Have you had the chance to check out our exciting new program? To commemorate the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation, you'll have the chance to walk in the footsteps of the movement's founder, Martin Luther, and learn more about what shaped the man who started one of world's most impactful movements.
Luther's last impacting on Germany, his home nation, can be felt everywhere in the German region known as "Luther Country." You can visit the church and see the doors upon which Luther left his famous "95 Theses."
You'll also have the chance to visit the monasteries and churches where Luther studied and trained and even visit the homes of his childhood and life in service of the church.
Each day of this activity-packed programs includes tour of cities including Erfurt, where Luther lived for most of his life, Eisenach where his childhood home is located and Wittenburg, where Luther's impact is perhaps most visible.
There is still space available for guaranteed departure dates, including for late October close to the date of Reformation Day. This year will mark the 500th Anniversary that Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the doors of All Saints' Church.
Your local guide will meet you for a tour of Eisenach. In Eisenach, visit the Lutherhaus and Wartburg Castle. In the evening, transfer to Erfurt and enjoy dinner at your hotel.
Explore the city of Erfurt with your local guide. Visit Augustinerkloster, a monastery. Inside the monastery is a permanent Luther exhibition, the restored monastic cell of Brother Martin, and a Reformation Library with rare books. Enjoy a view of Krämerbrücke, a bridge that has unoccupied buildings on both sides. Visit Erfurt Cathedral, where if arranged, your group can enjoy a private worship service.
Your local guide will meet you for a transfer to Mansfeld. In Mansfeld, visit Luther's childhood home and school. See the beautiful Luther Fountain, and enjoy a guided tour of St. George's Church. Afterwards, visit Eisleben. In Eisleben, visit Luther's birthplace and the same house where he spent the last moments of his life. See the memorial dedicated to Luther. In the evening, you'll be transferred to Leipzig.
Your local guide will meet you afterwards for a full day of sightseeing in Leipzig, where your group will have the opportunity to follow through Luther's footsteps. Visit the Gewandhaus, a large concert hall. Afterwards, visit Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall) for a photo opportunity. Then, head to St. Thomas Church and St. Nicholas Church. The church has been a Protestant seat since 1539, after the Reformation.
Officially known as Lutherstadt Wittenberg, the city is known for its long-lasting Protestant sites, influenced by the dawn of the Reformation. Visit Lutherhaus, Melanchthon House and Schlosskirche, the church where Luther posted his famous "95 Theses."
Upon arrival to Torgau, visit some more of the most famous sites of the Reformation. Visit the Katharina-Luther-Stube Museum, where the former nun and wife of Luther died. Also, visit Hartenfels Castle, which was the first Protestant building in which the doctrine of the Reformation was realized in architecture and art. In the afternoon, visit St. Mary's Church, and enjoy an organ recital. Afterwards, enjoy lunch at a restaurant of your own choosing or explore the historic city a bit more. In the evening, you will be transferred to Berlin.
Take a city tour of Berlin. See the Reichstag Building, Brandenburg Gate, Berlin Cathedral and the Berlin Wall Memorial, including Checkpoint Charlie for a photo opportunity. You'll have the rest of the afternoon to yourself.