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Autumn holiday on Texel

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Texel is a great destination in the autumn too! The Texel woods are ablaze with colour and there are dozens of types of fungi. A long beach walk, followed by a hot cup of cocoa at the beach pavilion is always nice. Or join a birdwatching excursion to spot the many migratory birds that can be seen on Texel at this time of year. Plus, during the autumn holiday, there are many extra fun activities and events for the whole family! Read our tips below ...

The best Texeltips during the autumn holidays

Dutch Birding

De Cocksdorp
12-10-2018 - 14-10-2018

Birdwatchers from all over the Netherlands meet up on Texel for the Dutch Birding Weekend. Everyone’s welcome to join the hunt for rare species. The aim of the weekend is...

 ...to spot as many interesting birds as possible. The day-time excursions are followed by evening lectures on birds at the Eierlandse Huis in De Cocksdorp.

Location: Kikkertstraat 42-44, De Cocksdorp

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Texel blues

Den Burg
12-10-2018 - 14-10-2018

Small stages with live music at various locations in Den Burg. That’s Texelblues! From 12 to 14 October, numerous blues musicians from the Netherlands and abroad will perform in bars and restaurants. It’ll be the perfect weekend ...

... for music lovers. The cosy atmosphere and the top musicians will make for some unforgettable evenings. 

Location: Multiple Locations, Den Burg

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Beach Obstacle Run

De Koog
13-10-2018

Sports on the beach? The Beach Obstacle Run on and around the beach of De Koog is the perfect opportunity for this. The marked trail consists of 30 different obstacles that have to be overcome. 

The start of the event will take place at ...

 Pole 20 and the course is set out between Pole 17 and 21. If participation in an obstacle run isn’t your cup of tea, you can also enjoy this event as a spectator and encourage the participants!  

Location: Paal 20, De Koog

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Music meets Texel: Mango Zabba Band

De Cocksdorp
19-10-2018 - 21-10-2018

 On 20 October, the band Mang Zabba will put on a concert at Holiday Park De Krim at 18:00. The performance is part of a mini tour of Texel and is free to attend. ...

 ... Can’t make it on this day? View the other dates on which the band will be performing. These include performances in different villages on the island on 19 and 21 October.

Location: Roggeslootweg, De Cocksdorp  

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Autumn market

De Waal
21-10-2018

 On 21 October, there will be an autumn market in De Waal. Stroll along the various stalls and discover the nicest items. Or enjoy all the goodies ...

... available at the market. The autumn market starts at 11:00 and lasts until 15:00. In the event of bad weather, the market will be moved to Dorpshuis de Wielewaal. 

Location: De Waal

Autumn market Den Burg

Den Burg
24-10-2018

On Wednesday 24 October, an autumn market will be held in the centre of Den Burg where everyone will find something to their liking. Young or old, there’s something fun for everyone: ...

... music, art and nice knick-knacks. The autumn market starts at 11:00 and ends at 17:00 at de Groenplaats in Den Burg. Experience the cosy atmosphere of the market.

Location: Groeneplaats, Den Burg 

Music meets Texel: Nijske

De Cocksdorp
26-10-2018 - 28-10-2018

 On 27 October, a concert of Nijske will take place at Holiday Park De Krim at 18:00. This concert is part of a mini-tour on Texel and is free to attend. ...

 ... Can’t make it on the date above? Take a look at the other concert dates of Nijske. The other concerts will take place in other places on the island.  

Location: Roggeslootweg, De Cocksdorp 

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Lights-Tour

Den Burg
27-10-2018

On Saturday 27 October, a light walk will be organised for the second time, which you can take part in for free. Everyone is requested to bring their own light or candle to contribute to the special atmosphere during the walk. At 19:00, participants gather at the glass stage ...

... in the park where the walk also ends. The walk will be musically accompanied by the SOS band from De Koog. Hot chocolate with a tasty treat will be served after the walk to warm up again.

Location: Den Burg

Night of the Night

Multiple Locations
27-10-2018

Texel’s night are intensely dark. Here, darkness is really dark. On this night, Texel is host to great activities to show just how special the darkness actually is. The observatory at…

... Ecomare is open. Watch the stars through a telescope if the night is clear. A “dark” excursion round woods, dunes and the beach leaves from Ecomare. Check at the complete programme now.

Location: Multiple Locations

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Mushroom Hunt

De Koog
16-10-2018 - 25-10-2018

Learn all about wild mushrooms on this Mushroom Hunt Excursion led by Arthur Oosterbaan, an expert on mushrooms. There’s so much to see in the wonderful autumn woods and as you wander through them, you...

... will find all sorts of mushrooms: large and small, edible and poisonous. Your guide can tell a lot about them. No dogs allowed; please wear sensible shoes.

Location: Ruijslaan 92, De Koog

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Photo gallery autumn holiday on Texel

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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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