Battered by storms and war, Texel's resilient crimson-coloured lighthouse stands 35m high. Climb its 153 steps for sweeping views across...
Catamarans can be hired from near the Vlieland boat dock. Five-hour sailing courses cost €160.
Ontstaan Uit Iepen van de Molenlaan
Opposite De Cocksdorp's supermarket, by the car park, you'll spot Ontstaan Uit Iepen van de Molenlaan (Arise From the Mill; 2010) by...
In the heart of the village, casual Topido uses island produce in its menus. Lunch is a light affair (soups, burgers, sandwiches), but...
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Scenic three-hour horse-drawn wagon rides follow one of two routes, one primarily along the beach, and one through the forest. Tours depart from the lighthouse. It also offers horse riding from €60 for three hours.