Legends of Aachen

Duration: 1h and 30min
Languages: English, Spanish
Registered on September 11, 2023

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

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Are you ready for an enchanting journey through Aachen's rich history, filled with legendary tales, the legacy of Charlemagne, and a delightful taste of local culture? 

Join us on our "Legends of Aachen" walking tour, where you'll immerse yourself in centuries of fascinating stories and savor the delectable flavors of Aachen's famous cookies.

During the tour, we'll talk about...

Legends of Aachen: Our expert guide will regale you with captivating legends and folklore that have shaped Aachen's history and culture. From knights' tales to mysterious legends, you'll discover the enchanting side of the city.

Charlemagne's Realm: Walk in the footsteps of Charlemagne, the legendary ruler of the Carolingian Empire. Explore the awe-inspiring Aachen Cathedral and Charlemagne's Palatine Chapel, and learn about the powerful legacy of this iconic historical figure.

Taste Aachen: Experience the city through your taste buds as we stop to enjoy Aachen's signature treat—Aachener Printen! These spiced cookies are a local specialty, and you'll have the chance to savor their unique flavor and learn about their historical significance.

Old Town Charm: Stroll through Aachen's picturesque Old Town, filled with cobblestone streets, medieval architecture, and vibrant market squares. Along the way, you'll encounter charming boutiques and local shops.

Elisenbrunnen Refreshment: Visit the neoclassical Elisenbrunnen pavilion, where you can taste the therapeutic mineral waters that have drawn visitors for centuries. It's a refreshing stop on our journey.



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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Markt 41, 52062 Aachen, Germany
    Markt 41, 52062 Aachen, Germany
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    The guide will have a red Umbrella or red flag. Meeting point: Markt 41 (In front of Starbucks)

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    Aachen Cathedral
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    Restaurant Elisenbrunnen
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    Granus Tower

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Ramon 08 May 2024

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Ricardo es un guia muy amable y buen comunicador. Tiene un estilo muy divertido y ameno. En general un placer disfrutar de Aachen con este guia. Lo recomiendo.
Valentina 01 May 2024

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Muy buen guía, me gustó mucho su tour, lo recomiendo.
Ezgi 01 May 2024

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Travelled alone - May 2024
Ricardo is a great guide. I had a great time and learned a lot not only about Aachen but also about the history of Germany. He is so friendly, funny and he knows a lot about the history. He also gave us great tips and suggestions. Thanks a lot Ricky Martin for this great time! :)
Andrea 01 May 2024

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Travelled in group - May 2024
Muchas gracias por el tour y por el buen humor Ricky Martín!! Saludos de España
Rosendo 07 Apr 2024
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Travelled in couple - Mar 2024
Hola. Nuestro Ricky Martín particular fue un gran guía y nos enseño todos los rincones mas bonitos de Aquisgran. Mucha gracias.
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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