In the Footsteps of Martin Luther - Tour DE109

4 Nights/ 5 Days with Daily Departures

 Berlin to Frankfurt

A unique tour to former East Germany introducing the sites whereMartin Luther anniversary tour in germany Martin Luther, father of the reformation used to live and work. Starting from Germany's historic capital of  Berlin we visit Wittemberg where Luther's theses became public. Also Torgau, Leipzig and Erfurt also home to many enlightened scholars and historical figures. You will tour Luther's homes, the Augustine monastery in Erfurt, the Bach museum in Eisenach and the Wartburg castle.

Day 1 Berlin
Welcome and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore the city at your leisure.

Day 2 Berlin - Wittenberg
The trip begins with a city tour of Berlin. Visit attractions like the Brandenburg Gate, the cathedral of Berlin, the German Parliament building and the lovely boulevards. Then we travel to the city of Wittenberg, where we visit the house of Martin Luther that has been transformed into the most important museum of the Reformation. Next, we visit Luther’s tomb in the Schlosskirche church. We will also stop by the St. Mary church.

Day 3 Wittenberg - Torgau - Leipzig
The tour continues to Torgau, traveling through the landscape along the Elbe River. In Torgau, visit the Hartenfels Palace and its chapel, the first Reformation church consecrated by Luther. We will also visit the grave of Katharina von Bora, Luther’s wife. We pause in front of the building where the main ideas in the articles of Torgau were developed. In the afternoon, we arrive in Leipzig, the site of the famous debate between Johann Eck and Martin Luther. Sightseeing tour of Leipzig and visit to the Thomaskirche church. We will also see the city hall and the St. Nikolai church, where the prayers for peace against the communist dictatorship began.

Day 4 Leipzig - Eisleben - Erfurt
After breakfast we travel to Eisleben, “the City of Martin Luther” and UNESCO World Heritage Monument. In Eisleben we visit the house where Luther was born and where he died. Other attractions on our itinerary include the church of St. Peter and St. Paul, where he was baptized, as well as the church of St. Andrews, where he held his final sermon. In the afternoon we continue to Erfurt, where Luther became a monk. We also have the opportunity to visit the Augustine Monastery, Martin Luther’s religious community.

Day 5 Erfurt - Eisenach - Frankfurt
In the morning there is time for sightseeing in Erfurt. Attractions include the St. Mary church and Krämerbrücke bridge. The tour continues to Eisenach. Take a guided tour of the impressive castle of Wartburg, where Luther translated the New Testament into German. Visit the Latin school and Bach Museum, a UNESCO World Heritage Monument. The tour concludes in Frankfurt.

2020 Price per person in Euro

In the Footsteps of Martin Luther - Tour DE109
Price In € Per Person Private Tour With Guide Self Drive (No Guide)
Number of Guests 3 Star 4 Star 3 Star 4 Star
2 People              2,589              2,655                 689                 725
4 People              1,699              1,749                 689                 725
6 People              1,299              1,339                 619                 655
Single Supplement                 195                 229                 195                 229


  • Rates do not apply during fairs etc!

  • Min. 2 persons

Private Tour Includes:

  • Accommodation in the chosen hotel category with daily breakfast

  • Transportation by car or minivan during the entire tour

  • English speaking driver-guide during the entire tour

  • Visits and excursions as mentioned with additional local guides in Wittenberg

  • Admission to Luther‘s home in Wittenberg and Eisleben, the Augustine monastery in Erfurt, the Bach museum in Eisenach and the Wartburg castle

Self-drive Tour Includes:

  • Accommodation in the hotel category of choice

  • Daily buffet breakfast

  • Economy-category rental car

  • Unlimited mileages, A/C

  • Mandatory insurances

 Self-drive Excludes:

  • Personal expenses, gasoline, parking fees, speeding fines, winter tires, GPS, map etc.

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