Broek in Waterland is a small village which lies around 7 miles from Amsterdam at the north of Holland.
To get there, you can take a bus that departs from Amsterdam or, if you feel like it, you can also cycle there, as it is not far and a good part of the way is with appropriate routes to pedal.
We went by car as we were making a five day trip through Holland and Belgium with our own vehicle.
The town looks like dollhouses and it’s quite cool to walk around this village.
In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the Dutch merchants built these wooden houses and the vast majority are preserved to this day.
Some also say that it is one of the cleanest towns in the Netherlands.
From what I’ve heard, it looks like there is a boat tour through the city canals, but I did not see any. Maybe when we went there, it was offseason. I don’t know.
Anyhow, although tiny, the city is great and if you desire to do something different, it is worth taking a look at this picturesque village.
Please let me know if you ever been there or if you are interested to go. I’m always happy to share experiences.
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