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Religious Journey
In the footsteps of Martin Luther and the history of the Reformation
Leipzig, Weimar, Erfurt, Wittenberg - cities full of culture and history

Detailed Itinerary

Arrival at Berlin airport and transfer to the hotel

Meal: No Meals

The day begins with a visit of Berlin's most Berlin's most famous historical sites, such as the Unter den Linden avenue, the State Opera House, and the Brandenburg Gate. During the tour you will you will also get to know the modern part of the area of Berlin, among others the German Parliament building Reichstag" and the famous Potsdam
Square.

Meal: Breakfast

After breakfast departure to Wittenberg, named "City of Martin Luther". Here Luther gained notoriety by publishing his 95 theses and publishing them on the door of the Palace Church, which started the movement that was to become the Reformation.

Meal: Breakfast

On your way to Leipzig, you will stop at Torgau. You will visit the "Hartenfels" Palace, where Luther consecrated a reformed church
for the first time, according to his own ideas. You will also visit the tomb of Katharina von Bora, Luther's wife, and stop at the building
where at Luther's home was, Melanchton, Jonas and Bugenhagen worked together on the main ideas of the Torga articles in 1530.
Continuation to Leipzig and panoramic tour of the city, during which you will enter the St. Thomas' Church, where for 25 years the great
composer J. S. Bach held the post as cantor and musical director.

Meal: Breakfast

After breakfast departure to Weimar, the home of literary figures like Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Friedrich Schiller. Continue to Erfurt, known as the "Rome of Thuringia” for its architectural beauty. You will visit the Augustinian Monastery, where Luther lived as a monk, and the longest wooden bridge in Europe.

Meal: Breakfast

Departure to Eisleben. In 1996 UNESCO added the Luther memorials to its World Heritage List, now called "Martin Luther City". Here, in the region of the Counts of Mansfeld, Martin Luther was born in 1483 and died in 1546. You will visit the house of his birth and the Peter and Paul Church, where he was baptized. You will also visit St. Andrew's, the place of his last preaching, as well as the house of the Counts of Mansfeld, where he died.

Meal: Breakfast

Today a tour of the interior of Wartburg Castle awaits you. This castle is an important landmark for Lutherans all over the world. Martin Luther hid here for almost a year, protected by the Elector Prince
Frederick the Wise, and it was here that he translated the New Testament into German. If there is time, you can visit the Bach
Museum and the house of the Cotta family who provided the young Luther an education in Latin. The trip ends in Frankfurt.

Meal: Breakfast

Inclusions

Accommodation and daily breakfast in all hotels
. 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 guide in Wittenberg
. Admission to Luther's home in Wittenberg, the palace church in Wittenberg,
the Augustine monastery in Erfurt, Luther's birth and death house in Eisleben
and the Wartburg Castle

Exclusions

Personal expenses, guides, entrance fees, gasoline, parking fees, speeding fines, winter tires, GPS, child seat for vehicle, vignette.

Notes

Hotel stay at 4 Star or similar.

Departure dates: Daily.

Prices subject to availability.

Min. 2 persons

Single travelers on request!

Self Drive (without guide) Option available on request. (Terms and conditions will vary).

Program Touring / Guide

Private touring

Trip Highlights

Berlin - Wittenberg-Leipzig-Erfurt - Eisleben - Erfurt- Frankfurt

Periodic Departure
01 Jan, 2024 to 31 Mar, 2025

2 pax
AUD 10,882 P P twin share
AUD 12,092 P P single
AVAILABLE

4 pax
AUD 7,406 P P twin share
AUD 8,616 P P single
AVAILABLE

6 pax
AUD 5,685 P P twin share
AUD 6,895 P P single
AVAILABLE

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