Boskoop Tourism

Boskoop () is a town in the province of South Holland. It was a separate municipality until it merged into Alphen aan den Rijn in 2014. The town had a population of 15,050 in 2012 and covers an area of 7.29 km2 (2.81 sq mi) of which 1.39 km2 (0.54 sq mi) is water. It's the world's biggest joined floriculture area. Boskoop is famous for its nurseries, particularly woody plant and perennial nurseries, of which some 774 are situated on long stretches of land, divided by narrow canals. Before World War II almost all transport was conducted using narrow boats. A few exceptionally high footbridges crossing some of the broader (main) canals remain from these days. Between the World Wars the transition was made from fruit culture to decorative garden plants and trees. As a source of technical knowledge about the art of growing decorative plants, Boskoop remains world-renowned and unique. The name "Boskoop" has been given to an apple cultivar (Belle de Boskoop) which is widely distributed in the Low Countries, to a grape variety (Boskoop Glory) and also to a variety of Calluna (Boskoop) and Weigela (Boskoop Glory) and blackcurrant ("Boskoop Giant").


This is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your routine and enjoy a fun-filled holiday. Boskoop in Netherlands is an ideal destination for a vacation! A gripping city on its own right, Rotterdam also deserves a visit. Attractions in Rotterdam include Amsterdam Museum, Jewish Cultural Quarter, The Rembrandt House Museum. Also, to reach Boskoop, you'll have to take a flight to Rotterdam; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A vacation to Boskoop can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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