Take part in a fascinating walking tour through the beautiful old town in Augsburg. Discover one of Germany’s oldest cities on a private tour led by a professional guide.
Meet your expert guide at the Hans Jakob Fugger Monument at the Fuggerplatz and start your basic 2-hour historic journey. First stop on your route will be the Augsburg town hall, which is one of the most significant secular buildings of the Renaissance style in the area. Visit the beautiful medieval St. Anne's Church. Hear from your guide about Martin Luther, who stayed in there during his stay in Augsburg. Admire its elaborate interior decoration with Baroque and Rococo work and fantastic stained glass windows. Be impressed by one of the most popular landmarks of the city – the Weberhaus. Walk to the next city top attraction – Augsburg Arsenal. Your guide will show you the decorative facade and other worth paying attention features of this 17th-century Baroque style building. You cannot miss the Schaezlerpalais, one of the magnificent baroque place in the city. Last but the least is the great example of Gothic architecture in Germany - Basilica of SS. Ulrich and Afra. Step inside the church and listen to the fascinating history of this Catholic parish in Augsburg.
You can explore more by joining the 3-hour tour. See picturesque old homes at the Fuggerei, the oldest social housing complex in the world, which is still in use. It’s home for about 150 people and was founded by one of the richest families in the world – the Fugger family.
Extend your tour to 4 hours and explore the Maximilian Museum with its art collections, culture, and history of Augsburg. A guide will introduce you a unique collection of outstanding works of goldsmithing, bronze art and other objects from the time when Augsburg was an imperial city and Germany’s art metropolis.
Opt for the 6-hour tour and explore the interior of the Schaezlerpalais as well. This rococo building extends far back from the street and includes dozens of rooms, courtyards, and gardens. The main attraction is a gilded mirrored ballroom that has survived intact from around 1765. Visit also the Park am Roten Tor. See the part of the former Augsburg city fortifications, the Rotes Tor, and get to know about Augsburger Puppenkiste marionette theater.