©

Aachen trip planner

Create a fully customized
day by day itinerary for free

Build your own package

+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close
Trip Planner Europe  /  Germany  /  North Rhine-Westphalia  /  Aachen

Aachen

4.1
Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Spas
City of Water
Aachen, a spa town, was once a prominent royal city where German kings were crowned and Charlemagne built his favorite residence. The city is packed with historical attractions, including medieval buildings, city gates, and elegant fountains. However, the impressive cathedral built on Charlemagne's orders in 796 remains the highlight on many a tourist itinerary. Inside the cathedral, once the largest such structure north of the Alps, you can find the earthly remains of Charlemagne himself. Aachen is a pleasant mix of historic grandeur and modern innovation, and home to a large, highly regarded university. Easily accessible from anywhere in the country, the city's transportation network includes convenient cross-border train services from Brussels and Paris. Arrange all the small, but important details of your Aachen trip itinerary using our Germany trip planning site.
Create a full itinerary — for free!
  • Build a trip
    Tell us where and when you
    want to go, we will build
    the best sightseeing itinerary
  • Refine it
    You have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
  • Book as a package
    Use our travel agents to get
    package savings and hassle free booking
  • Enjoy your trip!
    Enjoy our 24x7
    on-trip assistance

Places to visit with Aachen

CologneTrip planner BEST FOR: Church, Specialty Museum, Landmark DusseldorfTrip planner BEST FOR: Observation Deck, Gift & Specialty Shop, Historic Walking Area BonnTrip planner BEST FOR: Historic Site, History Museum, Landmark MuensterTrip planner BEST FOR: Water Body, Religious Site, Flea Market EssenTrip planner BEST FOR: Historic Site, Landmark, Cabaret