Welcome to Lisse!
Over a milion people come to visit Lisse during Spring to watch the flower fields and to visit The Keukenhof. But Lisse is so much more than only the flower fields and The Keukenhof! Not only during spring, but also the rest of the year.
Lisse has an history of over 800 years and has an beautiful surrounding to go walking and biking. The starting point of all walking- and cycling routes is situated at one of the biggest churches of the bulb region: The St. Agatha Church. From here you can see, walk of cycle the flower fields of the bulb region, the dunes, the sea and the lakes near Lisse. Routes for walking and cycling are available at the local tourist informantion point (Heereweg 219, 2161HN Lisse)
Shopping and eating in Lisse
In the cozy village heart Lisse you can find a wide selection of shops and restaurants. Whether you are looking for a new laptop, fashionable clothes or an original present, you'll find it all in Dorpshart Lisse. Dorpshart Lisse also has a lot of restaurants. With many restaurants, there is always something to suit your taste. The Dorpshart also has a theater, cinema and a museum about the local culture and bulb growing industry.
Coming from outside Europe? Lucky you! Tax-free shopping is available with the Global Blue system.
Events in Dorpshart Lisse
During the opening of Keukenhof there are several events in Lisse. Below you'll find an overview of the events.
March 23rd: Celebration of the start of the Keukenhof Season
A celebration of the start of the Keukenhof Season. Percussion and Brassband All in One is going to play some music and Flower Girls are handing out Tulips to the visitors.
Time: 12:00 - 16:00hr. Kanaalstraat, Kapelstraat, Blokhuis, Heereweg & Koninginneweg
April 6th: Kids Tulip Picking Garden
On April 6th there will be a Kids Tulip Picking Garden in the heart of Lisse (Around Heereweg 219). Children can pick (free for children) some of the 12.000 tulips that are spread on the village square. Children can also string daffodils or the little faces of the children can be painted.
Time: 12:00 - 16:00hr. The kids tulip picking garden is open as long as there are flowers.
April 12th and 13th: Corso Market
A big market in the heart of Lisse. With over a 100 stalls with local products, food and souvenirs.
Time: 09:00 - 17:00hr. Kanaalstraat & Kapelstraat (2161JA Lisse).
April 13th: Flower Parade
The big Bulb flower parade will drive trough Lisse. Enjoy this unique flower parade from the heart of Lisse. The vehicles decorated with flowers drive through the village centre around 15:00hr. Combine your visit to the flower parade with the village centre of Lisse with it's Corsomarkt on the same day!
April 13th around 15:15hr at St. Agatha Church
April 20th: Children Flower Parade
At home, Children decorated there bicycle, scooter, soapbox, go-kart or toy tractor with flowers. After the children gathered togather, they will ride in a flower parade through the village of Lisse.
Start: 14:00hr in front of the municipality building, then tour through the village.
Free parking in Lisse
When visiting Dorpshart Lisse, follow the signs "Lisse centrum". Entering the village you can best follow the blue signs with 'P-ring'. Through this parking route you quickly get to one of the parking facilities within walking distance of Dorpshart Lisse. In addition, Dorpshart Lisse also has two parking garages where you can park for free: parking garage Blokhuis (Meer en Houtplein, LIsse) and parking garage Madelief (intersection Westerdreef / Berkhoutlaan, Lisse). In Dorpshart Lisse, some parking lots have been designated as parking zones. You can recognize these parking zones on the signs and blue lines on the road surface. You may park a maximum of two hours in these zones and only with a blue parking disc.
The parking zone times are:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday: 08:00 - 18:00 uur
Thursday: 08:00 - 21:00 uur (shopping night)
How does it work?
Set the parking disc to your arrival time. Place your parking disc clearly visible behind your windscreen. You can now go on the road!
If you don't have a parking disc, they are available at the Tourist Information (Heereweg 219 or Grachtweg 2A, Lisse) or various retailers.