Destination guide

Travel to artsy Alt-West

The area's art galleries and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Alt-West. Well-liked for its forests, gardens and parks, this city is both walkable and welcoming. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Alt-West

Do you want to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Alt-West a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Leipzig Zoo (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Porsche Factory (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • GolfPark Leipzig (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Belantis Amusement Park (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • BMW Factory (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Markkleeberg Canoe Park (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Alt-West

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Alt-West is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Festwiese (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Lake Kulkwitz (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Leipziger Auwald (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Leipzig Botanical Garden (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Abtnaundorfer Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Recreation Area Lossnig-Dolitz (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Alt-West

Fly into Leipzig (LEJ-Leipzig - Halle), the closest airport, located 5.7 mi (9.1 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, Leipzig-Rückmarsdorf Station, Leipzig Leutzsch Station and Leipzig Industriegelande West Station are the main stations in the city. You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Leipzig-Lindenau S-Bahn to easily navigate the city.

Where to stay around Alt-West?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 56 holiday lettings near Alt-West. From 52 Condos/Apartments to 54 Studios, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Alt-West is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Alt-West?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Alt-West:

  • Gohlis: 23 holiday homes
  • Volkmarsdorf: 30 holiday homes
  • Südwest: 61 holiday homes
  • Ost: 53 holiday homes
  • Nordwest: 29 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Alt-West?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Alt-West. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Leipzig Leutzsch Station: 446 holiday lettings
  • Leipzig-Lindenau S-Bahn: 412 holiday lettings
  • Leipzig-Rückmarsdorf Station: 443 holiday lettings
  • Monument of the Battle of the Nations: 395 holiday lettings
  • Leipzig Anger-Crottendorf Station: 401 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Alt-West listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Alt-West?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 52 Condos/Apartments in Alt-West. Our other popular types of Alt-West holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 54 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Alt-West?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 50 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Alt-West. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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