In search of issues to do on Texel Netherlands? I just lately visited this island within the Netherlands and located many nice issues to do and eat on Texel!

The under submit dives into the right way to get to Texel, the right way to get round Texel, issues to do on Texel, eating places on Texel and locations to remain – it’s a fairly full information to Texel!

Right here’s how my journey to Texel began:

I missed the ferry by 3 minutes!

If I had arrived 3 minutes earlier, I might have caught the ferry to Texel. And a journey to Texel is unquestionably a sensible choice! 

Lacking the ferry was no drawback, which will get us straight to the primary helpful information whenever you need to spend your trip on Texel…

How one can get to Texel

Texel is an island, a bit a couple of hour North of Amsterdam within the Netherlands. You possibly can simply attain it by automobile or through prepare to Den Helder. While you arrive in Den Helder, there’s a ferry crossing each 30 – 60 minutes. In the meanwhile they anticipate extra vacationers, in order that they function the quick route with two ferries.

It’s simple to only drive there and see which ferry you’ll make, particularly when you already purchased your ferry ticket on-line. Together with your on-line ticket you don’t want to attend in line to purchase one on arrival. You possibly can even register the license plate, which opens the limitations faster for you through a video figuring out system. 

And the tickets purchased are return tickets. So that you solely want to purchase one.

Ferry ticket costs to Texel:

  • Passenger automobile: ~€25 (touring to Texel on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday)
  • Passenger automobile: ~€37 (touring to Texel on Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Monday)
  • Motorbike: ~€8.20 – €11
  • Pedestrians: ~€2.50 (3 years of age & youthful journey without cost)
  • Cyclists: ~€5

Discover extra information on-line at

In the event you ought to come by prepare, there’s a bus shuttle from Den Helder prepare station to the ferry. And when leaving the ferry on Texel, there may be additionally a properly timed bus on arrival.

Getting round Texel

Texel is a comparatively large island, in comparison with others within the area, which is sweet, because it supplies a number of actions and selection. Nonetheless, it’s sufficiently small that you may attain the totally different components of the island simply and shortly by automobile, bicycle or public transport.

The island of Texel is 23.7 km lengthy and 9.6 km large and it’s flat, making biking a terrific choice. You would possibly need to lease an e-bike although, because the winds can get sturdy. Texel supplies nice biking infrastructure with biking paths in every single place, and the inns often present protected parking areas, too.

Exploring Texel with your individual automobile

If you wish to be actually versatile and free, you likely will resolve to reach by automobile. You have got your baggage drawback solved and may journey any time you like. On the other, you must anticipate to face in line when leaving the island with the numerous different vehicles. Plus, you must gasoline up your automobile, discover parking areas and pay for these.

There may be not a loopy quantity of site visitors within the shoulder season, so discovering parking areas received’t be a difficulty. However I may think about that it seems totally different in excessive season and that’s the place it is likely to be smarter to return by prepare, or a minimum of park your automobile for good whereas exploring the island. 

Texel supplies their visitors with a parking vignet. You get that one on-line and it prices €2.50 per hour, €10 per day, €20 per week (8 days legitimate) and €30 for the annual card. At some spots you’re solely allowed to park for 2 hours. There it’s good to add the parking disc.

You enter your quantity plate when buying the e-vignet and the remainder is taken care of robotically. Your quantity plate turns into the parking allow.

Get your Texel parking vignet right here

Electrical vehicles have gotten increasingly more widespread in Europe. In the event you arrive or lease an e-Automobile, then the VVV Google map with EV charging stations will probably be very useful.

And also you’ll get common gasoline right here:

Exploring Texel by bicycle

There are round 145 km of biking paths on Texel. So convey your individual bike or lease one in one of many many bicycle renting outlets, which you’ll discover on arrival on the ferry or within the cities and villages. The VVV Texel supplies a great overview record here. Associates selected the “van der Linde” retailer in Den Burg and had been very proud of the standard of their e-bikes and repair. There are additionally e-bike tours of the island.

