Here you will find practical tips and further information for your stay.
is a city known for its rich history and culture. The list of monuments of the Bavarian State Office for Monument Preservation contains 1,226 individual listed buildings and 20 ensembles in Augsburg
. The city also has the oldest social housing complex in the world, the Fuggerei. In the Middle Ages, mainly sacred buildings such as the Cathedral of the Visitation of Mary and the Basilica of St. Ulrich and Afra were built. During the Renaissance, Augsburg
was an important cultural center in Central Europe, where artists such as Hans Holbein the Elder or Hans Burgkmair the Elder worked.
is characterized by various architectural styles such as Baroque, Rococo, Classicism, Historicism, Art Nouveau and Modernism. Significant buildings include the Episcopal Residence, the Schaezler Palace and the Synagogue. There are numerous museums and galleries such as the Maximilian Museum, the Jewish Culture Museum and the State Gallery in St. Catherine's Church. For art lovers, the Walter Art Museum is an absolute must-see. Here you can admire works by artists such as Max Beckmann or Emil Nolde. The Ice Hockey Museum, on the other hand, offers an insight into the history of ice hockey in Germany.
State Theater is the most important theater in the city and offers a wide range of performances from opera to drama to ballet. The Augsburger
Puppet Theater), on the other hand, is known throughout Germany and not only delights children with its lovingly designed puppets.
has a rich musical history with many well-known bands, choirs and orchestras. The Cathedral Boys' Choir and Philharmonic Choir are particularly significant. The Bavarian Chamber Philharmonic and Augsburg
Philharmonic are the most famous orchestras in the city.
For all film fans, the International Film Festival Augsburg
is an absolute highlight in the city's event calendar. Films from all over the world are shown here and numerous discussions with directors and actors take place.
The largest folk festival in Bavarian Swabia, the Augsburger
Plärrer, takes place twice a year and attracts visitors from near and far. Here you can enjoy rides or traditional Bavarian specialties.
If you are looking for a hotel
, we recommend the Villa Arborea
. This 3-star hotel
welcomes you in a quiet location on the southwestern outskirts of Augsburg
, located between the congress center and the recreational area Siebentischwald. The rooms are modernly furnished and offer all the comfort for a pleasant stay. As a Genius member, you can even get a discount on your booking!
offers a variety of sights and cultural events for every taste. Whether you are an art lover, music fan or film enthusiast - everyone will find something to their liking here!
*This text has been compiled and rewritten from various sources. Unfortunately, errors and mistakes cannot be completely ruled out. Please understand if there is an error or if a sight is a bit further away. For your travel planning, please also consider other sources. Of course, we will correct any errors immediately. Feel free to send us an email with your correction suggestions. We would be very grateful for that.