Christmas Market: Aachen, Germany

Today we drove over to Aachen, Germany, which is only about an hour from where we are staying in The Netherlands.  It was a lovely atmosphere even with the added security of the armed officers whose cars blocked the entrance streets due to the Berlin Christmas terrorist act.  Thankfully once in, you don’t feel the added security.

The kids enjoyed hot chocolate in little boots which they were able to take home from the Hexenhof (Witch farm). As all the 2016 cups were sold out so they requested 2017 instead of 2015.

Curry worst – yucky!

We shared pomme fritte – yummy first the first few then way too much.

We stopped in a cute bar, Domkeller for a pint!  From outside it was really cute and had Erdinger Weiss bier on tap!

Maebh had a ride on the carousel but chose to ride on the bike!



As with all markets there are loads of cute things to buy, yet nothing you really need.

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The streets were all lit up and very cute.  I love walking around taking photos of the buildings and things.

 

 

Not sure if we will visit any other Christmas Markets – perhaps today in Den Haag or Den Bosch. We will definitely go ice skating!

We popped by Eindhoven for a few minutes and had a lompia.