English website


A pharmacy in Germany is called an Apotheke. Apotheken are easily identified by a large, red A on the outside of their locations.

Pharmacies are easily recognised by a big red "A" (Apotheke) sign. Hours are generally from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. weekdays and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays. Pharmacies take turns in providing after-hours services. A list of the pharmacies on duty is posted at the entrance of every pharmacy and published in the daily newspaper. Alternatively, call to find out the after-hours pharmacy. After-hours pharmacies: 08 00 - 00 22 83 3 (recorded message in German) or visit

Save & share

explanations and notes


  • Pixabay/City of Bonn
  • MEV-Verlag
  • Feuerwehr Bundesstadt Bonn
  • pressmaster/
  • Barbara Frommann/Bundesstadt Bonn
  • Giacomo Zucca/Bundesstadt Bonn
  • Erwin Wodicka/

By using this website, you agree that this site may use cookies. Privacy policy