Texel has a versatile landscape that is beautiful in all seasons, picturesque villages with cozy terraces and restaurants, beautiful nature, fresh air, space and many relaxation options.

Once you've fallen for the island's charms, you'll come back. Sometimes several times a year. Because Texel has a lot to offer in all seasons.

Activities on Texel

Texel has more than 150 km of cycling paths. There are also various marked hiking routes. There is plenty to do on the island for sports enthusiasts, such as horseback riding, catamaran sailing, parachuting, karting, paintball and climbing.

Tip for small children: Take a walk on the famous Sommeltjespad!

Shopping and Dining Texel
Shopping & Culinary

Taste the island atmosphere in the various villages, such as in Oosterend and Oudeschild.

In Den Burg you will find a market on Monday mornings and it is great shopping there, but also in the other villages such as De Koog, Den Hoorn and De Cocksdorp, you can relax on a terrace, visit a museum or enjoy culinary delights. to enjoy during your holiday on Texel.

Visit the Texel Beaches
Sun & Beach

A day at the beach or a breath of fresh air? 

There are several beach entrances, where, among other things, beach pavilions are located. Some are even open all year round!

Lifeguards are present on most beaches in the summer.

Texel is one of the easiest to reach Waddeneilanden. From Den Helder you can sail to our beautiful island in just 20 minutes. The ferry is accessible to cars, cyclists and pedestrians. For more information, see www.teso.nl and buy your e-Ticket online.