De Waal: Authentic Beauty in the Smallest Village of Texel
De Waal is the smallest village on Texel and is located in the heart of the island. Despite its size, the village has a lot to offer to visitors.
The village has a picturesque charm with its narrow streets and historic houses. The heart of De Waal is centered around the Hogereind. Here, you will find beautiful historic buildings, including the oldest house on Texel.
One of the main attractions in De Waal is the Cultural Historical Museum, located in the Hogereind. The museum provides insights into the rich history of Texel and offers a diverse collection that illustrates the development of the island over the centuries.
Shops and Restaurants
Although small, De Waal has several amenities. There are some local shops and a café-restaurant, located on the Hogereind, where you can enjoy local delicacies.
Every year in August, De Waal hosts the 'SomPop festival', a popular music festival that attracts visitors from the entire region.
In summary, De Waal is a charming village with a rich historical heritage and a beautiful surrounding, making it an attractive destination for anyone looking to experience the authentic side of Texel.
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 ...
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