Driving from Amsterdam to Giethoorn – a road trip through Flevoland

Windmills, tulips, canals, and cows – do these words make you think of the Netherlands? If you’re up for a little road trip from Amsterdam to the countryside, check out Flevoland – a region just an hour’s drive northeast of Amsterdam that’s filled with everything Dutch.

If you’re craving for more of Amsterdam’s Dutch charm and magic but a little less of the crowds and buzz, take a road trip through Flevoland. It’s a region just an hour’s drive northeast of Amsterdam that will take you through the beautiful countryside and to charming canal towns. And yes, Giethoorn – which is every photographer/Instagrammer’s dream – is one of those gorgeous little towns.

While a day trip is doable, I’m pretty sure you’ll want to stay for the night. Check out this road trip itinerary for the best of Flevoland.

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