Only in Leipzig
A city with unmistakable flair
This is a place where tradition rubs shoulders with zeitgeist, and where great art can be enjoyed just a few steps away from an exciting world of outdoor activities. With a history going back almost 1,000 years, this Saxon metropolis has earned more than a few claims to fame – as a city of music, of commerce, of heroes, as the site of the Peaceful Revolution, as Little Paris, Athens on the River Pleisse, and the Venice of the North.
Whatever your quest, you won't have to go far to find it in Leipzig. There are cultural events for music connoisseurs and art lovers, a thriving coffee house culture and traditional pubs, shops aplenty in the intricate network of historical passageways and arcades, and a host of highly attractive leisure and recreational activities, not to mention a vibrant and diverse night life.
This city in Saxony has close connections with many famous personalities and creative geniuses, including Johann Sebastian Bach, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Robert Schumann, Richard Wagner, Martin Luther, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Friedrich Schiller. Discover Leipzig today, and follow their footsteps. Leipzig: livelier than ever!