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Three Country Border

Aachen Vaals, Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands

A point where these three countries met , one side each. There is a tower where anybody can climb a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Something a little different

When you've sampled the delights of Aachen and Maastricht here is something just a little different... read more

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Geographic point where Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands meet.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good47%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Aachen Vaals, Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A point where these three countries met , one side each. There is a tower where anybody can climb a see the sides viewing the nearest city in Germany which is Aachen. To the other side is already The territory of Belgium. And the side...More

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed 1 week ago

When you've sampled the delights of Aachen and Maastricht here is something just a little different to spend an hour or two on. The exact point where the three countries meet is marked by a simple stone, although while we were there someone from the...More

Thank AllanJGJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever we have visitors we go here. There is a tower to climb giving you a perfect view over the three areas meeting here.

Thank matwen2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was shocked to see how low this actually was--322 meters. My house is higher than that. You really get a sense of how low the Netherlands is when you come here. Such a low "mountain" is considered to be almost a national symbol and...More

1  Thank Ray V
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Going here to get pictures with my dogs was my sole purpose of this weekend's trip. We went here the Saturday before Labor Day and only stayed for a few minutes, but I got the pictures I wanted. It is a nice park like area...More

Thank rgd2017
Reviewed 3 September 2017

A lovely hike through the forestland of Germany lead us to the common point between Germany, Belgium and Netherlands. Super views from the top of watch tower. We came from Germany, it was a beautiful hike through the forests to reach the place, worth the...More

Thank Akanksha D
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Yes it's a great feeling and idea to be stood in 3 different countries at the same time but the whole idea lacked other amenities. Souvenir shop closed and looked closed down and snack bar didn't even sell water. So unless you are coming to...More

Thank BandMa
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Took the Hop on / Hop off tour in Aachen, Germany. It was the most well spent 13 Euros ever! The tour last approximately 2 hours and take you all over the city. It even makes a stop to the Three Country Border, where the...More

3  Thank Maryse B
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We drove from Belgium. It was a strange feeling when we arrived on a rainy Saturday morning. It seemed a bit closed but the cafe was open and we had coffee and looked at the point where the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium meet. I wouldn't...More

Thank kacytjobb
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Went there as it seems a highlight. Indeed it is very interesting to see that in a circle all three borders join. Funny to be with one foot in Belgium and with the other in the Netherlands, whereas your hand can be in Germany

1  Thank Francesco S
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15 May 2017|
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Response from AnnetteBath | Reviewed this property |
There are trains from Cologne to Aachen. It takes about an hour. Then from Aachen ask in the tourist centre ( Reisezentrum ) in the train station for the buses to the Three borders. Now they don't quite go to that spot ( at... More
Elizabeth J
23 April 2017|
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Response from KateWending | Reviewed this property |
Buses frequently leave Aachen Hauptbahnohf to Vaals Busstation Perron B. It is about 6 miles, travel time approximately 15 minutes and 1-2 €. Some buses end at the border instead of going into the town. You can get bus... More
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25 May 2016|
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Response from JudhiP | Reviewed this property |
Best and most convenient way is to rent a car. Maybe you can try group/guided tour from nearest hotel.