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Christmas Shopping in Aachen

Aachen not only has a wealth of historical sights and culture, but also a great number of shops. In the Adalbertstrasse visitors can find branches of well-known clothes, shoe and cosmetics companies. Those who love small boutiques and specialist shop...

Accommodation in Aachen

A good journey starts with booking the right hotel accommodation. Often, the location, facilities and the price play an important role in the decision-making process. Almost 60 hotels and guesthouses with more than 3,000 guest beds are available in A...

History

Some 1.5 million people, among them guests from the Netherlands, Belgium, France and England, visit Aachen Christmas Market every year – something the organizers can rightly be proud of. It's no surprise that Aachen Christmas Market is so popular a...

Aachen Gingerbread

For many visitors, the culinary delicacies on offer are the main attraction. After all, what would Aachen Christmas Market be without 'Printen” (spicy gingerbread)? When bronze casters from the Belgian Dinant brought the so-called 'bread figures” (...

Carolus Thermal Spa and Carnival

Especially during the winter, people long for warmth and security. In earlier times, the Celts and Romans appreciated the hot spring water in Aachen and even Charlemagne cured his diseases in our town. In the following centuries Aachen gained a reput...

New Year's Eve in Aachen

Student party, festive ball or gala dinner, there are a multitude of ways to celebrate New Year's Eve in the imperial city. A special tip for midnight is the Aachen Lousberg. From this wooded plateau, romantics have a fantastic view of the whole town...

The best Christmas markets of Germany and Switzerland

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