Our most recommended things to do in Augsburg

Augsburg: Walking Tour with Fuggerei and Golden Hall Entry

Augsburg: Walking Tour with Fuggerei and Golden Hall Entry

Explore Augsburg's rich history on a guided walking tour of its main attractions. Visit the Golden Hall in the town hall and the Fuggerei — the world's oldest social settlement — and stop by many UNESO World Heritage Sites. Learn about the city's famous personalities, including Mozart and Brecht. Stroll through the city center and the charming streets of the old town. Pass by several UNESCO World Heritage Sites like the Lech canals and magnificent fountains, including the ornate 16th-century Augustus Fountain. Explore the city and the traces of its famous personalities, such as the Fugger family — a German upper bourgeois family that was historically a prominent group of European bankers – as well as Mozart, whose father was born in Augsburg, and Brecht.

Augsburg Water Management - City Walking Tour

Augsburg Water Management - City Walking Tour

Explore Augsburg's intricate water management system, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on a guided walking tour. Learn about the long-standing fountains, Lech canals, and waterworks from your local guide. Start your tour in the heart of the city and head off on your walk to discover several of the 22 elements of Augsburg's water management system. Admire magnificent fountains, including the Augustus fountain, Merkur fountain, and Herkules fountain. Stroll through the city's charming Lech quarter with its small canals, red-roofed houses, and cobblestone streets. Then head to the waterworks at the imposing Rotes Tor, where you will discover the oldest existing waterworks in central Europe.

Augsburg oldtown: Smartphone Scavenger Hunt Sightseeing Tour

Augsburg oldtown: Smartphone Scavenger Hunt Sightseeing Tour

Explore Augsburg in your own time with this scavenger hunt tour. Walk through the city learning the local history as you go and see the waterworks building and more. Hear facts about the city and receive tips on places to visit during your stay.  Start by downloading the scavenger hunt onto your mobile device (instructions will be given after booking) and begin your walk through Augsburg. Solve the clues on the way to unlock your next destination. The route will take you through the most beautiful areas of Augsburg, detailing the history throughout.   Stand before historical buildings such as the Augsburg Town Hall and the Perlachturm bellower. Learn about the construction of these ornate buildings and hear the bells of the tower chime during your stay in the city.   Get a detailed account of the city's sustainable water system, with many of the canals and waterworks buildings having been declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Walk along the canals and see the oldest waterworks building in Germany.   Travel at your own pace throughout the tour, making stops as you choose at the various sites. Become an expert on the city of Augsburg by the end of the tour and familiarize yourself with the streets to fully enjoy your stay in the city. 

Augsburg: Illuminated Guided Evening Walking Tour

Augsburg: Illuminated Guided Evening Walking Tour

Explore some of Augsburg's most iconic sites lit up at night on this guided walking tour. See the city's fountains, traditional buildings, and churches with your guide. Enjoy the illuminated town hall, the cathedral, the basilica of St. Ulrich and Afra, and the three magnificent fountains. Hear interesting facts and stories from your guide as you stroll. Walk along the Imperial Mile on Maximilianstraße, Augsbergs most beautiful promenade. See the Fugger houses and other palaces of the Renaissance, baroque, and the rococo period.

Augsburg: The Jakob Fugger Story Audio Guide

Augsburg: The Jakob Fugger Story Audio Guide

Dive into Augsburg’s Middle Ages through the eyes of Jakob Fugger the Rich. Stroll through the hometown of the famous merchant, mining entrepreneur, and banker. Jakob built his fortune in just a few years, leaving behind assets worth $300 billion today, making him one of the richest men to ever live. Follow Jakob's history through Augsburg's old town. Visit St. Anne’s Church, where you can see the Fugger’s crypt. Next, head to the family’s first company headquarters where the “Golden Scriptorium” was once located, before admiring one of the most famous Fugger buildings, their City Palace. Continue to Königsplatz, where one of the old city gates once stood, and explore the townhall square Rathausplatz, and Jakob's birthplace. Along the way, hear about how the Fuggers made their money, the family’s connection to royalty, and how the women were every bit as savvy when it came to business. Feel free to start, pause, or restart at any time and complete your visit at your own pace. If your travel plans change, you can use the audio guide at any date of your choice or use the virtual in-app option for an at-home experience.

Augsburg: Self-Guided Outdoor Escape Game

Augsburg: Self-Guided Outdoor Escape Game

Experience a unique outdoor escape game right on your smartphone. Take on the role of a profiler who travels back in time to solve a tricky case. Complex challenges await you in this adventure that will lead you deeper and deeper into the swamp of organized crime. The puzzles are location independent, so you can look forward to tricky and exciting tasks. But after each level, you'll learn interesting facts about the environment around you. While solving the puzzles of this thrilling case, you'll wander past some of Augsburg's most fascinating sights. Grab your smartphones and head to the starting point to get started. Whether you work together as a team or split into smaller groups and teams, you can expect an exciting walk with breathtaking sights and relaxing breaks. Solve tricky puzzles, combine clues, discover surprising facts about each location, and enjoy the freedom to walk at your own pace. This game is ideal for escape game enthusiasts and puzzle fans who are looking for a challenging challenge for their group and don't want to miss out on the city's interesting locations.

Augsburg: English Walking Tour with Golden Hall & Fuggerei

Augsburg: English Walking Tour with Golden Hall & Fuggerei

Embark on a captivating guided walking tour, delving deep into Augsburg's historical treasures. Explore iconic attractions such as the town hall's renowned Golden Hall and the Fuggerei, the world's oldest social settlement. Uncover the footprints of famous figures like Mozart and Brecht. Roam the enchanting streets of the old town as you soak in the city's rich heritage. Pass by numerous UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the picturesque Lech canals and grandiose fountains like the ornate 16th-century Augustus Fountain. Dive into the narratives of Augsburg's history, from the influential Fugger family, renowned European bankers, to the familial ties of Mozart, whose father hailed from Augsburg. Explore the city and its connections to these illustrious personalities.

