Texel still has real dark skies. This makes it a fantastic location for Nacht van de Nacht, a night sky event to raise light pollution awareness, which is yearly in October. On this night, there are lots of fun, special activities being organised on the island:
Once a year, during the Night of the Night, the tower is open in the evening. From the Texel lighthouse, you can see the lighthouses of Den Helder, Vlieland and Terschelling, as well as the lights scattered across the horizon of ships at sea.
The night sky view from the church tower in Den Burg is simply breathtaking. From the tower you have a special view of Den Burg at night and the starry sky.
Come have a look through a telescope at the observatory next to Ecomare! In cloudy weather there is a planetarium show. More information via www.oriontexel.nl or call +31653340063. Free admission.
Texel has several museums. Delicious These are wonderful addresses for a fun day out. Here you will find more information about the interesting island
Visit the biggest village on Texel for great shopping, good food or a relaxing drink on a terrace. Den Burg also has a beautiful church, museums and a