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Leipzig: Cospudener Lake Stand-Up Paddleboard Course

1. Leipzig: Cospudener Lake Stand-Up Paddleboard Course

Explore the beautiful Cospuden See of Leipzig with a stand-up paddleboard. After meeting your guide and receiving a safety briefing, you will learn the basic techniques of stand-up paddling and quickly move on to the water. Start your boarding experience to get used to the board and learn the basic paddling and steering techniques. Learn how to safely stand up on your board and watch the guide demonstrating the different paddle strokes. You will quickly make progress in your new sport. Your guide will respond to your individual needs and help you learn at your own pace. Enjoy the stunning beauty of the lake using your paddleboard.

Leipzig: 3-Hour City Canoe Tour

2. Leipzig: 3-Hour City Canoe Tour

Begin at the picturesque city harbor, Stadthafen Leipzig. There, you'll meet your licensed guide who will make sure you’re totally prepped for the tour, briefing you on paddling techniques and safety procedures. Pass the magnificent villa of publishing family, Baedeker, onto the Palmengartenwehr, which is not only a technological monument but an important facet of Leipzig’s public flood protection facilities. Paddle past the city’s largest park and the 1867 racecourse Scheibenholz. If you’re lucky, you’ll meet Tina Dietze on the water — the world and Olympic kayaking champion, who is based at the Olympic Training Center Leipzig. Continuing, you’ll reach the Leipzig Canoe-Club, home to the canoe world champion Franz Anton. Before cruising onto the neighboring stream that guides you back to the city, take a minute to relax at the cosy port and then head back through Leipzig’s imposing historic industrial buildings to Stadthafen Leipzig. Enjoy a beer at the bar and watch the canoes and paddlers drift through the water at the end of your magical tour.

Leipzig: Karl Heine Canal Stand-Up Paddleboard Guided Tour

3. Leipzig: Karl Heine Canal Stand-Up Paddleboard Guided Tour

Discover Leipzig from the water on a stand-up paddleboard tour. Paddle down the Karl Heine Canal and pass by the Baedeker family house, the Palmgartenwehr, and the beautiful district of Schleussig. Your tour starts in the Leipzig harbor, just a few minutes walk from the city center. Before starting your tour, meet your guide and get a detailed introduction to paddling techniques and a safety briefing. Once you're ready, hop onto your board and spend a few minutes familiarizing yourself with it. From the city harbor, paddle along the Elstermühlgraben, past the villa of the famous Baedeker publishing family and the imposing Palmgartenwehr, and into the Weiße Elster. Continue following the river through the western districts of Schleußig and Plagwitz. Pass the villa of Dr. Carl Heine and see Mey & Edlich, Germany's oldest mail-order company. As you paddle, hear about Leipzig's history and learn about the importance of the canal system to the city. At the Butngarwekre in Schleussig, the Karl Heine Canal begins. Paddle down the Karl Heine Canal, under the riverboat, to the Stilzenhaus, where you can enjoy a quick breather. As you relax, spot the pike and rudd swimming in the clear water of the canal. On the way back, you can admire all the sights from a different angle. After returning to the city harbor, finish your tour at the beach bar and enjoy a well-deserved drink.

Lake Cospuden: Stand-Up Paddleboard Class with Yoga

4. Lake Cospuden: Stand-Up Paddleboard Class with Yoga

Discover the latest trend on a paddleboard and combine classic stand-up paddling with a unique type of yoga on the banks of Lake Cospuden. Find inner and outer balance on the water and experience a combination of workout and training. SUP yoga is easy to learn and challenging in its own unique way. Yoga in nature and on the water unites the inner and outer world in a wonderful way. A full-body workout combined with elements from yoga lets you relax, your body becomes more efficient and you gain energy and vitality. Balance, coordination, and flexibility are trained in harmony. In combination with the element of water, you dive even deeper into a very special state of relaxation and fill up with new life energy. As soon as you decide to surrender to the movements of the water, you will find it easier to get into the poses and feel them more intensely than on the floor mat. The unstable surface increases the intensity but also the fun. The course is suitable for both beginners and advanced paddlers. Whether you are new to paddling or a yoga beginner, there are no prerequisites for this class. You'll train with a certified yoga instructor. The only thing you need to bring is your own towel.

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What people are saying about Leipzig

Hurray after a year of pandemic a joint canoe tour on the wedding day. Everything fit - the weather, not too hot, was perfect. A view of individual sections of Leipzig from the water is great. On the way back through the city by car, we liked the water side better in places. :-) The guide was great, definitely take your camera and something to drink. We will be back definitely.

We had a great travel guide, he told us so much about Leipzig! The nature in the city center was also very beautiful, definitely recommended!

It was a very pleasant fun tour with the two guides Lisa and Thomas. We recommend.

A wonderful chance to experience Leipzig from a different perspective.