Self-guided city rally / scavenger hunt Augsburg in German

Self-guided city rally / scavenger hunt Augsburg in German

Explore Augsburg while playing the city rally "Der Königsmacher". Solve puzzles at famous sights in the exciting story about merchant Jakob Fugger and win the game. As soon as you book the game, we will send you all the necessary information by e-mail. IMPORTANT INFORMATION: - Difficulty level: easy to medium - also suitable for families with children - Duration: 2 to 3 hours - Language: German (English version is offered separately) - Tickets: You only need to buy 1 ticket per group (1-6 people) - Each group will play with 1 device. For groups of more than 6 people you can buy 2 or more tickets. - You can book in advance or also spontaneously. - You can start whenever you want. Visit the starting point the Fugger Monument (in the Old Town), open the link from your confirmation email with your smartphone or tablet, log in with your data and start playing right away. You will first be introduced to the story of merchant Jakob Fugger: 1519 in Augsburg: Jakob Fugger has a problem. His family empire is in great danger! He had lent too much money to Emperor Maximilian I. After his death, there is more than just a battle for the throne. Jakob Fugger must ensure that the right person becomes emperor so that he can get his loans back. Otherwise he will be ruined! Will you be able to help him crown the right emperor? Work in a team (2-6 people per group) to solve the case. You are more than 6 people? Then we recommend splitting up into several small groups, because otherwise experience shows that not everyone is well integrated into the game. You can also test which group is the fastest! Riddle your way from station to station along this story with the help of our city map. Solve the puzzles at the most beautiful sights of Augsburg and at important points. It is part of the game to guess the individual stations of the city rally. They are therefore not listed here. You have to look for clues at the stations to solve the puzzles. In this game, the focus is on the story and the puzzles, not on details about the historical history of the sights and the city. Move at your own pace and take a break whenever you want. The duration is about 2 to 3 hours time. The end is in the Old Town of Augsburg in front of the Fuggerei.

Augsburg: Crime Trail - self guided crime tour

Augsburg: Crime Trail - self guided crime tour

If you are looking for the perfect mix between an outdoor escape game and a scavenger hunt, Crime-Trails are for you! Take over the investigation to find the culprit in a fictitious crime case. You will solve treacherous murders, crafty robberies, or shrewd kidnappings – the options are endless. Equipped with your smartphones, a case file, and a code for the arrest warrant, you and your family, friends or partner in crime begin the investigation at the scene of crime. It is up to you to decide which clues to follow first. Crime-Trails are designed for young as well as experienced hobby detectives from 12 years and up. 1. Purchasing a Crime-Trail After the purchase has been completed, you will receive a voucher code that gives you access to the case file along with a code to generate your arrest warrant at the end of the game. Once you have downloaded the case file, you can start the game whenever you like. There is no further preregistration needed. The case file includes an introductions as well as instructions to your mission. Note: Print the case file for a better overview during the game! 2. Locating the Scene of Crime To begin your investigation, find the location marked “scene of crime” in your case file. Once you arrive at the scene, familiarize yourselves with the case, scan the QR code on the crime file to get started and solve the first question. During the game you will communicate with the Crime-Trails headquarters to send out your answers to receive more and more clues as you move through the case. Note: All Crime-Trails can be played whenever you want to start your investigation! It does not matter when you purchase your crime file, it does not expire. 3. Starting the Investigation After you have solved the first question and established communication with the headquarters, you can visit the locations marked on the map in any order. Throughout the Crime-Trail you will stay in touch with the headquarters in order to receive further clues that help you solve the case. We do advice that you visit all locations, so you do not miss any important information. There will be no guide or organizer on site. In case you have any problems or questions, you can request a hint from the headquarters. Since the Crime-Trails are played outdoors and in individual groups, they are compatible with any Covid-19 restrictions. 4. Catching the Culprit Once you have solved all riddles and identified the culprit, you will be able to arrest this person and see weather you solved the case correctly or missed out any details.

Secrets of Augsburg Outdoor Escape Game: Enigmatic Waters

Secrets of Augsburg Outdoor Escape Game: Enigmatic Waters

A journey from the future to the past to discover the mystery of one of the oldest cities in Germany. In this trip, you will travel to Augsburg with your playful cat, and you will find the secrets hidden in this city by searching along the flowing streams. You will encounter challenges that require intelligence and precision. You are not alone in this journey, and your AI assistant will help you to overcome the challenges successfully. The app offers precise directions through the city. Play at your own pace. Feel free to pause and explore your surroundings whenever you wish. After you book the game, you’ll get an email with instructions on how to play. Head to Rathausplatz and start the quest in the app. End the at Hercules' Fountain. For larger groups, one person can purchase access for the entire group by selecting the number of people in the group. All group members will be able to play the city game on their smartphone. Alternatively, each person can purchase their own voucher. You can play as a group and solve the clues together as you walk, or you can split into smaller groups/teams and compete against the others. Each person can also play on their own, separate from the group, and meet the group at the end.

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What people are saying about Augsburg

Overall rating

4.6
(302 reviews)

Our tour guide was extremely humorous. He told some stories with a wink. So the Augsburg water management was anything but a dry tour.

A very nice tour with a very competent and committed tour guide! Highly recommended!

Great impressions of the city, saw a lot in 2 hours with exciting content.

Very informative and interesting tour with a very good tour guide.

It would have been nice to see a building from the inside