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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Zoo and wildlife park
Zoos & wildlife parks in the Leipzig Region
The wild world of animals
Eilenburg Wildlife Park
Come by any time - the wildlife park is open 365 days a year!
Visit the free entry family, animal and leisure park, the O-Schatz-Park. It was created after the 4th Saxon State Garden Show 2006 and today delights big and small visitors with a variety of entertainment.
The wildlife park in the south of Leipzig is regarded as a centre for recreation, research and conservation of endangered native animal species. You can experience them for yourself in the middle of the city.
Dornreichenbach Animal Enclosure
Dornreichenbach, a small place on the edge of Dahlen Heath, surprises visitors with its spacious animal enclosure, which, in total, houses 54 different species of animals, some of which are endangered.
Six different themed worlds invite you to enjoy tropical flair and rare animal species in the middle of a German city at the Leipzig Zoo.
Delitzsch animal park
The Delitsch animal park is home to zebras, clawed monkeys, coatis, meerkats, dwarf flamingos, crown cranes and baboons, which live in habitat-like enclosures.