Location information of all objects

1

Hochablass (Lech weir)

Der Hochablass ©Martin Augsburger/Stadt Augsburg

Opening hours

Open all year, 24 h walkable

Guided Tours

No guided tours

Location

The Hochablaß (Lech weir) connects the districts of Hochzoll and Spickel. It is located east of the city forest.

Directions

With public transportation: At Kuhsee (Cow Lake) there is a bus stop (bus line 29 towards "Hochzoll Süd"). From there it is a short walk going west towards the Lech.

With a car: There is parking available at Kuhsee (Cow Lake).

Contact

City of Augsburg

World Heritage Office
Karolinenstraße 17
86150 Augsburg

+49(0)821 324-3074
welterbe@augsburg.de

2

Lech canals

Hinterer und Mittlerer Lech in der Augsburger Altstadt ©Martin Augsburger/Stadt Augsburg

General Information

A total of 29 Lech channels with a total length of 77 kilometers and a descent of 29 meters run through the Augsburg city area.

Opening hours

  • open all year

  • 24 hours experience

Guided Tours

Guided tours can be booked by:

Regio Augsburg Tourismus GmbH
Touristinformation
Rathausplatz 1
86150 Augsburg

Location

<p>The Lech canals flow through the entire area of the old city, where they continually come to the surface. The most southern point is the Ice Canal (object nr. 22). The most northern point is the Lower Waterworks (object nr. 5).</p>

Directions

The best way to discover the Lech canals is to take a walk through the old city. A good starting point would be the “Rotes Tor Park” (Red Gate) at the tram stop ”Rotes Tor” (tram line 2 towards "Haunstetten Nord", tram line 3 towards "Haunstetten West P+R", tram line 6 towards "Friedberg West P+R" and also bus line 35).

Contact

City of Augsburg
World Heritage Office
Karolinenstraße 17
86150 Augsburg

Tel +49(0)821 324-3074
E-Mail: welterbe@augsburg.de

 

3

Galgenablass (culvert)

Opening hours

Open all year

Guided Tours

Guided tours can be booked at

Environmental station Augsburg
Dr.-Ziegenspeck-Weg 10
86161 Augsburg

+49(0)821 324-6074
veranstaltungen@us-augsburg.de

Location

The Galgenablass (culvert) is located in the northern part of the Augsburg city forest.

Directions

The Galgenablass (culvert) is most easily reached on foot or with a bicycle. There is absolutely no parking available there. There is public transportation in the vicinity.

Contact

City of Augsburg
World Heritage
Karolinenstraße 17
86150 Augsburg

+49(0)821 324-3074
welterbe@augsburg.de
 

4

Waterworks at Rotes Tor

Großer und Kleiner Wasserturm des Wasserwerks am Roten Tor ©Martin Augsburger/Stadt Augsburg

General Information

Due to monument and fire protection regulations, a maximum of 14 persons may be run simultaneously by each water tower.

Opening hours

Opening of the water towers: May - October: every 1st Sunday of the month, 10 am - 4 pm
Sightseeing only possible with guide.
The aqueduct is open to the public until the months of May to July (open-air stage season).
The hydrotechnical models (including by Caspar Walter) can be visited all year round Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am - 5 pm in the Maximilian Museum..

Guided Tours

May - October: every 1st sunday of the month, 10 am to 4 pm (continuous)
Price: 3 € p. P. / children up to 16 years 1 € p. P.
no registration needed
For individual tours please contact Mo. - Fr. from 9 am to 5 pm
Regio Augsburg Tourismus GmbH
city tours
Kristin Hoffmann, Sophie Smekal
+49 (0) 821 50207-33
stadtfuehrungen@regio-augsburg.de
www.augsburg-tourismus.de/fuehrungen

Location

The Waterworks at Rotes Tor are located at the southern tip of the city center, directly at the Red Gate and in between the Puppenkiste (puppet theater) and the Freilichtbühne (open air theater).

Directions

With public transportation: With tram line 2 (towards Haustetten Nord), tram line 3 (towards Haunstetten West P+R) and tram line 6 (towards Friedberg West P+R) or with bus line 35 to the stop at Rotes Tor (Red Gate). At this location there is no parking.  We highly recommend walking, biking or using public transport.

