The Augsburg District, thanks to its proximity to the most important Alpine passes, was affiliated for centuries with the Roman Empire, dating back to the 1st Century B.C. Here you are standing at the nexus of the trade routes of the Middle Ages in the Bavarian region long known as Swabia.
Augsburg District Map
Towns & Villages in the Augsburg District
- Langweid am Lech
You can still see traces of Roman influence, such as a late medieval atonement cross along the way in Bobingen and the thousand-year-old Benedictine Abbey in Thierhaupten.
For more modern attractions, you will want to pay a visit to the inspiring Balloon Museum in Gersthofen or the fascinating Mask Museum in the market town of Diedorf. Or how about taking a break at the huge King Spa bathing facility at Königsbrunn, with its indoor and outdoor pools.
Although the Augsburg District is the third most populous district in Bavaria, it also includes one of its most sparsely populated areas, the Western Forests. This enchanting 1,200-square-kilometer preserve offers you a wonderful escape to nature — with vibrant, forested hills and picturesque hamlets in the south and extensive woodlands and cycling trails in the north.