We all love to travel around the globe with our friends and family and discover new places. Traveling is a trend which has been quite popular among the people and these days it is no big deal as there are many travel websites which help you plan your trips.
Travelers often opt for road trips for some incredible experience during their journey and also make it a memorable one.
But here's a village in the Netherlands where there are no roads for traveling. No, I am not kidding. So you must be wondering how the commuters to the tourists must be traveling, isn't it? Well, they only travel by boat from one place to another.
So let's get to know more about this place.
The village is named Giethoorn which has no roads, and the only way people travel is by water over the many beautiful canals or on foot over its wooden arch bridges. The locals use punters to get around and cars have to remain outside the village.
Giethoorn is a popular tourist spot and has been given the nickname the Venice of the Netherlands. Cycling and sailing, as well as a guided canal tour, are some of the many ways to discover its charm.
Giethoorn has about 2,600 citizens who live in homes of their where they own private islands. There are about 180 bridges and they are the only way to arrive at most of the houses. The village also has a lot of museums where you can learn about the life and work of the last 100 years, to see pottery works, as well as old cars, bikes, and sleds. During the winter, this place is extremely attractive for fans of ice skating.
The most amazing thing about this place is that the tourists can rent a boat and drive themselves through the canal. Another way to meet Giethoorn is a walk on the wooden bridges or rent a bike.
So, folks, I guess this much information is enough to make you all excited and curious to visit this place once in a lifetime.
Now take a look at the mesmerizing pictures of this village which are surely a treat to your eyes:
We know, you are left awestruck. So what are you waiting for, pack your bags and head off!
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