Liège & Aachen
|Full day service guide with transportation||600€|
|Full day service guide without transportation||300€|
Liege is a historical city on the river Meuse, the birthplace of the Emperor Charlemagne & the writer Georges Simenon and at the crossroads of an important motorway network linking Paris, Amsterdam & Cologne -Germany, it is only a few miles away from Maastricht, Holland. By train, Liege is just two hours from Paris by Thalys or one hour from Brussels. This is the cultural center of Wallonia with an intense artistic life as well as an important architectural heritage.
What do we see
- Palace of the Prince-Bishops
- Place Saint-Lambert
- Liege-Guillemins Station.
- Cathedral of Saint Paul
- Le Carré
- Collegiate Church of Saint-Barthélemy
- Church of Saint James (of Compostela)
(Aachen, Aix-la-Chapelle) belongs to the district of Cologne in North Rhine-Westphalia. It is located in a fertile plain in the northern part of the Eifel, near the borders with Belgium and the Netherlands.
It was a Celtic settlement until the conquest of the Romans, who probably used as a retreat and heal Legionnaires, leveraging its hot springs (they have discovered remains of Roman baths). They gave the current name of the city, dedicated to the god ‘Aquae Granni’ Celtic god of health, who was credited with healing qualities.
It was the city where Charlemagne installed his government and residence in 794, and which eventually die (814), making it the most important moment Christian cultural center, which historians call “revival of the Middle Ages”. There he built his palace (on the site of the present town hall) and the Palatine Chapel, the core of the present Cathedral.
What do we see
- Rathaus: The Town hall
- Elisenbrunnen (Fountain of Saint Isabel)