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The Netherlands has lifted most of the corona / COVID19 measures. This means that life before corona / COVID19 is coming back. Below we have listed the situation so that you can prepare well for your visit to, for example, the beach, the dunes and the tulip fields in spring.

Last update: 15 March 2022 | The measures below apply as of 23 March 2022

Current COVID19 (corona) measures in the Netherlands

  • All restaurants, attractions, museums in the Netherlands are open according to normal opening hours
  • A distance of 1.5 metres is no longer required
  • A mouth mask is no longer obligatory
  • The corona ticket (QR code) is no longer needed to visit restaurants, attractions, museums etc.
  • Most travel restrictions have been lifted

What is open in the Netherlands

Below we have made an overview where you can immediately see whether a certain branch is open or not. Please note that many locations work with a limited capacity and need to be booked in advance.

Hotels, B&B’s & Holiday ParksYes
Restaurants & Beach ClubsYes
Amusement parks, museums & zoosYes
Shopping malls & marketsYes
Swimming poolsYes
Sightseeing toursYes
Day trip to the beachYes
Cycling routes & walking routesYes

Impact on tulip season 2022

The tulip season starts on Thursday 24 March and lasts until Sunday 15 May 2022. In the past two years, many activities during the tulip season were unfortunately cancelled. In 2022, we expect to be able to celebrate the beginning of spring abundantly again. Of course, the exact measures during the tulip season are not yet known. What we do know is that various attractions and events will be working with a limited daily capacity and time slots. If you would like to visit one of the following attractions during the spring, it would be wise to make your reservations in time.

Keukenhof Tulip GardensBook now
Keukenhof bus from different train stationsChoose your bus
De Tulperij guided tourBook now
Tulip Experience AmsterdamBook now
The Tulip BarnNot available yet
Helicopter tourBook now
Flower Parade BollenstreekWe are assuming that the Flower Parade will be able to run on Saturday 23 April 2022.

Frequently asked questions – FAQ COVID19 / Corona

Can I travel to the Netherlands?

There are still travel restrictions between countries in the world. Because of this, it may be impossible to travel from your destination to the Netherlands or only with a negative COVID-19 test. The situation regarding travel restrictions between countries is changing rapidly. Check the Dutch government’s website for the latest information on travel restrictions.

Is a mouth mask obligatory in the Netherlands?

No, there is no need to wear a mouth mask. Only at airports is it still compulsory.

Are the restaurants, beach pavilions and terraces in the Netherlands open?

Yes, restaurants and beach pavilions in the Netherlands are open.

Are the hotels, holiday parks and camp sites in the Netherlands open?

Yes, hotels, holiday parks and campsites in the Netherlands are open.

Are the attractions such as museums, amusement parks, zoos open in the Netherlands?

Yes, museums, amusement parks and zoos are open.

Are the shopping malls in the Netherlands open?

Yes, shopping centres are open.

Does public transport in the Netherlands run?

Yes, public transport runs. For current departure and arrival times check 9292.nl

More information on COVID19 / corona

For more information on the coronavirus and tips visit the RIVM website or the World Health Organization website.

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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