Texel has a terrific biking route community. There are 57 biking junctions and every has simple to learn and comprehensible indicators, which lead you the place you need to go. At every junction you’ll be able to select your course and route, which you possibly can additionally arrange by yourself earlier than.

The VVV Texel additionally recommends 4 bike and 10 mountain climbing trails, the place you’ll see the highlights of Texel.

When planning your individual route, merely add up the kilometers between junction factors from the scanned map and ensure to finish the place you’ve gotten began.

Or, you may also hire an e-scooter for the day!

Exploring Texel by public transport

Utilizing public transport is one other nice option to discover the island, even for households!

There are two choices:

  • The common bus, which takes you with out reservation from the ferry to Den Burg & to De Koog at fastened occasions.
  • The smaller Texelhopper bus goes just about in every single place else with 130 doable stops. Use their app (android / ios) or website to e-book & pay your route (minimal half-hour earlier than you want to depart). You possibly can additionally pay within the bus or in a retailer.

They function between 5am and 10pm.

Let’s get to the Texel public transport costs:

  • Single experience: €3
  • Day ticket: €7.50
  • Household ticket: €17.50 (2 adults, max. 3 youngsters (4-11)) per day
  • Week ticket: €37.50

Fairly cool, proper?

Good to find out about transport on Texel

In the event you arrive by prepare in Den Helder, the bus journey to the ferry prices €3 and it consists of the return journey again to the prepare station after your vacation.

Make sure that to enter & go away the ferry all the time on the suitable aspect, with the intention to catch the buses on time!

Issues to do on Texel

There are various thrilling issues to do on Texel. You already know that it’s a really cycling-friendly island. So it is smart to mix biking with visiting the native sights.

I personally like to get misplaced and discover a vacation spot confidently. Often you’ll come across many widespread factors of curiosity like that as effectively, but in addition discover many others.

Biking is an effective way to do that, as you’re nearer to your environment and also you hear, scent and discover extra little journey gems. Plus, it’s simpler to cease or perform a little detour (and, you’ll cowl extra floor than strolling).

Lighthouse Texel

The Texel Lighthouse is a must-see… hey, it’s a lighthouse! And other people love lighthouses.

In the event you do as effectively, then head to the far North of the Island and ensure to have sufficient time with the intention to climb the 118 stairs to the highest of the lighthouse. From the highest you’ll get a terrific view in direction of the North Sea and Vlieland. Within the South you’ll see the Wadden Sea. And confidently, you would possibly even see the handfuls of windmills within the South-East, which stand within the IJsselmeer.

However there may be extra to discover than ‘solely’ the good panorama view. The lighthouse is stuffed with historical past. It was underneath heavy fireplace in World Warfare 2, even after it ended. To maintain the lighthouse, they needed to construct a second outer wall. At one half you’ll be able to stroll between the 2 partitions across the tower. There you’ll be capable of spot a number of bullet holes within the wall.

Climbing the historic and riveted metal stairs to catch the wind on the high is value it!

Entrance: €5
Location: Vuurtorenweg 184, 1795 LN De Cocksdorp, Netherlands
Plus code: 5VJ4+V5

Ecomare – Seal Sanctuary & Nature Museum – Seal Feeding

Optimistically, you would possibly be capable of spot seals when visiting Texel. However bear in mind, you’re on a North Sea Island.  😉  In case you are not that fortunate, then no worries, as you’ll be able to go to Ecomare.

Ecomare is the oldest seal sanctuary in Europe and it lies fantastically hidden between the dunes.

They’ve a number of out of doors swimming pools the place you’ll be able to see the seals. There are even two swimming pools, the place you watch the swimming abilities of the seals from beneath the water. Fairly spectacular!

Ecomare takes care of injured seals and so they assist the seals return to the wild after they’re prepared. The smaller ones get fed in an additional space, which you’ll be able to see via a window.

Other than the seals, you’ll be able to see birds, fish and different marine animals up shut at Ecomare.

Exterior is a chook care heart, the place sick, injured, weakened and oil-polluted birds can regain their energy, earlier than they get launched into nature once more.

