When visiting the Netherlands, make sure to plan a few days on a houseboat in Giethoorn. This lovely village, also referred to as 'Little Venice' and 'Venice of the North' is famous for it's many canals and natural beauty it has to offer. Choose a houseboat holiday for an unforgettable experience on this world famous. In the old part of the village there are no roads and all transport is done by water, foot or - how modern - by bike. So no cars are allowed here, adding to the getaway from it all feeling. From your houseboat you can take a small boat to cruise through the old part of Giethoorn, and enjoy the great scenes and over 180 bridges that can be found here.