Giethoorn where extreme
Did you ever imagine a village that no roads and no cars, and where it is in Giethoorn which is located in the Dutch province of Overijssel. Giethoorn is a remote village, and here a very beautiful place to spend your vacation time. Giethoorn and also often referred to as the Venice of the Netherlands, situated on the edge of national parks (Weerribben-Wieden), and a very beautiful area. Giethoorn first established in the years around 1230 and originally named Geytenhorn, which from time to time, this place is very popular and eventually became Giethoorn. Here are 3000 people. Here there are no access roads to the old village is Giethoorn, transportation here is all done by boat through the canals. Giethoorn has become the most beautiful attractions. To make the journey we have to rent a boat.
Giethoorn history back to the years around 1200 when the Franciscan monks settled in the area. In the peat bogs are formed and when the settlers began to use peat, dug canals for transportation. And here also there is a large lake. The people here live on their private island. Here there are 190 bridges is the only way to reach many homes, in addition to the boat itself. during the winter in Giethoorn is a very popular destination for ice skaters. The Giethoorn village in the Netherlands because of its characteristic wooden arch bridges and canals, in the middle of the road but not a channel where you have to travel by boat. That is why Giethoorn called the Venice of the Netherlands. The villagers are proud of their characteristics houses with thatched dome overlooking the canal. It was unearthed in the past to transport peat extract. The industry has created a large lake which lies to the east and south of the village. The adventures here are usually fascinated by the atmosphere intimate, bohemian canal, a small wooden bridge, live flowers and colorful houses and more than 200 years old.