The gate to the Dune and Flowerbulb Region
Hillegom is the most northern town of the Bulb Region. If you want to learn more about this beautiful flower region, you should start your discovery here. With the beach and many other nature- and recreation areas at cycling distance, it has a quiet, rural atmosphere.
The town has an open-air swimming pool, a paintball centre, the first drift trike track in the Netherlands, picking gardens and an excellent shopping centre. It is a village with a rich history. The village pump and the adjacent Hof tell the story of the ancestors of the current lord of Hillegom, Jan Six.
Spring in Hillegom
Nowhere in the world will you experience spring as intensely as in this region. You see how the trees slowly turn green again, the birds sing and nature shows an explosion of colours. Such a colourful landscape is a feast for the eyes and makes you want to explore the area.
Spend a day at Keukenhof, take a look in the greenhouse, learn about the history of the tulip, pick your own bouquet or take a selfie in the Tulip Barn. Combine the many attractions and discover our colourful region! There is so much to experience. We have listed the best tips for you.
Check all spring activities
Get on your bike and discover
Experience wonderful cycling routes along the vast flower fields, beautiful scenery, the lovely village and the historic heritage.Find a cycle route
Put on your hiking boots
The hiking network of the Bulb Region will take you to the most beautiful spots in and around HillegomDiscover the walking routes
Activities for all ages
Cycling, walking, swimming and playing. Check out the many possibilities Hillegom has to offer!Activities at a glance