Aalsmeer, Netherlands: Flower Auction

published 4 years ago by Rick Steves

At the flower auction in Aalsmeer, Netherlands, it’s clear: flowers are big business in Holland. Visitors are welcome to witness millions of dollars in the trafficking of flowers. At www.ricksteves.com, you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.

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