The island of Juist is one of the seven East Frisian islands located in the Lower Saxonian mudflats bordering the North Sea. Juist may not be the largest of these is lands, but with a length of 17 kilometres it iscertainlythelongestofthem,andwitha maximal width of 500 metres, a dip into the sea is never far away. Töwerland is what Juist has been called in an old song from the 16th century; ‘Töwer’ meaning ‘Zauber’ or ‘magic’.