Giethoorn also known as Venice of Holland. Very peaceful and beautiful place/village to visit for a full day trip. But choose a good sunny day so that you can picnic there too!
How to Get There:
From any train station eg. Schipol, Amsterdam Central etc. take a train to:-
You can also plan your journey by referring to this website : http://m.9292.nl/en . Below are the example of the schedule from our place.
How to Go to the Tourist Spot?
There is an Information Center but to have a map you have to buy it. But in my opinion, just referring to this blog is enough. No map needed because when u walk just follow the walking path and you will sure reach the end and return after taking pictures.
Below are the directions to the tourist spot/location
Since Giethoorn known as the Venice of Holland, most of the tourist will hire a boat to see the view from the canal. The price may vary depends by the owner of the boats. But we choose to just walk till the end. Maybe will hire the boat in the next visit 🙂
Enjoy the pictures took during our visit to Giethoorn ‘Venice of Holand’
1) View at the Visitor Information and along the entrance
2) View along the way
3) More beautiful view
4) and more of Giethoorn
5) and before going back, don’t forget to try the fresh Stroopwafels, a must try food in The Netherlands. Yummy..
To go back to train station, just make sure you are not missed the bus because the bus are coming only every 1 hour so plan your trip wisely! And the bus station that you have to wait at are the bus station that I said a landmark to the step/stairs.