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City of Music: Leipzig
Leipzig Music Trail
Let yourself be inspired by the music city's world-famous ensembles.
Experience art and history in countless museums and galleries.
Leipzig is a trendsetter - Leipzig's creative scene is unparalleled.
Leipzig's Autumn Festivals
Leipzig Jazz Days
Lachmesse - European Festival for Humour and Satire
Leipzig's festivals are as colourful and varied as autumn itself.
Theatre, cabaret, vaudeville
No matter what you're after - in Leipzig you'll always be well entertained.
Courtyards and arcades
Industrial Culture in Leipzig
Bauhaus in Leipzig
In Leipzig you can find historical monuments intermingled with contemporary architecture.
Leipzig Trade Fair
University of Leipzig
Battle of the Nations
Go on a journey through time and learn more about Leipzig's historical milestones.
Sustainability in Leipzig
Sustainable Leipzig | Leipzig Region
Leipzig in spring
Leipzig in Summer
Autumn in Leipzig
Leipzig in Autumn
Christmas in Leipzig and the region
Leipzig and its animals
Leipzig and its literature
Discover the green, animal, active, adventurous and sporty sides of Leipzig.
Water City Leipzig
Dive into Leipzig and discover this unique Water City!
Stroll around, buy and linger - in Leipzig, shopping is an experience.
Coffee House Culture in Leipzig
Leipzig Culinary Delicacies
Over 1,400 restaurants, pubs and bars invite you on a culinary journey.
Discover and Behold
Eating and Drinking
Freedom and Fresh Air
Dance and Party
Stroll and Shop
Art and culture
Excursions and Activities
They still exist, the hidden places of Leipzig. Here you can find out where they are.
Nightlife in Leipzig
Leipzig is a night owl paradise. Find your new favourite location.
Leipzig Top 10
Leipzig at first glance
Leipzig for Culture Lovers
Leipzig for nature lovers
Leipzig with Kids
Leipzig with Kids
Leipzig for Groups
What should you experience first? The top 10 things to do in Leipzig list will help you to decide.
Experience Leipzig in 1, 2 or 3 days
Here you will find some inspiration for your short stay in Leipzig.
Arrival & Traffic
Arrival & Traffic
Arrival in Leipzig
By long-distance bus
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Getting to the RB arena
All roads lead to Leipzig - here you will find information and tips to make sure you arrive safely.
Transport in Leipzig
No matter which means of transport you travel around with – Leipzig will move you.
Leipzig Tourist Information
Travel planning and discovery tours made easy – all the information needed for your visit to Leipzig.
Leipzig Travel Offers
Leipzig Travel Offers
Short Break in Leipzig
Package Deals Leipzig
Opera and Concert holidays in Leipzig
Opera and Concert holidays Leipzig
Group Offers for Trips to Leipzig
Group Offers Leipzig
Leave your heart in Leipzig! Discover our travel packages!
Tours and experiences
These tours offer you the maximum Leipzig experience in a short period of time.
Experience a lot and pay little during your stay thanks to our Welcome Cards.
Whether you are on holiday in the city or the region, you will always find the perfect place to stay.
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Culture and Theatre
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Festivals, Culture and Theatre
As a City Theatre, the Schauspiel Leipzig offers diverse stage programmes throughout the year.
The festival euro-scene Leipzig was founded in 1991 and takes place each November. It brings experimental theatre and innovative dance throughout Europe to Leipzig and belongs to the cultural highlights of the city.
Residenz - Schauspiel Leipzig
Theatre in an charming industrial atmosphere! In the Residenz you can experience experimental theatrical forms that are far removed from literary models or you can simply take over the Residenz stage yourself - dancing.
Leipzig Central Cabaret and Blue Salon
The Central Cabaret shows that new companies are well received in Leipzig's cabaret scene. It combines sophisticated programmes with high-quality gastronomy.
LOFFT – THE THEATRE
Since its foundation, LOFFT has developed into a showcase and work space for nationally and internationally renowned productions of contemporary dance, post-dramatic theatre and performance art in Leipzig.
University of Music and Theatre "Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy"
Founded in 1843 by Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, this is the most traditional music school in Germany and one of the most renowned conservatories in Europe.
Cabaret Leipziger Brettl (live comedy club)
The smallest cabaret stage in Saxony with 49 seats is located at the Kabarett Leipziger Brettl. Here you can enjoy a typical Saxon and political satire program.
The museum gives you a deep look into the Leipzig-based life and work of Johann Sebastian Bach with its permanent exhibition. Learn about Bach across an exhibition area of 450 m².
The Gewandhaus is located on Augustusplatz opposite Leipzig Opera House and is home to the famous Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra.
International Johann Sebastian Bach Competition Leipzig
Talented young people interpret Bach's works for the International Bach Competition.
Cabaret Theater Leipzig Funzel
Under the direction of Thorsten Wolf and the members of the ensemble, you will experience lively political satire and top-class comedy programmes at the Leipzig Funzel Cabaret Theatre.
Concerts, theatre, summer cinema, pub and beer garden - the Moritzbastei boasts all this in the best location in the city.
Orchestra and choirs of Central German Broadcasting (MDR)
Classical music for Central Germany comes from Leipzig. In the middle of the city, right next to Gewandhaus and City Hochhaus ...
Mendelssohn House Leipzig
The Mendelssohn-Haus Leipzig is both a museum and a music salon. Visit Mendelssohn's study and listen to enchanting concert matinees.
Leipzig Opera represents more than 300 years of the city' s opera tradition. It is home to internationally renowned soloists, choirs and the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra.
Cabaret Theater SanftWut
The SanftWut cabaret theatre in the Mädler Arcade - just a few steps away from Auerbach's Keller - is a cabaret with laughter guaranteed.
"a cappella" International Festival for Vocal Music in Leipzig
First class vocal music on stage!
Leipzig's Pfeffermühle Cabaret
Leipzig's oldest cabaret is based on a mixture of contemporary entertainment and artistic tradition. Besides biting punchlines and solid political wit, you will be offered polished dialogues, comedic play scenes and musical numbers.
At Leipzig's traditional cabaret academixer, you can enjoy the finest cabaret in a one-of-a kind ambience.
Krystallpalast Varieté Leipzig
The Krystallpalast Varieté presents a poetic variety show with artists, comedians and special musicians.
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