Exhibition trip to Aachen
DAY 1 AACHEN – CORONATION VENUE OF EMPERORS AND KINGS
Arrival in Aachen. After hotel check-in, guided tour of the historic town centre taking in all the essential sights. Option of adding a guided tour of Aachen Cathedral. Tour ends at Centre Charlemagne. Visit to the exhibition “The Bartered Emperor – Charles V’s Coronation and a Changing World”. Ample free time afterwards for individual exploration. Overnight stay in Aachen.
DAY 2 ALBRECHT DÜRER AND CREATIVE JOURNEYS
After breakfast, guided tour of the exhibition “Dürer was here – A journey becomes legend” at the Suermondt-Ludwig-Museum. After lunch together in one of Aachen’s restaurants, visit to the Ludwig Forum for International Art. The exhibition there, “Bon voyage! Travelling in contemporary art”, forms an arc to the modern era and the present day. In the afternoon, visit to a renowned Aachen “Printen” bakery. Option of attending a performance at Theater Aachen or at the Opéra Royal de Wallonie in Liège. Overnight stay in Aachen.
DAY 3 THREE COUNTRIES IN ONE DAY
This day is devoted to the Three-Country-Region. Morning drive to Maastricht. Guided walking tour around the historic old town with plenty of sightseeing and information about the past and present of this picturesque Dutch city. After a period of free time for individual exploration and shopping, excursion continues with a visit to the Brewery of the Abbey Val-Dieu in Aubel, Belgium. After tour of the abbey and tasting of original abbey beer, drive back to Aachen.