Thorn

Dotted with whitewashed buildings and boasting a small-town charm, this wonderful village is a great off-the-beaten-path destination.

Thorn is a town in the municipality of Maasgouw, in the Dutch province of Limburg. It lies on the rivers Meuse and Witbeek. It is known as 'the white village' for its white-washed brick houses in the centre of town. Originally, the region of Thorn was a swamp. But the region was drained and in about 975, Bishop Ansfried of Utrecht founded a Benedictine nunnery. This monastery developed since the 12th century into a secular convent.
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