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Fortresses & castles
Discover the time-honoured ruins that bring Saxon history to life!
You can explore Leipzig's mining past and industrial heritage all around.
Learn more about the geological and natural features of the region.
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Organs & churches
Experience the marvellous treasures of Silbermann, Hildebrandt & Co. in the region's churches.
Experience special music events at special venues.
Höfgen and Kössern - two extraordinary villages in the Leipzig region
1813 - Battle of the Nations
Travel back in time – Retrace the steps of the Battle of the Nations at Leipzig.
Saxony Obstland ("fruit country")
Historical background of Saxony Obstland
From the Middle Ages to the present - fruit growing has a long tradition in Saxony.
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Hikes & pilgrimages
Spa & wellness
Water & Vitality
More than 20 lakes with a total water surface of 70 km² can be found around Leipzig.
Activity and nature
Climbing & popular sports
Horse riding & carriage rides
Recreational athletes are sure to come into their own in the Leipzig region.
Zoo and wildlife park
Cycling & hiking tours
Recreational venues with access for the disabled
The Leipzig region has all kinds of experiences and recreational activities to offer.
Tour guides and companies
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Swimming pools, Saunas, Wellness
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Botanical Gardens, Wildlife Parks
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Passenger ships, Boat rental
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Museums, Galleries, Exhibitions
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Music, Theatre, Cabaret
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Tours, Guided Tours
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1813 - Battle of the Nations
1813 - Battle of the Nations at Leipzig
Museums & exhibitions
Seifertshain Medical and Military Museum
The exhibition is dedicated to those who were wounded during fighting and who fought for their lives under unimaginable conditions.
Dölitz Gatehouse with Tin Figure Museum
The Dölitz Gatehouse, built in the 17th century, is an authentic site of the Battle of the Nations and is one of the largest tin figure museums in Germany
Cabinet exhibition "Rötha Castle - Headquarters for the Battle of the Nations"
The exhibition "Rötha Castle - Headquarters for the Battle of Nations 1813" in St. Mary's Church is for Rötha the only current testimony of the lost castle as a place of remembrance of its days as headquarters during the Battle of Nations.
Monuments & memorials
Memorial stones in and around Leipzig provide information about the troops stationed there and are reminiscent of the liberation wars near Leipzig.
Russian Memorial Church
Completed in 1913, this church serves to commemorate the 22,000 Russian soldiers who fell during the Battle of Nations in Leipzig.
Monument to the Battle of the Nations
The monument commemorates the decisive battle against Napoleon in October 1813, which was fought in the fields around Leipzig.
Monarchenhügel in Pegau
Between Werben and Großgörschen lies the Monarchenhügel. From there, on 2 May 1813, the Alliance witnessed the battle in Grossgörschen against Napoleon.