Interrail is an inexpensive and flexible way to travel to Leipzig. Tip: Discover the city as part of an Interrail trip through the Benelux or other countries – you’ll often travel cheaper than with Point-to-Point Tickets.
Take the night train from Switzerland directly to the lively centre of Leipzig. You will be greeted by the impressive railway station which is extremely popular with tourists and locals, both for its architecture and shopping opportunities.
We are sure that you will love Leipzig right away. There are lots of reasons why Leipzig has been the fastest growing city in Germany for the past few years. Leipzig is not only a magnet for music lovers, but also for creative people, culture and history enthusiasts, families and explorers. In a nutshell, it’s ideal for those who want to effortlessly bring together big city flair and relaxing moments in nature and on the water.
About a third of the city is made up of parks, green spaces and floodplain forest. This makes Leipzig the largest inner-city forest area in Europe. Leipzig is also in the green when it comes to urban mobility. Leipzig’s main railway station – Europe’s largest terminus station – is located in the middle of the city. From here, thanks to the well-developed public transport network, bike sharing services and excellent walking and cycling paths, you can reach all the sights easily and hassle-free.
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Leipzig’s Monument to the Battle of the Nations
Culture in abundance.
Of course, if you like classical music, you can’t miss a visit to the opera and the Gewandhaus. Leipzig is characterised by the famous composers who have worked here: Bach, Wagner, Mendelssohn, Schumann etc. Those interested in more contemporary art will find what they are looking for at the Spinnerei art centre. Formerly the largest cotton spinning mill in continental Europe, this site now forms the heart of Leipzig’s art scene, which is unparalleled anywhere in the world .
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