Population

260,000

Altitude

1,436ft

Tourist Information

The city's best tourist information office is right on Rathausplatz (tel. +49/0821/502 070, fax 502 07 24), open Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm, Saturday from 10am to 1pm, closed Sunday and holidays. It's from here that they run the sightseeing walking tours. A second office is located at Bahnhofstrasse, tel. +49/0821/50 20 70, fax 50 20 7 45.

Distance From

  • Munich: 68km, 43 miles
  • Berlin: 560km, 350 miles
  • Stuttgart: 160km, 100 miles
  • Frankfurt: 358km, 224 miles
  • Hamburg: 739km, 462 miles

Guided Walking Tours

First-rate guided walking tours in English and German are run year round by the city's tourist office. The tours cover the Dom, several museums, the Goldener Saal and the Fuggerei. They depart from in front of the Rathaus. From May to November the tours run daily at 2pm. At other times of the year they only run on Saturdays at 2 pm and cost the same.

Guided Bus Tours

The city also runs bus tours covering the same areas and attractions. They run only from April to November, Thursday to Sunday at 10:30 am