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      • Drinking Water: Tap water is safe to drink in all of the destinations on this trip. Please remember to bring a water bottle.
      • Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
      • Trip prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however are subject to change - please confirm all details at time of booking.
      • For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Website Terms of Use page.
      • Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii, South Africa, Kenya & Tanzania, Botswana, Zambia or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
      • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 

      About this trip

      Follow the path of Martin Luther and the history of the Reformation which changed the course of modern religion. Trace the life and work of the Reformist across medieval German towns and cities. Delve into the history of Europe's Reformation and the man who ignited it.


      Trip type: Country Explorer i

      Trip code: RMLR

      9 Nights

      accommodation

      13 Meals
      • 9 breakfasts

      • 4 dinners (including Be My Guest)

      On-trip Transport

      All transport shown.

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

      Berlin, Germany
        • CITY TOUR in Wittenberg, Dresden, Leipzig, Eisleben, Erfurt and Worms

        • ORIENTATION of Berlin, Frankfurt and Mainz

        • VISIT Berliner Dom, Hartenfels Castle Church, Frauenkirche, Thomaskirche, Luther's Birth House, Augustiner Monastery, Wartburg Castle and Luther House in Erfurt

        • VIEW the Hartenfels Castle in Torgau and Gutenberg Monument in Mainz


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 9 breakfasts

        • 4 dinners
          (including Be My Guest)


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      What's Included

      Travel Highlights

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        • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

        • Daily breakfast and up to half your evening meals

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver

        • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

        • Handcrafted Highlights

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


      1. Arrive Berlin

      Embrace the effervescent energy of Berlin - a city that epitomises a spirit of freedom and unity, having shrugged off the shackles of a dark past. Enjoy some free time to explore the city before meeting your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception and an orientation drive.

      Meal(s)
      Welcome Reception
      Hotel
      Holiday Inn City East Side

      2. Berlin – Wittenberg (2 Nights)

      The imposing green cupola of Berliner Dom is a landmark on the cityscape and what lies beneath is ours to enjoy during a guided visit to this famous Cathedral. You'll have an opportunity to 'Dive Into Culture' as you visit the Royal Crypt, one of the most important dynastic burial places in Europe. The final resting place for rulers who shaped the state and city of Berlin, the crypt contains 94 burials spanning from as early as the 16th century. Visit the Museum to delve into the Cathedral's varied architectural history. Then enjoy some free time on your own to explore before leaving Berlin for Wittenberg, the birthplace of the Reformation. This evening enjoy dinner at your hotel.

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Best Western

      3. Wittenberg Sightseeing

      See where the story of Martin Luther's protestant movement began when in 1517 he nailed his 96 Theses to the main door of the Castle Church. That one act sparked one of the most significant changes the Christian world has ever seen and we'll have an opportunity to see where it happened during a visit to the church, where Luther is also buried. Your 'Local Specialist' will accompany you to visit Lutherhalle, where the Reformer lived, worked and made his "reformatory discovery". You'll also visit the Town Church, where Luther once preached, now recognised as the mother church of the Reformation. Enjoy the rest of the afternoon at leisure.

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast

      4. Wittenberg – Torgau – Dresden

      A leisurely start to our day sees us travel to Torgau. At Hartenfels Castle, we'll visit the castle chapel consecrated in 1544 by Martin Luther, then continue to the beautiful Baroque city of Dresden. A 'Local Specialist' will join us for a sightseeing tour and a visit to the fully reconstructed Frauenkirche, where J.S Bach was the first to play on the Silberman organ when the church was originally built. Spend a free evening exploring the "Florence on the Elbe".

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast
      Hotel
      Pullman Newa/The Westin Bellevue

      5. Dresden – Leipzig

      Enjoy a leisurely start to your day in Dresden before continuing your journey to Leipzig. Here you'll meet a 'Local Specialist' for a tour of the city, home of the Leipzig Disputation. You'll visit Thomaskirche, the final resting place of J.S. Bach, and where Luther preached his Whitsunday sermon in 1539. This evening you'll 'Connect With Locals' for an exclusive 'Be My Guest' dinner.

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast
      Be My Guest
      Hotel
      Vienna House Easy

      6. Leipzig – Eisleben – Erfurt (2 Nights)

      Eisleben is so connected with Martin Luther that its official name is Lutherstadt Eisleben. We visit what was once his hometown this morning, joining a 'Local Specialist' for a guided sightseeing tour which includes St. Andrew's Church, where Luther preached his last four sermons, and the Church of Saints Peter and Paul where he was baptised. You'll also visit Luther's Birth House, which has been the site of a public museum for Lutheran pilgrims since the 17th century. Learn about the Reformer's close relationship with his parents and gain insights into his upbringing before spending some free time to explore the town. This evening, we arrive in Erfurt where we'll overnight.

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast
      Hotel
      Radisson Blu

      7. Erfurt Sightseeing and Free Time

      Explore one of the best-preserved medieval city centres in Germany when you join your 'Local Specialist' for a sightseeing tour past its iconic Krämerbrücke, the Old Synagogue, Erfurt Cathedral and St. Severus's Church. You'll have some time on your own this afternoon to see the sights, then join your group for a guided tour of the Augustiner Monastery, just in time for Vespers.

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast

      8. Erfurt – Eisenach – Frankfurt (2 Nights)

      We make our way west this morning, stopping at Wartburg Castle for a guided tour of the hilltop castle and a walk through a thousand years of German history. There's time in Eisenach for lunch before Luther House, where the Reformist lived as a child. Follow in young Martin Luther's footsteps and learn about his historic translation of the Bible before continuing your journey to Frankfurt where you will enjoy an orientation tour this evening.

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast
      Hotel
      Leonardo Offenbach

      9. Worms and Mainz Excursion

      Continuing our exploration of Luther's life and contribution, we visit Worms this morning to see the city that hosted the private conferences held to determine his fate after he published his 95 Theses challenging the Roman Catholic establishment. Your 'Local Specialist' will join you for a guided sightseeing tour of the city. Admire the ornately decorated Dom St. Peter, built in the 12th century, then travel to Mainz where you'll see the Mainz Cathedral and Gutenburg Monument commemorating the German printing of the Bible. We return to Frankfurt where we'll join our travel companions for a memorable Farewell Dinner.

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast
      Farewell Dinner

      10. Depart Frankfurt

      Our journey through the life of Martin Luther at its end, we say a fond farewell to new friends and take our transfer to the airport.

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast

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      • Connect with Locals
        In Leipzig where you'll join a local family for an exclusive Be My Guest' dinner. (Day 5)

      • Dive into Culture
        Visit the captivating Royal Crypt of the Berliner Dom, one of the most important dynastic burial places in Europe and the final resting place of Berlin's noblemen since the 16th century (Day 2)

      • Local Specialist
        For included sightseeing in Dresden, Leipzig, Eisleben, Erfurt and Worms.

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

      Dresden, Germany
        • CITY TOUR in Wittenberg, Dresden, Leipzig, Eisleben, Erfurt and Worms

        • ORIENTATION of Berlin, Frankfurt and Mainz

        • VISIT Berliner Dom, Hartenfels Castle Church, Frauenkirche, Thomaskirche, Luther's Birth House, Augustiner Monastery, Wartburg Castle and Luther House in Erfurt

        • VIEW the Hartenfels Castle in Torgau and Gutenberg Monument in Mainz


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 9 breakfasts

        • 4 dinners
          (including Be My Guest)


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      What's Included

      Travel Highlights

      Martin Luther Reformation Travel 154341690
        • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

        • Daily breakfast and up to half your evening meals

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver

        • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

        • Handcrafted Highlights

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


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