502 YEARS OF THE REFORMATION

German Escapade: Luther country and Bavaria

14 days / 13 nights—730 miles

After discovering the most important Luther cities in central Germany, this 14 days tour shows you romantic cities in Bavaria which are also connected with the Reformation.

Itinerary

This itinerary is just one way to experience these famous places. We have a large repertory at our command and can put your dreams into action. Together with you, we create lasting memories.

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 

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

Bamberg
Overnight in the area of
Nuremberg
F

Bamberg is situated across seven hills with historic city
center, a World Heritage site.

Points of Interest:  Old Town Hall, Old Court, Altenburg Castle

Day 9

Nuremberg
Overnight in the area of Nuremberg
G

Nuremberg was the media capital of its time. Through printed pamphlets and broadsheets, the ideas of the Reformation became wide-spread.

Points of Interest:  Old Town, Nuremberg Castle, The Hospital of the Holy Spirit

Day 10

Wuerzburg
Overnight in the area of
Nuremberg
H

Wuerzburg Residenz is one of Europe’s most renowned baroque castles.

Points of Interest: Neumuenster Church,
Pilgrimage Church “Kaeppele”

Rothenburg
ob der Tauber

Rothenburg ob der Tauber is  well known for its well-preserved medieval old town.

Points of Interest: Old Forge, Town Hall, Market Square

Day 11

Ratisbon
& Dachau
Overnight in the area of
of Munich
I

Ratisbon is the biggest preserved medieval town of
Germany. In the afternoon visit of Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site.

Points of Interest: Stone Bridge, Old Town
Hall, Cathedral, Palace of St. Emmeram

Day 12

Munich
Overnight in the area of Munich
J

Munich is home of the “Oktoberfest” and
Bavarian “Gemuetlichkeit”.

Points of Interest: Hofbraeuhaus, Curch of our Lady, Nymphenburg Castle

Day 13

Excursion
Overnight in the area of Munich
  • Neuschwanstein Castle served as example for the Disney castles
  • Oberammergau is home of the Passion Play
  • The Pilgrimage Church of Wies (Wieskirche) with rich Rococo furnishings.

Day 14

Munich
J

Homeward journey from Munich.

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 Nuremberg
  • 1 × overnight in the area of Munich
  • 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 Bamberg (approx. 2 h) 
  • 1 × guided city tour of Nuremberg (approx. 2 h)
  • 1 × guided city tour of Wuerzburg (approx. 1,5 h) 
  • 1 × guided city tour of Rothenburg ob der Tauber (approx. 1,5 h) 
  • 1 × guided city tour of Ratisbon (approx. 1,5 h) 
  • 1 × Entrance fee and English speaking guided visit of Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
  • 1 × guided city tour of Munich (approx. 3 h) 
  • 1 × guide for excursion to Neuschwanstein Castle and Oberammergau (approx. 8 h) incl. entrance fee for Neuschwanstein Castle

Package prices 2020 using 4 stars hotels

  • Minimum number of 35 full paying participants:
    USD 1,355.- / CND 1,729.- p. p. in double room / twin
    USD 1,727.- / CND 2,203.- 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 1,831.- / CND 2,336.- p. p. in double room / twin
    USD 2,202.- / CND 2,810.- p. p. in single room
  • Minimum number of 15 full paying participants:
    USD 2,260.- / CND 2,884.- p. p. in double room / twin
    USD 2,631.- / CND 3,357.- 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
Canadian &  US Sales Manager
Alin Müller
Germany Office - Dresden