Welcome in Augsburg and the region

Third largest city in Bavaria with about 300,000 inhabitants. History: Founded by the Romans 15 BC., oldest city in Bavaria and second oldest German town. A Renaissance-city you must see. Famous Augsburg citizens: Jacob Fugger the Rich, Leopold Mozart (father of Wolfgang Amadé Mozart), Bert Brecht, Rudolf Diesel. Famous sights: The Fuggerei (oldest social settlement in the world), the Augsburg puppet theatre with adjacent museum, Brecht and Mozart museum, Renaissance-city hall and Maximilianstraße, three magnificent fountains from the Renaissance era, cathedral and Ulrich´s churches, St.-Anna-church. Idyllic ramparts with towers. Schaezler-Palace. Lovely old town with canals of the river Lech. Zoo, Botanical gardens, olympic canoe slalom track, State Museum of Textiles and Textile Industry (tim). Augsburg is located between the Swabian district of Augsburg (Augsburg Region) and the Old Bavarian district of Aichach-Friedberg (Wittelsbach Country).

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General requests

Regio Augsburg Tourismus GmbH
Schießgrabenstraße 14, D-86150 Augsburg
Phone: +49 (0) 821 / 50207-0
Fax: +49 (0) 821 / 50207-45

Guided Tours

Phone: +49 (0) 821 / 50207-33
Fax: +49 (0) 821 / 50207-45

Business hours
Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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