We couldn’t create The Flower Issue for you, dear readers, and not list some blossom-covered, scent-filled areas of the world where you can enjoy fields & gardens of blooms to satisfy any flower lover! Take your love for florals to the next level and plan your honeymoon with any of these beauties in mind! Enjoy “Flower Fields Around The World To Visit On Your Honeymoon!”

Tulip Fields, Farms & Gardens – The Netherlands

No true flower field guide would be complete (or should really start!) without mentioning Holland and the Dutch flower region – especially their tulips. The dunes & sea air are the exact right combination to allow for the flowers to grow healthily & beautifully every spring – and the colours are spectacular! The flower fields in Bollenstreek are iconic and have been for over 400 years. Every spring, visitors from the world over visit to enjoy the breathtaking palette of the flowering tulip fields. The annual Flower Parade Holland is a must-see, but there are also many nice small-scale flower attractions and events to visit.

You’re not allowed to go into the tulip fields situated around the region, however, you can take photos, or visit a tulip farm to get up close and personal. There are so many ways to experience flowers in Holland such as bike tours of gardens & fields, flower museums, festivals & parades! The perfect spot for the true floral enthusiast!

Or you can visit the tulip gardens at Keukenhof. Keukenhof, the iconic tulip garden in the Netherlands, is truly one of the most spectacular flower fields in the world. Stroll among the lakes, windmills, and forests – a unique experience that you cannot skip if you head to the Netherlands on your honeymoon. The gardens are located in Lisse, but you can get there easily from Amsterdam, Rotterdam, or The Hague. The optimal time to visit Keukenhof is mid-May, this is when the tulip fields are in full, glorious bloom.

Canola Fields – Luoping, China

In eastern China, Luoping County is home to a sea of yellow canola fields surrounding soaring mountains that are a must-visit if you’re set on a honeymoon in China. The yellow fields emerge between February & March, and they stretch as far as the eye can see, and have become a favourite for photographers. The flowers attract many bees, and thus it has also become an important honey-producing area.

Sunflower Fields – Tuscany, Italy

It’s the perfect spot to check out world-renowned wineries & breathtaking landscapes, but did you know you’re able to find fields of golden sunflowers to make a floral lover’s heart sing? (We had no idea, until now!). The Italian region of Tuscany is home to stunning flower-covered spots in the Orcia & Era valleys, and with the arrival of spring, these regions are tinged with gold. Absolutely worth a drive-through if you’re already planning an Italian honeymoon!

Lupins – New Zealand

With their vibrant purple & pink blossoms, Lupin flowering season in New Zealand is one you should definitely factor in if you are planning an NZ honeymoon. The flowers bloom along riverbeds and lakes and are a terrific spot for stunning photography. If you’re hoping to see lupins in all their glory, don’t come any earlier than mid-November or any later than mid-January as this is their peak flowering season!

You can see lupins all around New Zealand including on the North Island, but the most common place to find them is within the Mackenzie Basin on the South Island. The Mackenzie Basin includes places like Mt Cook, Lake Tekapo, Lindis Pass, and Twizel. If you simply drive through Mackenzie country at the right time of year you’re guaranteed lush smatterings of lupins.

Other notable mentions for gorgeous lupin viewings are Mount Cook Road, Lake Tekapo, along the Ahuriri River, along the edge of Lake Hawea, in Queenstown itself however, the best place to see them is along the edge of Lake Wakatipu near Glenorchy, and Lake Wanaka is another breathtaking place to see lupins in New Zealand.

Bluebonnets – Texas, USA

Just as the name suggests, these pretty blue blooms are a sight to behold in Texas! Set your road trip GPS for a drive-through to take in the glorious blue fields. They are the state flower of Texas and are found everywhere during the spring season. The optimum time to see bluebonnets is in April on any dirt road between Austin & Fredericksburg, and are well worth the time set aside for honeymooners to enjoy along the way.

Cherry Blossoms (Sakura) – Japan

The cherry blossom (sakura) of Japan is very well known worldwide for its delicate, transient beauty, and stunning hues and sakura are intrinsically tied to Japan’s culture, history & identity. Each year, the people of Japan, and many tourists, gather together to watch the sakura bloom throughout April and observe how at the peak of its beauty. If you’re visiting Japan on your honeymoon, timing it to experience the cherry blossom trees blossom is, without a doubt, a must-see. The perfect dreamy, romantic experience for any newlywed!

Lavender Fields – Provence, France

Of course, the finale is the sea of lavender fields in Provence in France. They are just one of the many delights of the region, but for a floral lover, they are reason enough to plan your honeymoon around ensuring you get to visit the area in peak lavender blossoming season. The meadows and villages in the area have inspired artists the world over, and in the country of love, Aix-en-Provence is the perfect place to spend your days in lavender heaven.

The Provence lavender fields are some of the best in the world, and are definitely among the most famous. Come early summer bright lavender flowers start to transform the already exquisite landscape into a glorious purple. If you’re in Provence, make the trip up the mountain to Grasse to even create your own signature scent!

Other Gardens To Visit On Your Honeymoon:

Monet’s Gardens, Giverny, France

Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens, Tokyo

Kew Gardens, London, UK

Volksgarten, Vienna, Austria

Giardini Botanici Villa Taranto, Piedmont, Italy

Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden, Pattaya City, Thailand

Château de Villandry, France

Arundel Castle Gardens, UK

Butchart Gardens, Canada

Humble Administrator’s Garden, China

Miracle Garden, Dubai