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"hlo, I will be visiting sonthofen on january, I just want to know the imporatant thing to take care before visiting. I want to know weather ,living cost and other ,if any. Thanking you in advance!!!" (posted 10/29/2016)

Weather in January mostly snow and very kalt.übernachtung breakfast ca.40-70 € a day.
Answer provided by Cornelia Brühl on 10/31/2016
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The first January week there are many MANY MANY people in allgäu for skiing and Holiday. The 6th January is a Holyday (Three Kings) all shops are closed There will be a lot of traveling on every street on 7th and 8th January. Beautiful time for skiing is after 8th January Here you can check the weather: http://www.wetter-allgaeu.de/index.php?page=regwe&id=1 I'm sorry, but I don't know about living Furtherwirt cost yours gabriela
Answer provided by Gabriela Lingg on 10/30/2016
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Sonthofen Overview

Sonthofen is located approximately 70 kilometers from Lake Constance, and 150 kilometers from Munich (Munich vacation rentals | Munich travel guide) and is the most southern town in Germany. The Grünten is the home mountain of Sonthofen. Sonthofen was given town rights on 18 August 1963. Sonthofen has 21,303 inhabitants (as of 31 March 2004). It is widely known for its milk and cheese products and as a tourist destination.

Things to See in Sonthofen

Catholic church of St. Michael

Chapel of St. Leonard

A memorial stone in the North Street commemorates the location of the gallows of Sonthofer gallows

Ökokurpark

City museum

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More about the History of Sonthofen

The "Ordensburg" was not destroyed in the war and from 1946 to 1948 it was home to the United States Constabulary school. Nowadays it is used by the German Bundeswehr for the Bundeswehr's Military Police (Feldjäger) and Staff Service School. The German Army's NBC Defence School (ABC-Abwehr- und Selbstschutzschule) is also located in another barracks in Sonthofen. On 18 August 1963 Sonthofen was conferred as a city.

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Sonthofen is the most southerly town of Germany, located in the Oberallgäu region of the Bavarian Alps. Neighbouring Oberstdorf, is situated 14 km farther south but is not classified as a town. In 2005, Sonthofen was awarded "Alpenstadt des Jahres" (Alpine city of the year).

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