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In the Footsteps of Martin Luther

In the Footsteps of Martin Luther

Purpose: Religion, Culture, History, Discovery
No. of days: 6 days - 5 nights
First & Last Cities: Berlin, Frankfurt
Other cities: Wittenberg, Torgau, Leipzig, Eisleben, Erfurt, Eisenach
Starting cost: $1599
 
Day 1: Berlin
Welcome and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore the city at your leisure. [B]
 
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 the Luther’s tomb in the Schlosskirche church. We also stop by the St. Mary church. [B]
 
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 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 also see the city hall and the St. Nikolai church, where the prayers for peace against the communist dictatorship began. [B]
 
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. [B]
 
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 Wartburg Castle, where Luther translated the New Testament into German. Visit the Latin school and Bach Museum, a UNESCO World Heritage Monument. Continue to Frankfurt for overnight near the airport. [B]
 
Day 6: Frankfurt, USA
At the recommended time, take the hotel shuttle to the airport to board you flight back to the USA. [B]
[B] = Breakfast


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Tour includes
  • Private Tour:
  • 4 nights’ accommodation
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • City Tax
  • Visits and excursions as mentioned
  • Local guide in Wittenberg
  • Visits to:
    • Luther‘s home in Wittenberg and Eisleben
    • Augustine monastery in Erfurt
    • Bach museum in Eisenach
    • Wartburg Castle
  • Entrance fees as required
  • Transportation by car or minivan for entire tour
  • English-speaking driver/guide during the entire tour

Self-drive:

  • 4 nights’ accommodation
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • City Tax
  • Economy-category rental car
  • Unlimited mileage
  • A/C
  • Mandatory insurances (please ask for details)
Not included in tour
  • International airline tickets
  • Taxes or surcharges related to airline tickets
  • Travel insurance
  • All alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks

Self-drive does not include

  • Tour guide for the itinerary
  • Gasoline
  • Parking fees
  • Speeding tickets
  • Winter tires
  • GPS, map etc.

Hotels in your Tour

Category Hotel Name Tripadvisor
Tourist Class
Berlin Leonardo Hotel Berlin Mitte 4
Wittenberg NH Dessau 4
Leipzig City Inn Hotel Leipzig 3
Erfurt Hotel Brühlerhöhe 4.5
Frankfurt Holiday Inn Airport 4.5
First Class
Berlin NH Kurfürstendamm 4
Wittenberg NH Dessau 4
Leipzig Best Western Premier Victor's Residenz 4
Erfurt Mercure Hotel Erfurt 4
Frankfurt Holiday Inn Airport 4.5

Hotels will be confirmed at time of booking


Tour Pricing

Private Tour Prices

Season Double Single
Tourist Class
2-3 Pax $3,105 $3,419
4-5 Pax $2,069 $2,379
6-7 Pax $1,599 $1,919
First Class
2-3 Pax $3,179 $3,535
4-5 Pax $2,125 $2,479
6-7 Pax $1,649 $1,999
Departure dates: daily
Travel period: Jan 01, 2020 - Mar 31, 2021 - Rates do not apply during fairs etc.!      
Departure dates: daily - Min 2 persons  
 
Tour Code: DE08BER20MT

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Self-Drive Prices

Season Double Single
Tourist Class
2-3 Pax $889 $1,249
4-5 Pax $889 $1,249
6-7 Pax $809 $1,165
Tourist Class
2-3 Pax $935 $445
4-5 Pax $935 $445
6-7 Pax
$849
$445
Departure dates: daily
Travel period: Jan 01, 2020 - Mar 31, 2021 - Rates do not apply during fairs etc.!      
Departure dates: daily - Min 2 persons