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Fred Rai Western City

Fred Rai Western City

A Western Theme Park For The Family

One of the most unique theme parks in Germany is Fred Rai Western City. Located close to Augsburg and open from Mid April until Early October, the park is ideal for the whole family especially if you love westerns.

Established more than 35 years ago, the Western City is the result of Fred Rai’s dream of being a cowboy. There are campfires, horses, cowboys and much more at this super attraction. You can see how to ride like a cowboy at the centre for riding. If you want to take part in some of the more unusual aspects of the western lifestyle, when you enter the park you get a ticket on which is recorded your success at some of the western disciplines.

Shows, Archery And Knife Throwing

A trip to the Fred Rai Western City gives you a host of shows where you can see gunfights, the cavalry and the Buffalo Bill show. Demonstrations about the kinds of weapons that were used and how horse riding is an art are combined with special activities like knife throwing by trappers and an Indian camp where you can see the skills of the bow and arrow.

There is a flag parade, a train robbery and the many museum exhibits show you exactly what life was like in the real wild west.

Festivals At Fred Rai Western City

The Karl May Festival is an annual event at the Western City so if you want to experience this event you need to book in advance as it is so popular that it is quickly sold out. There are many movies (Westerns of course) to see at the theatre and you can learn such a lot about the native American Indian way of life as well.

Another World At Western City

Try a train ride and see the amazing alpacas that are part of the experience at Western City. These beautiful animals are the ideal backdrop for a photo opportunity that will create a wonderful memory of your day out.

At the Longhorn saloon you can try an authentic western drink or choose a soft drink and enjoy a variety of Western dishes including Mexican food. The Trapper Inn serves a hearty breakfast and there is a playground to occupy the kids while you finish eating.

Enjoy a unique experience at Fred Rai Western City with interesting experiences that cannot be found anywhere else in Germany.

Staying Near To Fred Rai Western City

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There are plenty of recommended hotels with excellent facilities near to the Fred Rai Western City Theme Park. You can choose from a large modern chain hotel or pick something smaller and more personal.

Landgasthof Asum

The Landgasthof Asum is a boutique hotel with just 45 rooms. Located right in the heart of the Bavarian countryside, nevertheless, it is only 1.7 kilometres from the theme park. The simply furnished rooms are cosy and comfortable and each has a flat screen TV and free Wi-Fi. There is a beer garden that offers relaxation and children can run of their spare energy on the private playground.

You can park you car for free at this hotel which also has a splendid restaurant serving traditional Bavarian dishes in the evening and a buffet breakfast every morning. The hotel is only 1.3 kilometres from the A8 motorway so gives easy access to all other parts of the region.

Best Western Hotel Dasing-Augsburg

The Best Western Hotel Dasing-Augsburg is a different kind of accommodation. It is part of a chain of hotels and has a three star rating. Just next to the motorway A8, the hotel has soundproof rooms so you will always get a good night’s sleep. It is close to a retail park where there is 24 hour shopping and has a spa for relaxation.

You can choose to eat at the fast food restaurant but the hotel is close enough to central Augsburg to allow you a wide choice of other restaurants. English speaking staff and a friendly welcome are waiting for you at the Best Western which is just 1.09 kilometres from Fred Rai Western City theme park.

Hotel zum Brunnen

Excellent service with elegant rooms and helpful staff are on offer when you book at the Hotel zum Brunnen. Placed in the medieval quarter of Friedberg, the hotel is 8.65 kilometres from the Fred Rai Western City but has good transport links.

Your room will be equipped with cable TV, free Wi-Fi and a private bathroom. Close by you will find restaurants and cafe bars which serve both International and local cuisine. Children are positively welcomed at this hotel which allows kids under 2 to stay for free in a crib and kids under 6 to stay free if they use the existing beds.

How To Get To Fred Rai Western City

By Air

Munich Airport (MUC) is only 45 minutes drive from Fred Rai Western City. There are both rail and road links to take you from the airport which has many UK flights landing each day.

By Train

Take a train to Munich city from the airport then change to a Deutsche Bahn express to Dasing Bahnhof. The remainder of the journey will be by taxi as the Western City is located next to a motorway.

By Road

Travel along the A8 motorway that goes from Munich to Augsburg. Look for the exit marked Dasing and the Western City is located directly off this exit.

Other Attractions Close To The Western City

Sightseeing The Countryside From Horseback

Just 15 minutes from the Fred Rai Western City is a horse riding centre called the Islandpferde Lechleite. You can take in the beautiful countryside of the Wittelsbach which has both long and short riding trails. The horses are Icelandic and the centre has professional instructors who will help you to have fun and enjoy the magical experience of riding. This is a wonderful place for both children and parents.

Visit Augsburg And See The Puppet Theatre

Augsburg has a history that goes back for over 2000 years. You can visit the Golden Hall and the Fuggerei. The Golden Hall is looked on as a wonderful example of interior design. Augsburg has some historic bridges that stretch across the rivers and it is only 15 minutes from Fred Rai Western City.

The Augsburger Puppenkiste is a puppet theatre in Augsburg and it shows fantasy and fairy tales as well as more serious performance plays. In 1944, the puppet theatre was burned down when it was hit by bombs but in 1948 it was rebuilt and many people enjoy the unique performances of the puppeteers.

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