Brandis is a Saxon town in the Landkreis Leipzig administrative district and lies approximately 18 km to the east of Leipzig. With charming tourist attractions, it offers its approximately 10,000 citizens added value with regard to quality of living: the town is characterised by good living quality, its school structure, an extensive range of service and retail opportunities on site and a varied range of clubs and associations - all within a short distance of the Leipzig conurbation.
Brandis enjoys optimal transport links: the town can be reached quickly by the A14 Leipzig-Dresden autobahn via the exits Kleinpösna, Naunhof/Brandis and Klinga. The Bundesstraße 6 trunk road passes Brandis to the north. The town centre is two minutes distant via the Gerichshain and Machern exits. The district of Beucha is connected to the public rail network via the Leipzig-Grimma-Nossen line, which is in turn co-ordinated with the PlusBus services of the Mitteldeutscher Verkehrsverbund transport association.
One particularly attractive sight is the Bergkirche church in Beucha. In addition, the district also contains numerous quarries, which supplied, for example, the granite for the Battle of Nations monument in Leipzig.
With its 218 beds, the Fachklinikum Brandis is a convalescent facility that plays a central role in the life of Brandis.
Brandis does a lot for its children and young families, for example, new child day-care facilities, a secondary school and a 3-court multipurpose hall have been built. Two primary schools and a grammar school complete the education landscape of Brandis. Numerous clubs and associations offer citizens the opportunity for practical leisure activities. For example, the Lange Stücken sports and leisure centre was created in Beucha. Each year the association Regional Verein Brandis e.V. collaborates with the town council in the publishing of a timetable of events.