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So you want some more information about Leipzig, or want to arrange a trip or tour, then head towards the Tourist Information Centre,
they talk excellent English and can help you with just about anything.
You can also find various pamphlets about Leipzig's major Tourist attractions like the wonderful Zoo, the various churches and Bach
related buildings plus you can book tours of the city (either by bus or walking) so you can see the highlights in a morning or afternoon.
The Tourist Information centre is located opposite the Sixtina not far from the Main Station and close to the Museum, see the map below.
2013 - TOURIST INFORMATION HAS MOVED
The Tourist Information shop has moved from its old location opposite the station to just opposite the Sixtina, see map below
The Tourist Information of Leipzig is very helpful. First of all its location, right opposite the main train station will make your plans easier
because they will give you a free map and all the basic info about sights, transportation, city walks, the tourist bus etc. There are several
leaflets about main sights and city events and the friendly staff informed me about the Leipzig card too that you can buy there that give
you free travel on all trams and buses.
Open Mon–Fri 9.30am – 6pm, Sat 9.30am – 4pm, Sun/Public holidays 9.30am – 3pm
Address: Katharinenstraße 8, D-04109 Leipzig
THE LEIPZIG CARD - FROM LEIPZIG TOURIST INFO SITE
Leipzig has its "Welcome Card", and it comes with plenty of discounts and benefits. Whether tourist or citizen of Leipzig – the card is
essential for anyone wanting to discover the city.
LEIPZIG CARD is like a tram or bus ticket but offering additional special discounts. Travel freely within the city limits on all trams and
busses of Leipzig's public transport company LVB (except special service buses and trams), enjoy discounts on sightseeing tours and
guided walks, or on the "great Leipzig tram sightseeing tour", as well as in selected shops, in the city's museums and recreational
facilities. You can also explore the city on bicycle or take a boat cruise on Lake Cospuden.
A special feature of the LEIPZIG CARD are discounts on tickets for selected performances at the Gewandhaus concert hall, the Leipzig
Opera House, theatre productions at Centraltheater Leipzig, cabaret performances and events at the Leipzig Bach Festival. And if you
get a little peckish while exploring the city, a number of cafés and restaurants offer a special LEIPZIG CARD discount on your bill or
even a LEIPZIG CARD menu complete with two beverages (soft drinks, beer or wine). Children can opt for a discount on a regular
The special LEIPZIG CARD leaflet lists all prices, discounts and other information on the LEIPZIG CARD. You will receive the leaflet
when purchasing your card to ensure that your visit will be a success.
Categories and validity:
LEIPZIG CARD – Day Ticket (valid for one person): 8.90 euros
LEIPZIG CARD – 3-Day Ticket (valid for one person): 18.50 euros
LEIPZIG CARD - 3-Day Group Ticket (valid for two adults and up to 3 children under 14): 34.00 euros
The LEIPZIG CARD is only valid with your signature and the date of first use. It must be cancelled on the first LVB tram or bus journey.
Upon pricing changes, Old LEIPZIG CARDs lose validity 3 months after the new prices have become effective.
You can buy your LEIPZIG CARD in many places throughout the city, including the Leipzig Information centre, the LVB-Mobilitätszentrum,
the LVB service centre in Karl-Liebknecht-Strasse 8, in many hotels, at the Auensee camp site, at travel agents, as well as online
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