Augsburg - half day guided tour

Augsburg - half day guided tour

Visit the city of Augsburg, which is one of Germany’s oldest cities, where you will perceive with your eyes, the famous landmarks:
• You'll get to see one of the most famous towers of Augsburg.
• The great gothic structure makes the place unique.
• The magnificent baroque place of Augsburg.
• The famous foundation headed from Greek mythology.
• A ceremonial room of the town.
• A very tall and beautiful tower in the Central District of the town.
• This fountain is one of the three magnificent fountains.
• The beautiful Medical church.
• A Roman Catholic church of the town.
• The world's oldest social housing complex.

Tour timings are flexible and can be amended depending on availability.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Rotes Tor, 86150 Augsburg, Bavaria Germany

Visit the Rotes Tor, am rotten which is the famous tower, also known as the red gate. It was renovated in the 20th century.

Stop At: Basilica of SS. Ulrich and Afra, Augsburg, Ulrichspl. 19, 86150 Augsburg, Germany

Visit the Catholic parish in Augsburg which is originated from the Roman tomb of St. Afra, who was put to death in the year 304. This building is a great example of Gothic architecture in Germany.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Schaezlerpalais, Maximilianstrasse 46, 86150 Augsburg, Bavaria Germany

Thirdly to visit is this place, which is one of the magnificent baroque place in Augsburg. It was originated in 1765. It is widely regarded as the most artistically significant rococo ballroom in Germany.

The building is a registered historic monument declared by the state of Bavaria.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Hercules' Fountain, Maximilianstraße, 86150 Augsburg, Germany

Your next destination will be the Hercules’ fountain, which is the third famous fountain of Augsburg. This was made in the year 1597, which was installed at the current location after 5 years. The bronze sculpture situated there, shows Hercules killing the hydra, a seven-headed monster from Greek mythology.

Stop At: Goldener Saal, Rathausplatz 1, 86150 Augsburg, Germany

Next, you will see is a ceremonial room in the Augsburg town hall, which is famous for its ceiling paintings and the golden wall decoration. It was completed in 1643. In 1944 the town hall and the golden Saal were destroyed by an air raid and was reconstructed after the war.

Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: Perlach Tower, St. Peter am Perlach, 86150 Augsburg, Bavaria Germany

You will be seeing the Perlach Tower, which is a 70 meter tall Perlachturm Tower located in the central District of Augsburg. It was originally built as a watchtower in the 10th century.

Pass By: Augustusbrunnen, Rathausplatz, Augsburg, Bavaria Germany

Your next destination will be the fountain named Augustus Brunnen. It is located in the town hall square. It was cast in the years between 1588-1594.

Stop At: St. Anne's Church, Augsburg, Augsburg, Bavaria Germany

This location is a medieval church building that was originally a part of a monastery. It was built in 1321 and is notable for its elaborate interior decoration.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Dom Hotel Augsburg, Frauentorstraße 8, 86152 Augsburg, Germany

You'll visit the cathedral of Augsburg which is a Roman Catholic church. It was founded in the 11th century, with the 14th-century Gothic additions. Its towers measures about 62 meters high.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Fuggerei, Jakoberstr. 26 At the end of Vorderer Lech, 86152 Augsburg, Bavaria Germany

Last but not least, The Fuggerei is the world's oldest social housing complex which is still in use. This is being named from the Fugger family. This was the place where the needy citizens of Augsburg could be housed. It was founded in the year 1516.



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"



Duración: 4 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Rotes Tor, 86161 Augsburg, Germany

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Incluye

  • English Speaking Guide

No Incluye

  • Entrance Fee
  • Entry/Admission - Schaezlerpalais
  • Entry/Admission - Goldener Saal
  • Entry/Admission - Dom Hotel Augsburg

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