This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in West Terschelling.
West Terschelling, Netherlands, is a village found on Terschelling Island, which is the third island in a belt of islands in the Wadden Sea. Terschelling is part of Friesland, so they speak Dutch and Frisian. Terschelling Island is a great place to escape from the busyness of the mainland and embrace island living. There is a range of things you can see and do on the island, and it is a paradise for outdoor lovers with more than two hundred kilometers of hiking trails and more than seventy kilometers of biking trails. Terschelling Island is a small island, so you can easily go on a leisurely bike ride from one end to the other and visit all the other little villages. The landscape varies widely from woodland to beaches to salt marshes and most of the island is preserved as a nature reserve. Terschelling is a popular place to visit in summer with families on holidays because of the beautiful beaches and relaxing island life. And it has the widest beach in Europe, so there is no shortage of beach on which to relax.
West Terschelling is the largest village on the island and has a great range of restaurants and a couple of bars. A small supermarket is found in West Terschelling; bigger options are available in other towns on the island. Local specialities include cheese and cranberry products made from cranberries harvested on Terschelling. To reach the island, you can catch a ferry from Harlingen on the mainland or from the nearby island of Vlieland if you are island hopping. You can then easily catch a bus to other towns on the island.
You will not find many West Terschelling, Netherlands hostels, but existing accommodation is located within walking distance of the village and ferry dock. Your hostel in West Terschelling, Netherlands, is a great budget option for exploring the rest of Terschelling. Your West Terschelling, Netherlands hostel has a great location overlooking the Wadden Sea and the sand dunes surrounding it.
Written by local enthusiast for West Terschelling hostelsStraighty