Thanks to its very accessible location, Aarau, the attractive small city in the heart of Switzerland, is easy to reach from all directions. As a traditional market town, Aarau has a lot to offer for both everyday and special needs. This includes the wonderful old town centre with its many small and larger specialist shops, boutiques, speciality stores and shops for sport and leisure. From the vegetable market to the flea market and the pre-Christmas market – Aarau’s range of markets doesn’t only attract locals, but also offers a wonderful shopping experience for guests. The modern range of shops on the Bahnhofstrasse near the train station and in the City-Märt or Telli shopping centres round off this extensive shopping offer.


Guided City Tours

Discover both the historic and the modern sides of Aarau, observe the city from above, embark on a culinary journey of discovery, or explore the surroundings by bicycle.

18 qualified city guides with plenty of experience and extensive knowledge offer exciting guided tours.