The European Reformation With Oberammergau
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Duration: 11 Days
Walk in the footsteps of Martin Luther on this Germany holiday highlighting the European Reformation and featuring the Oberammergau Passion Play. You’ll overnight in Berlin, Wittenberg, Leipzig, Erfurt, Wiesbaden, Nuremberg, Oberammergau, and Munich, and you’ll visit Eisleben, Eisenach, Coburg, Worms, Mainz, Rothenburg, Augsburg, and the Rhine Valley along the way. On this faith-based tour, you’ll visit many of the sites important in Luther’s life. In Wittenberg, visit St. Mary’s Church, where Luther preached reform, got married, and baptised his six children. Also visit Luther House, where Luther and his family lived. In Eisleben, visit Luther’s birth house and death house museums, both UNESCO World Heritage Sites; St. Peter & Paul Church, where Luther was baptised; and St. Andrew’s Church, where Luther preached his last sermon in 1546. Visit the Augustinian Monastery in Erfurt, where Luther lived as a monk, and Coburg Fortress in Coburg, where Luther was protected during the Imperial Diet of Augsburg in 1530. In Eisenach, visit the house where Luther lived; Wartburg Castle, where he lived in disguise as "Knight George;" and St. George’s Church, where he was a choir boy and later preached. In Worms, visit the Reformation Monument and the cathedral where Luther presented his case.

A tour highlight is the world-famous Oberammergau Passion Play, performed every 10 years since 1634. Set in the charming, unspoiled, Bavarian village of Oberammergau, enjoy first-class seating for this world-famous play performed by Oberammergau residents. These are just some of the many highlights included on this faith-based, tour of Germany. You’ll not only see these amazing sites, but you’ll also be accompanied by others desiring an inspirational journey and a Tour Director committed to bringing you these inspiring places. It’s a holiday you can believe in and one sure to leave you with many memories of a lifetime!
Day 1 ARRIVE IN BERLIN, GERMANY.
Welcome to Berlin! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and travelling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. (D)
Day 2 BERLIN-WITTENBERG.
BERLIN Guided sightseeing includes the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church and picture stops at Brandenburg Gate and Holocaust Memorial. (B,D) 69 mi / 111 km
Day 3 WITTENBERG-LEIPZIG.
WITTENBERG Guided tour includes the Luther House and St. Mary's Church. See the door of the Castle where Luther posted his 95 Theses. LEIPZIG Walking tour features a visit to Thomaskirche and the market square. (B,D) 45 mi / 72 km
Day 4 LEIPZIG-EISLEBEN-ERFURT.
EISLEBEN Visit Luther's Birth House, his Death House, St. Peter & Paul Church and St. Andrew's Church. ERFURT Visit the Augustinian Monastery and Merchants' Bridge. (B) 116 mi / 187 km
Day 5 ERFURT. EXCURSION TO EISENACH.
EISENACH. Visit Luther's House, St. George's Church and Wartburg Castle. (B,D) 88 mi / 142 km
Day 6 ERFURT-COBURG-WIESBADEN.
COBURG Visit the fortress before continuing on to Wiesbaden. (B,D) 236 mi / 380 km
Day 7 WIESBADEN. EXCURSION TO THE RHINE VALLEY, WORMS & MAINZ.
RHINE RIVER Scenic cruise WORMS Visit the Cathedral and Trinity Church. MAINZ Visit the Gutenberg Museum. (B) 91 mi / 147 km
Day 8 WIESBADEN-ROTHENBURG-NUREMBERG.
ROTHENBURG Orientation walk includes St. Jacob's Church. Free time to browse. NUREMBERG Walking tour features the Gothic St. Lorenz Lutheran Church. (B,D) 181 mi / 292 km
Day 9 NUREMBERG- OBERAMMERGAU.
OBERAMMERGAU Afternoon and evening dedicated to the world-famous Passion Play. (B, D) 161 mi / 259 km
Day 10 OBERAMMERGAU-MUNICH.
OBERAMMERGAU Free time this morning. MUNICH Guided sightseeing includes Marienplatz a with its Old and New Town Halls. Farewell dinner at your hotel. (B,D) 56 mi / 90 km
Day 11 MUNICH.
Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
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