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City Walking Tour

St. Thomas — Peaceful Revolution 1989 — St. Nicolai — University Our city tour guides you through the historical town centre of Leipzig, taking in all its sightseeing highlights. During the guided tour, you will learn a lot about the history of the city and how this history continues to shape life in the city today in the form of surviving historical buildings. Our approximately two-hour tour of the city will provide you with an insightful introduction to four themes that have had the greatest influence on the city and its residents over the centuries. For example, we will see how Leipzig grew to become Europe’s biggest trade-fair city, with its exhibition buildings and merchant houses. We will also consider the significance of the book trade and the emergence of some of the world’s most important publishing houses. What would Leipzig be without music? Composers such as Johann Sebastian Bach, Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Wagner and  Schumann left their mark here. Indeed, they helped make Leipzig an important centre for classical music in Europe. You will learn about …

Bike Tour

If you want to know what made Leipzig the most liveable city in Germany, take a bike ride with us to the sites and places that most guests do not get to see.Leipzig’s old town and its sights are without doubt one of the most interesting inner cities in Germany, if not Europe. However, the visitor experiences little there about everyday life, the atmosphere, the mood in the city; much less about the parks and the districts that made Leipzig the most liveable city in Germany. Time for a bike ride – Do not you think so? In our opinion the best way to get a solid overview of the city and its inhabitants. On our approximately three-hour bike ride you get an insight into the past and present of the fair city. From the tower of the Rosental you have a unique view over the city. The founders period district on Waldstraße is just as much on your route as the young, hip district of Plagwitz with its many small pubs, shops and gems. …