Traces of the Dutch East India Company

Culture on Texel

Closely connected with the sea

Texel is an island with a remarkable history, closely connected with nature and the sea. Texel originated in the Ice Age and grew as a result of human endeavour and nature. Through the centuries, people have come and gone on the island e.g. to collect seagull eggs in Eierland for bakeries in Amsterdam.

The Rede van Texel

And then there was shipping; with the Rede van Texel a household name in the 15th century. Ships of the Dutch East India Company, which would depart from towns along the Zuider Zee, would anchor in the Rede van Texel to wait for favourable winds to sail to the Baltic countries, and later on also to East India. During the Golden Age, in particular, the Rede van Texel was bustling with activity. You can still find traces of this remarkable history in the authentic villages, special museums, wonderful traditions and stunning nature on Texel. 

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All prices of 2020 include VAT, reservation fee, final cleaning and bedlinen for the 1st person (holiday homes/furnished tents). The prices do not include the mandatory linen for the 2nd person, which cost € 9.10 pp - (holiday homes/furnished tents) and the tourist tax of €1.85 that is charged per night, up to 7 nights. Prices subject to change.

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All prices of 2019 include VAT, reservation fee, final cleaning and bedlinen for the 1st person (holiday homes/furnished tents). The prices do not include the mandatory linen for the 2nd person, which cost € 8.95 pp - (holiday homes/furnished tents) and the tourist tax of €1.85 that is charged per night, up to 7 nights. Prices subject to change.

All prices of 2020 include VAT, reservation fee, final cleaning and bedlinen for the 1st person (holiday homes/furnished tents). The prices do not include the mandatory linen for the 2nd person, which cost € 9.10 pp - (holiday homes/furnished tents) and the tourist tax of €1.85 that is charged per night, up to 7 nights. Prices subject to change.

For group bookings, please contact the Booking office.

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