Custom Search

Your Travel Guide for Bavaria - Germany
Prepared by:
international trading company
136 West Main Street
Welland ON L3C 5A2
Canada
Tel. 905-788-3577
E-Mail: info@itcwebdesigns.com

German flag, tourist guide for Bavaria, Germany, tourism
Explore Sonthofen
Germany, Bavaria, Swabia
Tourism, Travel Guide

Bavaria, tourism, travel guide
international press card, internationaler Presseausweis
Visited District
More Visited Districts
Links to come
Upper Franconia
Middle Franconia
Lower Franconia
More Travel Guides in English
Visit the beautiful state of Thuringia in Germany
Visit the province of Ontario in Canada
Visit and explore Newfoundland-Labrador
Reiseführer in Deutsch
Webseitenerstellung in Englisch und Deutach, Videos
web design in English and German
cookie, springerle, molds, on-line sales
searchable data base for tourism Germany
Weather Network
Many thanks for the great service
Mein Deutsch verstehen auch noch Senioren
Teccem, specialty lubricants, fluorinated oils, greases and much more

Coat of arms Sonthofen


Sonthofen was another highlight when we were on our discovery tour through the Allgäu during summer.
Blue sky, clean air and mountains. Elizabeth was happy. She never had seen real mountains before - only hills. (Clifton Hills in Niagara Falls for example - my revenge for calling the lakes in Bavaria ponds!)
Sonthofen
Sonthofen

Another view - many thanks to "Lokilech" and Wikipedia

Downtown - many thanks to "Xocolatl " and Wikipedia
Many thanks to "Ingrid Kamerbeek" and Wikipedia

Sonthofen has a population of about 21 000. I have heard about a castle called the "Ehemalige Burg". I soon found about that this was not an ancient castle it was built during the Nazi regime as a so called "Ordensburg" where party members received some training. Later it was converted to an "Adolf Hitler Schule" (school), after that it became a hospital for soldiers until the end of WW II.
Today the complete area is used by the German Bundeswehr. (army)

The "Ordensburg" - many thanks to "Stefan Bremer" and Wikipedia

Do what we did - park your car and walk through the village. In the pedestrian area you will find the old "Marktbrunnen" (a fountain) and the "Spitalkirche" which was completely destroyed during a bomb ride in WWII.
This fountain was part of the old water supply system which consisted of four wells.
Close to the "Marktbrunnen" was the pillory where in older days criminals were chained down and displayed to the public.
Unfortunately nobody is practicing this cost efficient and probably successful penalty any longer in Bavaria.

The Marktbrunnen

Starzlachklamm
Nature will never disappoint you

You will find the "Starzlachklamm" in nearby Burgberg. Enlarge above Google Map.

Please try to follow our old tracks to the "Starzlachklamm" or ask for directions. We think it will be still as breath taking as it was when we were there. It is the attraction of this area and you should not miss it.

Starzlachklamm
The "Starzlachklamm"

Watch your kids that they do not fool around and don't drop your camera. After having survived you deserve refreshment at the "Klammwirt".
On expedition like this, Elizabeth did not want to stop walking. I always had a hard time convincing her to have a rest and do something to replenish the lost calories. The best thing to stop her is coffee and when she sees good European pastries she gives in.

We normally ended with a compromise because even I could not withstand exploring some of the trails. In a place called "Bachtel" you may find people who are practicing free treatments of a "Kneipp Kur". Just see what they are doing and try it. I think it's much better than a diet. Ask for exact directions. I think you will find it at the end of Sonthofen when you walk or drive in the direction of "Altstädten". You will see a "Bachtelweg",
The best is you try to get information about all the attractions of this area and the walking trails in the tourist office of Sonthofen.

Watch the video "Starzlachklamm":


Many thanks for some pictures to the Tourist Board of Bavaria and involved communities

Let's Go to Bavaria

Werben Sie in unseren Seiten! Gut für Fluggesellschaften, Reiseversicherungen, Banken, Reisebüros! Leider gingen fast alle unserer eigenen Bilder von Bayern bei einem Einbruch verloren! Wir sind eine kanadische Firma.

Watch our video: "Ontario, Werben Sie bei uns, Advertise in our Internet travel guides"


Watch the video: "Web design company in Welland, Ontario, Canada"


Werbung in unserem englischen Internet-Reiseführer für Thüringen


travel service, personalized tours, English spoken, van
An exiting web site about the last battle of Napoleon, many videos
please browse through our store. We will add some specials
More peaceful sections will be added!
Werbung in englischer Sprache kann auch Bayern neue Besucher bringen. Bitte lassen Sie sich informieren.
Auch Kanadier lieben Bayern. Wir haben einen englischen Internet Reiseführer erstellt. Werben Sie darin!>