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Aachen Pilgrimage 2023

Worship services, spiritual offerings, art, and culture.

Discover me!


What’s on at Aachen Cathedral?

Visiting hours (29.05.-08.06.)

Mon-Sat: 11-19 h
Sun: 13-19 h
Mon-Mi: 11-19 h
Corpus Christi, 8 June: 1-7 p.m.
Friday, 9 June: The cathedral is closed

+++ 10 to 18 June: During the Aachen Pilgrimage, there is the opportunity to visit the cathedral and venerate the shrines daily from 1 to 5:45 pm and 7:30 to 9:45 pm, on 11 June only from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Outside these times the cathedral is closed. +++

Guided tours

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

+++ Due to the Aachen Pilgrimage no guided tours will be offered from 8 to 21 June inclusive. +++


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 Corpus Christi service on 8 June will be celebrated at 10 am on the large altar stage (Katschhof). +++

Hidden gems in Aachen Cathedral – Part 1

Discover me! Hidden gems in Aachen Cathedral

In a fascinating series devoted to the motto of the 2023 Aachen Pilgrimage – “Discover me” – members of the Cathedral Chapter and Cathedral staff share their personal favourite hidden spots in Aachen Cathedral. In short videos, they describe hidden places or little-known traditions and objects. Join us for this very special guided tour.

The cathedral at blue hour. Photo: Petar Stoyanov