Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #11 in Aachen, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 4.7 km
Ascend 115 m
Descend 189 m

Experience Aachen in Germany in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in AachenIndividual Sights in Aachen

Sight 1: Innerer Landgraben

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Innerer Landgraben

The Aachener Landgraben is the name for the fortification along the almost 70 km long border of the former Aachen Empire. Individual sections can already be documented for the 14th and 15th centuries, but it was not until the beginning of the 17th century that the construction of the Landwehr was completed throughout and on 11 April 1611 by Albrecht VII of Habsburg, the acting regent of the Spanish Netherlands in Brussels, contractually legitimised with the aldermen and the city council in Aachen.

Wikipedia: Aachener Landgraben (DE)

791 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 2: Gut Hasselholz | Blockhaus

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Gut Hasselholz is a listed estate in Aachen, Germany. In the names Hasselbach and Hasselholz, the word Hassel is interpreted as an early name for foals.

Wikipedia: Gut Hasselholz (DE)

855 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 3: Haus Ficht

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The Burghaus Classen is an upper-middle-class residential building in Aachen, Fichthang 20.

Wikipedia: Burghaus Classen (DE)

861 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 4: Von-Halfern-Park

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The Von-Halfern-Park is a park and arboretum in the southwest of Aachen on the Lütticher Straße, in the direction of Kelmis/Belgium, located directly and seamlessly on the northern edge of the Aachen city forest. It was laid out in the style of an English landscape garden and contains trees and plants up to 200 years old, including from North America, Europe and Asia.

Wikipedia: Von-Halfern-Park (DE)

1658 meters / 20 minutes

Sight 5: Sternwarte Aachen

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Sternwarte Aachen

The Aachen Public Observatory is a listed observatory in the south of the city of Aachen.

Wikipedia: Volkssternwarte Aachen (DE), Website

539 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 6: Kaiser-Friedrich-Park

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Kaiser-Friedrich-Park is a park in the south of Aachen, Germany, named after the German Emperor Frederick III, who died in 1888.

Wikipedia: Kaiser-Friedrich-Park (DE)


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