De Cocksdorp Travel Guide

  • De Cocksdorp
    De Cocksdorp
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  • Horseride through the forest and beach
    Horseride through the forest and beach
    by a5floor
  • Horseride through the forest and beach
    Horseride through the forest and beach
    by a5floor

De Cocksdorp Things to Do

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    Lighthouse of Texel 4 more images

    by a5floor Written Feb 28, 2010

    At the far north of the Texel you will find the lighthouse of the island. Up on top of the tower you are about 45 meter above sea level. On top you will have a great view over the Waddensea, Nortsea, the islands Texel, Vlieland and Terschelling.

    The lighthouse was build in 1864. During WW2 it was heavily damaged. The new lighthouse was build around the damaged tower. When you are climing up, you will see the bullet holes from WW2.

    There is limit access to the tower. So, no more then 50 people can visit the tower. There is no elevator in the lighthouse. You have to climb all up to the top.

    The opening hours in 2009 were:

    16 June - 5 July
    Monday to Thursday 11am - 9pm
    Friday, Saturday and Sunday 11am - 6pm

    6 July - 30 August
    Monday to Friday 11am - 9pm
    Saturday and Sunday 11am - 6pm

    31 August - 18 October
    Monday to Thursday 11am - 8pm
    Friday, Saturday and Sunday 11am - 5pm

    19 October - 1 November
    Monday to Friday 11am - 8pm
    Saturday and Sunday 11am - 5pm

    2 November - 5 April 2010
    Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday 11am - 5pm

    The entrance price in 2009 was € 3 per person.

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    Horseride through the forest and beach 4 more images

    by a5floor Written Feb 25, 2010

    When you are staying at the Parc De Krim, you can make a ride on a horse. You can choose between a forest ride and forest&beach ride. The forest&beach ride costs € 32 (in 2009). My nieces did twice a forest&beach ride. And they really enjoyed it!

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    • Horse Riding

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    Beach / Sea 4 more images

    by a5floor Updated Jun 15, 2009

    On the island of Texel you will have various beaches. When I was on Texel, I went to the beach in the north. Near the city De Cocksdorp. It was really nice to walk on the beach and see the ocean.

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    • Beaches
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    IJsboerderij Labora 4 more images

    by a5floor Written Feb 28, 2010

    If you are an ice cream lover, you should go to the IJsboerderij Labora. There are various flavours to choose from. All YUMMIE!!
    There is also a little play area for the kids.

    Fax: +31-(0)222-316080
    Email: info@ijsboerderijlabora.nl

    Opening hours:

    Every day from 11am - 9pm
    Winter time 1.30pm - 6pm

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    Labora

    by a5floor Updated Jun 17, 2009

    Labora is a small shop where you can buy ice cream.

    The ice cream is made from the cows who are present at the farm. This farm is next to the shop where they sell the ice cream. The ice cream is made of milk and cream. Not good for your diet, but it is really tasty!
    There are various flavours of ice cream. Like vanilla, strawberry and granny's apple pie.

    Opening hours are in summer from 11am till 9pm and in winter from 1.30pm till 6pm.

    Email: info@ijsboerderijlabora.nl

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