[heading style=”1″]As spring blows into Amsterdam, tulips sprout while locals and visitors enjoy the warmer, longer days outside!![/heading]

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Amsterdam in spring feels a bit like the beginning of a crescendo that lasts through summer. Locals begin to choose café terraces, their private canal-cruising vessels and city parks over being inside — even when it’s still a bit cool — as if willing the new season to arrive. We’re all happy to sacrifice an hour of sleep on the last Sunday in March, as the time change means sunsets are already as late as 8 p.m. and the days will only get longer.

The longer spring days paint a colorful canvas in Amsterdam and the Netherlands. Trees appear as if they’ve been outlined with a lime-green highlighter as they finally start to leaf out. Crocus, hyacinth and narcissus blooms debut as an opening act to their bigger bulb counterparts, the famous Dutch tulips.

Tips to visit Amsterdam during spring!

In the heart of Amsterdam, you can stroll along the floating flower market to admire or buy some of the nation’s best flowers. If you want to buy bulbs to take home, be sure that the package is marked with the proper labels for export or check with the shopkeepers which flowers are suitable.

Enjoy spring in all its glory at one of the many parks and gardens in Amsterdam.
http://www.trueamsterdam.com/place/amsterdamse-bos/
http://www.trueamsterdam.com/place/oosterpark/
http://www.trueamsterdam.com/place/hanging-vondelpark/
http://www.trueamsterdam.com/place/hanging-museumplein/ 

 

[heading style=”1″]Enjoy Amsterdam during the Spring !![/heading]

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