502 YEARS OF THE REFORMATION

Grand German tour: Luther Country and Southern Germany

16 days / 15 nights—1000 miles

This 16 Day Tour will give you a comprehensive insight in the main steps of the Reformation and leads you also to the domain of Ulrich Zwingli.

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

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 dear town where he visited the Latin school.

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 & Strasbourg
Overnight in the area of Strasbourg / Offenburg
E

Trip along the River Rhine and visit of Strasbourg.
Strasbourg is the capital of Europe at the river Ill.

Points of Interest:  Cathedral, Old Town, European Parliament

Day 9

Black Forest 
Overnight in the area of Lake Constance
F

Panoramic tour of Black Forest with visit of Freiburg and a cokoo clock shop

Day 10

Zurich
Overnight in the area of
Lake Constance
G

Zurich is the domain of Ulrich Zwingli, the Swiss reformer.

Points of Interest: The Great Minster with Museum of Zwingli, Water Church

Day 11

Lake Constance
Overnight in the area of
Lake Constance

Boat trip to Mainau Island and discovery of park and garden.

Day 12

Munich
Overnight in the area of Munich
H

Munich is home of the “Oktoberfest”

Points of Interest: Hofbräuhaus, 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

Dachau & Regensburg
Overnight in the area of Nuremberg
I
  • Dachau is a Concentration Camp Memorial Site
  • Regensburg is the biggest preserved medieval town of Germany

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

Day 15

Nuremberg
Overnight in the area of Nuremberg
J

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 16

Nuremberg or Munich

Homeward journey from Nuremberg or 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
  • 1 × overnight in the area of Strasbourg / Offenburg
  • 3 × overnight in the area of Lake Constance
  • 3 × overnight in the area of Munich
  • 2 × overnight in the area of Nuremberg
  • 16 × buffet breakfast
  • 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 × excursion to Black Forest and Freiburg (approx. 8h) incl. visit of Cuckoo clock shop
  • 1 × guided city tour of Zurich (approx. 2 h) 
  • 1 × boat trip to Mainau Island and back incl. entrance fee for Mainau Island
  • 1 × guided city tour of Munich (approx. 3 h) 
  • 1 × excursion to Neuschwanstein Castle and Oberammergau (approx. 8 h) incl. entrance fee for Neuschwanstein Castle
  • 1 × entrance fee and English speaking guided visit of Dachau concentration camp
  • 1 × guided city tour of Regensburg (approx. 1,5 h) 
  • 1 × guided city tour of Nuremberg (approx. 2 h)

Package prices 2020 using 4 stars hotels

  • Minimum number of 35 full paying participants:
    USD 1,843.- / CND 2,351.- p. p. in double room / twin
    USD 2,388.- / CND 3,046.- p. p. in single room
  • Minimum number of 30 full paying participants:
    USD 2,311.- / CND 2,949.- p. p. in double room / twin
    USD 2,550.- / CND 3,254.- p. p. in single room
  • Minimum number of 25 full paying participants:
    USD 2,191.- / CND 2,795.- p. p. in double room / twin
    USD 2,736.- / CND 3,490.- p. p. in single room
  • Minimum number of 20 full paying participants:
    USD 2,481.- / CND 3,165.- p. p. in double room / twin
    USD 3,037.- / CND 3,875.- p. p. in single room
  • Minimum number of 15 full paying participants:
    USD 3,072.- / CND 3,920.- p. p. in double room / twin
    USD 3,617.- / CND 4,615.- 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