Leipzig travel guide

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You're Going to Love Leipzig

A place where cathedrals echo with the gorgeous harmonies of J.S. Bach, modern art spaces open every week, and elegant passageways are full of intriguing stores, Leipzig is one of Germany (and Europe's) most exciting cities.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Leipzig

When to Visit Leipzig

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Generally, the city's music festivals start around March and run through the summer, so visit them if you want to catch a concert. Otherwise, there's no bad time to visit.

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How to Get to Leipzig

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Where to Stay in Leipzig

High-class accommodation options in Leipzig include the opulent Steigenberger Grandhotel Handelshof and the Radisson Blu.

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How to Get Around Leipzig

The Cost of Living in Leipzig

Shopping Streets

Zentrum is the city's shopping hub. The passageways are the most atmospheric places to shop (and host a Passagenfest every fall), but Augustusplatz also hosts regular markets, including a Christmas spectacular.

Groceries and Other

Leipzig's supermarket selection includes REWE and Lidl, and 12 eggs should cost around EUR1.50.

Cheap meal
Cheap meal
C$ 11.28
A pair of jeans
A pair of jeans
C$ 110.23
Single public transport ticket
Single public transport ticket
C$ 3.67
C$ 3.36

Where to Eat in Leipzig

Check out foodie highlights like Auerbachs Keller (which dates back to 1525), and Cafe Puschkin on Karli (Karl-Liebknecht Strasse) - the city's best street to grab a beer. Expect meals to come to around EUR20-25 per head.