Steenwijkerwold - 9 km from Giethoorn 11 minutes by car
"Steenwijkerwold, no place in the world that I like so much". The 2000 inhabitants of the village just above Steenwijk are proud of their village! Just above Steenwijk lies the Steenwijkerwold. Here the flat Overijssel land changes into a sloping landscape with forests, ancient avenues, grasslands and a raised bog. There is therefore plenty to do in Steenwijkerwold. The village is, next to the city of Steenwijk, one of the larger and lively places on the north side of the Kop van Overijssel. Steenwijkerwold therefore fulfills an important social and societal function in the region.
In the village there are cafes with terraces and restaurants. There are also plenty of accommodation options. From Steenwijkerwold you can reach the city of Steenwijk and the Weerribben-Wieden National Park in less than five minutes. is within cycling distance. For swimming fun, the village has a fifty-meter long outdoor swimming pool that is located exactly between Paasloo and Steenwijkerwold.