The Heritage of Luther

Trace the footsteps of Martin Luther, German priest and initiator of the Protestant Reformation. See the places where he recited his sermons and find out about his influence.

Eisenach (2 nights)
Arrive Frankfurt airport; bus transfer to Eisenach: guided city tour; visit the House of Martin Luther, the Luther Monument and the Wartburg Castle, where Luther translated the New Testament into German. Visit the old University of Erfurt and the Augustinerkloster, where Luther has lived during his studies.

Wittenberg (1 night)
Continue to Wittenberg via Eisleben and Halle: On your tour to the Lutherstadt Eisleben you can visit the “Birth House” of Luther, the St. Peter and Paul Church and St. Andreas Church, where he announced his last sermons. Explore the Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg. Guided city tour of Wittenberg: Visit the Lutherstadt with the statue of Martin Luther at the market square, the Reformation Memorial Church and the Augustinian monastery, where Luther has lived for a long period.

Dresden (2 nights)
Proceed to Dresden via Leipzig and Nossen: Visit the Pleissenburg (New City Hall) in Leipzig and the Renaissance Castle in Nossen. See Luther’s Septemberbibel, the Luther Memorial, the Zwinger Palace and the Dresden Frauenkirche.

Rothenburg (1 night)
Transfer to Rothenburg located on the Romantic Road: Visit the town hall, the Western Town Gate and St. James Church. Walk on the famous town wall and explore the city.

Frankfurt (1 night)
Travel to Frankfurt via Worms, where Luther defended his ideas in front of the Reichstag in 1521; visit the Luther Monument; farewell dinner. Transfer to the airport.

Tour includes:
Half board accommodation (breakfast and dinner) on 7 nights; twins with private facilities in good tourist class hotels; all necessary transfers; motor coach transportation; city tours; tour escort; all programme arrangements; service charges and taxes.