Texel has beautiful landscapes and so much more.... So what are you waiting for?
Once there this island’s atmosphere will give you that true holiday feeling. The beaches, the peace, the quiet and charming scenery will leave you speechless. We recommend you explore the island by foot and or cycle along the beautiful streets or numerous hiking trails. See traditional Dutch farms first hand.
Texel is full of picturesque towns. De Koog is a popular seaside resort with plenty of bars and shops. Den Burgh is recommended. We recommend that you also visit the villages to the north of Texel, De Cocksdorp. In Kikkertstraat you will experience a party atmosphere.
Average summer temperature: 19 degrees
Cultural Historical Museum: Texel in years gone by....
Walking through nature reserves and De Slufter and De Muy.
Texel cheese made by sheep milk with bitter herbs.
Famous local cheeses.
A Texel based Ecomare, the centre specialises in the treatment of seals that are found in Holland.
Some animals within the centre are unable to survive in their natural habitat. In addition to visiting the centre you can walk on a variety of trails that go through the area.
Most shops can be found in Den Burg. Here there some small boutiques and Monday mornings hold a lively market in the centre.
In this town you can experience various themed markets and live music.
The most famous building of De Cocksdorp is Eierland or the Lighthouse of Texel ,a beacon of 35 metres.
Climb 153 steps to the top well worth it!
Overlooking the North Sea and the Wadden Sea, and from here you can see the beautiful island of Vlieland in the distance.
The most famous dish of Texel is definitely lamb. The secret of the success of this dish is its unique flavor: slightly salty, thanks to the air and soil in the area , it is extremely tender and juicy.