If it ought to rain in between, there’s a Nature Museum inside, the place you’ll be able to uncover every thing concerning the UNESCO World Heritage Wadden Sea, the North Sea and Texel.

And there are additionally a number of aquariums on the decrease degree, which include totally different species of fish, shellfish, mussels and starfish. You possibly can stroll round these properly and observe the totally different animals.

Make sure that to be there at 11 am or 3 pm, as that’s when you’ll be able to see how the seals get fed. That is undoubtedly a spotlight for teenagers and adults.

There may be additionally a cool “ebb-and-flow” playground, the place the youngsters can play with the tides. Or you’ll be able to head into the dunes. You possibly can resolve between a enjoyable and difficult youngsters’s hike or a 1.5 km spherical hike.

Entrance: €14 adults; €10 youngsters (4-13 years)
Location: Ruijslaan 92, 1796 AZ De Koog, Netherlands
Plus code: 3PHW+54

Schapenboerderij Texel

When did you final get to cuddle a lamb? 

I liked attending to spend time with these little guys on the Schapenboerderij Texel Sheep Farm within the Netherlands. The farm is dwelling to greater than 25 totally different breeds of sheep – earlier than visiting I didn’t know that many existed!

Earlier than going, my expectations had been fairly low. I imply, what are you able to anticipate when somebody invitations you to stroke lambs?

After I arrived, there have been already a number of vehicles within the parking area. At that second I anticipated a fairly touristy attraction the place you’ll discover a number of lambs behind fences and with a number of chosen ones, which youngsters can contact a bit.

And I used to be so flawed!

A hen welcomed us on the entrance, which hopped onto the entrance desk. Truly, there have been a number of hens and roosters working round. And I assumed it’s solely concerning the sheep right here.

While you stroll additional, you must make certain to not stumble over sheep as effectively. There are fairly a number of working round freely. Others take it extra relaxed of their stables, which you’ll be able to go to. You possibly can stroke the totally different sheep and lambs.

Exterior you’ll additionally discover 2-3 ponies, which the youngsters can experience on. There may be additionally a fairly cool space for teenagers, the place they will run round and play, even on a tractor and forklift. One other spotlight are the demonstrations of herding the sheep with the Australian Kelpie Sheepdogs.

And perhaps the very best is the cafe, the place you’ll be able to sit down, drink a espresso and eat some cake – whereas the youngsters are having a enjoyable time exterior!

It’s an outstanding exercise for teenagers and fogeys!

Entrance: €6 adults; youngsters: €5 (2-12 years)
Location: Schapenboerderij Texel, Pontweg 77, 1791 LA Den Burg
Plus code: 2QRW+G6

Shrimp boat tour

Who fancies a scrumptious shrimp cocktail? Have you ever ever made your individual? It’s simpler than you assume, proper? Until you additionally should catch your individual shrimps.

Effectively, now you get a superb alternative to do that, or a minimum of stand proper subsequent to the consultants on the TX 10 Emmie or TX 20 Walrus (shrimp cutters).

Quickly after leaving the harbor in Oudeschild, you’ll see how the crew solid the nets into the water to catch the shrimps.

The vessel is an authentic fishing vessel, so not a vacationer attraction. Although they modified it barely, in order that there are sufficient seating areas to relaxation safely. 

The vessel slows down within the Wadden Sea and the 2 nets slowly roll over the bottom. The larger and faster fish will flee away, however others will land within the internet. Other than the shrimps, you’ll be capable of catch starfish, crabs, flatfish, gurnards, petrels and it may even occur that the crew catches a sand shark.

After a few minutes, the nets are pulled in and also you’ll be capable of see what the catch of the day is.

The entire catch will get sorted, whereas the crew explains a bit extra concerning the totally different animals. The fish, crabs and starfish return into the water alive and the youngsters may also help the crew right here. However the shrimps get boiled in sizzling water if you are on board. And after 10 minutes they’re able to be peeled and eaten by you. You possibly can’t get them brisker than that!

And you probably have caught sufficient, you’ll be able to take some dwelling. So you’ll be able to create your individual shrimp cocktail.

