Things to do in Augsburg

Our most recommended things to do in Augsburg

Augsburg: Walking Tour with Fuggerei and Golden Hall Entry

1. 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

2. 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

3. 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: 2-Hour BIG Jump Entertainment Park Entry Ticket

4. Augsburg: 2-Hour BIG Jump Entertainment Park Entry Ticket

Explore an area of 3,500 m² filled with fun indoor activities for the whole family. Visit BIG Jump Entertainment Park in Augsburg, one of the largest trampoline facilities in southern Germany. Try out the 95-trampoline course and other unique activities packed with action. Discover the place where jumpers from all over Munich and Augsburg meet and compete. Master the obstacle course, fight in a crazy battle on the balance beam, or enjoy a game of dodgeball. Feel the rush of flying through the air on the long zipline. Work on your skills as a secret agent on the exhilarating laser maze and play over 10 virtual sports on a gigantic simulation screen. Whether you have something to celebrate or you're simply looking for an experience out of the ordinary, have a fun day and bring your friends along for the ride.

Augsburg: Historical Highlights Private Walking Tour

5. Augsburg: Historical Highlights Private Walking Tour

Enjoy the city with its rich history in a tour that covers all the major highlights, like the Town Hall, the first building in the world to have 6 floors, the Fuggerei, and explore the birthplace of the acclaimed artist Berthold Brecht.Learn about how Augsburg was founded as a Roman Colony in 15 B.C., and what it took to help it grow to become the capital of a province in the Roman Empire. Discover how Augsburg is now the capital of the region of Swabia in Bavaria, and Germany’s third oldest city.Learn about the Fugger family, who founded the oldest social settlement in world history. See the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s father, as well as the prolific writer Berthold Brecht. Complete your tour at the SchaezlerPalais, which survived World War II without a scratch.

Augsburg: Illuminated Guided Evening Walking Tour

6. 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: AbenteuerDate, Self-Guided Outdoor Fun Game

7. Augsburg: AbenteuerDate, Self-Guided Outdoor Fun Game

Enjoy a unique date with this interactive self-guided game designed for couples, new lovers, or best friends. Stroll through Augsburg, solve fun tasks, and answer tricky questions on your smartphone app to test your relationship and learn new things about each other. Download the smartphone app onto your phone and start your customized game within 48 hours in the center of Augsburg. Walk by the famous Fuggerei, the Rathaus, or the Augsburger Dom, depending on your chosen route. Make this date your best date by getting to know one another better. Get extra riddles and puzzles, which you can enjoy after your game ends.

Augsburg: Self-Guided Outdoor-Escape-Game and adventure

8. Augsburg: Self-Guided Outdoor-Escape-Game and adventure

Become a detective with an outdoor mystery game and discover the beauty of the city of Augsburg. Visit places like the city center, Rathausplatz, and many more. Download the app and follow the instructions to set up your Augsburg murder mystery game. Learn about a fictional case and solve riddles and black stories to find the culprit. You will start the game at a popular sight in the center. As you walk, hear a fictional story about a missing person. The victim is a former investigator and bestseller author who has disappeared along with his script. Follow the app to various locations to solve this mysterious case. At different locations, you will get access to some audio files or reports related to the criminal case and the missing author. You will meet his friends, listen to witnesses and read or listen to police reports. Maybe you will find out what happened and also get ahold of his script. Uncover hidden gems of Augsburg during the game. Play with your friends and solve riddles anytime with your team.

Augsburg: Sustainable Lifestyle Guided Walking Tour

9. Augsburg: Sustainable Lifestyle Guided Walking Tour

Discover how to reduce your carbon footprint on this sustainably-focused walking tour of central Augsburg. Admire the city sites like the city market while learning about what locals are doing to protect the environment with this unique and forward-thinking experience. Be greeted by your guide in front of the Tourist Information where you can admire the Renaissance-style Town Hall on the grand square. Enjoy Augsburg while listening to interesting facts about how locals try to live a sustainable lifestyle. Hear about authentic people and innovative ideas as you explore the city market and learn about exotic fruit. Find out about sustainable nutrition at bakeries and ditch fast-fashion at shops that focus on sustainability. Meet shop owners and connect with real people. Get to know Augsburg from another perspective and get insights into interesting initiatives. Finish your tour at the meeting point where you began.

Augsburg: The Jakob Fugger Story Audio Guide

10. 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.

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What people are saying about Augsburg

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 174 reviews

The scavenger hunt was well structured and you got to places where you might not have been able to go on your own. We got a nice overview of Augsburg. Was fun!!

Wir hatten eine schöne Zeit gemeinsam mit Themen über die man sonst nicht redet.

Our tour guide was excellent. Was the most informative tour I have ever had.

Informative, interesting, fabulous knowledge shared in a personal way.

Interesting and humorous tour, entertaining and very informative.