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Luther 2020 – 503 years of the Reformation

Luther 2020 – 503 years of the Reformation

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In 2017 we celebrated the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Also 2020, it is still worth visiting the sites of Martin Luther after the anniversary. Come with us and discover Luther Country. Let us show you the most important places of Luther’s life as well as many other attractive points of interest in Germany.

Day 1: Berlin

Arrival in Berlin / Free time to explore Berlin / Overnight in the area of Berlin


Day 2: Lutherstadt Wittenberg

Lutherstadt Wittenberg: 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 
Overnight in the area of Halle / Merseburg


Day 3: Lutherstadt Eisleben and Mansfeld

Lutherstadt Eisleben - Martin Luther's birthplace and place of death
Points of Interest: Luther's house of birth, hist last residence, Statue of Martin Luther 
Mansfeld - place where Martin Luther spent his childhood and youth 
Points of Interest: House of Luther's Family, Luther's school and Fountain Overnight in the area of Halle / Merseburg


Day 4: Halle and Leipzig

Halle - "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 - place of several disputations and sermons 
Points of Interest: Old Town Hall with writings of Luther, St. Thomas' Church 
Overnight in the area of Halle / Merseburg


Day 5: Naumburg and Weimar

Naumburg - milestone for the growing Protestantism 
Points of Interest: Naumburg Cathedral, Marketplace 
Weimar - place of several sermons of Luther 
Points of Interest: Luther's pulpit in the City Church, historical monument connected to the Classicism 
Overnight in the area of Erfurt


Day 6: Erfurt

Erfurt - Place of Luther's studies and ordination 
Points of Interest: Monastery of the Augustinian Hermit, university quarter, old town 
Overnight in the area of Erfurt


Day 7: Eisenach and Wartburg

Eisenach - Luther's dear town where he visited the Latin school 
Points of Interest: Luther House, St. George's Church 
Wartburg Castle - place where Luther translated the New Testament into German 
Overnight in the area of Erfurt or Frankfort according to flight times


Day 8: Homeward journey from Frankfurt

If this is not enough you might choose between several ADD ON TOURS. With these tour extensions you are able to add some more aspects of the Reformation and immerse even more into this subject. Here are some examples: Dresden, Worms, Zurich, Munich,... just ask us!


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Alin Bartke

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Fax +49 89 189345 22

Email alin.bartke(at)appina-travel(dot)com

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Your advantages

  • This 8 Day Tour will lead you from Berlin to Erfurt and will cover all essential points of interest to better understand what lead to the Reformation

Accommodation pre-booked for you

  • 4-star hotels in the mentioned areas

Services

  • 7 × overnight stay (1 × Berlin, 3 × Halle / Merseburg, 3 × Erfurt)
  • 7 × breakfast buffet
  • 1 × coach disposal for the entire stay for 8 days incl. accommodation and half board for the coach driver
  • 1 × tour escort for the entire stay for 8 days 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 house of birth 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)
  • For further Luther related tours, please visit our website - www.faith-travel.com

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