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Beautiful setting on a clear day. Quite a narrow and steep climb but well worthwhile. Enjoyable and... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
Wemeldinge, The Netherlands
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stunning view

Great to see the tower a long way ahead; feels like an achievement already getting there! The tower... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Vuurtorenweg 184, 1795 LN De Cocksdorp, Texel, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Very interesting lighthouse with two layers. You can still see the bullet holes in the interior walls. Great view, recommended on a sunny day.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 451denizo
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Located in the very north of the island this lighthouse is well worth a visit. The history is impressive and the view will blow you away. See almost all of the island, the North sea and the Wadden sea and also the next island. Be...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Duncan W
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful setting on a clear day. Quite a narrow and steep climb but well worthwhile. Enjoyable and recommendable with the exception for petsons having problems with steep stairs and/or vertigo.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kominnaard11091963
Reviewed 1 October 2018

A stunning view, lovely history and there is a bit of information displayed on your way up. But you won't spend more than 10 minutes inside the lighthouse. So for a whole family, it can be a bit expensive.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank IanHornes
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Great to see the tower a long way ahead; feels like an achievement already getting there! The tower is very well maintained and the higher you get the more I got excited. On the top the view is stunning; when we were there the wind...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ronheme1
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

This is a must-see area of Texel. I recommend cycling there along the dyke (from the East) or over the dunes (west). The views across to the other islands, the white sand and the crashing waves make this an area of outstanding beauty, with the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JackiP71
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Great view. Very interesting to see the history. You have to pay to get in. I think it was 4 euros..

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Johann B
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

4 of us love to travel and visit a new places. Visit Texel- it was one of the “must see.” Clean,quiet high,perfect view from the top(sea and land). The way upstairs is quiet interesting. You can make a break at every floor,enjoy the view and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 78kingaf
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Very nice to visit and the view up there is quite stuning ! You can see the Island of Vlleland, and also the whole of Texel Island, worth accending !

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Anthony D
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

The lighthouse is beautiful. We did not go in but surroundings are stunning. When you are on the islamd you need a picture of the lighthouse :)

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Maarten B
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