Bloemenmarkt is the only floating flower market in the world, and has been moored to Amsterdam’s Singel canal since 1862. This waterborne attraction contains over 15 florists, plant stores and souvenir stalls, where visitors to the city can enjoy the charming results of Dutch horticulture or pick up some colourful tulip bulbs to take back home with them.
Bloemierkunst P. Scheepstra
Bloemierkunst P. Scheepstra encourages its clients to tailor their bouquets around their own tastes and will happily adjust their arrangements in order to meet specific preferences. Besides picking up or ordering flowers, customers can also sign up to Bloemier P. Sheepstra’s subscription service, which provides subscribers with a new bouquet every week. As Bloemierkunst P. Scheepstra is part of an international florist networks, it is possible to have their wonderful flowers delivered throughout Europe.
📍 Scheepstra, Scheldestraat 74-76, Amsterdam, +31 20 662 6248
Albert Cuyp Markt
De Pijp’s Albert Cuyp Markt is famed for its outstanding florists and always features a number of stalls that are completely devoted to flowers and houseplants. Several of these vendors actually have brick-and-mortar stores tucked away behind their trestles, where customers can browse through hundreds of tulips, roses and orchards.
Menno Kroon is a probably the most famous high-end florist in Amsterdam and has been assembling beautiful bouquets from their headquarters on the eastern side of Vondelpark for almost 20 years. Besides their wonderful floral arrangements, Menno Kroon also sells classy interior design products, including handmade vases and ornate candles sticks. Their team is available for private events and will gladly lend out their skills during weddings or other parties.
📍 Menno Kroon, Cornelis Schuytstraat 11, Amsterdam, +31 20 679 1950
Gerda’s Bloemen en Planten
Located in the most photogenic neighbourhood in Amsterdam, The Nine Streets, Gerda’s Bloemen en Planten provides an extensive selection of floral services, covering almost any occasion. Each year Gerda’s team design arrangements for several important local events, including the Grachtenfestival, and their work is regularly used by high-class hotels around Amsterdam.
📍 Gerda’s Bloemen en Planten, Runstraat 16, Amsterdam, +31 20 624 2912
Although Dappermarkt is slightly smaller than Albert Cuyp, and a little bit further afield from Amsterdam’s city centre, the market is actually somewhat less expensive than its larger counterpart in de Pijp – and considerably less busy. The market is open every day of the week, except Sundays, and always features several impressive flower stalls.
📍 Dappermarkt, Dapperstraat, Amsterdam, +31 20 694 7495