This exercise is definitely additionally a enjoyable one when the climate isn’t vivid and sunny. A correct fisherman doesn’t thoughts getting a little bit moist. So convey the suitable garments and go for it it doesn’t matter what the climate seems like!

Tickets: €20 adults; €15 youngsters (3-12 years)
Instances: 10:30 am and a couple of pm; make certain to be there 15-20 minutes earlier; 2 hour boat experience;
Location: Haven 8, 1792 AE Oudeschild, Netherlands
Plus code: 2RQX+PW Oudeschild, Netherlands

Nationwide Park Dunes – De Slufter

The Dutch discovered their option to reside with the ocean. Enormous components of the Netherlands are beneath sea degree and folks can solely reside there due to a pumping and dam system, which pushes and retains the water out.

It’s the identical for Texel. There are seven pumps on the island which make the island ‘livable’.

There may be one spot in your complete Netherlands coast, which has an open connection to the ocean and that’s De Slufter.

Okay, there additionally, you will discover a dam behind it, however they’ve a comparatively massive open sea gate. When there are storms or spring floods, the creek system of De Slufter will get flooded, which occurs often within the yr.

The biggest half is a breeding and resting space for birds. However there may be additionally a giant half, which is open for guests and the place you’ll be able to freely stroll round. Simply just remember to don’t cross into the protected zones.

There’s a lookout and a number of other paths, even one which is wheelchair accessible.

Take a stroll and see which crops and animals you’ll be able to spot. Be careful for sea lavender, marsh samphire, saltmarsh, eider duck, shelduck, avocet and perhaps even a seal close to the gully.

Make sure that to put on waterproof footwear, as it may well get muddy and moist and perhaps you even have binoculars.

One spotlight is to see De Slufter in July and August, when the seaside lilac and grass carnations are in bloom and switch the entire space purple-pink.

Additionally the Flora Seaside Property Museum has a pleasant out of doors space. As there are fairly a number of buildings, I might place it within the record with…

Climate adjustments shortly on the coast and particularly on islands. It’s no totally different on Texel. 

So it’s good to be effectively ready with totally different actions. The sheep farm, Ecomare and the lighthouse are enjoyable issues to do on Texel which mix the within and the surface areas.

After which there are nonetheless different points-of-interests, which I might suggest for wet days. Right here are some things to do on Texel on wet days.

Flora seaside property museum

I can’t bear in mind after I final jumped into an oil rig escape pod. That’s as a result of I’ve by no means performed that and I assume you haven’t both.

In the event you’re taken with what it seems like in a type of escape pods, then make certain to go to the Maritiem-en Juttersmuseum Flora

It’s solely one of many highlights, as there may be sooooo rather more to discover!

I used to be shocked by all of the totally different seaside finds, which have been collected during the last 80+ years. Other than a number of “trash”, there are fairly a number of gems you’ll spot. 

I’m fairly certain that the house owners Judith and André will probably be indignant with me now, as I referred to as a few of their collected objects “trash”. And I apologize instantly, because it’s probably not trash in the best way we all know it. Other than the actually fascinating objects, it’s simply unhappy to see how a lot stuff will get washed ashore.

There’s a “tree” with used rubber gloves and a whole wall embellished with working helmets for instance.

The museum is sort of a totally different world, a world of beachcombers and ship strandings.

The rooms are stuffed from high to backside with unbelievable and unbelievable objects, like indicators, dollies (even for intercourse), fenders, rescue rings, swimming fins, flip flops, flags, toboggans…  And sure, even an escape pod from an oil rig was discovered on the seaside.

It’s a terrific place for younger and outdated. The youthful ones can do a scavenger hunt, play some video games and there’s a nice playground exterior.

And if you’re hungry or thirsty, there may be additionally a restaurant inside.

Tickets: €6.50 adults; €5.25 youngsters (4-11 years)
Location: Pontweg 141A, 1796 MA De Koog, Netherlands

Wezenspyk cheese farm

Love goes via the abdomen, proper? So make certain to go to the Wezenspyk Cheese Farm.

