Summer at the seaside

Summer holiday on Texel

The ultimate relaxing holiday

Sun and beach, the perfect combo for a great summer holiday. Texel has plenty of both, with the most hours of sunshine in the Netherlands and kilometres of beach and sea! Phone off, away from the madness and … relax to the max with the warm sun on your skin and the sound of the sea in the background. Want to do something fun? Texel is alive in the summer, with lots of activities and events across the island. These top Texel tips for the 2018 summer holiday may inspire you. Flip-flops packed?

The best Texeltips during the summer holidays

Tropcial festival

De Koog
24-08-2018 - 25-08-2018

At the Tropical Sea Festival, various bands play live at the restaurants and cafés in De Koog. The music fills the sultry summer nights on Texel. It’s a cheerful and...

colourful festival: the Tropical Sea Festival. First, several bands play their music in the main street of the village; then the party continues in the little pubs.

Location: De Koog

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Airshow

De Cocksdorp
04-08-2019

Texel Airshow, an event held once every 3 years and featuring fascinating shows, attracts some 300 aeroplanes to Texel Airport! Texel Airshow is a breathtaking event...

... with displays of vintage aircraft and various demonstrations and stunts for spectators. 

Location: Postweg 120, De Cocksdorp

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Wine by the Sea

De Koog
12-08-2018

De Koog’s Zeereeppad becomes a promenade where wine-lovers meet to enjoy the view and a good glass of wine. Sip your drink... 

 ..., sample a snack, chat about life, watch the waves and meet Texel’s wine merchants. Don’t miss it! One of the island’s head chefs will make sure the food is as good as the wine.

Location: paal 20, De Koog

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Agricultural Day

Den Hoorn
26-07-2018

Den Hoorn’s Agricultural Day is a well-known event at which local Texel business can exhibit their products during a varied and fun programme. There are...

... various demonstrations and activities, including a tractor show, a gooseherd, a wood artist and much more. The youngest visitors can visit the petting farm.

Location: Kerkstraat 4-6 Den Hoorn

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Horizon Tour

Den Burg, Oudeschild
04-08-2018 - 05-08-2018

The Horizon Tour is a fleet of authentic flat-bottomed boats full of performing artists. This floating festival passes all the islands of the Wadden Sea, stopping off at Texel too. While it’s here...

... you can watch and listen to great shows, demonstrations and music performed by these creative sailors in Den Burg and Oudeschild. It’s enchanting!

Location: Multiple locations

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Sheepbreeding Day

Den Burg
03-09-2018

Every year, on the first Monday of September, it’s Texel’s Sheepbreeding Day. It’s the day when the best of the herd exchange hands - in the traditional way. Sheepbreeding Day on Texel...

... is famous at home and abroad. Many visitors come a few days early to select the sheep at the farm. The sheep are sold in the traditional way: by slapping hands!

Location: Groeneplaats, Den Burg

Toekomst Dance

De Koog

Step into the future. In the high season, there are performances in De Toekomst every Saturday. Ronnie Flex and Dave Roelvink are just two of the big names who performed in De Toekomst. Go wild in the future...

 ... in De Toekomst every Saturday night. Dance the night away or have a drink! Some of the parties at this venue have themes, the favourites being: Après Ski, Flirt Night, Foam Party and Tropical Dance Party. 

Location: Dorpsstraat 20, De Koog

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Beach Camps

De Koog

If you’re aged between 10 and 16, holidaying on Texel (with your parents) and fancy some active fun on the beach or in the sea, come and join the Beach Camps Texel. Join others of your age and...

... spend 5 days learning the basics of water sports like surfing, surf kayaking, coast rafting and standup paddleboarding. Or match your skills against the wind with a blokart or powerkite.

Location: Paal 19, De Koog

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Photo gallery summer holiday on Texel

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All prices of 2018 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 € 8.50 pp - (holiday homes/furnished tents) evenas the tourist tax of €1.75 that is charged per night, up to 7 nights. Prices subject to change.

For group bookings, please contact the Booking office.

All prices of 2018 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 € 8.50 pp - (holiday homes/furnished tents) evenas the tourist tax of €1.75 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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