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Den Burg Texel, Netherlands

you can visit the lighthouse Texel!

you can visit the lighthouse Texel!

our backyard

our backyard

the dunes of Texel are national park.

the dunes of Texel are national park.

Texel has beautiful nature

Texel has beautiful nature

a view of the lovely village den Hoorn

a view of the lovely village den Hoorn

The harbor of Oudeschild

The harbor of Oudeschild

The lighthouse at Texel

The lighthouse at Texel

you can visit the lighthouse Texel! our backyard the dunes of Texel are national park. Texel has beautiful nature a view of the lovely village den Hoorn The harbor of Oudeschild The lighthouse at Texel
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August 01, 2017 - July 23, 2019

Still searching for 2 weeks summer holiday!!

2 weeks

Large and bright family home on The Island Texel, close to the Sea! Texel is a bikers paradise!

Texel is a great place to visit! It's on the Lonely planets top-10 list for European best destinations!
Just google Texel and find out all about our beautiful island!

We are a family of five, experienced home-exchangers, and living on the island of Texel.
We have a lot of great and unique nature, a lot of attractions for the old and the young, and old culture. Texel can give you everything you need to have great holidays.
And... It's only 1.15 minutes away from Amsterdam by train or car! The ferry will take only 30 minutes (

Our home is a very nice family house with a large garden in a quiet, child friendly neighbourhood in Den Burg. You can reach the beach within 5 minutes by car or 15 minutes by bike. Supermarkets and all other needs are nearby, at walking distance.

Our house is full equipped, we have a kitchen with dishwasher, oven, microwave, coffee/cappuchinomachine, a large storage room with washing machine, tumble dryer, five bedrooms, a new bathroom with bath and rainshower (photo's coming soon) and a nice and sunny livingroom with piano, tv, game-console, and fireplace for cold days. Our terrace is very sunny, and it's pleasant to stay outside in the garden! We have a lot of toys, and there are a lot of playgrounds nearby.

Texel is a bikers paradise... You can use our 6 bikes to explore the Island, and we can exchange our car if you want to.

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 3 Children
  • 16 Exchanges made


  • official sheltered workshop
  • & teacher

Our Home

  • House Type: House
  • Floor: 0
  • Environment: By the sea
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Sleeping Capacity: 8


In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Hospitality wanted
  • Home exchange


  • Free internet access
  • Computer available
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Baby equipment
  • Toys and games
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes dryer
  • Television
  • Piano
  • Guitar
  • Other musical instruments


  • Garden
  • Park / playground
  • BBQ
  • Garage
  • Bicycles: 5


  • No smoking
  • Use/Exchange of car
  • Seclusion/Privacy

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open for all offers
  • Europe
  • Italy
  • Belgium
  • Netherlands

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Deutsch
  • Dutch

Our Neighbourhood

Texel is a nice holiday-island. At summertime many people have their holidays there, and enjoy the fabulous nature, dunes, beaches and sea.
There are about 7 vilages. Our home is in Den Burg, the biggest one. All villages have a lot of old texel culture.
Texel is ideal for biking or hiking. By bike, you travel in about 10 minutes to forest and dunes. 5 minutes further, you'll arive at the beach.
At our home-page, you'll find some more pictures.

Texel gibt viele moglichkeiten für eine schöne ferien.
Texel ist ein populäres ferienort. im sommer kommen viele für die schöne natur und naturlich das meer. es gibt 7 dörfe. unser haus liegt in den burg, das grosste dorf. Die andere dörfe sind kleiner, mit viele alte häuser und texelse Kultur.
Am fahrrad geht man in ca. 10 minuten zum wald und dünen. etwas weiter sind strand undmeer. man kann viele schöne fahrradtouren machen.
Sie finden noch einige foto's am homepage (link ist oben)
Texel heeft veel mogelijkheden voor een prachtige vakantie. Het is een geliefd vakantie-eiland. Veel mensen komen naar Texel voor de prachtige natuur en natuurlijk de zee.

Er zijn op Texel zeven dorpen. Ons huis staat in Den burg, het grootste dorp. De andere dorpen zijn kleiner, met veel oude huizen en texelse cultuur.

Op de fiets ben je in 10 minuten bij bos en duinen. Het strand met de zee is iets verder. Op texel kun je heerlijke fietstochten maken.
Texel is met openbaar vervoer of auto zeer goed bereikbaar.
meer foto's van ons en de omgeving vind je op de homepage (zie boven).



  • official sheltered workshop
  • & teacher


  • Boy - Age: 16
  • Boy - Age: 16
  • Boy - Age: 12


  • We do not have pets.


We live in a quiet neighborhood, in the biggest town of the beautiful Island Texel. Texel has a World-heritage status, because of the wonderful nature and Waddensea. Our island offers you a wonderful holiday, because you'll find everything here! Old culture, nature, forest, dunes, sea, beach, a biking-paradise, and it is good to reach, only 1.15 hours by train or car from Amsterdam! From Schiphol airport, you'll have a good train connection to Den Helder, where the ferry to Texel will bring you in only 20 minutes to our island.

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