Don't limit yourself to Sonthofen; Bavaria features a treasure trove cultural and scenic attractions just waiting to be explored. Head 7 miles (11 kilometers) north to Oberstdorf, where you'll find the Oberstdorf Ski Resort and Schattenberg Ski Jump.
Around 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the east of Sonthofen is Fuessen, an important regional center which is home to State Gallery in the High Castle, Lech Fall and St. Mang's Abbey. Museum of Fuessen and Fuessen Music Hall are some more points of interest here that should be on everyone's to-do list.
The area around Sonthofen is blessed with some significant churches, sure to move all visitors, regardless of faith. If it starts raining cats and dogs, don't worry, Bavaria boasts a number of popularaters, history museums and art museums, that'll keep you busy.
Watersports are a much-loved pastime here. Take the opportunity to go surfing or canoeing; Bavaria has some perfect spots. Breathe deeply and feel your worries drift away as you enjoy this region's gentler activities such as wildlife watching and picnicking.
Learn about the foods in Bavaria by exploring typical local dishes. Beef as well as potatoes are commonly used in cooking here. Favorite menu items are kartoffelsalat (potato salad) and pichelsteiner meat and vegetable stew), but of course there are many other mouthwatering meal options for foodies to try. Once the main course dishes are cleared away order the mouthwatering zwetchgenkuchen (plum cake). Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier is a much-loved drink here. So find a bar, kick back and give it a try! Why don't you enjoy a local wine to have with your dinner? Franken Bacchus and Franken Kerner are some great options.
At the end of your holiday in Sonthofen, pack up your camera and mementos, spend your last of your euros, and bid Tschüss (farewell) to this unique part of the world.