Where is Hooksiel?
The North Sea spa resort of Hooksiel is located northwest of Wilhelmshaven. It is part of the Friesland borough of Wangerland, which includes Schilling, Hoorumersiel and Hooksiel. It is one of the biggest holiday destinations at the Lower Saxon North Sea. Hooksiel is home to around 2150 people and includes a 3.5 km beach along the Wadden Sea, which is a World Heritage Site.
The town of Hooksiel was first mentioned in documents in the Middle Ages, later it served as harbour of the city of Jever, the place where the beer is tastier. Today, tourism is the main source of income.
In the village centre you find many listed buildings, including warehouses at the “Old Harbour”.