Will you be spending your holiday on Texel soon? We give you tips on how to do so sustainably.
A good start to your sustainable stay on Texel is 'eat and shop local'! This is very possible on Texel, as many of the island's products are made locally. When eating out, for example, check in advance what's on the menu and whether it contains local products. And when shopping, make use of the farm shops and roadside stalls.
Leave the car behind and go for a bike ride. You can hire bikes (online) from the following companies.
Make use of public transport on Texel. From the ferry harbour, a bus goes to Den Burg and De Koog. There are also 130 bus stops on Texel, for which you can call the Texelhopper or book online.
Is it chilly in your accommodation? Then warm up with Texel wool socks, a nice blanket or woollen cardigan. This way you can turn the heating down a degree.
One of the trends is minimalist living, such as the popular tiny houses. Minimalised living is also possible on Texel, for example, take the train to Den Helder and use public transport on the island. Make it a challenge for yourself not to carry too much stuff on the train. Will you succeed?
Want a day without meat, or eat vegetarian or vegan? There are plenty of options on Texel!
Are you coming to cycle on Texel? Then read our five tips for fun cycling trips!
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