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School trip to Leipzig
1,000 years of history, music, students and BMW

This popular student town is lively and modern, arty and musical. Car producer BMW and MDR broadcasting company offer insights into their daily lives. The Völkerschlachtdenkmal and the City-Hochhaus are distinct and full of history. The water sport paradise Markkleeberg or “Little Venice”, invite visitors to try out adventurous sporting activities.

Suitable for:
  • 6 form college
  • Association Travel
  • Company outings
  • Graduation trips
  • Key stage 4
  • Study Trips
  • Themed tours
Here you can find:
  • Architecture
  • Culture & History
  • Exciting Excursions
  • Museums
  • Theatre & Musicals
Accommodation
Hostel
a&o Hostel Leipzig
The  a&o Hostel Leipzig next to the main station offers its guests comfortable shared rooms for 4 – 6 people with toilet and shower. Accompanying adults can choose single or double rooms. Tea making facilities, washing machine, table football and table tennis are also available. They offer a breakfast buffet and lunch, or dinner can be added at a surcharge.
Hotel
Meininger Hotel Leipzig
The Meininger Hotel Leipzig is situated close to the historical marketplace. Guests can stay in shared rooms with shower and toilet. They offer a breakfast buffet, while a packed lunch and dinner are available at a surcharge. There is a bar and gaming area, and the terrace on the patio is a lively meeting point.
Hostel
Sleepy Lion Hostel
The Sleepy Lion Hostel is recommended for guests aged 15+ and is situated close to the town centre. Guests stay in shared rooms with shower and toilet. There are tea making facilities, table football, table tennis and a barbeque area. A breakfast buffet is on offer and packed lunch and dinner can be added at a surcharge.
Youth Hostel
Jugendherberge Leipzig
Spend the night in our specially selected youth hostels. We can book appropriate accommodation on request. Berlin or Desden are easily accessible from anywhere by train, long-distance bus or private coach.
Program example

5 days / day trips / adaptations as desired

  • Day 1 – Departure from home – discover Leipzig You arrive in Leipzig and check in. Get an overview over this amazing city from the viewing platform of the City-Hochhaus in 140 meters. The center of Leipzig offers you the market square with the town house, the Augustusplace with the Gewandhaus and the opera, the significant Thomaskirche and St. Nikolai.
  • Day 2 – Music, art, history and more... Music fans can follow in the footsteps of great musicians such as Bach, Richard Wagner and Mendelssohn Bartholdy in Leipzig. Art lovers are also sure to be drawn to the art hotspot "Baumwollspinnerei" with its innovative galleries, studios and cafés. The huge panorama round pictures by the artist Yadegar Asisi are famous throughout Germany and can be marvelled at in the "Panometer Leipzig".
  • Day 3 – Excursion into the »Leipziger Neuseenland« Wild water rafting in the canoe park in Markkleeberg, water ski course on the Kulkwitzer lake, carriage rides and boat tours. The New Lakes, such as "Markkleeberger See" or "Cospudener See", are flooded former quarries. On sunny days, these popular water sports paradises in the south of Leipzig can be reached quickly.
  • Day 4 – Discover »Leipzig South« – canoe tour through »Little Venice« The hip street Karl-Liebknecht-Straße is lively and popular with students in the southern part of Leipzig. Enjoy a guided canoe tour from the city harbour to “Little Venice”. Leipzig was once deemed a lakeside resort.
  • Day 5 – Depature After breakfast it’s time to say goodbye to Leipzig. A highlight at the end is a guided tour at the BMW or Porsche factory in Leipzig. Arrival at home in the course of the day.
Must-Do
Canoe tour on the Karl Heine Canal
On your marks, get set… and paddle away; the canoe tour on the Karl Heine Canal is a great challenge for the whole class. You'll get to know Leipzig in a completely different way. From the water you are constantly on the move and can experience the charm of the industrial architecture as you go.
Destinations
  • City-Hochhaus Leipzig 34 floors with a viewing platform more
  • Zoo Leipzig  140-year-old zoo with many adventure worlds like the tropical Gondwanaland more
  • Panometer Leipzig giant panoramic picture by the artist Yadegar Asisi more
  • Völkerschlachtdenkmal of Leipzig the memorial of battle against Napoleon in 1813 more
  • Forum of contemporary history Leipzig museum about Germanys history more
  • Gewandhaus Leipzig prominent concert hall more
  • Forum of contemporary history Leipzig museum about Germanys history more
  • Gewandhaus Leipzig prominent concert hall more
  • BMW GROUP Werk Leipzig guided tours about the active car production more
  • Leipzig boat tour on the canals of »Little Venice«
  • Kanupark Markkleeberg modern wild water rafting more
  • Cospudener  lake artificial lake south of Leipzig, beach and water sport more
  • BELANTIS-AdventureLand  big amusement park, fun and thrill for everyone more
  • Little-Venice-Tour  beautiful river landscape along the river Weiße Elster
Getting there
Coach
We organise the arrival and departure with our reliable partners in a coach.
Train
A good alternative to coach transport is the train journey to Leipzig. This is especially recommended for small groups.
Map overview
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