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The largest flower auction in the world.

Private tour in Aalsmeer

Tour Price : From €300 Duration : 6-10 hours Languages: Dutch, English

This place not only impresses by its size but also by its vibrant agitation of workmen, fork lift trucks and not to forget the variety of colors and flowers. ..Aalsmeer is the international trade centre for flowers and plants from countries as far as Kenya, Ethiopia, Equador and Colombia. Nearly 20 million flowers are sold on a daily (or 12 billion flowers and plants are processed here per year) .

Here supply and demand come together and Flora Holland fulfulls the role of matchmaker and knowledge centre. Flowers are subjected to around 30 checks so they can be graded on a scale (A1, A2 and B). The auction is set up as a Dutch auction in which the price starts high and works its way down. Bidders get only a few seconds to bid on the flowers before they are shipped off to the new owner's business. To see the auction in full action we need to get early in Aalsmeer (before 8 am).

The flower auction tour is only possible in combination with cities like The Hague, Amsterdam, Delft and Gouda. From April to half May, the flower auction can be visited together with the tulip fields in Keukenhof.

Additional information

Tour information:
Tour Price: From €300
Duration: 6-10 hours
Group Size: 1-5 tourists
Languages: Dutch, English
Tour package includes:
Airport Transfer :NO
Hotel pick-up:YES
Drop-off :YES
Tour Transportation (car, van, limo, boat, etc…):YES
Food and Drinks :NO
Other services (fees apply):
Attraction tickets (concerts, theater, museum, circus...) :YES
Translation services :YES
Reservations (hotels, restaurants, airline) :YES
Visa support :NO
Additional information:
This tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of your travel date :YES
Tour groups must include a minimum of 2 passengers :NO
Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :YES
This tour is not currently available