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Experience summer on Texel

Spend some time on Texel in the summer and you are guaranteed days full of sun, sea and sandy beaches. But don't forget that Texel also has wonderful nature areas certainly worth exploring in summer. There is plenty to do and plenty to experience during this season on the largest of the Wadden islands. From swinging music festivals to educational excursions about the local fishing industry. We'd be happy to tell you more about summer on Texel.

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Summer on Texel: what to do?

As in any other season, Texel is also stunning in the summer and there is plenty to do and see. For example, Texel has over 30 kilometers of beautiful beaches, with many cozy beach pavilions and the iconic red lighthouse in the north. The beach and sea invite you to have a nice swim or relax under the sun. Want to explore the island in a different way? You can. Texel offers a wide range of natural areas, from dunes to forests, and these are ideal for exploring by bike or on foot.

Besides the beautiful nature, Texel also has many picturesque villages, where there is plenty to do in summer. For example, you can relax with coffee on a terrace, or visit one of the many summer markets. Do you prefer to sample culture? Then the museums on Texel are definitely worth a visit. Curious about even more summer activities? Then check out all our Texel tips!

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Active summer vacations

An active summer vacation on Texel is a good choice for lovers of outdoor activities. Texel offers numerous opportunities to actively enjoy its beautiful nature. Do you like to be found in or on the water? Then as a water sports enthusiast, you can't believe your luck. Whether you want to sail, surf, kayak, nothing is too crazy on Texel. 

Do you prefer to stay on dry land? Then there are also plenty of other activities. For example, if you like horseback riding, Texel has several riding stables that organize beach and forest rides, in addition, Texel also offers stabling facilities to take your own horse on vacation. Gallop along the beaches and enjoy a breathtaking view of the sea. Would you rather play golf? Then for the golf enthusiast there is the Texel Golf Course, an 18-hole course surrounded by natural beauty. Whether you are an experienced golfer or just want to give it a try, the course offers an extraordinary playing experience. 

On family vacation

A summer vacation on Texel with the whole family is an excellent choice. Texel is an island where there is something to do for all ages, whether you have young children, teenagers, or adult children, Texel offers plenty of opportunities. For example, you can take the whole family to the beach and the teenagers can have fun with various water sports. If you have slightly younger children, then Holidaypark De Krim is a true paradise. Both indoors and outdoors, there are plenty of activities to choose from, including an indoor pool, a bowling alley, a laser game hall, the children's play paradise and even a climbing park.

In addition to the fun on the vacation park, Texel offers much more. For example, you can visit the local ice cream farm, where you can enjoy artisanal ice cream. Or how about a tour at Ecomare, where children learn all about the wonders of nature.

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Your stay in the summer on Texel

At De Krim Texel, the possibilities are endless and we make every overnight stay special. Choose from various parks and accommodations: camp by the sea at Kogerstrand, enjoy a chalet with outdoor pool at Loodsmansduin campsite, or experience Texel's best-equipped vacation park, Vakantiepark de Krim. Discover our offer or read more about all the parks!

The best summer Texeltips

TX 44 evening cruise

TX 44 evening cruise

Oudeschild
21-06-2024

An adventure outing for a good cause.

Sneak Preview: The Great Slime Musical

Sneak Preview: The Great Slime Musical

Event hall Texel
11-08-2024

From October 2024, The Great Slime Musical can be seen in all theatres in the Netherlands, but this summer you can only and exclusively see a unique sneak preview at Event Hall Texel!

De Krim Live: Broadway de Band

De Krim Live: Broadway de Band

Events hall Texel
25-07-2024

 Behold the cover band of the Netherlands and experience a musical feast of recognition! 

Fairytale Concert on Tour

Fairytale Concert on Tour

Event hall Texel
04-08-2024

Enchant, sing and dance along with well-known fairytale characters!

The lighthouse

The lighthouse

De Cocksdorp

 Enjoy the most beautiful view of Texel at 47 metres above sea level! 

The Hypnosis Show with Patrick Pickart

The Hypnosis Show with Patrick Pickart

Event hall Texel
18-08-2024

An evening of relaxation and mystery where you will travel in your own imagination.

The Great Pirate Show

The Great Pirate Show

Event hall Texel
07-08-2024

During an exciting adventure full of music and riddle, the pirates go in search of real treasure.

The Grand Fairytale Show

The Grand Fairytale Show

Event hall Texel
24-07-2024

An interactive show set in the fairytale world of Princess Yara and Lakei Lux who will do everything to get the treasure chest open.

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.

Summer on Texel usually spoils vacationers with pleasant temperatures, lots of sunshine and cooling sea breezes. There may be a drizzle, but we are prepared for that too. Check out all our tips for both outdoor and indoor activities.

During the summer on Texel, the list of activities is endless. You can enjoy miles of beautiful beaches, water sports, explore historical sites and attend festivals. The island offers something for everyone, check out our Texel tips.

The Texel summer calendar is packed with events, from vibrant festivals to fun markets and sporting competitions. Discover what Texel has to offer and fill your summer days with exciting activities and entertainment for the whole family.

Editors De Krim Texel
Update: December 21 2023 12:00 p.m. 

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