Contact

Tourist-Information
Rathausplatz 1, Augsburg
+49(0)821 50207-0
tourismus@regio-augsburg.de

 

Maximilianmuseum Augsburg
Fuggerplatz 1, Augsburg
+49(0)821 324-4112
besucherservice-kusa@augsburg.de

5

Lower Waterworks

Das Untere Brunnenwerk (ehemaliges Pumpenhaus mit Brunnenturm) ©Martin Augsburger/Stadt Augsburg

General Information

The Lower Brunnenturm is privately rented, therefore not publicly accessible.

The former pump house now houses a cinema with an associated restaurant / bar.

Opening hours

Lower Brunnenturm to be visited only from the outside.

Restaurant / Bar in Liliom
Monday-Thursday, Sunday: 14:00-23:00 o'clock
Friday, Saturday: 14:00-01:00 o'clock

The cinema opens daily 30 minutes before the start of the first performance.

Hot kitchen daily from 17:30 o'clock.

Guided Tours

No guided tours

Location

The lower fountain works are located on the eastern edge of the Cathedral quarter next to the Liliom cinema and café.

Directions

With public transportation: from the Pilgerhausstraße tram stop near Barfüßerbrücke/Brechthaus (Tram line 1 towards Lechhausen/Neuer Ostfriedhof or Bus line 35) it is a short walk to the north. There is no parking at this location. We recommend walking, biking or using public transport.

Contact

Liliom Cinema Restaurant Bar

Daniela Bergauer & Michael Hehl GbR
Unterer Graben 1, 86152 Augsburg

+49(0)821 29714889
kino@liliom.de

www.liliom.de

6

Waterworks at Vogeltor

Das Brunnenwerk am Vogeltor ©Martin Augsburger/Stadt Augsburg

General Information

The access to the still existing water tower is on private grounds.

Opening hours

Not open to the public

Guided Tours

No tours possible

Location

The Waterworks at Vogeltor are located in the city center directly across from the City Galerie (mall) and VHS (adult education center) and they are a part of the Convent of St. Ursula.

Directions

With public transportation: the bus line 35 and 22 in the direction of "Firnhaberau" stop at the "City Galerie/VHS". The Waterworks at Vogeltor are located directly across the street. There is parking in the parking garage.

Contact

City of Augsburg
World Heritage Office
Karolinenstraße 17
86150 Augsburg

+49(0)821 324-3074
welterbe@augsburg.de

7

Augustus Fountain

Opening hours

24 hours in summer

Covered in winter with wooden panels

The original fountain figures can be visited Tuesday to Sunday from 10-17 clock in the Maximilian Museum.

Guided Tours

Guided tours to "Water in Augsburg" can be booked at the tourist information office on Rathausplatz
www.augsburg-tourismus.de/tourist-info

Guided tours of the Maximilian Museum can be booked directly at the visitor service of the art collections and museums
www.kunstsammlungen-museen.augsburg.de/fuehrung-buchen

Location

The Augustus fountain is located on the north edge of the city hall square

Directions

With public transportation: tram line 1 (towards Lechhausen/Neuer Ostfriedhof) and 2 (direction Augsburg West P+R) stop directly at the Rathausplatz (city hall). From Königsplatz and Moritzplatz it is only a short walk through the pedestrian zone to the Rathausplatz (city hall). There is no parking around the city hall.  We highly recommend walking, biking or using public transport. 

Contact

Tourist-Information
Rathausplatz 1, Augsburg
+49(0)821 50207-0
tourismus@regio-augsburg.de

 

Maximilianmuseum Augsburg
Fuggerplatz 1, Augsburg
+49(0)821 324-4112
besucherservice-kusa@augsburg.de

8

Mercury Fountain

Der Merkurbrunnen ©Martin Augsburger/Stadt Augsburg

Opening hours

24 hours in summer

covered in winter with wooden panels

The original fountain figures can be visited Tuesday to Sunday from 10-17 clock in the Maximilian Museum.

Guided Tours

Guided tours to "Water in Augsburg" can be booked at the tourist information office on Rathausplatz
www.augsburg-tourismus.de/tourist-info

Guided tours of the Maximilian Museum can be booked directly at the visitor service of the art collections and museums
www.kunstsammlungen-museen.augsburg.de/fuehrung-buchen

Location

The Mercury fountain is located directly on Moritzplatz (Moritz square).

