Fortresses & castles
Discover the time-honoured ruins that bring Saxon history to life!
Organs & churches
The fascinating world of organs
Experience the marvellous treasures of Silbermann, Hildebrandt & Co. in the region's churches.
The Luther Trail in Saxony
Churches und monasteries
Visit the historical sites of the Reformation on the Luther Trail in Saxony.
Theatres & culture houses
The many stages in the Leipzig region provide an abundant cultural experience.
1813 - Battle of the Nations
Travel back in time – Retrace the steps of the Battle of the Nations at Leipzig.
You can explore Leipzig's mining past and industrial heritage all around.
Learn more about the geological and natural features of the region.
Saxony Obstland ("fruit country")
Historical background of Saxony Obstland
From the Middle Ages to the present - fruit growing has a long tradition in Saxony.
Höfgen - Village of the senses
Kössern - Village of the master builders
Höfgen and Kössern - two extraordinary villages in the Leipzig region
Know what is happening in the region: current event highlights at a glance.
Experience special music events at special venues.
Water & Vitality
Spa & wellness
More than 20 lakes with a total water surface of 70 km² can be found around Leipzig.
Activity and nature
Heaths & forests
Hikes & pilgrimages
Climbing & popular sports
Horse riding & carriage rides
Parks and gardens
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.
Book tours and experiences
The experience tours will demonstrate the Leipzig region's variety within a short period of time.
Tour guides and companies
Leipzig Regio Card
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Historic railways in the Leipzig Region
Auensee Park Railway
The park railway runs on a loop around the adjoining Auensee from April to October. The most exciting part: the train is always run by the kids themselves!
Döbeln Horse Tram and German Horse Tram Museum
Since June 2007 guests have been able to experience the nostalgic driving experience of the past with the restored Döbeln horse tram, which is unique in Germany, on an approx. 1 km long rail track in the Döbeln town centre.
Feldbahnschauanlage Glossen e.V.
600 m² field railway system with a romantic route stretching over 3 km through the former quartzite quarry of Glossen.
Meuselwitz Coal Railway & Museum
For several centuries, the northern "Altenburger Land" was characterised by coal mining. The coal excavated in the opencast mines had to be transported cheaply to the briquette plants and at the same time the accumulated colliery waste had to be disposed
Döllnitz Railway - Schmalspurbahn "Wild Robert"
The "Wild Robert" represents a distinctive symbol of the region around Mügeln and Oschatz The origins of the light railway stretch far back in the history of the area.