Leipzig is situated in the federal state of Saxony. This traditional trade city has diverse offerings for tourists and those who live here. There is a football stadium that hosts international matches, a famous opera house and other cultural icons, and one of the most modern zoos in Europe. Leipzig is also a major shopping destination.
Companies that are doing business in or around Leipzig include Amazon, Blüthner - piano-manufacturing, BMW, DHL, Porsche, Siemens, and Future Electronics. Some of the largest employers in Leipzig outside of manufacturing include schools and universities such as The University of Leipzig. The city is also home to the European Energy Exchange which is the leading energy exchange in Central Europe. There are executive suites located throughout the city of Leipzig.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Entertainment in Leipzig might include a concert in the Gewandhaus, the home of the oldest symphony orchestra in the world. When the concert is done, you can have a late dinner at the Stadtpfeiffer. This internationally famous, gourmet and Michelin-starred restaurant offers regional ingredients and delicacies such as venison with chestnut purée or scallops with Perigord truffles, bacon and glazed red beetroot. For dessert try the warm chocolate cake with lavender ice cream and caramelised tangerines. A local specialty is Leipziger Lerche. This is a shortcrust pastry dish filled with crushed almonds, nuts, and strawberry jam. Make sure to try Gose, a locally brewed, top-fermenting, sour beer that originated in the Goslar region and has been popular in Leipzig since the 18th century.
The Leipzig/Halle Airport is the main airport serving the city. There are regularly scheduled services and charter options at this airport. The city has an excellent road infrastructure. It is connected to several autobahns via the Schkeuditzer Kreuz interchange and many exits. The city is bicycle-friendly. The Leipzig Central Station offers ICE train between Berlin and Munich. There is also an extensive local public transport network with city trams and buses.