Curiosities: The Town With No Roads

I want to go here!!....The village with no roads…it's like a more modern version of Venice! Brilliant.

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Giethoorn, Netherlands: a village with no roads.

Giethoorn: the whole village is connected by a water canal system instead of actual roads - brilliant!

Giethoorn, Holland

The tiny town of Giethoorn, Holland—the "Venice of the Netherlands"

Giethoorn - Netherlands!! I love the Netherlands, beautiful country, amazing people

Village without streets, Giethoorn is called the Venice of the Netherlands for about 7.5 km of canals run through the little village. Some 50 little wooden bridges span the canals. It was founded around 1230 when fugitives coming from the Mediterranian regions settled there.

Giethoorn, Netherlands. This idyllic village has no roads, and the only access 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. Located in the province of Overijssel, there are 4 miles of canals and farmhouses with thatched roofs dating back to the 18th century.

Giethoorn, Netherlands (the town with no roads)

Giethoorn - Netherlands Cottage along a canal. Hydrangeas in bloom . . .

Europe's Most Beautiful Villages: Giethoorn, Netherlands

Giethoorn, Holland. Apparently there are no roads--just waterways, bike paths, and walkways.

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There is a Magical Little Town in Holland Where the Streets Are Made of Water Giethoorn Holland - Town Made of Canals

This is an actual photo. Doesn't it look heavenly? Giethoorn, the Netherlands

Giethoorn - often called the Dutch Venice, located about 75 miles NE of Amsterdam, has roughly 180 bridges that crisscross over the canals that run throughout the town. The only modes of transportation are your feet, boat or bike. No cars.

Dorpentocht 2013, Giethoorn, Overijssel.

I want to go here! Giethoorn, Netherlands. The village with no roads. You take a boat to go to different places!

Giethoorn, The Netherlands