Amsterdam Sights

Flower Auction Aalsmeer

the world's largest auction for flowers and plants

Every day Bloemenveiling Aalsmeer (Flower Auction Aalsmeer) sets the world price for flowers and plants. This happens by bringing supply and demand together by means of the auction clock. This is a fascinating process during which large and small batches of flowers are sold within fractions of seconds.

Aalsmeer Logistics at Royal FloraHolland in Aalsmeer

Facts and figures

Each day, 19 million flowers and 2 million plants are sold through 38 auction clocks at 'Bloemenveiling Aalsmeer'. It takes place within an area of almost one million m2. Royal FloraHolland in Aalsmeer has the largest trade building in the entire world!

Aalsmeer Waiting in line to flowering the world

Self-guided tour

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 Flower Auction Aalsmeer! , located on a stone's throw from Schiphol Airport.

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How to get there?

Aalsmeer is situated 25 km from Amsterdam Centre. Parking is free for visitors.
The flower auction is easy to get to by public transport: Connexxion bus 172 , stop Aalsmeer, Floraholland Hoofdingang.

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Royal FloraHolland

Legmeerdijk 313

official website


Opening hours

Sun closed
Mon 07:00 - 11:00
Tue 07:00 - 11:00
Wed 07:00 - 11:00
Thu 07:00 - 09:00
Fri 07:00 - 11:00
Sat closed

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

Entrance fee

€7 adults
€4 6-11 years
free0-5 years

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