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

De Bonte Belevenis

De Bonte Belevenis

Den Hoorn

The Bonte Belevenis offers fun and informative workshops for young and old. Here you can learn how to bake bread, make candles or soap, or even learn the basics of how to make your own paper. But this is not all..

 ...At the Bonte Belevenis you can also take a look around the brewery, enjoy a cup of tea or go outside and discover the farms, meadows and herb gardens. There is something to discover for everyone!

Location: Rommelpot 11, Den Hoorn

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De Slufter

De Slufter

De Cocksdorp, De Koog

De Slufter is a stunning and special nature reserve with an open connection to the north sea. De Slufter is a perfect environment to take long walks in and enjoy the landscape that the changing tides have created. If... 

... there is a strong storm, the area is sometimes even entirely flooded. Many birds can be observed in De Slufter, as they like the special and quiet environment to build their nests here. 

Location: De Cocksdorp, De Koog

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Sheep Farm

Sheep Farm

Den Burg

Texel is famous for its many sheep that can be seen across the whole island. Have you ever wanted to just pick up one of the little lambs and cuddle with it? The Sheep Farm in Den Burg makes this possible...

... on the farm. They have 25 different breeds of sheep. Other activities include pony rides, a straw maze, picnics and cuddling lambs.

Location: Pontweg 77, Den Burg

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Ecomare

Ecomare

De Koog

Ecomare offers many things to experience such as the seal rescue station, a nature museum, an aquarium, a dune park and an observatory. Ecomare wants to playfully educate people about the importance of nature...

...and how to protect it. Especially the feedings of the seals are a highlight for young and old. Seals, porpoises, fish and birds are only some of the animals that you can find at Ecomare. 

Location: Ruijslaan 92, De Koog

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Lighthouse

Lighthouse

De Cocksdorp

The lighthouse of Texel is located at the north of the island. Roughly 45 meters above the sea level you have a fantastic view over the North Sea, Wadden Sea, Vlieland and Texel. But also the inside of the tower is fascinating....

 ....The Second World War has left its marks on the old walls of the lighthouse, where the shooting holes are still visible. The lighthouse known to be the landmark of Texel.

Location: Vuurtorenweg 184, De Cocksdorp

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Beach

Beach

Multiple Locations

Texel is known for its long, vasty sand beaches. Even in the main season there is more than enough space to build sand castles, to fly a kite or just relax in the sun. In case you are more at home in the water than...

 ....on land: try Kitesurfing, Surfing or Windsurfing! And at the end of the day many cozy beach cafes offer the possibility to sit down and let the day rewind with a hot chocolate or a Texels bier!

Location: Along the coastline

Explore the Wad

Explore the Wad

Oudeschild

On board of a real fishermen-cutter you can enjoy two hours of fishing, along with many interesting stories told by the fishermen. Discover all the things that go into the fischermen's nets on their hunt for shrimps and... 

 ....learn about the inhabitants of the sea. The caught shrimps will be cooked while still being on board and can be tasted immediately afterwards. One of the few opportunities to eat shrimps that fresh!

Location: Haven 8, Oudeschild

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Bike Routes

Bike Routes

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

140 km of bicycle paths lead across the island and offer the best possibility to get to know the real Texel. Cycle through dunes, the forest and past many of Texels most beautiful sights. You can bring your own bike... 

...or simply rent one. Too much wind for cycling? Rent an E-bike instead! Sportive cyclist can enjoy the special and challenging nature paths. Texels biking routes have something to offer for everyone!

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Ice-Cream at Labora

Ice-Cream at Labora

De Cocksdorp

The Ice-cream Farm Labora is famous for their delicious hand made ice cream.They use milk of their own cows and when visiting Labora you can even take a look inside the cow barn. Labora has a big variety of different...

 ...ice cream flavours, with something for every taste. You can enjoy the ice cream on the sunny terrace from where you can watch the children play on the big trampoline or the little playground.

Location: Hollandseweg 2, De Cocksdorp

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Beach-Combing Museum

Beach-Combing Museum

De Koog

In het Juttersmuseum vindt u interessante strandvondsten van meer dan 75 jaar geleden. Kom meer te weten over de wondere wereld van het strandjutten en ontdek wat er allemaal langs de kust van Texel te vinden is. De...

 ...a variety of movies about ship strandings and beach combing. At the end of your visit, the little museums café is the perfect place to come to rest while the children can play on the big playground.

Location: Pontweg 141 A, De Koog

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All prices 2019 include VAT, reservation fee and excluding toerist tax of € 1.85 per person per night, with a maximum of 7 nights. Prices for all holiday homes and furnished tents with bathroom include final cleaning. The following applies additionally to the holiday homes and all furnished tents: including bedlinen for the 1st person, excluding mandatory bedlinen from the 2nd person and on at € 8.95 per person. Prices subject to change.

All prices 2020 include VAT, reservation fee and excluding toerist tax of € 2.25 per person per night (price subject to change). Prices for all holiday homes and furnished tents with bathroom include final cleaning. The following applies additionally to the holiday homes and all furnished tents: including bedlinen for the 1st person, excluding mandatory bedlinen from the 2nd person and on at € 9.10 per person. Prices subject to change.

For group bookings, please contact the Booking office.

All prices 2019 include VAT, reservation fee and excluding toerist tax of € 1.85 per person per night, with a maximum of 7 nights. Prices for all holiday homes and furnished tents with bathroom include final cleaning. The following applies additionally to the holiday homes and all furnished tents: including bedlinen for the 1st person, excluding mandatory bedlinen from the 2nd person and on at € 8.95 per person. Prices subject to change.

All prices 2020 include VAT, reservation fee and excluding toerist tax of € 2.25 per person per night (price subject to change). Prices for all holiday homes and furnished tents with bathroom include final cleaning. The following applies additionally to the holiday homes and all furnished tents: including bedlinen for the 1st person, excluding mandatory bedlinen from the 2nd person and on at € 9.10 per person. Prices subject to change.

For group bookings, please contact the Booking office.

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