Giethoorn, Netherlands. This idyllic village has no roads, and the only access is by water over the many beautiful canals or on foot over its wooden arch bridges. The locals use punters to get around and cars have to remain outside the village. Located in the province of Overijssel, there are 4 miles of canals and farmhouses with thatched roofs dating back to the 18th century.
"Het paard van Marken" ("The Horse of Marken") - lighthouse on the Dutch peninsula Marken, on the IJsselmeer. Built in 1839 by J. Valk. A primitive lighthouse was on the location since the early 1700s. Current lighthouse is a Rijksmonument since 1970.
Castle De Haar is located near Haarzuilens, in the province of Utrecht in the Netherlands. The current buildings, all built upon the original castle, date from 1892 and are the work of Dutch architect P.J.H. Cuypers