Vuurtoren in de sneeuw VVV Texel

10 x winter sports on Texel

Do sports in the Texel nature, relax in the wellness and enjoy culinary delicacies. Experience the winter sports feeling on Texel this winter! We give you 10 tips on what to do on a winter sports holiday on the island:

1. Be sporty in nature

In winter there are many active activities on the island. From beach sailing to running in the dunes. And from mountain biking in the forest to off-road e-skating. You can find all activities in our agenda.

2. Get some fresh air on the beach

Donkere lucht en woeste zee
Donkere lucht en woeste zee
Photographer: Justin Sinner

Texel is known for its wide beach, ideal for a good walk. You can pick up food and drinks from some beach pavilions. So you can warm up wonderfully with a mulled wine or hot chocolate.

3. Take a tour on the cruiser

Instead of a tour with a snowmobile, you can also rent a Texel cruiser on Texel. An electrically powered scooter with which you can discover the island in a relaxed and silent manner.

4. Relax in the sauna


What could be nicer than relaxing in the sauna after an active day on the island and then going straight to bed? Check out the options here.

5. Decide for schnitzel!

Fresh sea air and exercise make you hungry. Tip: at Café Restaurant De Slufter, for example, schnitzel with mushrooms is on the menu!

6. Try Texel schnapps

Whisky van disteleerderij De Lepelaar VVV Texel
Whisky van disteleerderij De Lepelaar VVV Texel
Photographer: De Bonte Belevenis

Did you know that Texel has its own schnapps? One of the best known is the Juttertje, a traditional herb bitters. And there are even more typical Texel drinks, take a look at a top 5 here.

7. Try Texel apple strudel

At Bakker Timmer, apple strudel is baked with apples from Texel, raisins, rum and cinnamon. A popular winter sports treat!

8. Enjoy woolness


Get yourself wrapped in wool this winter! Experience the surprising effect of real Texel sheep's wool in a wool bath.

9. Warm up by the fireplace

Photographer: De Pelikaan Vakantiewoningen

Sitting inside in your vacation home by a wood fire is certainly not a punishment. It can also be very cozy! Fireplace, cooking and playing a game.

10. Go bird watching

Can you find the special wintering birds? There is also plenty of bird watching to do in winter.
Join a bird excursion, learn all about the birds and enjoy the tranquillity of Texel's winter landscape.

We wish you a great winter sport on Texel!

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