Simplicity is the best!
I am sure it is, especially after knowing about this idyllic village which has no roads, and the only access is by water over the many beautiful canals or on foot over its wooden arch bridges.A perfect place to run away from the hustle bustle of the city, pollution and get some adventure filled life, Giethoorn is the best option for you, the village with no roads.Beautiful nature, vintage houses, boat rides in channels or walk after numerous wooden bridges, it is a place that offers you full relaxation and fairy tale like experience.
Giethoorn is located in the Dutch province of Overijssel ,Netherlands. Completely , a Car free zone, laced with four miles of canals, the only mode of transport here is by boat via the waterways.
The stillness of place, the close association you feel with the nature, the pure air to breathe in makes the whole journey so unforgettable and memorable.This place has about 2600 citizens who live in homes of their private islands. About, 180 bridges are the only way to arrive to most of the houses , and of course ,the second option are the small boats .
Known for its idylic beauty ,lakes ,flowers and wooden bridges, The locals use punts to get around and cars have to be parked on the outskirts of the village.
This place has about 2600 citizens who live in homes of their private islands. About, 180 bridges are the only way to arrive to most of the houses , and of course ,the second option are the small boats .
Known for its idealistic beauty ,lakes ,flowers and wooden bridges, the locals use punts to get around and cars have to be parked on the outskirts of the village.It’s no surprise Giethoorn is a popular tourist attraction and has been given the nickname the Venice of the Netherlands. Cycling and sailing as well as a guided canal tour are some of the many ways to discover its rustic charm.
Locally known as the ‘Venice of North’, it is a major tourist destination for visitors. Cycling, sailing as well as guided canal tours are many ways to discover its rustic charm. During the high season free boats are hard to come by.
Apart from that, there are a plenty of quaint cafes hidden amidst the nook and crannies of the village and they make a great pit-stop during exploration.
Also, Giethoorn is a place which gives you the freedom to explore the town on foot. Museums, churches, , typical farmhouse like cottages , art exhibitions and activities for children and giving you a bonus point, winters of Giethoorn is one thing which should not be missed, specially for the adventurous souls, this is the time and place for you where you can experience picturesque beauty along with the fun of ice skating on roads as well as the canals.
So, is Giethoorn on you travel list soon?