Directions

With public transportation:  the tram line 1 (towards Lechhausen/Neuer Ostfriedhof) and line 2 (towards Augsburg West P+R) as well as the bus line 32 (towards  Zoo/Botanischer Garten) and 22 (towards Firnhaberau) stop directly at Moritzplatz.  There is absolutely no parking at this location.  We strongly recommend walking, biking or using public transport.

Contact

Tourist-Information
Rathausplatz 1, Augsburg
+49(0)821 50207-0
tourismus@regio-augsburg.de

 

Maximilianmuseum Augsburg
Fuggerplatz 1, Augsburg
+49(0)821 324-4112
besucherservice-kusa@augsburg.de

9

Hercules Fountain

Der Herkulesbrunnen ©Martin Augsburger/Stadt Augsburg

Opening hours

24 hours in summer

covered in winter with wooden panels

The original fountain figures can be visited Tuesday to Sunday from 10-17 clock in the Maximilian Museum.

Guided Tours

Guided tours to "Water in Augsburg" can be booked at the tourist information office on Rathausplatz
www.augsburg-tourismus.de/tourist-info

Guided tours of the Maximilian Museum can be booked directly at the visitor service of the art collections and museums
www.kunstsammlungen-museen.augsburg.de/fuehrung-buchen

Location

The Hercules fountain is located in the middle of Maximilian Street in front of the registry office and the Schaezler Palace.

Directions

With public transportation: the tram line 1 (towards Lechhausen/Neuer Ostfriedhof) and line 2 (direction Augsburg West P+R) stop at Moritzplatz, the Bus line 32 (towards Zoo/Botanischer Garten) and line22 (towards Firnhaberau) stop at Ulrichplatz. It is about the same distance from both of these stops to the Hercules fountain. There is no parking at this location, therefore we highly recommend walking, biking or using public transport.

Contact

Tourist-Information
Rathausplatz 1, Augsburg
+49(0)821 50207-0
tourismus@regio-augsburg.de

 

Maximilianmuseum Augsburg
Fuggerplatz 1, Augsburg
+49(0)821 324-4112
besucherservice-kusa@augsburg.de

10

Stadtmetzg

Die Augsburger Stadtmetzg ©Martin Augsburger/Stadt Augsburg

General Information

The Stadtmetzg is now used as an administrative building of the city of Augsburg. Here is the office for social services, senior citizens and people with disabilities.

Opening hours

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8:30-12:30 pm
Thursday: 14:00-17:30 pm

Guided Tours

As part of the waterways of the Regio Augsburg Tourismus GmbH, the Stadtmetzg is shown from the outside.
There is no guidance inside the building, but the building can be visited during regular opening hours.

Location

The butcher’s house is located in the city center behind the city hall building at the end of the Perlachberg.

Directions

With public transportation: from the Rathausplatz (city hall) tram stop (tram line 1 towards Lechhausen/Neuer Ostfriedhof  or tram line 2 towards Augsburg West P+R) and also the tram stop Barfüßerbrücke/Brechthaus (tram line 1 towards Lechhausen/Neuer Ostfriedhof or the bus line 35).  Either way, it is a short walk.  At this location there are a few parking places.  There is a small parking garage behind the Stadtmetzg.  We recommend walking, biking or using public transport.

Contact

Office for social services, senior citizens and people with disabilities

Metzgplatz 1,
86150 Augsburg
+49(0)821 324-9501
soziales@augsburg.de

11

Waterworks at Hochablass

Die Maschinenhalle im Wasserwerk am Hochablass ©Martin Augsburger/Stadt Augsburg

General Information

Waterworks at Hochablass is owned by Stadtwerke Augsburg GmbH.

Opening hours

From May to October every first Sunday of the month from 12 to 17 o'clock

Guided Tours

Every first Sunday of the month at 15 o'clock

Location

The waterworks at Hochablass are located in the district of Spickel – Herrenbach, between the Lech River and the city forest.

Directions

With public transportation: Take the bus line 29 towards Hochzoll Süd and get out at the stop Kuhsee (Cow Lake). From there continue via Hochablass (element nr. 2) on the opposite side of the Lech going north on Spickelstraße.

With a car: Take Friedberger Straße/B300 going out of the city. Before crossing the Afrabrücke (Afra bridge) turn right on the street “Am Eiskanal”. Parking is available at the Bundesleistungszentrum  (National Training Center for Canoe Slalom and Whitewater Sports).

