Giethoorn Village Netherlands
Giethoorn is a charming village without roads located in the Dutch province of Overijssel, Netherlands. Completely car-free and laced with over four miles of canals, the only mode of transport in
You've probably seen photos online of the prettiest village in the Netherlands, Giethoorn. Visiting Giethoorn from Amsterdam is a doable day trip from Amsterdam if you're patient enough to spend two hours getting there independently.
Giethoorn Tour. Giethoorn is a peaceful village in the province Overijssel that is often referred to as the "Little Venice" of the Netherlands, due to its numerous waterways and absence of roads and cars. Its beautiful canals, picturesque wooden bridges, and farmhouses with centuries-old thatched roofs give it a unique fairy-tale vibe.
The charming village of Giethoorn consists only of waterways and narrow walking paths. It is fittingly called the 'Venice of the Netherlands' or the 'Venice of the North'. I had the opportunity to visit Giethoorn twice in the last few months. Canals in Giethoorn. ©Bunch of Backpackers. Let's visit Giethoorn!
How to get to Giethoorn village? Giethoorn is a small village in the north-eastern centre of the Netherlands. It's about 45km north of the city of Zwolle and it's easily visited in a day from Amsterdam. In fact, you can book it as an arranged tour if you're not travelling with a vehicle.
Getting to Giethoorn, Netherlands. Getting to Giethoorn by car: Before you commit to driving, remember that the very center of Giethoorn isn't accessible by car (that's kinda why it's so cute) although there's parking spots just outside and you can easily reach the best bits of the village on foot.