Giethoorn village is known as the Venice of the Netherlands. The beautiful place is like a fairy for 700 years without any roads, people here are connected by boat through canals.
Located 120 km from Amsterdam, the small village of Giethoorm is known as the “Venice of the Netherlands” with its intricate canal system and hundreds of wooden bridges. The village was built around 1230 by a group of Mediterranean settlers. While working on a field, residents accidentally discovered many horns of goats buried in the ground. From there, they named the village Giethoorm, with the meaning of excavating the horns of the goat.
In the peaceful land of Giethoorn, dust and horns did not exist. The village for 700 years did not build roads for vehicles, they moved, connected by special motor boats that made no noise. Coming here, visitors will be released soul into a true green fairy space.