Contact

Stadtwerke Augsburg Holding GmbH
Hoher Weg 1
86152 Augsburg

+49(0)821 6500-8601
wassergmbh@sw-augsburg.de

12

Power plant at the Stadtbach

Das Kraftwerk am Stadtbach ©Martin Augsburger/Stadt Augsburg

General Information

Power station is privately owned

Opening hours

Not open to the public

Guided Tours

No tours possible

Location

The power plant on the Stadtbach is located in the Bleich and Pfärrle district.

Directions

The power plant is located on company property and it is not publicly accessible.

Contact

City of Augsburg
World Heritage Office
Karolinenstraße 17
86150 Augsburg

+49(0)821 324-3074
welterbe@augsburg.de

13

Power plant at the Fabrikkanal

Das Kraftwerk am Fabrikkanal ©Martin Augsburger/Stadt Augsburg

General Information

The power plant is in private property.

Opening hours

Not publicly open

Guided Tours

No guided tours

Location

The power plant on the Fabrikkanal is located in Göggingen

Directions

The power plant is located on company premises and is not publicly accessible.

Contact

City of Augsburg
World Heritage Office
Karolinenstraße 17
86150 Augsburg

+49(0)821 324-3074
welterbe@augsburg.de

14

Power plant at the Singold

Das Kraftwerk an der Singold ©Martin Augsburger/Stadt Augsburg

General Information

The power plant is in private property.

Opening hours

Not publicly open

Guided Tours

No guided tours

Location

The power plant on the Singold is located in Göggingen.

Directions

With public transportation: From the tram stop at "Göggingen Rathaus" (Göggingen town hall) (tram line 1 towards "Göggingen" or Bus lines 38,70,72,76,640 and 700) continue on foot to the west via Fabrikstraße. At this location there is almost no parking available. Therefore we recommend walking, biking or using public transport.

Contact

City of Augsburg
World Heritage Office
Karolinenstraße 17
86150 Augsburg

+49(0)821 324-3074
welterbe@augsburg.de

15

Power plant at the Wolfzahnau

Das Kraftwerk an der Wolfzahnau ©Martin Augsburger/Stadt Augsburg

General Information

The power plant is privately owned

Opening hours

Not open to the public.

Guided Tours

No guided tours

Location

The power plant on the Wolfzahnau is located in the district of Oberhausen, where the Lech and Wertach rivers meet.

Directions

With public transportation: The closest bus stop is Haindl (Bus line 35 and 44). From there it is 3 kilometers to the power plant.

With a car: To get there with a car take the Berliner Allee/ B2 going northwest. Take a right onto Franz-Josef-Strauß-Straße and continue straight ahead to the end of the road to reach the power plant.

Contact

City of Augsburg
World Heritage Office
Karolinenstraße 17
86150 Augsburg

+49(0)821 324-3074
welterbe@augsburg.de

16

Power plant Gersthofen

Das Kraftwerk Gersthofen ©Martin Augsburger/Stadt Augsburg

General Information

The power plant is in private property.

Opening hours

Not publicly open

Guided Tours

No guided tours

Location

The power plant is located at the Industrial park on the north end of Gersthofen.

Directions

The power plant is located on company premises and it is not publicly accessible.

Contact

Lechwerke AG
Schaezlerstraße 3, 86150 Augsburg

+49(0)821 328-0
www.lew.de

17

Power plant at the Senkelbach

General Information

The power plant is in private property.

Opening hours

Not publicly open

Guided Tours

No guided tours

Location

The Riedinger power plant on the Senkelbach is located in the district Rechts der Wertach at the Riedinger industrial park.

Directions

The power plant is located on company property. It is not publicly accessible.

Contact

City of Augsburg
World Heritage Office
Karolinenstraße 17
86150 Augsburg

+49(0)821 324-3074
welterbe@augsburg.de

18

Power plant Langweid

Turbinenrad im Kraftwerk Langweid ©Martin Augsburger/Stadt Augsburg

General Information

The power plant in Langweid is owned by Lechwerke AG.

Opening hours

The Lech Museum Bayern is open every first Sunday of the month from 10 to 18 o'clock.
Entry is free.

Guided Tours

Outside the opening hours, the Lech Museum Bayern can be visited as part of free guided tours.
If you would like to organize a guided tour for your group, contact the Lechmuseum Bayern either directly by phone or by e-mail.
The tours are free and your request is of course without any obligations.

