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Apartment for 4 people, with balcony/terrace and balcony
4 pers., 1 bedrooms, 570ft²
4.8
20 reviews
Leipzig, Leipzig region
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$64per night
Apartment for 3 people
4.3
7 reviews
Leipzig-South, Leipzig
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$110per night
Apartment for 16 people
16 pers., 5 bedrooms, 1,507ft²
Leipzig Mitte, Leipzig
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$98per night
Apartment for 8 people, with balcony
8 pers., 3 bedrooms, 1,076ft²
4.7
6 reviews
Leipzig-South, Leipzig
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$136per night
Apartment for 5 people
5 pers., 1 bedrooms
5.0
16 reviews
Leipzig Mitte, Leipzig
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$130per night
Apartment for 6 people, with garden
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 753ft²
4.8
8 reviews
Nordwest, Leipzig
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$77per night
Apartment for 4 people
5.0
87 reviews
Leipzig Mitte, Leipzig
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$92per night
Apartment for 4 people, with balcony
4.6
28 reviews
Leipzig, Leipzig region
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$55per night
Apartment for 2 people, with garden
2 pers., 1 bedrooms
4.9
8 reviews
Alt-West, Leipzig
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$88per night
Apartment for 4 people, with balcony
5.0
15 reviews
Leipzig-Southeast, Leipzig
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$61per night
Apartment for 2 people
4.8
35 reviews
Alt-West, Leipzig
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$52per night
Apartment for 6 people, with balcony
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 753ft²
4.7
20 reviews
Leipzig, Leipzig region
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$88per night
Apartment for 4 people, with garden
4 pers., 1 bedrooms, 538ft², 1.3mi to the beach
4.5
2 reviews
Leipzig-South, Leipzig
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$78per night
Apartment for 6 people, with balcony
6 pers., 3 bedrooms, 1,012ft²
5.0
20 reviews
Leipzig, Leipzig region
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$201per night
Apartment for 3 people, with balcony
4.8
20 reviews
Leipzig-South, Leipzig
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$84per night
Apartment for 4 people, with balcony/terrace
4 pers., 1 bedrooms, 538ft²
5.0
1 review
Leipzig Mitte, Leipzig
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$229per night
Apartment for 4 people, with garden, with pets
4.7
34 reviews
Alt-West, Leipzig
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$77per night
Vacation apartment for 4 people, with sauna
4 pers., 2 bedrooms, 1,507ft²
5.0
1 review
Leipzig, Leipzig region
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$138per night
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Highlights in Leipzig

  • German Book and Writing Museum
  • Gohliser Castle
  • Zoological Garden Leipzig
  • Composer houses
  • Beer and liqueur speciality "Umbrella

Most popular in Leipzig

Internet 167
Pet allowed 41
Balcony/Terrace 73
TV 166
Garden 56
Parking 143
Washing machine 76
Heating 162
Elevator 52

Vacation rentals in Leipzig

Reside in the middle of the city centre

Leipzig has a well-preserved old town, in which also some apartments are offered. If you are looking for a vacation rental that is close to nature, it is best to look north of the centre, where the Leipzig Zoo and the floodplain forest are located. In the south you will find holiday apartments near the Elster and Pleiße Auewald forests and the Lößnig-Dölitz recreation park. The west of Leipzig has some vacation rentals to offer not far from the Kulkwitzer lake.

The right holiday accommodation for every need

In the city of 561,000 inhabitants, you are spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing the right holiday accommodation. Because in the entire urban area a large selection is offered to you, from private rooms, over fully equipped vacation homes up to pretty holiday houses in green quiet situation. There are also some elegant city apartments from which you can quickly reach the city's most important museums.

Pay attention to the equipment

When searching for a holiday home, use the possibility to sort the offers according to special features. Despite the city location, you can find some accommodations in Leipzig with terrace, balcony or even your own garden. If you arrive by car, an apartment with included parking space is highly recommended.

Vacation in Leipzig

Location and orientation

The Saxon city as a holiday destination

The city of Leipzig is located in the Free State of Saxony, about 32 kilometres from the city of Halle (Saale) in Saxony-Anhalt. From Dresden you need about one and a half hours by car to get to Leipzig. The district of Nordsachsen borders on the city centre in the north. Then it's about 190 kilometers to Berlin.

