Outdoor Activities in Aachen

Outdoor activities in Aachen are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Aachen comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Aachen and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Aachen has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Aachen.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Aachen:

  1. #1 of 42 Outdoors Activities in Aachen
    - Used in 919 itineraries
    Carolus Thermen Bad Aachen

    Tags: Leisure, Spa

    Address: Passstraße 79, 52070 Aachen, Germany.

    Timings: 09:00 am - 11:00 pm Details

    This lavish thermal spa is one of the best in the world… and it’s still amazingly affordable. Its water contains Sodium (Na), Chloride (Cl) and hydrogen carbonate (HCO3). It’s servi...Read more

  2. #2 of 42 Outdoors Activities in Aachen
    - Used in 699 itineraries
    Lindt Factory Shop

    Tags: Shopping Center

    Address: Susterfeldstraße 130, 52072 Aachen, Germany.

    Timings: 09:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Chocolate lovers, come to the home of Lindt, close to the Aachen West train station. This factory shop is nothing less than paradise as far as your sweet tooth is concerned. Best of all, the chocolate...Read more

  3. #3 of 42 Outdoors Activities in Aachen
    - Used in 1082 itineraries
    Elisenbrunnen

    Tags: Historical Site, Performance, Spa, Fountain

    Address: Friedrich Wilhelm Platz, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

    Timings: 09:30 am - 11:00 pm Details

    Aachen is famous for its thermal spas. This 266 feet long neo-classical building in 1827 – an open pillared hall, and two pavilions – in the centre of which are two drinking fountains that...Read more

  4. #4 of 42 Outdoors Activities in Aachen
    - Used in 467 itineraries
    Tierpark Aachen

    Tags: Outdoors, Park, Zoo, Bird Watching

    Address: Obere Drimbornstraße 44, 52066 Aachen, Germany.

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

    This nine acre zoo mostly covers domestic animals in its 1000 specimens covering about 200 species, but there are also monkey’s camels, zebra, lynx, cheetah, antelopes, and ostriches. Unlike mos...Read more

  5. #5 of 42 Outdoors Activities in Aachen
    - Used in 719 itineraries
    Ponttor

    Tags: Historical Site, Statue, Heritage Building

    Address: Ruetscher Strasse 4, 52072 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This 14th century gate was manned by soldiers and militia throughout the times when Aachen was a Free Imperial City. Today it’s used by German Youth and Scout groups. There’s not much do h...Read more

  6. #6 of 42 Outdoors Activities in Aachen
    - Used in 392 itineraries
    Internationales Zeitungsmuseum

    Tags: Museum, Specialty Museum

    Address: Pontstr. 13 52062 Aachen

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Trace the history of newspapers from its origins to its role today in the museum. The interactive permanent exhibit is highly interesting and is backed up by many intriguing items. These include: The...Read more

  7. #7 of 42 Outdoors Activities in Aachen
    - Used in 468 itineraries
    Pontstraße

    Tags: Cafe, Pubs, Town, Streets

    Address: Pontstraße, Aachen, Germany.

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Aachen is a university town and its students have made this street their favourite hangout. The cute little street is stuffed with little cafes, bars and eateries.Asian, Turkish, Italian, German and o...Read more

  8. #8 of 42 Outdoors Activities in Aachen
    - Used in 344 itineraries
    Elisabethhalle

    Tags: Historical Site, Tourist Center

    Address: Elisabethstraße 10, 52062 Aachen, Germany.

    Timings: 06:30 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Mere swimming pools don’t usually attract a lot of tourist attraction, but this one isn’t a mere swimming pool. It’s a 100 year old historic bath in a magnificent Art Noveau hall tha...Read more

  9. #9 of 42 Outdoors Activities in Aachen
    - Used in 305 itineraries
    Cafe Madrid

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Cafe, Dance Club, Pubs

    Address: Pontstrasse 141-149, 52062 Aachen, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 11:59 pm Details

    The Pontstrasse caters to an older crowd too, here in Café Madrid. This somewhat posh and upscale bar-and-club-restaurant stays open till early hours of the morning on most weekdays. That said,...Read more

  10. #10 of 42 Outdoors Activities in Aachen
    - Used in 74 itineraries
    Three-country Border

    Tags: Outdoors, View Point, Play Ground, River

    Address: Vaalserberg, Aachen Vaals, Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Barely a 10 minute drive from Aachen will take you Dreiländereck, the point where the borders of Switzerland, Germany and Netherlands converge. Basically, you could travel three countries in abou...Read more

  11. #11 of 42 Outdoors Activities in Aachen
    - Used in 3 itineraries
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    Address: Ludwigsallee 1A

    Google Reviews
    Wissam Zaghloul

    Cool place.. I sometimes hide from rain there if I'm waiting for the bus .. the landmark (Ponttor) stands out in Aachen.. so if you're meeting someone you'll be sure they'll find you.

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  12. #12 of 42 Outdoors Activities in Aachen
    - Used in 871 itineraries
    Theater Aachen

    Tags: Entertainment, Performance, Theatre, Opera House

    Address: Theaterpl. 1, 52062 Aachen, Germany.

    Timings: 11:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Opera, drama, ballet and music – these are the art forms that the theatre engages Aachen with. But even if you’re not catching a show (and you totally should), merely gazing at the beautif...Read more

  13. #13 of 42 Outdoors Activities in Aachen
    - Used in 1 itinerary
    Elisenbrunnen Image
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    Address: Friedrich-Wilhelm-Platz, 52062 Aachen, Germany

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    Aman Arora

    Open amphitheatre like atmosphere. One can find natural geysers here and can even try the warm water. Good place for an evening chillout with friends. City centre of Aachen. All the food places are si...

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  14. #14 of 42 Outdoors Activities in Aachen
    - Used in 430 itineraries
    Wasserturm Belvedere Image
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    Timings: 24-hrs Details
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    Michael M

    Great location for small to medium sized parties/events. The view is impressive during the day and breathtaking at night. The staff is friendly and professional. The food was sadly only average, so do...

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  15. #15 of 42 Outdoors Activities in Aachen
    - Used in 121 itineraries
    Eurogress Aachen

    Address: Monheimsallee 48, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This is a conference and an event center in Aachen, and is owned by Euro Gress Aachen operation GmbH. The center also includes the Hotel Quellenhof and the new Kurhaus Aachenis. The Euro Gress is situ...Read more