Leipzig could be the saviour of the weekend away. Located in Germany's old East, a few years ago you could be forgiven for not knowing much about Saxony's largest city, but now, as other cities become saturated with tourists, Leipzig has emerged as the ultimate secret getaway.
While peaceful protests i the city in 1989 directly led to the fall of the Berlin Wall, it was Leipzig itself that threatened with demolition after reunification. The city had fallen into such a state of disrepair some architects argued that it would be worth knocking it down altogether. Read more about Enjoy a Short City Break in Leipzig, Germany