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Top Locations Worldwide To See The Flowers Bloom This Spring

Spring is in the air and holiday goers are looking for their next spring getaway, with searches for ‘spring holidays 2024’ up by +8,700% in the last 12 months.

What better way to celebrate the warmer days than visiting locations to see the beautiful colors of the spring florals.

In light of this, travel experts at Planet Cruise have released a new study to reveal the top destinations worldwide to visit this spring to see the flowers bloom. They have looked at a variety of factors such as:

  • Search volume
  • Social media mentions
  • Social media sentiment
  • Number of observed flower species
  • Average amount of sun hours
  • Average amount of monthly rainfall

From Taiwan to Northern Ireland, these are the perfect locations to celebrate spring arriving and the flowers starting to bloom.

The Top Ten Destinations To See The Flowers Bloom This Spring

RankFestival/LocationLocationSearch VolumeSocial media sentimentNo of observed flower speciesAvg Daily Sun HoursAvg monthly rainfall (mm)
 Tulip FestivalAmsterdam, The Netherlands66005905016719.573
 Calla Lily FestivalYangmingshan National Park, Taipei, Taiwan99001161014265.8144
 National Cherry Blossom FestivalWashington DC, USA81003241016738.886
 Girona Flower FestivalGirona, Spain880105026469.996
 Canadian Tulip FestivalOttawa, Canada660016980138410.6101
 Floralia BrusselsBrussels, Belgium24002873014718.767
 The Gardens of VersaillesVersailles, France901631012338.669
 Biltmore BloomsAsheville, North Carolina, USA59068409089.393
 SpringhillDerry, Northern Ireland, UK39049403276.1101
 Infiorata Flower Carpet FestivalNoto, Italy9017404141044

Amsterdam Comes In First Place For The Best Place To See Spring Flowers

It’s no surprise that The Netherland’s capital city takes the top spot for the best location for spring flowers. The world renowned Tulip Festival brings a large number of visitors each year. The Tulip Festival has the largest amount of social media sentiments at an impressive 59,050; as well as the joint third highest search volume (6,600), and the fourth highest number of observed flower species, at 1,671.

It’s no doubt the spectacle of the tulip fields in the Netherlands are one to add to the bucket list for 2024.

Two North American Locations Are In The Top Five Best Destinations Worldwide

The National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington DC takes the third spot for the best location to see the flowers bloom this spring.

The festival takes place from 20th March – 14th April and ranks high for several reasons. Not only does it have the second-highest search volume and social media mentions, at 8,100 and 32,410 respectively; but it’s also home to the third most observed flower species, at 1,673.

Wrapping up the top five most vibrant spring flower spectacles is The Canadian Tulip Festival in Ottawa. The event takes place between 10th-20th May, boasting a range of activities during the ten days, including movie screenings and the nightly backlight boardwalk.

The Canadian Tulip Festivals ranks high with the highest number of Google search volumes and second-largest amount of monthly rainfall at 101 mm.