As there is no Jewish community left in Dornum since the WWII, it is used as a museum now, interesting enough, it was not a general museum about the holocaust but it was telling about the Jewish history in Dornum, how did they get here when they escape pogroms somewhere elsewhere in Europe hundreds years back, the Jewish heroes of the WWI and the...more
You probably never going to go specially to Dornum, but if you are in the area, during the spring or summer, best will be to cycling around and you will get to here as well. Coming by car is the easy way and there are also many small private airports for light planes.
The nearest train station, I think is in Norden.
There is excellent fish store here in town, so, if you are planning to cook something, stop over this store and get some fresh fish. Some are coming from the nearby fishing towns and it depends on the season of what you can get.
What to buy: Fish
That is one of the tombstones at the cemetery, they are about 150 - 200 years old, after finding out that there is this cemetery here, we assume that a Jewish community used to live here, and so we found out in the centre of town an old small synagogue which I wrote about in my must see activity tip.more
I got to Dornum without many expectations, after all. It is a small town almost in the middle of nowhere. But in the end I found out it is actually lovely town with interesting history.
Fondest memory: Dornum Official