The Aachen District is where people think, act and live European. Close to the border of the Netherlands and Belgium, this district in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, represents not only a fostered and cultivated culture, it also offers countless recreational opportunities for every taste.
Aachen District Map
Cities, Towns & Villages in the Aachen District
You’ll find medieval castles and historical townships here in this district, and the coal mining industry had its places throughout this area, too.
Oh, and carnival is an important subject here, too. It is being celebrated by hundreds of thousands of people every year (in February) who stand along the streets to catch some sweets and are happily kissing around. :-)
Aiming for nature? Take a trip to the Rursee, Germany’s second largest artificial lake. Or what about the Eifel, one of the largest nature reserves here in this country enjoyed by countless people every year. You’ll be amazed by its diversity in animal life and magnificent landscape!
Lastly, wanna know which one my favorite is? Monschau. :-)