A little bit of planning and research can mean the difference between an average vacation and a magnificent one! Wander wisely in Aachen by knowing some basic facts about it before you venture off.
Aachen sits 55 miles (89 kilometers) to the southwest of Duisburg, a well-known city.
Approximately 270,000 people live in this area of North Rhine-Westphalia, so you'll have plenty of opportunities to make some new friends.
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Put on your headphones and choose an in-flight movie. In no time, you'll be coming in to land at Maastricht - Aachen Airport (MST). It's 17 miles (27 kilometers) from the middle of Aachen.
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Hertz is right in the center of the city. All you have to do is head to Bahnhofsplatz 2a. If there isn't anything suitable for you there, Europcar at Bahnhofplatz 2 An is worth looking into.
Broaden your horizons by exploring Aachen Cathedral. Despite the fact that you need to reserve spots for a tour to see the interior, you can still see it from outside.
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You're likely to hear locals refer to Eurogress Aachen, a very significant facility that hosts various events and conferences.
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Take time to visit St. Nikolaus Church and get better acquainted with the peaceful and spiritual side of the area.
Aachen is just 18 miles (29 kilometers) from Maastricht. Use this place for easy access to a range of attractions, including the Natural History Museum and the Bonnefanten Museum. If you have the time, travel just 20 miles (32 kilometers) to Lanaken. This is another area featuring nearby unmissable attractions like Basilica of Our Lady and St. Servaas Church.
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