"Aachen - City of Coronations and Cakes!" Top 5 Page for this destination Aachen by sandysmith
Aachen Travel Guide: 512 reviews and 1,433 photos
Many thanks to Sabsi for an open invitation to join her here and for meeting
us at the airport and accomodating us in her Dusseldorf apartment -
when we eventually got there!
Aachen was once the seat of Charlesmagne and the Holy Roman Empire that greatly changed the face of Christianity in Europe.
The main sights centre around the cathedral and the Town Hall but I also enjoyed the sculptures which are a more recent addition to the town centre.
Amongst all the sightseeing and chatting a lot of eating went on - especially cakes. The sweet gingerbread or Printen is a local speciality.
Not a fond memory but a memory nonetheless. The journey back from Aachen on the A44 was one Sabsi and I will not... more travel advice
The Alt Aachener Kaffeestuben (Old Aachen café house, Café Leo Van den Daele) is located in the centre of town at the... more travel advice
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