands, enchants with its colorful flower fields in spring. You will find kilometers of flower fields that transform the landscape into a colorful sea of ​​flowers. As nature blooms, the beach pavilions open their doors again and invite you to enjoy culinary delicacies with your feet in the sand.

With its 13 kilometers of sandy beach, dunes and unique location close to the cities of Leiden, Haarlem, Amsterdam and The Hague, Noordwijk is the ideal place for a spring weekend getaway.

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#1. Experience the magic of the flower fields

Noordwijk is known for its colorful flower fields in spring. Stroll past the endless bulb fields full of tulips, hyacinths and daffodils and enjoy the breathtaking views and wonderful scents.

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#2. Hike or bike ride through the dunes and forests

Noordwijk is located in the middle of the Hollandse Duinen National Park. Take a walk through untouched nature. Watch the wildlife and enjoy the space and tranquility of this beautiful nature reserve. On foot or by bike you can fully enjoy the varied landscape and the breathtaking views. Are you looking for a bike rental? Here you can find bike rentals in the region.

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#3. Book your spring stay now

With its beautiful beaches, charming village centers and varied nature, Noordwijk offers the ideal conditions for a relaxing weekend. Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, a family vacation or a quality time with friends, Noordwijk has something to offer for everyone.

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#4. Culinary (outdoor) enjoyment

It may still seem a bit cool, but the best way to enjoy the wonderful spring sun is on a sheltered terrace overlooking the sea, in one of the nice cafés and restaurants around the Witte Kerk (“White Church”) in Noordwijkerhout or in the charming center of Noordwijk Binnen. The beach pavilions are opening their doors again and the sheltered terraces and wind umbrellas invite you to enjoy nature and the sea. A must for real spring feelings.

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#5. Culture in Noordwijk

In the midst of blooming nature, the Atlantic Wall Museum is opening its doors again. Visit the bunkers and learn about the local history of Noordwijk during the Second World War. Only accessible in spring and summer, so book a tour quickly!

The Englandvaarders Museum is also just a stone's throw away. During the escape game you will experience the special story of the English sailors and help them escape from the occupied Netherlands.

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#6. Flower parade

Be amazed by the immense floral beauty of the “Blumencorso Bollenstreek” flower parade – the largest spring festival in the Netherlands. In one week more than a million people celebrate the pride of the flower bulb region: the flower bulbs!

On April 20th the richly decorated flower floats will leave Noordwijk. They then delight the entire flower bulb region with their colorful presence.

Also visit the children's parade on April 18th in Noordwijkerhout. Or experience the magic of the illuminated flower parade on Friday evening, April 19th.


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#7. Wellness

Noordwijk offers countless wellness opportunities to relax and recharge in spring. Discover the wellness center with spa and relaxation options, enjoy a massage and take part in relaxing yoga classes. Treat yourself to a pampering day or a “recharge” weekend and return home completely refreshed and full of energy.

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#8. Time for a new spring outfit

Discover Noordwijk's three different shopping districts, each with its own atmosphere, and give your wardrobe a spring makeover! Start your shopping adventure right on the beach, where you will find stylish boutiques and fashion stores on the Hoofdstraat.

For lovers of local products and an authentic atmosphere, the historic Noordwijk Binnen is the right place. Stroll through the picturesque streets and discover shoe and fashion boutiques, shops selling local products and delicacies and a beautiful bookstore.

In Noordwijkerhout, village life thrives around the attractive Witte Kerk (white church), surrounded by local shops and boutiques that reflect the cozy atmosphere of the village.

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#9. Active in Noordwijk

Noordwijk is the ideal place to actively relax in nature. Soups, power kiting or wave surfing. Mountain biking, golfing or yoga. Whether you are looking for action and adventure or just want to relax and enjoy the beauty of nature, Noordwijk has something to offer for everyone in spring.

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