Location

The power plant is located to the north of Langweid. This is also the home to the Lech Museum.

Directions

With a car: Take the B2 and exit at “Langweid-Nord”. After the exit take a right in the round-about and continue parallel to the B2 until reaching the Lechwerk-Siedlung. When you reach the settlement take a left onto Lechwerkstraße, which leads directly to the power plant site.

With the train: The Bahnhof Langweid (train station Langweid) is located on the way from Augsburg to Donauwörth and is only about 2 kilometers away from the power plant.

Contact

Lech Museum Bayern

Power plant Langweid
Lechwerkstraße 19
86462 Langweid

+49(0)821 328-1658
www.lechmuseum.de

 

19

Power plant at the Wertachkanal

Maschinensatz im Kraftwerk am Wertachkanal ©Martin Augsburger/Stadt Augsburg

General Information

The power plant is in private property.

Opening hours

Not publicly open

Guided Tours

No guided tours

Location

The power plant on the Wertachkanal is located between the districts of Pfersee, Rosenau ,Thelottviertel, and Antonsviertel behind the Wittelsbacher Park.

Directions

With public transportation:  Tram line 3, in the direction of Stadtbergen, as well as the bus, line 32 towards Klinikum BKH, stop at the Luitpoldbrücke (Luitpold bridge). From there it is a 5 minute walk to the south, on either side of the Wertach, to reach the power plant.

With a car: There are parking places available at this location.  From the city center, take Hermannstraße going south.  After the Göggingerbrücke (Gögginger bridge), turn right at the light onto Rosenaustraße.  At the first possibility turn left onto Schießstättenstraße and continue straight ahead until reaching the power plant.

 

Contact

City of Augsburg
World Heritage Office
Karolinenstraße 17
86150 Augsburg

+49(0)821 324-3074
welterbe@augsburg.de

20

Power plant at the Proviantbach

Maschinenhalle im Kraftwerk am Proviantbach ©Martin Augsburger/Stadt Augsburg

General Information

The power plant is privately owned.

Opening hours

Not open to the public.

Guided Tours

No guided tours

Location

The power plant on the Proviantbach is located in the district of Bleich and Pfärrle.

Directions

With public transportation: Take the bus lines 35 or 44 to the stop “Haindl”. From there continue on foot towards the Lech river and then on to Franz-Josef-Strauß-Straße going north.

With a car: To get there by car take the Berliner Allee/B2 going northwest and turn off onto Franz-Josef-Strauß-Straße.

Contact

City of Augsburg
World Heritage Office
Karolinenstraße 17
86150 Augsburg

+49(0)821 324-3074
welterbe@augsburg.de

21

Power plant Meitingen

Das Kraftwerk Meitingen ©Martin Augsburger/Stadt Augsburg

General Information

The power plant is in private property.

Opening hours

Not publicly open

Guided Tours

No guided tours

Location

The power plant is located on the west side of Meitingen.

Directions

With the car: Take the B2 and exit at “Meitingen West”. After the exit, at the round-about, take the second exit (Peter-Dörfler-Straße). At the second round-about continue straight ahead until turning right onto Donauwörther Straße and then take the first left into Bernhard-Monath-Straße. Before reaching the Lech canal, turn right on to the street which leads to the power plant.

With the train: The Bahnhof Meitingen (train station Meitingen) is on the way between Augsburg and Donauwörth and is only 2 kilometers away from the power plant.

Contact

Lechwerke AG
Schaezlerstraße 3
86150 Augsburg

+49(0)821 328-0
www.lew.de

22

Canoe Course (Eiskanal)

Eiskanal / Kanustrecke in Augsburg

Opening hours

Open all year

Guided Tours

No guided tours

Location

The Canoe Course (Eiskanal) flows parallel to the Lech as a western tributary. It is located in the  “Spickel” district.

Directions

With public transportation:  Tram line 6 to the tram stop Am Eiskanal. From there it is a short walk to the south.

With a car: Take the Friedberger Straße/B300 heading out of the city. Before the Afrabrücke (Afra bridge) turn right on to the street “Am Eiskanal”. Parking is available at the National Training Center for  Canoe Slalom and White Water Sports.

Contact

City of Augsburg
Office for sports and baths

Leonhardsberg 15
86150 Augsburg

+49(0)821 324-9730
spba.stadt@augsburg.de