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Günzburg. Easily accessible.

The greater district city of Günzburg (21,223 residents as of: 12/31/2021) in the Bavarian district of Swabia is in an easily accessible location on the A8 motorway, in the centrally located between the Bavarian capital Munich and the Baden-Württemberg capital Stuttgart. The two neighboring centers of Ulm and Augsburg are about 30 minutes away by car. The Günzburg train station (with IC and EC connections) connects the city to the main railway network (Paris) - Karlsruhe - Stuttgart - Munich - Salzburg - (Vienna). The Danube valley railway connects to this railway network via Donauwörth and Ingolstadt to Regensburg, and the Middle Swabian Railway to Mindelheim via Krumbach.Together with the neighboring city of Leipheim to the west, Günzburg is part of the conurbation of the Danube-Iller region.

city by night_Röger

photo: Philipp Röger für die Stadt Günzburg

Günzburg. The leisure and recreation city.

The LEGOLAND amusement park opened in Günzburg in 2002, and is one of the most-visited amusement parks in Germany with an annual target of approximately 1.9 visitors from over 120 countries. LEGOLAND turned Günzburg into one of the most important tourist destinations in Bavaria. The city is an ideal holiday destination for families, as well as cyclists on the Danube cycling route and city tourists. The history of Günzburg is characterized by more than three hundred years of Roman culture and an over 500 year relationship with the House of Habsburg. Testaments to this are the nearly 200 sights in Günzburg's historical townn center. The diverse gastronomy and many shopping possibilities invite you in to browse and shop. Modern accommodations provide a relaxed holiday for all types of groups.

The Donauried, a natural environment on a European scale, offers plenty of leisure options and is perfect for swimming and relaxing with its numerous lakes. The Günzburg open air swimming pool (Waldbad) is located in the Auwald forest on the Danube River. In addition, our city is the ideal starting point for trips into the Swabian Baroque area with its many picturesque towns. You can find more tips for leisure and recreation at Discover.

Cycling on the Danube_Röger

photo: Philipp Röger für die Stadt Günzburg


photo: Philipp Röger für die Stadt Günzburg

Günzburg. The service city.

In addition to the city administration located in a former Austrian mint building, Günzburg is the seat of the district offices, the district court, the land survey office and the tax authority. So all of the important authorities are found in one location for incoming businesses. All of the larger banks maintain branches in Günzburg. The Chamber of Industry and Commerce of the administrative district of Swabia also has a branch office here.

seat of the district offices_Röger

photo: Philipp Röger für die Stadt Günzburg

Günzburg. A healthy place.

Medical care is completely guaranteed with the district and regional hospitals as well as local doctors in nearly all specialties.

town of Günzburg_Röger

photo: Philipp Röger für die Stadt Günzburg

Günzburg. A city of education and culture.

In addition to kindergartens, there are all types of schools in the city. Günzburg is the seat of a state vocational school as well as an administrative and economics academy. The town hall, the “Forum am Hofgarten”, offers touring theater and musical productions and is the perfect event location for conferences. A cinema with four theaters, a modern municipal library, the Schloss Reisensburg science center, the municipal museum, community college, catholic educational institution, municipal music school and a ballet school complete the educational opportunities.

Forum am Hofgarten_Röger

photo: Philipp Röger für die Stadt Günzburg

Günzburg. A city to shop and work in.

Günzburg has a wide-ranging economic structure, ranging from manufacturing companies and large production facilities in the food industry to commercial and service companies. Thus, Günzburg has supra-regional significance as a center for shopping and working in the local environment and further afield.


photo: Philipp Röger für die Stadt Günzburg

Günzburg. Fair Trade City.

Günzburg has been a “Fair Trade City” since 2014. A future-proof urban development program, particularly with regard to a preservation approach to the resources available to us, ranges from local dedication - from individual citizens, commerce and gastronomy. The “#GZplastikfrei” campaign has also been in force since 2019 to prevent packaging waste. Our local “Agenda 21” organizes additional sustainable projects.

Reusable cups #GZplastikfrei_Ehrlich

photo: Julia Ehrlich/ Stadt Günzburg

Günzburg. In numbers.

Urban area: 5,541 ha

  • Forested area 822 ha
  • Agricultural area 2,998 ha
  • Water expanse 377 ha
  • Recreational area 174 ha
  • Other areas 1,170 ha
  • Townships 8
  • Land parcels 16,103

Geographical Position


photo: Philipp Röger für die Stadt Günzburg


Stadtverwaltung Günzburg
Schloßplatz 1
89312 Günzburg

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