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About Giethoorn
Giethoorn is a bustling town in the province of Overijssel, and it lies within the De Wieden nature preserve. It is situated in the Steenwijkerland municipality, about five kilometers southwest of Steenwijk.

Giethoorn is a fairytale Dutch village dotted with beautiful reed beds, lakes, and forests. It has many farms with thatched roofs and wooden bridges. From glorious seaside promenades to grand architecture and nostalgic charm, Giethoorn has it all.

Think of Giethoorn, and the sights and sounds of sputtering tuk-tuks, street food carts sizzling with Dutch fare, and markets teeming with tourists looking for budget buys, instantly come to mind. For an added thrill, you can visit Weerribben-Wieden National Park that is home to the rarest flora and fauna.

Some of the best things you can do in Giethoorn are cycling around the village to experience its splendid beauty and enjoying a canal cruise ride. You can also enjoy lip-smacking delicacies at the canal-side restaurants and seek solace at Grote of Sint Niklaaskerk church. If this doesn't seem enough, you can head to Museum Het Gildenhuys, which recounts Blokzijl's lucrative timber trades.

Giethoorn experiences warm and humid climate with a good amount of rainfall throughout the year. In summers, the daytime temperature is around 30-35 degrees, and the nighttime temperature is 22 degrees.
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