Leipzig is located in the state of Saxony and besides being the industrial center;
the city is a cultural hub as well with an excellent night life. Leipzig can be
reached easily by both car via autobahns, through train or flight. Leipzig does
not have an international airport but if you are already in Germany for your
Holiday Germany, you can take a quick flight to the city to save time which is otherwise
very well connected through trains. The city of Leipzig has an excellent public
transportation system of trams and buses, if you plan to do a lot of travelling
in a day it would be advisable to purchase a fully day tram and bus ticket.
The city of Leipzig offers a Leipzig card which is a very economical way to travel
and tour the city. The Leipzig card offers unlimited usage of the public transportation
system and also provides discount on the city’s tour. One can also get discounts
in some of the city’s shops as well as tourist attractions. The city of Leipzig
offers guided walk tours as well as sightseeing tour on trams. One can also enjoy
a performance at the Gewandhaus concert hall or at the Opera house of the city.
One can also get discounts in one of the many restaurants of the city. These cards
are available in many centers across the city and one has the option of purchasing
a single day ticket for a single person, a group ticket for three days or a ticket
for three days for a single person.
Leipzig is a wonderful place to experience different types of cultural events like
the famous Leipzig Bach Festival held in honor of the famous musician Bach in the
Bach Museum. The event is usually held in early June or late May. One can also opt
to check out the performances at central theater. The performance by St. Thomas
Choir in St. Thomas Church is also worth listening. The church performs a motet
which is a devotional song therefore applauding for the motet is considered inappropriate.
The Wave-Gotik-Treffenin Leipzig is one of the largest Goth festivals in the world
which celebrates with Goth music and includes a medieval market and pagan village.
The city is surrounded by many lakes which is perfect for outdoor activities such
as fishing, camping and a little bit of water sports. These lakes are not very far
from the main city center. There are plenty of parks in Leipzig which is perfect
for relaxing and people watching. Leipzig offers a variety of travel accommodations
like camping, hostels as well as hotels. There are plenty of clubs as well as pubs
in the city where one can have a great nightlife, it is the perfect location for
a relaxed and easy holiday Germany.