If you ever wanted to live your own fairy-tale, you may want to consider moving to the village Giethoorn. Giethoorn is a mostly car-free village in the northeastern Dutch. It’s known for its boat-filled waterways, footpaths, bicycle trails and centuries-old thatched-roof houses. It is a place that offers you relaxation and also to briefly forget the noisy cars, because they are here not welcome, primarily because this tale like place does not have roads. At the beginning of the thirteenth century, Giethoorn has been set up by settlers from the Mediterranean. Here are 9 interesting facts about Giethoorn.
#1. Giethoorn is located in the province of Overijssel in Netherlands. The village is also known as “Venice of North” or “Venice of Netherlands”.