Destination guide

Historical Aachen will entice you

Take a holiday to Aachen and enjoy the area's museums, cathedral and history. Renowned for its monuments, architecture and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Bonnefanten Museum and Basilica of Our Lady are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Aachen

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Aachen a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Aachener Zoo (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Mergelhof Golf Club (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Gaia Zoo (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • SnowWorld Landgraaf (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Golf Club Haus Kambach (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Mondo Verde (8 mi / 12.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Aachen

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Aachen is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dreilaendereck (3.1 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Mondo Verde (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • High Fens – Eifel Nature Park (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Fluwelengrot (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Theodoor Dorrenplein (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Valkenburg Caves (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Aachen

Fly into Maastricht (MST-Maastricht - Aachen), the closest airport, located 16.8 mi (27 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Liege (LGG), which is 28.8 mi (46.3 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Aachen West Station, Aachen Central Station and Aachen Schanz Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay near Aachen?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 200 holiday rentals near Aachen. From 132 Condos/Apartments to 64 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Aachen for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Aachen?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Aachen. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Aachen Christmas Market: 239 holiday rentals
  • RWTH Aachen University: 256 holiday rentals
  • International Newspaper Museum: 273 holiday rentals
  • Aachener Soers Equitation Stadium: 263 holiday rentals
  • Aachen-Rothe Erde Station: 294 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Aachen listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Aachen?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 132 Condos/Apartments in Aachen. Our other popular types of Aachen holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 64 holiday houses
  • Studios: 112 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Aachen?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Aachen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.