Leipzig Tourismus und Marketing GmbH

Augustusplatz 9, D-04109 Leipzig
 
Date: 28.08.2015

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Monday Concerts

Montagskonzerte am Bachdenkmal; Foto: Dirk Brzoska
Every year in summer, the Monday Concerts at the Bach Monument take place outside St. Thomas Church. For the free of charge event, visitors can bring their own chair and enjoy live music by renowned national and international artists. If the weather is bad, the concert will take place inside St. Thomas Church. Nine concerts from Bach to Blues await your visit every Monday in July and August at 7 pm with free admission.
 
 
 
Dates & Programme
 

Hidden Leipzig

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The special attitude towards life in Leipzig is difficult to describe. We'll make it simple:
with 143 specific tips from off the beaten track.
Come with us, meet friendly locals, discover scene secrets and visit magical places!
Leipzig loves its guests!
Visit the website or download the app in the Google Play Store and Apple Store.
 
 
 
Hidden Leipzig
 

Spinnerei

Spinnerei 2015 Werkschau, Foto: Nils Petersen
Formerly the largest cotton mill of continental Europe, the Spinnerei is now home to 11 galleries, exhibition halls and more than 100 artist studios. Since its decommissioning in 1992, the factory has been subject to constant change. Three times a year, all galleries and exhibition spaces open up new exhibitions for the popular "Rundgang" (gallery tour).

Next Gallery Tour:
12-13 September 2015
 
 
Spinnerei website
 
 
 
 

G2 Art Space

New Leipzig School on display

Raumansicht G2 Kunsthalle, Foto: Dotgain.info © G2 Kunsthalle, Leipzig
The new G2 Art Space opposite St. Thomas Church presents over 50 artworks from the private Hildebrand Collection. Emerging as well as renowned artists from the so-called New Leipzig School are on display, including Tilo Baumgärtel, Neo Rauch, David Schnell and Matthias Weischer.
 
 
G2 website
 

Schumann Festival Week

175th Wedding Anniversary

200. Geburtstag Robert Schumann; Foto: LTM-Brzoska
The Schumann Festival Week (5-13 September 2015) is held around Clara's birthday and the wedding day of Robert and Clara Schumann, which sees the 175th anniversary in 2015. The life and work of the famous musical couple will be explored with a focus on a different family friend or acquaintance every year.
 
 
Programme (in German)
 

Leipzig Music Trail

A Musical Trail

On the Leipzig Music Trail - Stainless steel inlay onto the pavement, Photo: LTM-Schmidt
Leipzig has a concentration of authentic famous composer's homes and workplaces that is unique in the world. The aim of Leipzig's Music Trail initiative is to make this treasure visible and tangible. Leipzig Music Trail connects 23 of the most significant music sites in the city centre.
 
 
More information
 
 
 
 

Welcome to Leipzig

Leipzig is not only famous because of its long trade fair tradition but also because of its multifaceted music and cultural scene. Owing to its unique system of passageways, the historic city centre exudes a distinctive flair. Stylish boutiques and top department stores invite visitors to shop and stroll.

Most of the city’s sights are located within walking distance, e. g. the Old Town Hall, St. Thomas Church, St. Nicholas Church, diverse museums and galleries. Cultural enjoyment is among others provided by the Gewandhaus, the Leipzig Opera or the world-famous St. Thomas Boys Choir.
 

What are you up to?

 

 

 
 
See
 
Listen to the music
 
Eat and Drink
 
Go Shopping
 
Be active
 
Party
 
Sleep
 

Get the Leipzig Travel App

Leipzig Travel App Screenshot
The city app for Leipzig is now available for download for all Android and Apple users in the Google Play Store and Apple Store.
Whether you're planning your trip from home or looking for practical information after you've arrived - the Leipzig Travel App has it all: events calendar, information on city tour providers, shopping addresses, Leipzig's bar districts and much more. GPS-linked maps showing you all the nearby attractions make it easy for you to decide what to do next.
 
 
 
 

LEIPZIG CARD

Leipzig Card Varianten
The LEIPZIG CARD offers the best way to explore and travel within Leipzig. It's available as a 1 or 3 day pass for both individuals and families.

 
 
 
Discover all benefits
 

Leipzig Podcasts

Leipzig
Close your eyes and open your ears ...
Get ready to be taken on an acoustic journey and experience Leipzig in a different way for once.
 
 
More information and more Podcasts
 
Leipzig Podcast: Introduction (mp3 9.8 MB)
 
Leipzig Podcast: Shopping in Leipzig (mp3 7 MB)
 
 
 
 

How to get there

ICE im Leipziger Hauptbahnhof, Foto: LTM-Schmidt
Leipzig is a long - established transport and communications hub. Leipzig provides a wide range of options for getting to the city: by car, by rail and by air.
 
 
Getting to Leipzig
 

Tourist Information

Tourist Information; Photo: LTM-Schmidt
Do you have questions or are you looking for something? Call us, email us or visit our tourist information centre. Our team will happy to assist you!
 
 
Leipzig Tourist Information