A Picturesque Village with Peaceful Waterways also Known as “Little Venice” of the Netherlands

    A Picturesque Village with Peaceful Waterways also Known as “Little Venice” of the Netherlands

    A Picturesque Village with Peaceful Waterways also Known as “Little Venice” of the Netherlands
    Tania
    4:20 PM EDT, May 31, 2021, updated: 2:23 PM EDT, June 1, 2021

    If you like exploring the corners of Europe and are fascinated by Canals “Venice of the North”, is a beautiful village in the Netherlands. There are no cars or roads here; tourists leave them out of the village and travel by water

    The village of Giethoorn, in the province of Overijseel in the Netherlands, is a quiet place on the map of this country.

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    The charming roadless town, which has the nickname "Venice of the Netherlands," looks fabulous…

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    Giethoorn has just 2,620 residents. And they all depend on waterways.

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    There are many thatched houses here.

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    The village dates back to 1230 and thanks to some restrictions due to the lack of roads, the place seems to have stopped in time.

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    In addition to traditional rowboats, special vessels with very quiet electric motors are also used here.

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    In total, the village has 55 miles of waterway, which can also be traversed by kayak.

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    There are restaurants, cafes, museums and the Schreur shipyard along the canals.

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