ReiseMission GmbH

Leipzig / Germany

ReiseMission GmbH

ReiseMission, founded 1999, is an ecumenical tour operator focusing. In the beginning, the company focused on pilgrimages but rapidly expanded its offer to church-related and religious travel, travel for choirs and orchestras, study and educational trips as well as city tours, offering tailor-made tours to churches, adult educational centers, associations and choirs, amongst others.

ReiseMission GmbH
Jacobstraße 10
04105 Leipzig
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Additional touristic information

Information

Short info

ReiseMission GmbH is based in Leipzig in Eastern Germany. The city is the biggest city in Saxony in terms of inhabitants and is located roughly 190km south of Berlin.

Geography

Leipzig covers an area of 297,8 km2 (115 sq. mi) and has a population of 578.000 (2017).

Sights

Leipzig is known as the city of Johann Sebastian Bach and further musicians whose footprints can be found at several places, such as the Thomas Church. The old town provides divers sights from the past centuries while most buildings were (re-)constructed in the 19th century/Baroque area, e.g. Auerbach’s Keller, the Nikolai Church, both the Old and New City hall, Leipzig Gewandhaus (Leipzig philharmony) and Opera. Outside the city, the monumental Monument to the Battle of Nations provides a fabulous view over the city. Several parks invite you to enjoy nature and the numerous lakes and waterways gave the city the byname “Little Venice”. Leipzig played several key roles in German history, e.g. as place of the peaceful revolution in 1989.

Events

Year round, Leipzig hosts various events of various characters. As for ReiseMission: We are very happy to celebrate our 20th anniversary on 03/04 Feb. 2019.

Accessability

Road transport

Leipzig is easily accessible via highways A9 (from Nurnberg/Munich and Berlin), A14 (from Dresden) and A38 as well as several national highways, e.g. B2, B6, B87, B181, B184 and B186.

Train

Leipzig main station is close to the city center with direct connections to major cities, such as Dresden, Berlin, Munich, Hannover, Cologne, Hamburg or Prague several times a day. It is served by ICE/IC as well as numerous regional trains. Fees depend on time of travel and type of train (express or regional train). You will have to pay an additional fee for seat reservations.

Bus transport

A station for long distance busses is located next to the train station. Buses leave several times a day to cities in Germany and Europe. While bus travel is usually cheaper than train travel, it takes longer, and seats are limited in number.

Airport

Leipzig-Halle Airport is an international airport located to the North West of Leipzig, ca. 20km from Leipzig. No low-cost airlines operate flights to Leipzig. The airports Berlin-Schönefeld and Berlin-Tegel are international airports that can be reached from Leipzig within ca. 2-3 hours by train (several trains a day) or road transport.

Our heritage

Historic Buildings

Leipzig hosts numerous historic buildings from several centuries, most of which being located in the city center.

Natural Attractions

Several parks and waterways can be found in the heart of Leipzig. Additionally, Leipzig is well-known for an artificial lake district called “Leipziger Neuseenland” which consist of more than 15 open-cast mines converted to lakes used for nature rehabilitation, swimming as well as diverse nautical activities and water sports.

Availability

ReiseMission is open all year round (closed during public holidays, on December 24 and December 31) from Monday to Friday, 8 o’clock to 17 o’clock. Phone: +49 341 308541 0, www.reisemission-leipzig.de


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