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Christmas market in Aachen

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    Celebrate Christmas in Aachen

    From 20 November 2020, you can visit the intimate Christmas market in Aachen. The market is centrally located near the Cathedral, within walking distance of the train station. This Christmas market contains about 130 different stalls. The square is beautifully lit. In the streets around the square, you will find bakeries and pleasant restaurants. And would you like to take an original gift home with you? At the market, you can buy a famous Aachener Printen: a gingerbread doll.

    Your trip to Aachen by train

    You can take the intercity service to Heerlen and catch an all-stations train to Aachen. The train from Heerlen runs every hour.

    You can also take the Thalys from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport or Rotterdam to Brussels Zuid/Midi and catch an ICE International or Thalys train to Aachen.

    Overview travel time to Aachen by train
    Route Travel time Change trains
    Amsterdam - Aachen 2h59m 1
    Amersfoort - Aachen 2h47m 2
    Utrecht - Aachen 1h57m 1
    Rotterdam - Aachen 2h59m 2
    Arnhem - Aachen 2h50m 2

    When is the Christmas market in Aachen?

    The Christmas market in Aachen is open from 20 November to 23 December 2020 (subject to change). The market is open from 11.00 hrs to 21.00 hrs in the evening.

    What else can you do in Aachen?

    Aachen is a city full of history. Centuries ago, it was the capital of the Frankish empire where dozens of German kings were crowned. You can still taste that atmosphere today in the Cathedral that dates from the year 805, as well as in the historic city centre.

    Do you like shopping? The main shopping streets are close to the train station. Please note, that shops in Aachen are not open every Sunday – just four Sundays a year. And did you know that Aachen is the sunniest city in the North Rhine-Westphalia region?

    Christmas market in Dusseldorf

    At Christmas time, Dusseldorf transforms into a wonderful village of illuminated houses and fragrant streets.

    Christmas market in Oberhausen

    At the end of a long day of Christmas shopping enjoy a fragrant glass of mulled wine.

    Christmas market in Osnabruck

    The Christmas market in Osnabruck is also called ‘the most beautiful Christmas market of the north’.

    * The lowest from price is based on one-way, 2nd class ticket from Amsterdam Centraal Station. All fares are subject to availability and the applicable fare conditions.

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