Aachen By Eurostar - Hotels, Sightseeing
Aachen is one of the vibrant cities in Europe. It is located in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, on the border with Belgium and the Netherlands, 65 km to the west of Cologne, and the westernmost city in Germany. There are very few places that can claim such proudly European credentials as AACHEN (known as Aix-la-Chapelle in French, Aken to the Dutch). There are lots to do and lots to see in this charming city of Aachen. It offers everything ranging from world-class architectural, museums, and Aachen cathedral to bountiful restaurants, bars, cafes, great shopping areas and vibrant nightlife. The most famous and must see attraction is Aachen Cathedral which is also listed in UNESCO world heritage site. The narrow streets of Aachen are lively with the presence of student crowd.
Travel to Aachen By Eurostar
The wonderful city of Aachen is easily accessed with Eurostar trains. Eurostar London Paris Train is the most convenient way to travel within Europe. It is true that the journey through Eurostar is little bit expensive than low budgeted flights. The important thing is that Eurostar train will takes you directly in the heart of city. Mostly city airport is located in the outskirt of city and there is wastage of time to reach in city center from airport. Moreover, you can also enjoy the excellent food and other on-board facilities while traveling through Eurostar.
It becomes quiet easy to travel from London to Aachen with Eurostar with one price as Eurostar has tied up with several train operating companies in UK. You simply need to hop on the High speed Eurostar train from London St Pancras International station to Paris Gare Du Nord station and proceed to Aachen with Eurostar Partner Thalys. Alternatively you can also travel from London St Pancras International Station to Brussels Midi and simple change of platform at Brussels and proceed to Aachen with Eurostar Partner Thalys. The whole journey time for London Aachen Train is 6 hours.
Aachen city is full of sights and you can’t afford to lose any of these sights while being in the city. The top attractions of Aachen are:
Nightlife in Aachen
Aachen has bountiful restaurants, pubs, bars and cafes to enjoy and to party. Aachen is a student city and having the highest number of bars per inhabitant in Germany. The best bars and clubs can be found in the long Pontstraße - a street that starts at the marketplace.
Top Bars and clubs in Aachen: • Pontstraße • Molkerei • Café Madrid • Tijuana • Buddha Bar • Lennet Kann • Tanzpalast Elysee
Eating Out in Aachen
If you are in the wonderful city of Aachen, you can’t die with hunger and thirst. It offers variety of cuisines from traditional food to exotic cuisines.
Top Restaurants and cafes: • Café Maredo • Café Extrablatt • Estado Steakhaus • Calos I
Shopping in Aachen
Aachen is haven for shopping. You will find multiple shops and showroom in the shopping region of Aachen. Famous Shopping Areas: • Adalbertstraße • Krämerstraße and Market • Großkölnstraße
Aachen City Map