Self guided audio tour in Aachen
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City walk with audio guide in Aachen
With its rich history dating back to the time of the Romans, Aachen is the perfect destination for an engaging city walk. Using the self-guided audio tour provided by CityAppTour, you will pass by all the significant historical monuments and uniquely discover the stories behind these landmarks with the guidance of your own audio guide. However, Aachen is not solely focused on its history. This city has much more to offer, such as museums, parks, squares, the Aachen Cathedral, and the famous thermal baths. Visit the monuments and other highlights, stroll through narrow alleys, and enjoy the unique atmosphere of this city accompanied by your own audio guide.
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Available tours in and around Aachen
Things to do in Aachen
In addition to all the well-known tourist attractions, our audio tour will also take you to all the hidden gems of Aachen. Enjoy a relaxing walking route while the audio guide narrates and discover that Aachen is well worth your visit.
The historic center of Aachen, located in western Germany, is steeped in ancient charm and rich history. This enchanting city is particularly renowned for its thermal springs and its centuries-old connection to Charlemagne, who considered Aachen his favorite residence. A prominent landmark is the majestic Aachen Cathedral, a masterpiece of Gothic architecture and the former imperial palace chapel. In the shadow of the Cathedral stands the old town hall, an impressive building with striking architecture. As you stroll through the cobbled streets of the center, you'll also come across the Elisenbrunnen, a historic spa center that still serves warm spring water to visitors. With its rich history and captivating sights, the historic center of Aachen offers an unforgettable journey back in time.
From the last week of November until Christmas, Aachen hosts a grand Christmas market annually. The Christmas stalls are spread across various squares and streets around the imposing Aachen Cathedral and the old town hall. The Katschhof, as the central square, is beautifully decorated during these days. Thousands of tourists come to Aachen each year to admire the city's enchanting decorations during this period. The Christmas markets offer a variety of stalls with delicious mulled wine, typical Aachen treats like "printen," "dominosteine," "lebkuchen," and other tasty Christmas pastries. It's no surprise that Aachen's Christmas market is one of the most visited Christmas markets in all of Germany.
The heart of the shopping areas in this city is located near two prominent locations: the Aachen Cathedral and the historic town hall. One of the most striking shopping streets is the Adalbertkirchestrasse, where you'll find all the well-known retail chains. The great advantage is that this street is entirely car-free. In Aachen's Altstadt, you'll find charming boutiques and cozy restaurants, especially in Annastrasse and Kramerstrasse. For indoor shopping, you can visit the famous Elisengalerie or the brand new shopping center 'Aquis Plaza,' which houses a hundred and fifty shops, boutiques, and restaurants. Aachen offers plenty of shopping opportunities for every taste and preference.
It is truly worth visiting Aachen, where you can enjoy the splendid historic landmarks and a vibrant shopping experience. By following the walking route of CityAppTour, you'll be guided to the most fascinating spots of the city and embark on an unforgettable discovery journey.