About Aachen


Let's have a look around into background of Aachen
  • Region: Nordrhein-Westfalen
  • Country: Germany
  • Latitude: 50.7708333
  • Longitude: 6.1052778
  • Time zone: Europe/Berlin
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +1 hour

Weather in Aachen

  • Climate: Temperate climate zone
  • Best Time to Visit: March to May

Location

Aachen is a spa and border city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Aachen is the westernmost city in Germany, located near the borders with Belgium and the Netherlands, 61 km (38 mi) west south west of Cologne in a former coal-mining area. Aachen has proved an important site for the production of historical manuscripts.

Distance from Aachen center to Airport

  • Airport: Maastricht Aachen Airport
  • Driving Distance: 25 miles / 40 km
  • Driving Time: 35 minutes
  • Languages: English

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Maastricht Aachen Airport

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: 1 and 3 Euros per bag.
  • Housekeeper: 1 and 3 Euros per bag.
  • Concierge: 1 and 3 Euros per bag.

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 10 % of the Bill.

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Wurselen,
  • Alsdorf,
  • Lontzen

Emergency Contact Numbers in Aachen city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 112
  • Airport: Maastricht Aachen Airport (+31 43 358 9898)
  • Hospital: Luisenhospital Aachen (+49 241 4140)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Aachen.

  • Eurogress Aachen
  • Aachen Events
  • Association Friends

Tourist Attractions

  • Ponttor
  • Aachen Cathedral
  • Sparrow fountain

Theatre & Concerts

  • Theater Aachen
  • Cineplex Kinopark
  • Musikbunker

Visit Top Restaurants in Aachen

  • Zum goldenen Einhorn
  • Aachener Brauhaus
  • Am Knipp

Top Shopping Centers in Aachen

  • Hirsch Center  
  • Aachen Arkaden
  • Aquis Plaza

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Couven-Museum
  • Manfred Beumers
  • City Garden

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Zum goldenen Einhorn - Black Pudding
  • Aachener Brauhaus - Pork
  • Am Knipp - German Food

Sports Club

  • Rugby Club Aachen
  • Aachener Hockey
  • Sport & Fitness Club

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: €1.34 
  • Taxi:€3.00  
  • 3 BHK (Downtown):€991.00
  • Cheap meal:€9.00
  • Gasoline:€1.30 
  • 3 course meal:€40.00  
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