Discover Texel

Things to do on Texel

Texel, the largest of the Wadden Islands, has stolen the hearts of many of its visitors. All year round, the island offers stunning natural beauty and a diversity of culture, sights and activities. The dunes and the beach are a must-see, of course! Regardless of the season, they is the best place to find peace and quiet. Our colleagues, authentic Texelers and Texel fans are proud of all the beauty that Texel has to offer. We know the ins and outs of the island and will help you to make the most of your stay on Texel.

These things should not be missed

There are many things to explore and to do on Texel. From beautiful nature reserves to inspiring museums. Is this your first visit to Texel? Are you looking for typical Texel experiences? Check out the things you should definitely not miss.

To Texel...

Who is coming with you to enjoy Texel? Your partner and children, the entire family, friends, or simply planning a romantic weekend away with your partner? Texel also has many options for custom holidays. And, of course, dogs are more than welcome on Texel, too. Read more about the options:

Tips for a (short) stay on Texel

Texel has plenty to offer to keep you busy. There are always fun things to do and new places to explore. But you can also choose to do nothing at all. If you come simply to rest and recharge, just switch off your Wi-Fi and alarm and wake up to the sound of seagulls! From a mini holiday to a complete immersion in Texel culture. 

Texel tips from Texel Experts

De Krim Texel is a pure Texel company. Most of our permanent employees were born and raised on Texel and know the island 'like the back of their hand'. So we are real Texel experts! That is why we know the most beautiful routes, fun activities and best beach bars on Texel. We are happy to share our Texel tips with you, to make your stay even more enjoyable.

Snowdrop days

Snowdrop days

Den Hoorn
18-02-2023 - 25-02-2023

Get the spring feeling during the snowdrop days!

On the road with the sheep farmer

On the road with the sheep farmer

Den Burg

A fun activity for the whole family!

Little Lambs’ bike trail

Little Lambs’ bike trail

De Cocksdorp

It is a beautiful sight to see this young life frolicking through the meadows, still a bit uncomfortable running after mother sheep and playing with each other. Grab your bike and cycle the Little Lambs Bike Trail.

Miniature Golf

Miniature Golf

De Cocksdorp

Come and play miniature golfin the theme of glow in the dark and underwater world!

Heart for Texel for 50 years

We have been looking after Texel since 1969. We are dedicated to making sure that Texel is an attractive and liveable island for our guests and Texel people! By spending your holiday at De Krim Texel, you help preserve the vitality of the island and everything that is special about Texel. In other words, a holiday you can feel good about!

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The best events on Texel 

Events are organised all year round both on Texel and at Event Hall Texel at Holiday Park De Krim. Check out the calendar:

TexelTrail run

TexelTrail run

De Cocksdorp
04-02-2023

Take a look at the challenging walking tour through various types of landscape of Texel.

Stargazing Evening

Stargazing Evening

De Koog
09-02-2023 - 28-02-2023

Be enchanted by the beautiful starry sky during the stargazing evenings on Texel!

All-in Stone grilling

All-in Stone grilling

De Waddenhoeve
18-02-2023 - 04-03-2023

A cosy evening around the stone grill, multiple days during spring break. More info (pdf)

Family Bingo

Family Bingo

De Cocksdorp
18-02-2023

Family bingo at Holiday Park De Krim! Saturday, February 18 in Evenementenhal Texel.

Book your stay on Texel 

The parks of De Krim Texel are spread across the island. In De Koog you can stay at Villapark De Koog, Camping Kogerstrand, Camping De Shelter, Bungalowpark 't Hoogeland or Residence Californië. In the north in De Cocksdorp you find Holiday Park De Krim and Hotel Molenbos. Or go to Den Hoorn and stay at Camping Loodsmansduin. Book your stay.