The Duin- en Bollenstreek (Dutch for "Dune and Bulb Region") is a region in South Holland, The Netherlands, that features coastal dunes and the cultivation of flower bulbs. Situated at the heart of historical Holland around the city of Katwijk, being by far the largest town in this area, and boundered by The Hague and Haarlem, the combination of beaches, flower fields, lakes and history makes this area attractive to tourists.
Lisse ( pronunciation (help·info)) is a town and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. The municipality covers an area of 16.11 km2 (6.22 sq mi) of which 0.41 km2 (0.16 sq mi) is water. Its population is 21,981 (1 January 2007, source: CBS). Located within the municipal boundary is also the community De Engel.