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What’s on at Aachen Cathedral?

Visiting hours (December)

MO-FR: 11-19 o’clock
+++ Friday, 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd, until 18:15, followed by an Advent impulse
+++ Thursday, 14 December: until 16:30 (dress rehearsal Domsingschule)

SA: 1pm – 7pm
+++ Saturday, 2 December: until 16:30 due to “Music for the Night”
+++ Saturday, 16 December: until 4 pm due to the Cathedral Singing School concert

SO: 13-17:30 (evening praise at 18:00)
+++ Sunday, 10 December: until 4:45 pm (public choir vespers at 6 pm)

Christmas + New Year’s Eve
+++ 24 December: until 2 pm for tourists; Christmas masses at 4 pm, 6:30 pm and midnight
+++ 25 December: 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (pontifical vespers at 6 p.m.)
+++ 26 December: 1 pm to 7 pm
+++ 31 December: 1 pm to 4:30 pm (annual thanksgiving at 5 pm)

Guided tours

Guided tours take place Monday to Saturday between 11 am and 6 pm on the hour, Sundays from 1 pm to 4 pm.


Eucharistic celebrations are held in Aachen Cathedral on weekdays at 7am and 10am, on Sundays and public holidays at 8am, 10am and 11:45am. All people are cordially invited to attend!

The cathedral at blue hour. Photo: Petar Stoyanov