Lonely Planet describes Texel as one of the most beautiful destinations in Europe! Texel has beaten many of Europe's destinations and gained a place in the top 10 of the Lonely Planet Best in Europe.
Texel is in the European top 10, alongside destinations like Venice in Italy, Extremadura in Spain and the Dordogne in France.
"Off the beaten track"
Texel is famous for its lovely long beaches, excellent ferry connection with the mainland and beautiful nature reserves. It is well-known for the care and attention taken to protect the nature there too. Lonely Planet is also enthusiastic about the island's accommodation and the bars and restaurants that showcase the very best in local products. Lonely Planet calls Texel an 'off the beaten track' destination.
Also see the great short film made in honour of this occasion!