Amsterdam Sights

Bloemenveiling Aalsmeer (Flower Auction)

The world marketplace for flowers and plants

Every day Bloemenveiling Aalsmeer sets the world price for flowers and plants. This happens by bringing supply and demand together by means of Aalsmeerthe auction clock- a fascinating process during which large and small batches of flowers are sold within fractions of seconds. Each day, 19 million flowers and two million plants are sold through 13 clocks at 'Bloemenveiling Aalsmeer'. It takes place within an area of almost one million m2. This means that Bloemenveiling Aalsmeer has the largest trade building in the entire world!

As a visitor to Bloemenveiling Aalsmeer, you will walk over a specially designed gallery. You can take a look at the auction without being noticed. Enjoy the gorgeous flowers, experience the hustle and bustle of auction. Come and take a look at Bloemenveiling Aalsmeer!

How to get there?

Aalsmeer is situated 25 km from Amsterdam Centre.

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FloraHolland Flower Auction

Legmeerdijk 313, Aalsmeer

Opening hours
Sun closed
Mon 7:00 - 11:00
Tue 7:00 - 11:00
Wed 7:00 - 11:00
Thu 7:00 - 11:00
Fri 7:00 - 11:00
Sat closed

The best time to visit is between 7:00 and 9:00


€5 (adults)
€3 (6-11 years)
free (0-5 years)

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Bloemenveiling Aalsmeer

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