Texel’s largest village

Den Burg


Den Burg is the largest village and the capital of Texel and home to almost half of the inhabitants of Texel. In the beautiful historic centre, you can find many authentic facades and buildings and there are plenty of shops, restaurants and terraces that make Den Burg definitely worth a visit. Did you know that the highest church tower in Den Burg can be climbed? Enjoy a great view over this lovely village.

Photo gallery of Den Burg

History

Den Burg is the largest village and the capital of Texel and home to almost half of the inhabitants of Texel. In the beautiful historic centre, you can find many authentic facades and buildings and there are plenty of shops, restaurants and terraces that make Den Burg definitely worth a visit. Did you know that the highest church tower in Den Burg can be climbed? Enjoy a great view over this lovely village.

Experience

Den Burg is also seen as the beating heart of the island. Many Texelaars work and live here, and the youth (12 years and older) goes to school here. There is much to experience in the village. There are various shops and restaurants of different types and sizes. This means that there is something for everyone. The many restaurants are only too happy to sample genuine Texel specialities.

Discover Den Burg and surroundings

E-chopper ride

E-chopper ride

Den Burg, De Cocksdorp & Oudeschild

Discover the beautiful villages of Texel on these sturdy and durable scooters! 

Specialty Beer Festival

Specialty Beer Festival

Den Burg
26-05-2023 - 28-05-2023

Taste the special beers from all over the country and enjoy live music.

Uitmarkt BuitenGewoon Texel

Uitmarkt BuitenGewoon Texel

Den Burg
20-05-2023

From music events to museums, come and see what Texel has to offer in terms of culture!

Texelweekend

Texelweekend

Den Burg
21-04-2023 - 23-04-2023

The equestrian event of Texel!

Hoge Berg Run

Hoge Berg Run

Den Burg
30-04-2023

Fan of running? Join the Hoge Berg Run!

Carwash Texel

Carwash Texel

Den Burg

Try the unique wash at Carwash Texel.

Summer market in Den Burg

Summer market in Den Burg

Den Burg
05-07-2023 - 30-08-2023

You don’t want to miss these fun summer markets in Den Burg!

Viking Saga

Viking Saga

Den Burg

Go on a journey with Viking Saga and find out why there were Vikings on Texel.

Segway riding

Segway riding

Den Burg

Discover Texel on a segway!

On the road with the sheep farmer

On the road with the sheep farmer

Den Burg

A fun activity for the whole family!

Fonteinsnol

Fonteinsnol

Den Burg

An amazing viewpoint and play forest for the children!

De Texelse Chocolaterie

De Texelse Chocolaterie

Den Burg

Are you also a chocolate lover? Come visit De Texelse Chocolaterie!

Escape Tours

Escape Tours

Multiple locations

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

Knapsack Tour

Knapsack Tour

Den Burg

Hit the road with a delicious filled rucksack and walk through De Hoge Berg on Texel!

Atelier Gallery Texel Art

Atelier Gallery Texel Art

Den Burg

Paintings and works of art inspired by the multi-faceted Texel!

E-kickbike

E-kickbike

De Cocksdorp and Den Burg

Explore Texel in a sporty and fast way on these electric steps!

Sheep farm De Waddel

Sheep farm De Waddel

Den Burg

Learn what it is like to be a sheep farmer on Texel!

E-Skating

E-Skating

Den Burg

Let the adrenaline flow through your body and reach high speeds while e-skating! 

Onewheelen

Onewheelen

Den Burg

Durft u de uitdaging aan? Skateboard door het mooie natuur op maar één wiel! 

MTB Route

MTB Route

De Koog

A challenging MTB route through the De Dennen forest area.

Vineyard de Kroon

Vineyard de Kroon

Den Burg

Visit the only vineyard of the Wadden Islands and taste the wines of Texel.

 Museum Gallery RAT

Museum Gallery RAT

Den Burg

Take a look at the special art made from materials washed ashore on the beach.

Tracking dogs Texel

Tracking dogs Texel

Den Burg

Follow a treasure hunt workshop, an unique activity together with your dog!

Texel blues Festival

Texel blues Festival

Den Burg
13-10-2023 - 15-10-2023

Discover the cosiness of Den Burg during Texelblues Festival and enjoy the beautiful music!!

Solex ride

Solex ride

De Cocksdorp and Den Burg

Go on a solex tour through Texel with the wind blowing through your hair and a lot of fun!

Art and Craft

Art and Craft

Den Burg

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

Sheep Farm Texel

Sheep Farm Texel

Den Burg

Discover the 25 different sheep species and find out what other fun animals live on Sheep Farm Texel.

Family Brewery

Family Brewery

Den Burg

Come and taste the honest and artisanal beers of brewery family Diks!

 Cinema Texel

Cinema Texel

Den Burg

See the latest movies at the only cinema on Texel.

De Oudheidkamer

De Oudheidkamer

Den Burg

Go back to the 16th century in this small museum in the centre of Den Burg.

Den Burg

Den Burg

Den Burg

Visit Texel's largest village and discover what Den Burg has to offer.

Cheese farm

Cheese farm

Den Burg

Enjoy the taste of real Texel cheese.

The Oysterman

The Oysterman

Den Burg

Adventurous oyster searching and harvesting under the guidance of De Oesterman.

Karting

Karting

Den Burg

Enjoying rough driving at a fast pace? Show off your driving skills during karting.

Book your stay at Texel

Enjoy a wonderful vacation on the largest Wadden Island. Go shopping in the historic center of the capital Den Burg. And don't forget to climb the church tower. Stay near Den Burg at one of the parks of De Krim Texel.