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Why Go on a Tour of Augsburg

Situated at the confluence of the rivers Lech and Wertach, Augsburg city is surrounded by beautiful forested areas and meadows. Actually, it is considered to be among the greenest places in Europe! You don't need to look far to find proof that the biggest part of Western Woods Nature Park is located in Augsburg, especially cherished by cyclists in the area. Nature lovers should also visit the Botanischer Garten, to admire a Japanese garden, as well as a rose garden, and multiple others.

However, picturesque nature is not the only praiseworthy reason to travel here, as multiple museums and other monuments await you on an Augsburg tour. Some of the main ones are the Gothic Cathedral, built back in the 14th century, and the scenic City Hall, radiant with Renaissance wealth. This town is also full of authentic architecture, thus make sure to visit the homes in Fuggerei, then make your way towards the Schaezlerpalais, a monument in the Rococo style, and the magnificent St. Ulrich's and St Afra's churches. For sure, your Augsburg sightseeing tour could not be complete without a stroll along the historic Maximilianstrasse or exploring the St Anne's Church.

For those traveling with children, it's always a great idea to stop by the Augsburger Puppenkiste to marvel at the display of characters of multiple tales or a lovely puppet show. Moreover, there is also a zoo in the city, which can be a wonderful addition to your Augsburg itinerary for some quality family time. While there, it is important to taste the local delicacies as well! Relax with a cup of coffee and have a piece of the Zwetschgendatschi, a plum cake specific of the region.

Don't miss the chance to visit lovely Augsburg and dive into exploring its vivid culture, bustling streets, and one-of-a-kind architecture yourself. It has everything you could need for a perfect getaway, thus, we suggest you choose Augsburg as your next destination in Germany.

Top 5 Things to Do in Augsburg

  • Explore the outdoor activities in Augsburg
  • Admire the amazing nature in the area
  • Visit the imposing St Ulrich's and St Afra's Churches
  • Stroll the historic Maximilianstrasse
  • Taste the local Zwetschgendatschi cake

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Set off on an adventurous road trip to Germany! Explore the major towns and the least discovered corners of the country as you travel from city to city on a rented car. Stays at central hotels, all the itinerary planning, as well as guided tours are included in the package.

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