The Wezenspyk household has produced cheese for over 35 years now and you’ll select from over 13 totally different varieties. Some examples can be cheese together with nettle, mustard, caraway, sambal, Jalapeno, salt aster and I selected to purchase one with garlic. 

Their cheese is made with the milk from native cows, principally their very own, and sheep from different Texel farmers. And so they additionally produce one cheese with mainland goat milk.

While you enter, you’ll be able to watch how the consultants produce the cheese of their dairy via a giant window. In a room behind the dairy, the cheese is saved, earlier than you’ll be able to try to purchase it of their little store.

There are 2-3 totally different flavors you’ll be able to style instantly otherwise you merely purchase a number of items and make your individual cheese tasting at dwelling. There are additionally smaller cheese variations, that are nice as items.

When you’ve got some further time, make certain to go to their Cheese Cafe. I haven’t tried it, however buddies really useful their cheese fondue. I selected a cheese biscuit form of cake, which was actually good as effectively.

Nevertheless it’s not nearly consuming and making an attempt out totally different cheese kinds. You may as well get smarter right here, as they’ve their very own little Sheep museum, which you’ll discover after a brief stroll through their sheep-landscape-trail. In the event you stroll the entire path, it’s 3 km lengthy and features a enjoyable rope ferry, with the intention to cross the canal. 

That path and museum is free and enjoyable for small and massive.

Location: Hoornderweg 29, 1791 PM Den Burg, Netherlands
Plus code: 2QMQ+84

“Texels” brewery

Regardless of the place you’ll go, you’ll discover Texel’s Special Beers. There are 12 totally different tastes to select from, however not a single Pils, as that’s what sufficient different brew masters give attention to.

In the event you go to Texel greater than as soon as, make certain to go to within the totally different seasons, as you’ll then be capable of drink a special Texel beer every time. And when you’re fortunate, you would possibly be capable of drink their “Secret” beer. That’s a totally new one then, which could discover its approach into larger manufacturing. However this additionally relies upon a bit on you. You received’t discover out the title or the rest, however your trustworthy suggestions is appreciated.

The most well-liked one is the Texels Skuumkoppe. That one is a top-fermented darkish wheat beer. And naturally it’s brewed from pure substances comparable to barley from Texel. The title ‘Skuumkoppe’ is from the white foam crowns on the waves… and sure, a correct beer wants a great cowl of froth, which retains the beer recent and engaging.

Like I stated, there are numerous ones to style. One good option to style a number of totally different ones is by becoming a member of a brewery tour, which features a tasting on the finish. That approach, you’ll discover out extra concerning the historical past of the brewery, which was really a milk manufacturing unit earlier than. The tasting itself consists of the pairing with a number of totally different snacks within the tasting room. That’s clearly the spotlight, however wanting over the shoulders of the brew masters and discovering out extra concerning the historical past and background of Texel beer was additionally actually fascinating.

Enjoyable reality: There isn’t sufficient freshwater on the island of Texel to brew a lot beer. So the brewery has their very own pipeline via the ocean, which delivers them with recent dune water from the mainland. 

The grain, which will get used to brew the beer, grows on a number of farms on Texel. Within the brewing course of, you’ll get the leftover treber. And that treber will get eaten by the Texel sheep once more.

Brewery Tour Tickets: €12.50 per particular person (youngsters 5 years and youthful are freed from cost)
Location: Schilderweg 214 b, 1792 CK Oudeschild, Netherlands
Plus code: 2RVH+P3

Nice eating places on Texel

To be trustworthy, the Dutch delicacies isn’t actually widespread. Effectively, I’ve skilled it in another way now and it was actually yummy. Not simply that, it was a terrific expertise and in nice places!

Let’s begin with…

Drank- en Spijslokaal ‘t Schoutenhuys

The Schoutenhuys restaurant is centrally situated in Den Burg and also you received’t discover a normal menu right here. You’ll expertise Texel tapas in Asian fashion. Sure, what a cool mixture, proper? However I believe this explains the six programs finest, except you select a smaller menu or a la carte. Every course features a form of “tapas”, which the chef prepares with native substances and which will get introduced in an Asian fashion, which may then appear to be sushi rolls, Asian noodles or dumplings.

