Aachen Christmas Market

The Aachen Christmas market is set amidst the city's famous gothic cathedral and old town hall. With its many lovingly decorated stalls, the Christmas Village on the main market square leaves nothing to be desired for Christmas shoppers.

During Advent, the air hangs heavy with the scent of cinnamon and baked apples. Punch and chestnut stands draw customers in with their seasonal treats and stallholders attract passers-by who stop to admire their traditional handicrafts.

Aachen Christmas market boasts a wide variety of traditional and stylish goods as well as a wealth of culinary delicacies and beautiful works of arts and crafts, to ensure that every type of shopper of shopper and holiday visitor is catered for. 

Visitors to the Aachen Christmas market should try the city's famous 'Printen' gingerbread cookies. Other must try delicacies include, hot spiced Gluwein or Mut and the meat lovers dream- Haxen. The charming atmosphere evokes memories of bygone days, away from the commercialism of the modern day festivities. The Christmas market in Aachen is Germany's nearest Christmas market to the UK, making the destination suitable for weekend breaks and day trips.

Fred.\ Holidays can tailor-make almost any itinerary to suit your needs and to ensure that you have the perfect holiday. Whether you prefer to fly, travel by train or other means, we have options available for you. We can also organise airport parking, transfers and hotel only packages for you.

Want to visit more than one Christmas market or city centre? Fred.\ Holidays can tailor-make your itinerary to suit your needs and find the hotel, which is perfect for you.

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Useful Information
  • Flight time from London: 1hr 35min
  • Maastricht Aachen Airport: 28km from the city centre; transfer time about 30min
  • Nearest railway station: Hauptbahnhof
  • Currency: Euro
Hotel Recommendations

The Mercure am Dom 3*

Situated close to the centre of the city and the cathedral. 

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