Branched river landscapes in the middle of Leipzig

Leipzig lies at the confluence of the Pleiße, Parthe and Weiße Elster rivers, which have a decisive influence on the cityscape and form the so-called Leipziger Gewässerknoten. For this reason there is a large alluvial forest area along the rivers, which over the centuries has still preserved a rare flora and fauna and in Europe represents a rare example of the combination of alluvial forest and urban area. Since lignite was mined around Leipzig in the past, there are now numerous lakes in the surrounding area which are used as recreational areas by residents and visitors alike.

View the city from above

There are also a few surveys in Leipzig. The city's mountains include the 163 metre high Galgenberg and the Monarch's Hill with 159 metres of altitude. In addition, the Seehausen, the Liebertwolkwitz and the Fockeberg are among the city elevations that offer fantastic views.

Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig
Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig
Some of the inhabitants of Leipzig still speak the Easterland dialect. An example of the use of language is the song "Sing, mei Sachse, sing" by cabaret artist Jürgen Hart.

Things to know

All roads lead to Leipzig

Despite its urban location, you can also use the surroundings of Leipzig for hiking or cycling. For the city in Saxony is the crossroads or end point of famous routes, such as the road of brown coal, the Luther Trail, the Elster Cycle Trail or the Berlin-Leipzig Cycle Trail.

Tasting the delicacies of the river

Local specialities include crayfish at the top of the menu, combined with crab butter and bread dumplings. In the 18th and 19th centuries, the lark was a popular ingredient for pies. Today, the Leipziger Lerche is a short pastry filled with marzipan, which was developed by a baker after the ban on hunting singing birds. Also try the beer speciality Gose and the caraway liqueur Leipziger Allasch. These drinks are often mixed together and served as so-called "umbrellas".

The city of music steeped in history

Numerous musicians and composers once lived in Leizpig. The houses in which they lived and worked have been opened to the public. Visit the Bach Museum in the Bosehaus and the Bach Archive Leipzig at Thomaskirchhof. You can get an impression of how musicians lived and composed in the past in Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy's house where he lived and died. Also worth seeing are the Schumann House, the birthplace of Richard Wagner and the homes of Erwin Schulhoff and Gustav Mahler.

Top 5 travel tips

The skyline of Leipzig
The skyline of Leipzig
1. Visit important exhibitions

The prosperous fair and university city has a large number of outstanding collections ready for you. These include the German Book and Writing Museum, which is the world's oldest specialist museum on writing, book and paper culture. In keeping with the theme, you can also visit the Museum für Druckkunst and the Literaturhaus Leipzig. Furthermore, for those interested in culture, it is worth making a detour to the Museum of Antiquities, the Egyptian Museum or the City History Museum in the Old Town Hall.

2. Walk to the Rococo Summer Palace

The Gohliser Schlösschen is a building from 1756, which was built by the merchant Johann Caspar Richter. Due to the interior painting, the architecture and the orangery wings, this palace is regarded as a model building of Saxon rococo architecture. Visit the castle or visit one of the exhibitions, concerts or theatrical performances that are regularly held in the midst of a historic ambience.

3. The gallery centre of the city

The former cotton spinning mill of Leipzig is used today as an important centre for art and culture. Every year it attracts thousands of visitors to visit the galleries, the workshops of jewellers and fashion designers, the "Residenz" theatre and the LURU cinema. The cotton spinning mill is also home to an international dance and choreography centre and a printing plant.

4. The national monument at a place steeped in history

An important sight of Leipzig is the Völkerschlachtdenkmal, which was inaugurated in 1913. It still reminds today of a historical event that took place at the site of the monument. This is where the Battle of the Nations of the allied armies of Prussia, Russia, Sweden and Austria against Napoleon's troops took place in October 1813, ending victoriously for the allies. The construction of the 91 metre high national monument took 15 years. Over 364 steps you reach a viewing platform from which you can enjoy the panoramic view over the city.

5. Make a detour to the zoo

The Leipzig Zoological Garden is located northwest of the old town and accommodates around 900 animal species on 26 hectares. Due to the numerous historical buildings in the garden, the zoo is one of the most traditional in Germany. You can also admire some rare animals such as okapis, Baikal seals, musk oxen and sepic monitors. European animals such as red deer, roe deer, fallow deer and mouflon as well as wolves, wild cats and raccoons can be found in the Leipzig Game Park in the south of the city.

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