First established at the crossroads of two trade routes, Leipzig has not abandoned it roots, which have long since set the tone for one of Germany’s most renowned commercial centers. Tickets to Leipzig will land you in the city’s merchant maze, with its bustling exhibition halls, trade fairgrounds, historical merchant buildings and enchanting arcades. Booking flights to Leipzig with airberlin couldn’t be easier.
Top Things to Do in Leipzig
- Shop in the ancient arcade of the beautiful baroque Mädler Passage, which features boutiques, bars, restaurants and even a cabaret
- Celebrate Germany’s most famous classical composers, including Bach, who lived and worked in Leipzig and whose life is memorialized in the Bach Museum
- Escape the concrete jungle and enter a real one at Leipzig Zoo, with its Pongoland, housing chimps, gorillas and orangutans, and Gondwana-Land, presenting a landscape of exotic plants and animals
Hidden Gems in Leipzig
Bibliophiles will love Leipzig’s Deutsche Nationalbibliothek. Known since the 18th century as Klein Paris (Little Paris) due to the city’s classical literary movement, it’s no wonder that Leipzig’s national library is so impressive.
After a long day of shopping in Barthels Hof, taking in the architectural delights of the Romanushaus, Fregehaus and Rundling, and enjoying an opera at the Augustusplatz, you will need a good night’s rest at any one of the cheap hotels in Leipzig to gear up for another thrilling day.
Plan Your Leipzig Holiday
Although the winter months in Leipzig can be chilly, visiting during the holiday season will allow you to experience Leipzig’s magical Christmas Market, the 'Leipziger Weihnachtsmarkt,' which starts in the last week of November. Book several months in advance of your travel dates in order to take advantage of great flight deals to Leipzig. airberlin makes traveling to Leipzig easy with Quick Check-In and other services.