The village with no roads in the Netherlands
• The village with no roads in the Netherlands
If you ever dreamed to live in this fairy tale, be sure to visit the wonderful village called Giethoorn. The village was founded around 1230 BC. e., and it is known that it has no roads. Tourists who come here leave their cars outside the village because of Giethoorn travel only on foot or by boat. Beautiful nature, silence and no rush - ideal place to relax!
The village Giethoorn absolutely no roads.
But this does not mean that there is no transport.
The most common means of transportation - boats with almost silent electric motors.
So the village is very quiet and peaceful.
The most loud sounds that you hear here are quacking ducks and birds singing (of course not during the tourist season).
Giethoorn is often called "Dutch Venice" because of its canals.
The first inhabitants of the village was mined peat, which was here very much. As a result of this production throughout the village were the pits.
In time, these wells are turned into the lake, and later became the channel chain, which runs around Giethoorn.
Island village are linked by more than the 176th bridges.
Giethoorn The village looks as if descended from the pages of some fairy tale. This extraordinary, truly a magical place.