Lighthouse open in the evening

During the two autumn holiday weeks, the lighthouse is open until 9 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Grab your chance and book a time slot at dusk, in the dark or when the sun goes down and enjoy the unique view as the sky turns pink! Opening hours: between 5 pm and 9 pm on 19, 20, 21, 26, 27 and 28 October 2021. All other days from 10 am to 5 pm. Buying tickets in advance is necessary and can be done at www.vuurtorentexel.nl

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Location

Vuurtorenweg 184, 1795 LN, De Cocksdorp.


Important to know

At the lighthouse it is still necessary to buy a time slot in advance, in contrast to the other museums.


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Vuurtoren Texel

Vuurtoren Texel

Climb the lighthouse at the northernmost tip of the island and enjoy the beautiful view! It's quite a climb: six flights of stairs and 118 steps, but the reward is great. Once at the top, you look out over the North Sea, Wadden Sea, the northern part of Texel and nearby Vlieland. In clear weather you can see tens of kilometers away! On the way up you will discover the turbulent history of the tower. After being badly damaged at the end of World War II, a new cloak was built around the original tower. The inside with the beautiful cast iron stairs dates from 1864, the outside is from 1947. On the fourth floor you can walk between the old and the new wall and you can see the bullet holes. For more information and entrance prices, visit the website (vuurtorentexel.nl). Dogs and pushchairs are not allowed into the tower. There is no elevator in the tower. The path to the lighthouse is barrier-free. Wheelchair users can reach the lighthouse.

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