Pair these six totally different programs with 5 becoming wines. Oh… you assume one wine is lacking for the desert? No, simply order the native Schnapps and also you’ll have the right nightcap.

The proprietor isn’t just a wine skilled, however he additionally loves beers. So as an alternative of a wine pairing, you even have the choice to go for a beer pairing. With every course you’ll be served an identical beer.

Additionally, you will love the inside of the restaurant, as you really breathe in historical past right here. The ‘t Schoutenuys dates again to the yr 1652 and it’s the oldest stone home of Texel. The richly embellished entrance door stands out as effectively and is its personal spotlight.

You possibly can’t select flawed and also you’ll obtain an unforgettable culinary night!

Discover an unique recipe from our desert on the backside of the submit.

Location: Vismarkt 1, 1791 CD Den Burg, Netherlands
Plus code: 3Q3W+MR

Paal 17 Aan Zee

Texel is an island and islands are about seaside life. And it received’t get higher when you can pair a sundown on the seaside with a tremendous dinner expertise.

You’ll discover Paal 17 Aan Zee on the West Coast and proper on the seaside, which is 30 kilometer lengthy. Strolling alongside the seaside to get there may take a while and make you are feeling hungry.

There are a number of seating choices. If the climate is sweet, go for a desk exterior. There may be additionally a pleasant seating space inside, which incorporates large home windows with the intention to view the ocean.

You’ll get a terrific sundown view on the primary degree, which is cozy and in addition has a small terrace.

The restaurant on the primary degree serves you a culinary multi-course dinner expertise, paired with high quality wines. You possibly can select between the 4, 5 or 6 meal menu (or a la carte) and it’s a tricky determination. The cooks are utilizing principally native substances from Texel, together with native caught fish.

I actually preferred the tuna tartare (clearly not native, however nonetheless actually good). The meat tenderloin, which adopted, was additionally glorious.

Although all of the eating places we visited had been excellent, this one was my favourite.

Location: Ruijslaan 94, 1796 AZ De Koog, Netherlands
Plus code: 3PJP+8F

Gastropaviljoen XV – Paal 15

When you’ve gotten had one lunch or dinner on the seaside, you will have a second one!

The Gastropaviljoen XV – Paal 15 is one other glorious selection, because it welcomes you with a really particular environment.

It jogged my memory a little bit of a contemporary ski hut, as the inside has a number of wooden, clear design, cozy couches, a welcoming hearth, however… enormous home windows to observe the waves. An excellent place to chill out and luxuriate in a tasty meal, particularly after a stroll alongside the shore.

There may be additionally a pleasant terrace to take a seat exterior.

With the open kitchen you’ll be able to see how the group prepares all these actually tasty dishes, like shrimp cocktail or sous-vide venison steak. Whereas I usually choose starters greater than desserts, my favourite dish was the cheesecake with mango, black sesame, lime sorbet and chili jam. What a mixture of flavors! And so yummy!

If you wish to take pleasure in some advantageous eating on the sea, that is one other good selection.

Location: Westerslag 4, 1791 PP Den Burg, Netherlands
Plus code: 3P7F+VJ

Strandpavillon Paal 9

When you’ve gotten had two lunches or dinners on the seaside, you will have a 3rd one!

And what a shock, with Paal 9 I can suggest you one other good seaside location to fulfill your starvation. 

However let’s begin with the arrival. It’s important to cycle or drive via the dunes to get right here. Such a ravishing panorama. You may also see some Scottish Highlanders strolling round.

Paal 9 is a seaside pavilion how you’ll anticipate it. Not particularly chick, however with cozy components and naturally the attractive seaview.

The employees is tremendous pleasant and to help them, you’ll be able to order your drinks and meals through QR code.

I made a decision to go for the Hamburger, which is made with their very own Black Angus beef and will get served with do-it-yourself pickles. The sandwiches additionally regarded actually good.

