Romantic Road, Germany

Augsburg, Germany

Statue of Emperor Augustus, AugsburgAugsburg can trace its history back way beyond the medieval heyday of its neighbours on the Romantic Road.

Founded before the period of Roman control, it was dubbed Augusta Vindelicorum when they gained power in the region and built the trade route stretching between northern Italy and their new powerbase in southern Germany.

More details about the city and its history can be found on our Augsburg information page: Augsburg Information

A list of hotels in the city and how to get to this important midpoint on the Romantic Road can be found on our Augsburg travel page: Augsburg Hotels & Travel
If you are more interested in self-catering accommodation in the city, there is a handpicked selection over at Live-Like-A-German: Vacation Rentals in Augsburg

Alternatively, our UK tour operator partner Travel Without Borders can offer a tailor-made breaks or special language homestays in the city. Get in touch with them via our information request form.

With such a long and rich history, Augsburg has plenty of sights to visit. Some of the main attractions are featured in our photo gallery along with short descriptions of each image: Augsburg Images