Best Things To Do in Lisse, Netherlands

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The Keukenhof Gardens and the Keukenhof Castle are really the only things anyone ever comes to sightseen. Once someone does arrive, they are always surprised to find the lovely little Black Tulip Museum is worth visiting too. Of course, the gardens only really come alive for two months in the year (late March - late May), and there is another small flower season during September and October. If you arrive during any other time, you'll be wasting the trip. Still, the castle is open all year round, and travel guides will take you through it. The other tourist attractionis a reconstructed historical watermill to check out. And St. Agatha's church, one hundred years old, is a nice bit of architecture. Other than these, there is really not any other thing to do in Lisse. Most people only come for a day, returning to Amsterdam or the Amsterdam airport when finished with sightseeing.

Below we have a list of things to do in Lisse and the places where you want to spend the best moments of your trip. At the same time, the city offers you the best neighborhoods to explore and new foods to try.

This list should help you in deciding and prioritizing what you should plan on your Lisse getaway. Find a mix of must-see tourist spots, underrated local hangouts, and maybe even a few new experiences you can try out.

Make the most of your trip to Lisse with confidence.

Tourist Attractions in Lisse

Here is the list of things to do in Lisse and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Keukenhof

    Garden, Zoo, View Point, Cafe

    It's hard to describe this garden's sheerly superlative features in words, so let's do it with numbers instead. The size is 79 acres. There are roughly 7,000,000 flower bulbs, planted annually. Flowers include tulips, hyacinths, daffodils, orchids, roses, carnations, irises, lilies, snow-whites, and crocus. The garden is open only for two months out of every year - late March - Late May. It re...Read more
  2. Kasteel Keukenhof

    4.7 (546 Votes)
    Kasteel Keukenhof

    Garden, Park, Castle, Historical Site

    The castle was built in 1641 as a country house. The word Keukenhof means 'kitchen'; in the Jacqueline, Countess of Hainaut used the castle's parks and the nearby Keukenhof Gardens as her herb garden. The castle has since had quite a rich 400 years worth of history. As you're guided through the interior, that history will be brought to life for you through portraits, furniture, monuments and de...Read more
  3. Museum De Zwarte Tulp

    4.1 (285 Votes)
    Museum De Zwarte Tulp

    Museum, Photo Gallery, Exhibition

    This is a fascinating museum, detailing the history of these lands, and how the tulip affected its growth, economy and society. It also explores the science behind how the flowers are bred, and how the flower has influenced art. The building in which the museum is housed used to be a tulip bulb storage facility. Inside, the museum looks more like someone's intimate personal studio gallery than ...Read more
  4. Zemelpolder

    Outdoors, Watermill

    A 'polder' is a sort of watermill. The one you see in this location was constructed in 2003, to replace the original from the 18th century, which burned down in 1999. There may have been a water mill in this location as far back as the 17th century. It is a red brick and wood structure. It fell into disuse in the early 20th century and was bought by the municipality in 1943. Various restoration...Read more
  5. Sint Agathakerk

    Church, Religious Site, Historical Site

    This neo-Gothic church was built in 1903 by architect Jean Groenendael. It is a cruciform church, 60 metres high. The facade is made of red and yellow brick. Almost everything about it is more than a century old. The stained glass windows were applied in 1908. The organ was placed in 1913. Inside is some quite decent artwork - paintings and murals.
  6. Keukenhofdreef

    Garden, Windmill

    Enjoy the quintessential Dutch landscapes at Keukenhofdreef with beautiful, vibrant tulip flowers and the famous windmills. Here you can visit the 19 UNESCO-designated windmills of Kinderdijk along with the Keukenhof Gardens that are home to seven million flowers. Keukenhofdreef offers a great vantage point to click a perfect picture of the many tulip flowers with the giant windmills in the ba...Read more
  7. Stationsweg 166 Image


    At Stationsweg 166 in Netherland’s town of Lisse is located one of the most iconic flower gardens of the world, the Keukenhof. If you happen to be in Lisse between mid-March and mid-May, don’t miss out on a chance to visit this stunning garden that was opened in 1949. Keukenhof has several gardens and the variety of flowers in full bloom is sure to leave you charmed. While you won&r...Read more
  8. Keukenhofbos

    4.4 (7 Votes)
    Keukenhofbos, 2161 Lisse, Netherlands
  9. Lisse, De Nachtegaal

    2163 Lisse, Netherlands
  10. Chefke's

    4.2 (5 Votes)
    Grachtweg 13, 2161 HL Lisse, Netherlands
  11. Bollenstreek In Beeld

    4.2 (1 Vote)
    Secretariaat, Fazantstraat 102, 2162 GN Lisse, Netherlands
  12. Restaurant De Vier Seizoenen

    4.3 (3 Votes)
    Heereweg 224, 2161 BR Lisse, Netherlands
  13. De Zonnehoed

    3e Poellaan 76, 2161 DN Lisse, Netherlands
  14. Keukenhof Holland

    Keukenhofdreef, 2161 AM Lisse, Netherlands
  15. Het Tussenstation Lisse

    Stationsweg 59, 2161 AM Lisse, Netherlands