Texel is the largest Wadden Island of the Netherlands. The island is on average 8 km wide and 20 km long and thus has a surface area of about 170 km². The island has 30 kilometres of beach and is therefore a perfect destination for beach lovers.
But there is much more to do on this beautiful Wadden Island. Choose your favourite activity from the list below.
Cycling and walking
Texel is a paradise for walkers and cyclists. There are lots of hiking trails and cycling routes.
Places of interest
Texels has a lot of places of interest. Take a look at the selection.
There is an amazing range of sportive activities on Texel. Just take a look.
Birdwatching on Texel
Texel is well-known as an island for birders. Hundreds of species are seen on the island.
Den Burg is the ‘capital’ of the island with various unique shops. But in De Cocksdorp there is a supermarket for your daily shopping.
Art and culture
The unique atmosphere on the island has always inspired artists to create beautiful art.