• Germany

Overview

This five day tour features highlights of the life of Martin Luther & the Reformation period. Celebrate the 500th anniversary of this historic movement as you visit the town where Luther was born, the church where he posted the Ninety-Five Theses, & the castle where he translated part of the Bible. 

Highlights

  • Wartburg Castle – Medieval UNESCO World Heritage Site where Martin Luther translated part of the Bible.
  • Eisleben – Birthplace of Martin Luther
  • All Saints’ Church – Believed to be where Luther posted the Ninety-Five Theses.

Sample Itinerary

Day 1: Eisenach

Meet your guide this afternoon in Eisenach. Visit Wartburg Castle. This medieval UNESCO World Heritage Site is where Martin Luther translated part of the Bible. After the tour, check in to your hotel. Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant, followed by an overnight stay in Eisenach. 

Day 2: Eisenach – Erfurt – Leipzig

Feel the passion of reformer Martin Luther as you walk through the city of Erfurt. Visit one of Luther’s former residences, St. Augustine’s Monastery. You’ll also see many churches, in a variety of architectural styles. After the guided tour, travel to Leipzig for dinner & an overnight stay. 

Day 3: Leipzig – Eisleben – Mansfeld – Leipzig

In the morning, head to Eisleben, the birthplace of Martin Luther. During your half-day guided tour, you’ll walk through the historic city center, see the house where Luther was born, & visit St. Peter & St. Paul Church. Enjoy lunch at a local café before heading to Mansfeld, the town where Luther lived for part of his childhood. Sightseeing highlights include the Luther monument. Return to Leipzig for dinner & an overnight stay. 

Day 4: Leipzig – Torgau – Wittenberg – Leipzig

Head to Torgau this morning. Explore the Katharina Luther Museum, & visit Hartenfels Castle, which features a famous spiral staircase. Next, travel to Wittenberg. Highlights of your afternoon guided tour include a visit to All Saints’ Church, believed to be where Luther posted the Ninety-Five Theses. Return to Leipzig for dinner & an overnight stay. 

Day 5: Leipzig – USA

Transfer to the airport, & board return flight home. 

Optional Add-Ons

Available Upon Request