Sights

Sailing on the Wadden Sea

Holland Sail offers multi-day sailing trips on the IJsselmeer and the Wadden Sea. This is especially for groups of 12-48 people on board ships of the oldest historical sailing fleet in the world. The fleet consists of no less than 29 ships. Holland Sail's ships have an open and relaxed atmosphere. Holland Sail's strength lies in the expertise of the ...

Holland Sail
Stationsplein 3, Enkhuizen
tel. +31 228 312 133
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Climbing the church tower of Den Burg

In the months of July and August, every Monday and Wednesday between 10:00 and 16:00 hrs, you can climb the village tower. Result: A stunning view!

Binnenburg, Den Burg
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Ecomare

How nice that you are coming to Ecomare! Are you coming to see the seals, porpoises and other marine animals? Or do you want to learn more about Wadden Sea World Heritage, the North Sea and nature on Texel? All of these things are possible at Ecomare. In the calendar you can see the daily activities. Get a discount by purchasing tickets in advance. Check out the range of excursions; ...

Ruijslaan 92, De Koog - Texel
tel. +31 222 317 741
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Outdoor pool Molenkoog

Texel has a beautiful and large outdoor swimming pool where you can swim, slide down the giant slide and simply have a lot of fun! For the littlest ones there is also plenty to do. With a paddling pool and a large play and sunbathing area, the kids will certainly not get bored. There is also table tennis, air trampoline, a sandbox and a swimming pool kiosk and a spacious terrace to enjoy. ...

Openlucht zwembad Molenkoog
Slingerweg 41, Den Burg
tel. +31 222 313 373
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Lighthouse Eierland Texel

The bold red lighthouse on the northern tip of the island is for many people the symbol of Texel. The lighthouse is almost year-round daily open to visitors. Magnificent views After taking the staircase of 153 steps a magnificent view awaits you ; over the North Sea, Wadden Sea and the nearby ...

Vuurtoren Texel
Vuurtorenweg 184, De Cocksdorp
tel. +31 222 317 741
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Beachcombing Museum Flora

In the first, real and biggest beachcombing museum in the world, real beachcombers tell their experiences and wanderings on the beach. Flora has findings of more than 70 years, and is well worth visiting! Beachcombing Stories The beachcomber tells about his exciting trips at ungodly hours on the Texel beach.

Juttersmuseum Flora
Pontweg 143, De Koog
tel. +31 222 321 230
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Wadden Sea harbor Texel

The welcoming passers port of Oudeschild offers modern comfort and separate berths. It even has its own tidal beach. The ideal destination for enthusiasts of the Wadden Sea and the beautiful island of Texel. You're also more than welcome in the Wadden sea harbor Texel during the high season. There are many free ...

Haven 26, Oudeschild
tel. +31 222 321 227
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Pick them Yourself Garden

In the 'Pick them yourself garden' on Texel you can pick your own fruits, vegetables and flowers straight from the garden. You can't get any fresher and healthier than that! After picking you can relax comfortably on the terrace, and there's a playground including excavators for children. Farm shop In the little farm shop you can find all kinds of ...

Middellandseweg 4, Oudeschild
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LOMT Aerospace & War Museum Texel

Learn all about the history of aviation before and after WWII. Admire old and new planes, war elements and much more. Find out what life was like in time of war, what happened, which weapons were used, where people found shelter, what they ate, what happened with aviation during the war and many more interesting facts.

LOMT Luchtvaart & Oorlogs Museum Texel
Postweg 126, De Cocksdorp
tel. +31 222 311 689
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Waddenhoppen

All five Dutch Frisian Islands are wonderful to visit. On Texel, Vlieland, Terschelling, Ameland and Schiermonnikoog you will always find the ...

Culture History Museum Texel

You can see various authentic farm wagons, carriages in the museum, as well as sleighs and old farm machinery which were once used on the island of Texel. You can also see all kinds of machines and tools for milk processing, and cheese and butter-making. And see how people lived and worked on a farm 100 years ago. In particularly the role of women in ...

Cultuurhistorisch Museum Texel
Hogereind 6, De Waal - Texel
tel. +31 222 312 951
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Paracentrum Texel

Of je nu wilt leren parachutespringen, een tandemsprong wilt maken of al vele sprongen hebt, Paracentrum Texel heeft alles om uw sprong tot een succes te maken. De mooiste locatie van Nederland en de gezelligste en professioneelste instructeurs, die leven van en voor het springen.

Postweg 128, De Cocksdorp
tel. +31 222 311 464
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Landgoed de Bonte Belevenis

The ‘Bonte Belevenis’ Estate lies in the midst of beautiful countryside, up against the dunes that border on the picturesque village of Den Hoorn. Two characteristic farmyard barns are home to several trades and crafts, including a chandler’s, a soap works, a paper mill, a bakery, a brewery and a distillery. You will find the craftsmen busy plying their trades ...

Landgoed De BONTE Belevenis
Rommelpot 11, Den Hoorn
tel. +31 222 314 180
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Oudheidkamer

If you come to Texel it's certainly worthwhile to pay a visit to the Oudheidkamer (Antiquity Room). The building where the Oudheidkamer is located dates from about 1599, and is just outside the village. Take a step back in time, and find out how the people of Texel used to live. Sleeping in a bedstead, ...

Kogerstraat 1, Den Burg
tel. +31 222 313 135
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Wadlopen

What is a nicer way to enjoy the nature in the Wadden-region than by mudhiking? Strolling through the mud on a way to an island... It's dangerous to go on a mudhiking tour without a guide. There are 6 organizations that have mudhiking tours. They offer all kinds of tours on/over the Wadden Sea. These tours vary in length, time and heaviness. We wish you lots of fun on the Wadden Sea...