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Cycling routes

Cycling at Texel Depot

Cycling route 1

Discover the southern part of Texel. The Texel 1 cycle route takes you past the following places, among others:

  • De Koog, where you can stop for a visit to one of the cozy cafés or restaurants. You can also shop here in the shopping street.
  • De Dennen, where you can discover the beautiful Texel forest during the cycling route. Even though the forest has been planted, it is definitely worth a visit.
  • Ecomare, another highlight of the Texel 1 cycling route. This beautiful seal sanctuary is great fun for the whole family.
  • Den Hoorn, this village is located in the quiet south of Texel. The town is known to many for the white church that you see as soon as you arrive on Texel by boat.

Cycling route 2

During cycle route Texel 2 you will discover a completely different part of the island and Texel is varied enough for diversity during both tours. During the Texel 2 cycle route you can expect the following highlights:

  • De Cocksdorp, the northernmost village on the island. During this part of the Texel 2 cycle route you will ride along the coast. In the Cocksdorp you can enjoy the hospitality of the villagers and possibly go horse riding.
  • Beautiful dunes of the island. These dunes are located in the northwest of Texel and you will pass quite a distance during the cycle route.
  • Oosterend, the easternmost village of the island. A good place to take a lunch break during the Texel 2 cycle route.

Good bicycles are essential during the cycling routes on Texel. That is why we are happy to help you with bicycle rental or bicycle sales.

Cycling route Texel

Texel is an island full of surprises, and there is no better way to discover everything than by bike. With an extensive network of cycle paths and routes, Texel offers endless possibilities for cyclists of all levels. Consider a relaxing drive along the coast, an adventurous trip through the dunes or an exploration through the charming villages of the island. There is something for everyone on Texel! Here are some of the most popular cycling routes that you shouldn't miss during your stay on the island:

Texel Coastal Route

The Texel Coastal Route is a beautiful route along the island's coastline, where you can enjoy the view of the North Sea, long beaches and attractive beach pavilions. This route takes you past sights such as the Texel lighthouse and the Slufter, a unique nature reserve where fresh and salt water come together. 
Texel Dune Route
The Texel Dune Route is highly recommended for the adventurous cyclist. This route takes you through the dunes of Texel, where you can enjoy the peace and quiet of nature. Along the way you will pass winding paths, hidden lakes and an abundance of flora and fauna. Don't forget to get off every now and then and enjoy the beautiful view of the dunes and the sea.
Texel Village Route
The Texel Village Route takes you on a journey through the charming villages of Texel, where time sometimes seems to have stood still. Cycle along beautiful streets, historic buildings and cozy terraces and get to know the local culture and traditions. Along the way you can enjoy delicious regional dishes and artisanal products at the many restaurants and shops you encounter. 
Texel Nature Route
The Texel Nature Route is an absolute must for nature lovers! This route takes you through the different landscapes of Texel, including forests, polders, dunes and swamps. Along the way you will pass various nature reserves, such as the Muy, the Hoge Berg and the Waal en Burg, where you can spot different birds!
Texel Culinary Route
For the gourmets among us, the Texel Culinary Route is highly recommended. This route takes you past the best restaurants, cafes, beach pavilions and farm shops on Texel. Here you can try various delicious regional dishes and local specialties. Along the way you will also find fish, Texel lamb, artisanal cheese and many more delicacies that the island has to offer. 
With our various cycling routes you can discover the island at your own pace and in your own way. Whether you are looking for a relaxing day out or an active adventure, our cycling routes offer something for everyone and introduce you to the many faces of Texel. 
So rent a bike today from Cycling on Texel and go on a discovery tour of this beautiful island. Are you an experienced cyclist? Or is it your first time getting on a bicycle? Whatever your wishes, we have the perfect bike for you! Would you like to know more about the options and bicycles we offer? Then come and visit our store. We are happy to help you on your way.

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