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I'll come again in summer

We were there during the autumn season, where the weather turn cold. Not much activities there... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2018
Penang Island, Malaysia
Fabulous! Must come one time in life!

Giethoorn is really incredible place in Holland! Must come to stay at least two nights to know this... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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Reviewed 22 November 2018

We were there during the autumn season, where the weather turn cold. Not much activities there, very few tourist around, and most of the shops are not open. I suppose the place must be much beautiful in summer. I'll come again!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank datin_tan
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Giethoorn is really incredible place in Holland! Must come to stay at least two nights to know this place! At lease to visit one time in the life! It's really like fairy tale scene😍

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LeoKuo
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Went on a Sunday morning. This is about an hour’s drive from Amsterdam. Hired a self driving boat for 2 hours and drove in mad traffic through the canals till we reached the lake where it was bliss. The whole boat ride was very scenic...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank medysurya
Reviewed 14 June 2018

I visited with my husband, did canal cruise trip, unfortunately a dark rainy day still very beautiful. Journy was memorable, well worth a visit if you are visiting Netherlands.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank kumuduni g
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Clearly before anyone can hire a boat they undertake no instruction.... so many people on the canals in little boats with zero understanding how to manoeuvre - especially with a beer in hand!

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank olibot
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Me and My Family were very satisfied with Giethoorn. This place is a small village around 90minutes from Amsterdam. Giethoorn not as famous as Volendam or Dams Square, but It is a nice touristy place. Not too big, not crowded, you dont have too queue...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Denny F
Reviewed 25 December 2017

Usually, I am not into the typical tourist attractions in a country, but I must say I am glad I visited Giethoorn. It's a quaint little village in the Netherlands. They call it the 'Venice of the Netherlands'. To me, it looked like a few...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Charith D
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Really impressed with the friendly staff who were keen to help and arrange good quality boat hire for the day. Central location, linked with a great cafe at the heart of busy Giethoorn. Thank you - thoroughly recommended.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Mike
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We took a boat tour then had a few hours to walk around, before our tour headed back to Amsterdam. It was nice to do the boat rifles, get a feel for the town then head out on foot. We stopped at a restaurant, had...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Thedevelopingimage
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Giethoorn also known as "Dutch Venice" within the Netherlands and it could not be more accurate! For those arriving by car do not expect to be able to drive within the town, oh no here you can choose to use your legs or spend between...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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