Visit Giethoorn – The Venice Of Netherlands

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If you are tired of the everyday traffic jam that you usually get stuck in, we suggest you to move or at least to visit Giethoorn, a small village in Netherlands with no roads. It is located in the province of Overijssel and it has 2,500 inhabitants. This car free village is also known as ‘the Venice of the North’ or ‘Venice of the Netherlands’.The only ways for moving through this beautiful place is on foot or by bike and canoe.

There are around 180 bridges that can take you to most of the houses, or you can use the canoes. The many museums found in this village will give you the chance to learn something about the life and work of the last 100 years, as well as to see some old cars, bikes and pottery works. This peaceful place is always a good place for visiting even in the winter time when it attracts many fans of ice skating. The beautiful scenery, the nice weather and the peaceful atmosphere will help you get the peace and relaxation you deserve. Take a look at the following photos to see the beauty of this impressive village and make sure you visit it soon. You will for sure love it. Enjoy!

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