With a hire car, you are free to explore at will, so make the most of your time and see everything Leipzig and its surrounding area have to offer. With a fascinating history and links to famous artists and musicians, there is plenty to keep you occupied. Visit the Bach Museum to find out more about the works of the world famous composer, who is buried here in the city. For an interesting historical experience, visit the Stasi Museum and find out more about the secret police of the former GDR. Or take a one-hour drive to the city of Dresden and sample the fabulous attractions there, from the zoo to the beautiful baroque Pillnitz Castle and Park.