The Island Texel
Holiday for the whole family
Woods, dunes, beach, heath, ... ... Texel is the Netherlands on his small way. The boattrip from Den Helder to Texel takes + / - 30 minutes. Texel is the largest and most diverse island of the Netherlands. The island has seven villages with a total population of about 15,000.
On Texel you won't feel bored. Hiking, biking, parachuting, lazing on the beach, catamaran sailing or just relaxing with a book on one of the many terraces: Everything is possible.
The Cocksdorp is the northernmost village of Texel. Several restaurants and shops including a supermarket and post office are available. In the high season, every Thursday a "Durper market.
The lighthouse and the beach about 3 km from De Cocksdorp. On the beach there is also a sailing school and from here you can make the trip to Vlieland.
De Koog is the Beachresort of Texel. Especially the summer nightlife takes off. Besides the beach you can find many shops and bars. In summer, every Tuesday a market.Near the Koog you find the sealcenter Ecomare .
Den Burg is the capital of Texel. Here are main stores. Maandagochtond market is held each summer on Wednesday and in a folk market. In Den Burg is such a cinema, swimming pool and library and many restaurants
Den Hoorn is a small village where you will take to velemonumentale small buildings. There are few restaurants. A special experience in a cabaret dinner theater restaurant Cliff 12. Near the beach you can look at an old lookout. In the high season every Thursday Hoornder market.
De Waal is the smallest village of Texel with a special attraction the Truck and Agricultural Museum.
Many monumental buildings define the character of Oosterend. Oosterend is notable for its many churches. Also you can visit the oldest church of Texel. Or just sit on 1 of the gezeligge terraces. In the summer there every two weeks to mark zaterday morning a mess.
Oudeschild is the fishing village of the island. From the harbor you can also make a trip with a shrimp cutter or a seal trip. You can also visit the Maritime Museum and Jutters or visit Texeler how quilts are made.
Arrival of the ferry port of Den Helder. Dutch Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ) is located at 't Horntje. In 't Horntje find a bus station and taxi instead, but you can also rent a bicycle.
Paal 21 child-friendly beachrestaurant of Texel.
In Beachrestaurant Beach-Inn do you have the peace and tranquility on the beach when someone deserves it \ she is on vacation. Furthermore, all facilities are available for a good beach day.