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Unfortunately, the coronavirus still controls our lives and various measures are in place to reduce the number of infections. In the meantime, the government’s advice is to stay at home in particular. All catering locations will remain closed for the coming weeks.

Last update: 13 October at 21:00.

In the Netherlands, the RIVM guidelines are used for all activities. This means that a distance of 1.5 metres must be maintained and special attention must be paid to hygiene. Visits to amusement parks, museums, etc. must also be booked in advance. Mouth caps are compulsory in public transport and in all public areas.Het dragen van een mondkapje wordt in Nederland verplicht in alle publieke ruimtes. In het openbaar vervoer is het dragen van een mondkapje verplicht.

Frequently asked questions – FAQ

What are the general corona measures in the Netherlands?

  • Keep 1.5 meters away from other people
  • Wash your hands regularly;
  • Cough and sneeze inside your elbow;
  • You stay at home with colds
  • The whole family stays at home with a fever

Is a face mask mandatory in the Netherlands?

Het dragen van een mondkapje wordt in Nederland verplicht in alle publieke ruimtes. In het openbaar vervoer is het dragen van een mondkapje verplicht.

Can you go to the beach in the Netherlands?

Yes, the beach is even an ideal place to relax completely. the beach has a lot of space, which makes it easy to comply with the 1.5-meter rule. When you visit the beach, keep in mind possible crowds. Especially on sunny days it can be very busy at some beaches. Therefore choose the quieter beaches and come to the beach sooner or later.

You can also choose to spend the night near the beach so that you can walk or cycle to the beach and avoid any traffic jams.

The beach clubs and terraces are open

No, the beach pavilions are part of the catering industry and are closed. Some of the beach pavilions have a pick-up or delivery service.

Are the restaurants and terraces open?

No, restaurants and terraces are closed. However, there are restaurants with delivery and pick-up facilities.

Are you allowed to cycle, walk or sail?

Yes, cycling, walking and sailing are activities that make it easy to keep your distance. Node networks have been installed to easily determine and follow your route.

Are group activities such as company outings allowed again?

Yes, group activities may be undertaken. However, the group may not be larger than 4 people and must always be kept 1.5 metres away.. Whether you are with two or more people. Rent a Solex, electric scooter or book a Twizy tour.

Are the hotels, holiday parks and campsites open?

All accommodations in the Bollenstreek welcome guests from Europe. Many accommodations have nice offers to fill up the many cancellations of the past months as quickly as possible.

Are the attractions and amusement parks open?

Yes, all indoor and outdoor attractions are open. However, all attractions have a limited capacity and it is mandatory to book in advance.

Are the museums open?

Yes, the museums in the Bollenstreek and the surrounding cities are open. Because the museums have a limited capacity, it is necessary to reserve your visit online. Below an overview with our tips for a fun and educational museum visit.

Are the shopping centers open?

Yes. The shopping centres are open. The shops are also open in the centres of the towns around the Bollenstreek. Try to avoid as much pressure as possible. The shopping evenings are cancelled and shops close at 20:00.

Are the pools open?

Yes, the indoor and outdoor pools may be open again. Also for the pools applies that a limited capacity is allowed to swim. So book your visit.

Do you use public transport?

Yes, public transport is back to ‘normal’ capacity. In the Netherlands, however, it is compulsory to wear a mouth shield on public transport. Currently, you are only allowed to travel by public transport if you have a vital profession.

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Will the coronavirus affect the tulip season 2021?

The tulip season in 2021 starts on Saturday March 20 and ends on Sunday May 9, 2021. The flower parade will take place on Saturday April 17, 2021. All activities in the planning take into account different scenarios with regard to the possible measures regarding the corona virus. Most activities are outdoor activities. If there is more information, we will mention it on this page.

More information about the corona virus

For more information about the coronavirus and tips, visit the website of the RIVM or the World Health Organization

Tips Bollenstreek

Come and enjoy between beach and city and discover Holland from the most beautiful holiday region of the Netherlands. View our tips below.

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