From the mainland, you’ll reach Texel in just twenty minutes by ferry. About half the size of Berlin in surface area, Texel is known for its diverse nature reserves, local delicacies, and rich history. Do your taste buds a favor and try the lamb, craft beer, sheep cheese, gin, and fresh North Sea fish. Also, the seven villages boast many quality, must-visit restaurants, including one that is Michelin-starred. And let’s not forget: the thirty-kilometer beach, a wide variety of active pursuits on offer, and unique accommodations. In short, Texel is an amazing island!