Texel Top 10

Texel Top 10

Absolute musts during your Texel stay

There is so much to see and do on Texel. But what are the absolute musts during your stay on Texel? We asked our guests to list their best Texel experiences and we put together the Texel Top 10 for you based on their responses!

The best Texeltips

Ecomare

De Koog

Dive into the sea at Ecomare! It’s your chance to see seals, porpoises and other marine life close at hand. The Whale Room has exhibits of giant skeletons: the sperm whale and humpback whale. At Ecomare...

...you'll learn how seals are taken care of and find out more about the Wadden Sea, the North Sea and Texel’s wildlife. Why not go on one of Ecomare’s excursions?

Location: Ruijslaan 92, De Koog

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Lighthouse

De Cocksdorp

The lighthouse at Texel’s most northerly point reaches 45 metres above sea level. Climb to the top for the amazing views of the North Sea, Vlieland, the Wadden Sea and Texel. For many people...

... the lighthouse symbolises Texel perfectly. While the views are impressive, the climb to them are poignant too: here, the traces of the Second World War are still visible.  

Location: Vuurtorenweg 184, De Cocksdorp

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Walking Routes

Multiple Locations

A walk on Texel will produce wide, open views, varied and rich wildlife and lovely, quiet footpaths. The landscape changes from dunes to beach, from meadow to heath and woodland. Many kilometres of footpaths...

...and a wide range of paths are waiting to be explored. The National Forest Service built 180 kilometres of footpaths on Texel. And Society for the Preservation of Nature has very pretty routes too.

Location: Multiple Locations

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De Bonte Belevenis

Den Hoorn

De Bonte Belevenis offers all sorts of activities. Try your hand at baking bread or making candles, look round the brewery, go exploring in the play meadow, meet the farm animals or drink tea. Learn the...

 ... basic techniques of baking bread or making paper, candles or soap. Take a tour or play outside, discover the bare-feet path and the herb garden. There’s something for everyone!

Location: Rommelpot 11, Den Hoorn

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Explore the Wad

Oudeschild

TX10 and TX20 sail almost daily from Oudeschild’s harbour for shrimping, seal-watching trips and guided walks on the mudflats. Sail with them! If you’d like to know...

 ...more about life on a fishing boat, see seals close up or go shrimping, take this exciting cruise! People of all ages will love it! Have the camera ready for great snaps!

Location: Haven 8, Oudeschild

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De Slufter

De Cocksdorp, De Koog

De Slufter is an amazing wildlife area; here, the sea can flow freely across the land, creating ever-changing scenery. Salt-loving plants make De Slufter a place of unique beauty. De Slufter is known for...

... its lovely footpaths and a huge variety of birds, including spoonbills. Summer turns De Slufter a wonderful shade of pink, lilac and purple while autumn is characterised by a red glow. 

Location: De Cocksdorp, De Koog

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Kaap Skil

Oudeschild

Museum Kaap Skil is an eclectic museum with a focus on Texel’s stories and adventures about the hard life at and with the sea. Kaap Skil has indoor and outdoor entertainment for the whole family! Learn about the Texel...

... Roadstead, the most important anchorage of the Golden Age, in the award-winning entrance. This living museum features interactive exhibitions as well as crafts, beach-combing stories and workshops.

Location: Heemskerckstraat 9, Oudeschild

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Beach

Multiple Locations

Texel has wonderful beaches. There is more than 30 km of sandy beach awaiting you! Take a walk along the beach, feel the wind in your hair or relax in the sun. Texel’s beach changes...

... with the season, but it’s always fun. If you want to be comfortable, why not rent a beach hut? On most stretches of beach, dogs are allowed off the leash. 

Location: De Cocksdorp, De Koog, Den Hoorn

Brewery

Oudeschild

Come and see, smell and sample: take a tour of the brewery and find out why Texel’s craft beers are so special. Don’t forget to sample the brews in the brewery’s tasting room. If you want to learn how...

 ... Texel’s craft beers are brewed, take a tour of the brewhouse, the fermentation room, the conditioning room and the bottling plant, then select your favourite at the beer-tasting.

Location: Schilderweg 214 B, Oudeschild

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Bike Routes

De Cocksdorp, De Koog, Den Hoorn, Den Burg, De Waal, Oudeschild, Oosterend

Texel has a large network of cycle junctions - ideal for creating your own route. Information panels with a map of the network are dotted about the island. The cycle junction network...

... is easy to use: hop on you bike and follow the signs from one numbered junction to the next. You decide on the route and the number of kilometres.

Location: De Cocksdorp, De Koog, Den Hoorn, Den Burg, De Waal, Oudeschild, Oosterend

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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) evenas 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.

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) evenas 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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