Unique Texel

Typical Texel

Discover Texel’s unique charms

A holiday on Texel is one big voyage of discovery. Experience that real Texel feeling in the island’s varied landscape, but also in typical Texel activities and Texel flavours. Come and discover Texel’s wonderful, unique charms!

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The Meierblis

The Meierblis

Multiple Locations
30-04-2020

The Meierblis is a tradition on Texel. People get together around a large bonfire. Smaller fires are lit around the big one, so people can bake rolls, etc. The Meierblis dates from 1789…

... when people lit fires to chase away the winter sprites to make way for the spirits of spring and summer. The Meierblis is held on 30 April except if that is a Sunday, when it is on 29 April.

Locatie: Multiple Locations

 Beklim de vuurtoren

Beklim de vuurtoren

De Cocksdorp

No less then 118 stairs count the Texelse lighthouse. Ignore the burning feeling in your calves and upper legs, because once on top the vieuw is breathtaking. The lighthouse knows a beautyfull story. 

You can explore the bullethols of world war two. the climb from more then 34 meters high. The towen is a nice experience for young and old. That deliverd you a special selfie! Don't forget to hold your phone....

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Woolness

Woolness

De Cocksdorp

Woolness combines wellness with Texel wool. You are wrapped in wool and left to relax in a manger. It’s an unusual Texel experience, where you can completely recharge in...

 ... a cosy wolboet. You’ll be tucked in under a soft sheepswool blanket and left to dream while the natural lotion in the wool does its work. Wool baths are an ancient custom among farmers. 

Location: Postweg 134, De Cocksdorp

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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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Kaap Skil

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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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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Ouwe sunderklaas

Ouwe sunderklaas

Multiple Locations
12-12-2019

People who really know Texel love Ouwe Sunderklaas! This folkloric festival unfolds in the evening, in living rooms and on the streets. The islanders poke fun at events on the island. Every village still has...

... its own traditions for Ouwe Sunderklaas. Exciting events of the past year are relived by villagers in fancy dress. Afterwards, everyone reveals his or her identity and shares a drink on the streets.

Locatie: Multiple Locations

Brewery

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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Excursion: Salty creeks of the Slufter

Excursion: Salty creeks of the Slufter

Oudeschild

The forester's tip for autumn? Put on your boots and go outside! Join us on an excursion and stroll through the salty creeks of the Slufter. Walking across the salt marsh, wading through creeks and climbing over dunes you will discover this special nature reserve...

 ... This excursion takes place in the part of the Slufter that is not freely accessible. You can enjoy it under the guidance of the Staatsbosbeheer Texel guide. Duration 2 hours.

Location: De Slufter, De Cocksdorp

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Jan Plezier

Jan Plezier

De Koog

Jan Plezier’s covered waggon tours offer lovely trips across Texel, travelling through varied landscapes with heath, moist dune valleys, dry dunes, woods and wide beaches. See Texel’s...

...countryside from a covered waggon drawn by Belgian cart horses. This 3-hour covered waggon tour takes in the wildlife areas of De Nederlanden, De Muy, De Slufter and the beach, woods and dunes.

Location: Nikadel, De Koog

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Culture Museum

Culture Museum

De Waal

Learn all about (rural) life on Texel at culture-historical museum De Waelstee. This traditional stolpboerderij has is a treasure trove of everyday objects, stories and demonstrations. The museum...

... paints a picture of Texel’s cultural past. It features a fine collection of carriages and tools. Listen to authentic stories and watch the blacksmith, lace-makers and spinners at work

Location: Hogereind 6, De Waal

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Enjoy a relaxing wool bath

A wool bath is a bath of pure Texel wool. There is something incredibly relaxing about being wrapped in 100% Texel sheep’s wool ... The warmth is good for muscles and joints and helps release toxins. The lanolin in the wool has a healing effect and leaves your skin feeling wonderfully soft. In short, this is wellness Texel style. 

Indulge: Texel craft beer

At the old dairy factory of Oudeschild milk processing has made way for the production of Texel craft beer. You can visit the brewery, join a tour and, of course, taste the different beers at the Texelse Bierbrouwerij pub. Skuumkoppe, Springtij or Noorderwiend, what is your favourite?

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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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