One is stunned when entering this building, at the vast size of it. I just don’t even know how to describe it adequately! It’s an amazing beehive of activity below the catwalk, with motorized carts pulling long trolleys of flowers of every kind all over the place. You know that there is a system to it, but it is impenetrable to a visitor’s eyes! Cautions: It is absolutely worthwhile to arrive at the visitor parking no later than 6:45 am. Once parked, you still have a long way to walk around to the entrance (6
Euro entry), and then a very long walk the length of the building. Even by 7:15 or 7:20, the seemingly frantic activity below us was slowing. The auction rooms are at the end of the catwalk, and then you have to walk all the way back along the other side of the catwalk. There is a breakfast café and small gift shop at the exit; we did not realize in time that it was possible to order some kind of hot food. Having seen this, I will never again look at cut flowers the same way!
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