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Destination guide

Historic Aachen will entice you

Take a vacation to Aachen and enjoy the area's museums, cathedral and history. Renowned for its monuments, architecture and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Bonnefanten Museum and Basilica of Our Lady are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Aachen

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Aachen a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Aachener Zoo (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Mergelhof Golf Club (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Gaia Zoo (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • SnowWorld Landgraaf (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Golf Club Haus Kambach (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Mondo Verde (8 mi / 12.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Aachen

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Aachen is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dreilaendereck (3.1 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Mondo Verde (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • High Fens – Eifel Nature Park (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Fluwelengrot (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Theodoor Dorrenplein (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Valkenburg Caves (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Aachen

Fly into Maastricht (MST-Maastricht - Aachen), the closest airport, located 16.8 mi (27 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Liege (LGG), which is 28.8 mi (46.3 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Aachen West Station, Aachen Central Station and Aachen Schanz Station are the main stations in the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around Aachen?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 240 house rentals around Aachen. From 134 Condos/Apartments to 73 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Aachen is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Aachen?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Aachen:

  • Kalterherberg: 31 vacation rentals
  • Robertville: 44 vacation rentals
  • Einruhr: 23 vacation rentals
  • Gemünd: 27 vacation rentals
  • Mützenich: 26 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Aachen?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Aachen. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ponttor: 342 home rentals
  • Aachen Town Hall: 346 home rentals
  • Aachener Zoo: 371 home rentals
  • Aachen Christmas Market: 346 home rentals
  • RWTH Aachen University: 353 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Aachen listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Aachen?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 134 Condos/Apartments in Aachen. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Aachen include:

  • Houses: 73 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 6 lodging choices
  • Villas: 2 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Aachen?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 5 vacation homes with pool available in Aachen.