502 YEARS OF THE REFORMATION 

Extended stay in Luther Country

12 days /11 nights—480 miles

This 12 Day Tour shows you points of interest that are connected to the Reformation in Central Germany and alongside the Rhine.

Itinerary

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Day 1

Berlin
Overnight in the area of Berlin
A

Arrival in Berlin and free time in Berlin.

Day 2

Lutherstadt Wittenberg
Overnight in the area of Halle / Merseburg
B

Here he spent the most important years of his life and attached his 95 theses on the door of the Castle Church in 1517.

Points of Interest: Luther House, Castle Church, City Church, Melanchthon House

Day 3

Lutherstadt Eisleben
Overnight in the area of Halle / Merseburg

Lutherstadt Eisleben is Martin Luther’s Birth House and place of death.

Points of Interest: Luther’s Birth House, his last residence, Statue of Martin Luther

Mansfeld

Mansfeld is the place where Martin Luther spent his childhood and youth.

Points of Interest: House of Luther’s Family, Luther’s school and Fountain

Day 4

Halle
Overnight in the area of Halle / Merseburg

Halle is the “cradle of the Reformation”.

Points of Interest: Market Church Our Dear Lady with death mask and cast of hands of Luther, “Marienbibliothek” exhibiting Luther's bibles with his handwritten notes

Leipzig
C

Leipzig is the place of several disputations and sermons.

Points of Interest: Old Town Hall with writings of Luther, St. Thomas’ Church

Day 5

Naumburg
Overnight in the area of Erfurt

Naumburg is a milestone of the growing Protestantism.

Points of Interest: Naumburg Cathedral, Marketplace

Weimar
D

Weimar is place of several sermons of Luther.

Points of Interest: Luther's pulpit in the City Church, Historical monument connected to the Classicism

Day 6

Erfurt
Overnight in the area of Erfurt
E

Erfurt is the place of Luther's studies and ordination.

Points of Interest: Monastery of the Augustinian Hermit, University Quarter, Old Town

Day 7

Eisenach
Overnight in the area of Erfurt
F

Eisenach is Luther's beloved town where he attended  the Latin school. Sebastian Bach was born here as well.

Points of Interest: Luther House, St. George's Church

Wartburg Castle

This is the place where Luther translated the New Testament into German.

Day 8

Frankfurt Main
Overnight in the area of Heidelberg
J

Frankfurt is Germany´s major financial/banking center.

Points of Interest: Main Towers, The Römer (Town Hall), Old Opera, The Main Guard

Day 9

Heidelberg
Overnight in the area of Heidelberg
G

Heidelberg is the first city Luther visited after the publication of his 95 theses.

Points of Interest: Luther plaque at the Universitätsplatz, the place of the former Augustine Monastery, Heidelberg Castle

Day 10

Worms
Overnight in the area of Heidelberg
H

In Worms Luther refused to retract his theses.

Points of Interest: International
Monument to the Reformation, Worms Cathedral

Speyer

Speyer is one of Germany’s oldest cities, famous for its cathedral.

Points of Interest: Memorial Church with Luther Monument, Baroque Trinity Lutheran Church

Day 11

River Rhine
Overnight in the area of Koblenz / Mainz or Frankfurt
I

River Cruise on the River Rhine between Bingen and Koblenz.

Day 12

Frankfurt Main
J

Homeward journey from Frankfurt

Services Included

  • 1 × overnight in the area of Berlin
  • 3 × overnight in the area of Halle / Merseburg
  • 3 × overnight in the area of Erfurt
  • 3 × overnight in the area of Heidelberg
  • 1 × overnight in the area of Frankfurt
  • 11 × breakfast buffet
  • 1 × coach disposal for the entire stay incl. accommodation and half board for the coach driver
  • 1 × tour escort for the entire stay incl. accommodation and half board for the guide
  • 1 × guided city tour of Wittenberg (approx. 1,5 h)
  • 1 × entrance fee for Luther house in Wittenberg
  • 1 × entrance fee for Melanchtonhaus in Wittenberg
  • 1 × guided city tour of Eisleben (approx. 2 h) with visit of Luther’s house of birth and his last residence
  • 1 × entrance fee for Luther’s Birth House in Eisleben
  • 1 × entrance fee for Luther’s last residence in Eisleben
  • 1 × guided city tour of Halle with topic Luther (approx. 1,5 h)
  • 1 × entrance fee for Market church in Halle
  • 1 × guided city tour of Leipzig (approx. 1,5 h)
  • 1 × entrance fee for Naumburg Cathedral with cathedral treasury and garden
  • 1 × guided city tour of Weimar (approx. 2 h)
  • 1 × guided city tour of Erfurt with topic Luther in Erfurt (approx. 2 h)
  • 1 × guided tour of Monastery of the Augustinian in Erfurt (approx. 1 h)
  • 1 × entrance fee for Luther’s house in Eisenach
  • 1 × entrance fee and guided visit of Wartburg Castle (approx. 1 h)
  • 1 × guided city tour of Frankfurt (approx. 2 h)
  • 1 × guided city tour of Heidelberg (approx. 3 h) with entrance fee for castle of Heidelberg
  • 1 × guided city tour of Worms (approx. 1,5 h)
  • 1 × entrance fee and English speaking guided visit of Speyer Cathedral (approx. 1 h)
  • 1 × cruise on the River Rhine (one way between Bingen and Koblenz)

Package prices 2020 using 4 stars hotels

  • Minimum number of 35 full paying participants:
    USD 1,367.- / CND 1,744.- p. p. in double room / twin
    USD 1,738.- / CND 2,218.- p. p. in single room
  • Minimum number of 30 full paying participants:
    USD 1,471.- / CND 1,877.- p. p. in double room / twin
    USD 1,843.- / CND 2,351.- p. p. in single room
  • Minimum number of 25 full paying participants:
    USD 1,611.- / CND 2,055.- p. p. in double room / twin
    USD 1,982.- / CND 2,528.- p. p. in single room
  • Minimum number of 20 full paying participants:
    USD 1,819.- / CND 2,321.- p. p. in double room / twin
    USD 2,191.- / CND 2,795.- p. p. in single room
  • Minimum number of 15 full paying participants:
    USD 2,237.- / CND 2,854.- p. p. in double room / twin
    USD 2,608.- / CND 3,328.- p. p. in single room
  • Dinner Supplement:
    USD 25.- / CND 33.- per person per day (3-course-menu or buffet)

The given prices are not valid during exhibitions, fairs, events or holidays. All prices are subject to availability. The dollar prices are not binding and may change due to exchange rates.

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Denise Buchanan
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Alin Müller
Germany Office - Dresden