A pleasant further contact is that they’ve taken further care of the ecological footprint after they reopened their pavilion. Guess, for instance, the place they get their cheese from? When you’ve got no thought, learn the actions and issues to do part additional up on this submit and lookout for the cheese.

Location: Hoornderslag 8, 1797 RT Den Hoorn Texel, Netherlands
Plus code: 2PC6+FF

The place to remain on Texel

There’s a enormous number of totally different lodging varieties on Texel.

We stayed on the…

Resort De Lindeboom

The Hotel De Lindeboom is centrally situated on the island and within the heart of Den Burg. The outdated constructing is from 1891 and it’s additionally the place you’ll discover breakfast within the morning and the place you’ll be able to have lunch or dinner or just drinks within the night. Their second restaurant is the wonderful Schoutenhuys. See the part additional above.

In addition they have a pleasant sunny terrace.

I stayed within the newer constructing in considered one of their fashionable Deluxe Rooms. The mattress was welcoming and mushy, good after a day filled with enjoyable actions. The bathtub had a bath and a rainshower. The one factor I missed was a second selection of pillow, however I’m certain I may have gotten one if I requested.

They’ve all kinds of various room varieties. There are even rooms the place you’ve gotten your individual non-public sauna.

The breakfast had every thing to supply what I used to be on the lookout for. A good selection of bread, cereals, fruits, bread toppings and drinks.

The placement makes it a great hub to discover Den Burg, as you simply should step exterior and you’re within the heart of the city. You possibly can wander via the alleys with all of the totally different outlets and cafes. 

And when you ought to arrive by automobile, allow them to know upfront, as they’ve a number of parking locations behind the resort.

Den Burg is within the heart of the island and it’s simple to succeed in, additionally from the ferry, which makes Resort De Lindeboom a terrific option to discover the entire island.

Location: Groeneplaats 14, 1791 CC Den Burg, Netherlands
Plus code: 3Q3W+MQ

Book your stay at Hotel De Lindeboom

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Get your Texel expertise at dwelling with this recipe:

Prep Time:
20 minutes

Cook dinner Time:
1 hour

Further Time:
10 minutes

Whole Time:
1 hour half-hour

I visited the island Texel within the Netherlands and loved a 6 course menu on the Schoutenhuys restaurant.

They serve native delicacies in Asian fashion within the dimension of tapas.

As a desert we received served the very scrumptious Spekkoek (bacon cake).

The recipe is from the cookbook “Kleine gerechten uit de indische keuken” by Ciska Kress.


  • 500g butter
  • 10 eggs
  • 500g white advantageous sugar (Basterdsuiker)
  • 250g wheat flour
  • 5 tsp anise powder
  • 10 tsp cinnamon
  • 5 tsp clove powder
  • 3 tsp nutmeg powder
  • 2 ½ tsp cardamom powder


For this recipe you want an oven the place you’ll be able to function high and backside warmth individually.
Use a springform pan with 22 cm.

  1. First, cream the butter with a mixer till easy. Separate the eggs and add the egg yolks and the advantageous sugar to the butter.
  2. Beat the combination for about 10 minutes with the mixer.
  3. Beat the egg whites and add them, then add the flour. Combine this dough effectively.
  4. Divide the dough into two halves, add all of the spices to 1 half.
  5. Preheat the oven to 275 levels for 10 minutes.
  6. Grease the springform pan with butter. Now set the oven to the bottom setting (125 levels). Bake the primary skinny layer within the oven for 3 to 4 minutes with backside warmth solely.
  7. Then flip off the underside warmth and activate the highest warmth. Bake alternating brown and white layers, about 18 to twenty whole. You possibly can anticipate 3 minutes of baking time per layer.
    In whole, the baking course of will take about 50-60 minutes.
  8. When the springform pan is totally full, flip off the highest warmth and activate the underside warmth.

    So let the cake relaxation for an additional 5 to 10 minutes at 125 levels.

    Let the cake cool and reduce into skinny slices.

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