Welcome in Augsburg
Third largest city in Bavaria with about 290,000 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).
Regio Augsburg Tourismus GmbH
Schießgrabenstraße 14, D-86150 Augsburg
Phone.: +49 (0)821 50207-0
Fax: +49 (0)821 50207-45
Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.