'Fort De Schans' is a beautiful piece of heritage built in 1574, commissioned by William of Orange. The fort was intended to protect the Rede van Texel against the Spaniards but also served as a court and prison. From the public road you can see the fort and the support forts. Take a walk over the star-shaped fortress, which is freely accessible to walkers from sunrise to sunset.
Learn what it is like to be a sheep farmer on Texel!
Discover everything about the Texel sheep farming during a walk in the open-air museum.
An annual event that is celebrated in every village.
Go back to the 16th century in this small museum in the centre of Den Burg.
Editors De Krim Texel
Update: December 7, 2020 14:00