Route Charlemagne:
Discover Charlemagne's Aachen

Welcome to the Route Charlemagne. It leads you to the most important places in the City of Aachen, telling stories and legends and recounting the history of Aachen as a European city and a city of science.


The route is named after Charlemagne, who built his favourite seat of government in Aachen around 800 AD – as the centre of an empire stretching over vast areas of continental Europe.