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Discover December on Texel 

On Texel, you have all the space you need to get a breath of fresh air and spend time together. Take walks on the beach, through the woods or through one of the nature reserves. Or grab a mountain bike and take on the challenge on the 100km MTB route. Fond of horseback riding? Take a wonderful ride on the beach and through the forest. Afterwards it is nice and warm and cozy in your accommodation. December on Texel offers plenty of entertainment for everyone. Getting away from it all recharges you completely. Perfect right?

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December on Texel: what to do?

Winter on Texel is very cozy and there is a lot to do and see. At the cozy restaurants, cafes or beach pavilions you can relax and warm up with a nice hot chocolate with whipped cream, coffee or tea. Would you rather visit some culture on the island? Then visit one of the many museums on Texel. Looking for more activities to explore? Then check out all our Texel tips!

After a nice day in nature it is great to reminisce in the accommodation. Extensive cooking together or a nice gourmet dinner. You can also order food at Holidaypark De Krim. Then enjoy a real Texel Beachcomber on the sofa by the fireplace, watching a (Christmas) movie. Or stay at the large table and play a game together.

The villages of Texel also exude a warm atmosphere during the holiday season. Cozy lighting, local and craft stores, and atmospheric Christmas markets ensure that there is plenty to do.

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Indoor activities in December

In December, it can be very cold outside. Therefore, a fun indoor activity is definitely nice sometimes! Fortunately, there are plenty of indoor activities worth a visit. There are several museums on Texel that offer a glimpse into the history, art and nature of the island. Or discover the taste of Texel at the Texel Beer Brewery, where you can not only taste the craft beers, but also learn about the brewing process. 

If you are looking for an educational day out, Ecomare cannot be missed. Admire giant skeletons and visit the seals and other (sea) animals. Do you prefer an active activity? Then go laser gaming, miniature golf, bowling or swimming at Holiday Park De Krim. 

We have listed all Texel tips especially for bad weather.

Winter nature reserves on Texel

Texel has several bird species that winter in the island's many nature reserves on the island, most of which are located in National Park De Texel Dunes. Although not all areas are accessible, most most do offer beautiful hiking trails, such as De Slufter, De Geul or De Mokbaai. For adventurous people, there is a 100-kilometer MTB route through dunes forests and nature reserves. 

Texel beaches

Even in December, the beach is a wonderful place to be. Take long walks and enjoy the raging sea coming up the beach with foam heads. The beach is so big that sometimes you feel like you are alone on Texel. Oh yes, dogs on Texel can have a great time here. In fact, they are welcome to run loose on the beaches at this time of year. 

Texel forests

Texel is home to two large forest areas: the Dennenbos and the Krimbos. Various hiking trails run through these forests. Children will also love this: forest playgrounds have been created on several routes where they can play wonderfully. For horse lovers, there are special routes that go over the beach and through the forest.

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Your stay in December on Texel

Staying in December can be done in different accommodations. Whether you want to stay in a chalet with sauna, a villa with a private pool or a bungalow with everything for the kids, it's all possible at De Krim Texel. And nature is never far away: in fact, all parks are adjacent to the nature reserve. Pure enjoyment in December.

The best Texeltips for December

Visit Texel in the festive month. The month we pay some extra attention to our loved ones. Visit a cosy Christmas or winter market together or get a breath of fresh air on the beach. Below you will find inspiration for activities in December. 

Ecomare

Ecomare

De Koog

 Are you looking for an exciting and educational day out? Then come and visit Ecomare! 

Escape Tours

Escape Tours

Multiple locations

Follow in the footsteps of Neeltje and Cornelis and try to leave Texel within 2 hours!

Het Alloo

Het Alloo

De Koog

Visit nature reserve Het Alloo and spot beautiful birds and wild horses! 

Wool bath

Wool bath

De Cocksdorp

Woolness combines wellness with Texel wool. You are wrapped in wool and left to relax in a manger.

Swimmingpool De Krim

Swimmingpool De Krim

De Cocksdorp

The pool with a lovely indoor climate, various spectacular attractions and an outdoor pool with sunbathing area.  

Calidris bird safaris

Calidris bird safaris

Multiple locations

Spot beautiful birds during a safari with bird expert Klaas de Jong!

Art and Craft

Art and Craft

Den Burg

Beating copper, hand engraving or enamelling, from your creativity during a workshop at JC Crafts! 

Museum Waelstee

Museum Waelstee

De Waal

See how people lived and worked on a farm on Texel 100 years ago.

Frequently Asked Questions

In December, Texel is extra cozy with atmospheric lighting, Christmas markets and local stores. You can take winter walks, visit the picturesque villages and enjoy good food. Texel also offers a cultural experience with several museums. Whether you like peace and quiet, adventure or Christmas atmosphere, Texel has it all to offer in December.

In December, there are plenty of activities to do on Texel. You can enjoy long walks on the beach, visit one of the many museums or enjoy the many biking and hiking trails. Also check out our Texel tips!

In December there are plenty of events organized on Texel. For example, visit the Christmas market in Oosterend or be enchanted by the beautiful starry sky during stargazing evenings. View the entire calendar here

Editors De Krim Texel
Update: January 1, 2024 10:00

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