The Leipzig New Lakeland is lokated around the culture and trade fair city of Leipzig.
Here you can find a wide range of exciting and interesting sights and experiences.
The former lignite-mining area has developed over the last years into an attractive landscape with many possibilities for advantures, recreation and relaxation.
Lake Markkleeberg was opened on 15 July 2006. It was the newest destination for water, trend and leisure sports. Three beach areas, tent and camping sites, the holiday village Seepark Auenhain and the lake promenade with shops and restaurants were created.
In autumn 2006 the canoe park Markkleeberg was opened on the bank of the Markkleeberg lake in Auenhain. Right from the start Germany's canoe elite is already training here. Since April 2007 risky canoers have been train daring and artistic manoeuvres. Exciting national and international competitions, but also spectacular fun sport events inspire the audience.
In addition to Lake Markkleeberg, seven other lakes in the 70 km² lake landscape offer a wide range of opportunities for water sports, leisure and recreation. Away from the hustle and bustle of Leipzig, the Leipzig New Lakeland is a great place to unwind.
Lake Kulkwitz is located on Leipzig's western city border. The recreation area is a paradise for water fans. Guests will find a camping site, several holiday homes, two diving schools, a water ski and wakeboard centre, a boat rental, the high rope climbing garden, a mini golf course, children's playgrounds, various beaches (also nudist beaches) as well as restaurants and kiosks.
Lake Schladitz, located in the north between Leipzig and Delitzsch, offers with the Schladitz Bay and its wonderful sandy beach, the deep blue water and the Mediterranean flair an oasis for bathing, swimming, lounging and relaxing.
In the water sports school ALL-on-SEA you can learn all aspects of sailing or surfing. The beach volleyball courts are also very popular. They invite you for exciting matches throughout the season.
The focus at Lake Störmthal is the history of the New Lakeland. With the eye-catching attracions like the Mining and Technology Park and the simming "VINETA" objet d'art the lake attracts many visitors.
For several years now the "Highfield Festival" has been taking place on the Magdeborn peninsula.
In May 2015 was the opening of the lake Zwenkau. It is the largest lake in Leipzig New Lakeland. Leisure pleasures for the whole family inside and outside of the cool water keep boredom at bay.
Young and old visitors climb the Town Hall Tower of Pegau together with its builder Hieronymus Lotter. Ort hey visit the exhibition pavilion of mining history at KAP Zwenkau or marvel at the graceful animals of the Bisonranch Neukieritzsch.
Each visitor will discover anything: Whether cycling in the Elsteraue, paddling from the city of Leipzig to Leipzig New Lakeland, hiking along the nature trail Oberholz Großpösna or relaxing in the fitness and wellness centre in Groitzsch.
Quad driving through the former opencast mines accompanied by a quad specialist and a tour guide is also a special experience.
You get more information about the Leipzig New Lakeland:
Katharinenstraße 8, 04109 Leipzig
Tel.: 0341 / 7104260
Fax: 0341 / 7104271