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|Fitness club, monthly fee for 1 adult||$44.59|
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Texel is a perfect tourist destination for all of those who want to enjoy the seaside of the North Sea. It is located in the West Frisian Islands, in the north part of the Netherlands. If you choose to travel to Texel, you will find a unique environment, with four kinds of landscapes. In the center of the island there is a group of hills coming from the Ice Age, in the east polders and flat land, in the west beaches and dunes and finally, inland you can find the wetlands, a proper environment for many types of plants and animals. Because of its location, the island is visited all around the year by many species of birds. If you book cheap flights to Texel, remember to do it during summer, which is the perfect season for a tour.
The island natives named the hilly area the "High Mountain", because is located at about 15 meters about the sea level, a high altitude in the Netherlands. But this is not the highest point on the island. In the southern part the dune named Loodsmansduin reaches 31 meters above sea level. There are several small towns and villages on the island. One of these towns is De Koog, located on the west side, next to the beach. It is a perfect destination for sun lovers. Here the nightlife is popular among tourist, but there are few restaurants and shops.
In the center of the island you can visit the largest town, Den Burg. It is the best shopping and relaxing destination on the island and is home for more than half of the island inhabitants. By booking flights to Texel, you will enjoy a relaxing trip to the shore of the North Sea, a perfect place for couples or for families with children. Because Texel is an island, there is only one way to reach it and that is by ferry. There is a ferry every 30 minutes from Den Helder. During Sunday there are fewer trips to and from the island, so is better to book a ticket in advance. From the harbor there are several buses that will bring you to each village or town from the island. We also have great deals for European destinations like cheap flights to Graz
The island can be reached also by personal car. On the highway, a trip from Amsterdam is only one hour and a trip from Rotterdam only two hours. During the summer, the island is a good location for biking. Due to its unique landscape, the island is a good location for those who like a bike trip in the nature. The buses coming from the harbor are equipped in order to accommodate bikes. The tickets for these buses can be purchased on the spot from the driver. The map of the island is available in many locations on the island, including on the buses.
The Texel National Park, located on the west part of the island, next to the dunes is a protected area, a perfect shelter for many birds. It has also a variety of landscapes, including grassland, dunes and many specific plants in this part of Europe. Don't forget that in a national park you are not allowed to disturb the bird, to destroy plans or to leave debris behind. It is also recommended not to interfere by any meaning in this natural and well preserved environment. In the north part of the island you can choose to visit De Sluffer, that is a lagoon with marshes.
Flighthub offers the cheapest flights in order to reach Texel so you can enjoy a nice trip on this picturesque island. Beside a trip in the nature, the island can offer much more for the tourists that are coming from the mainland. The other activities include go-Karting, golfing, kite surfing, sunbathing and swimming. Hiking and cycling in the natural park are very popular. The bikes can be rented at the ferry pier.