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.
Öffentliche geführte Erlebnistouren
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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Observation tower in the Leipzig Region
A slightly different perspective of the Leipzig region
Bismarck Tower on the Wachtelberg in Wurzen
The 20-metre-high observation tower was built on the 148.5-metre-high Wachtelberg in the 'Wachtelberg- Mühlbachtal' nature conservation area. On clear days, it offers a panoramic view of up to 40 kilometres from the observation platform over the "Muldenta
Albert Tower on the Collm
No matter what the season, many people hike to Collm to enjoy the incredible view, which encompasses the nearby area too.
Sorb tower, Eilenburg
The Sorb tower is part of the old Ilburg. It was first documented in 961, which is now considered to be the date when Eilenburg was founded.
"Türmerwohnung" (Watchman Apartment) in the St. Wenceslai Town Church
The 52-metre-high tower with its baroque dome, dating back to 1689, was home to the "Türmerwohnung", which was constructed on behalf of the municipal leaders, until 1911.
Living Quarters in the St. Aegidien Church in Oschatz
Visible from afar, the 7-metre-high double-towered, St. Aegidien-Church dominates the town of Oschatz.
Observation tower in Jutta-Park, Grimma
Jutta Ida Gleisberg drew inspiration for the park around 1900, from the English nature parks and Italian gardens of the time.
Schildberg tower in Schildau
The Schildberg, at 217.2 m above sea level, is one of the most elevated points in the region.
Observation tower on the "Bistumshöhe" (Diocese Peak)
If you want to experience something particularly striking in the renaturalised Lake Cospuden area, look no further than the easily accessible elevation point – the "Bistumshöhe".
Observation tower Halde Trages
The observation tower is 228 m above sea level, and by climbing the observation platform's 160 steps, an additional 30 m can be reached.
Breiter Turm Delitzsch
The tower was erected in 1396 as part of the fortified complex.
Friedrich-August tower on the Rochlitz Hill
Visible from afar, built on the top of Rochlitz Hill, the 27-meter high Observation tower is one of the landmarks of Rochlitz.
Observation tower at Taucha City Park
The city park in Taucha, formerly named " König-Albert-Park" (King Albert Park), is a relaxation oasis with a variety of sights.
Wachberg Observation Tower in Waldheim
The 264 m high serpentine tower, a climbable victory monument in memory of the 1871 German-French war, can be seen from far and wide.
Pegau Town Hall Tower
One of the most popular excursion destinations for visiting the historic old town of Pegau is the 35 metre high Town Hall tower.
The lookout tower was built in 1901 on the occasion of the first Colditz folk festival in only 10 weeks.