De Koog is a cosy seaside resort with many shops, restaurants and cafés. You walk straight from the village to the wide sandy beach with fine beach pavilions.
Den Burg is the capital of Texel, with lots of activity in the centre with nice shops, terraces and restaurants around the church.
In Oosterend, you can wander through picturesque streets and alleys with beautiful old facades and visit the oldest church on the island.
The village of De Cocksdorp is located at the foot of the lighthouse, within walking distance of the Wadden Sea. Climb the lighthouse for breathtaking views over the Wadden Sea.
Oudeschild is a true Texel fishing village with a beautiful harbour right by the sea. Here you can take a boat trip on a shrimp boat or go seal spotting. In the harbour, you will find several fish restaurants where you can eat delicious fresh fish.