Luther's place of birth in Eisleben
Luther's place of birth in Eisleben
Canoeing in Thuringia
Canoeing in Thuringia
Cloister of Magdeburg Cathedral
Cloister of Magdeburg Cathedral
The Castle of Dornburg
The Castle of Dornburg
Magdeburg Cathedral
Magdeburg Cathedral
Georgium Palace and Garden in Dessau-Rosslau
Georgium Palace and Garden in Dessau-Rosslau
Lucas Cranach The Younger painting school - The Color Pharmacy
Lucas Cranach The Younger painting school - The Color Pharmacy
Church door of Castle Curch in Wittenberg
Church door of Castle Curch in Wittenberg
Augustinian Monastery in Erfurt
Augustinian Monastery in Erfurt
Lutherrose in the Augustinian Monastery
Lutherrose in the Augustinian Monastery
Luther Festival in Wittenberg
Luther Festival in Wittenberg
Eisenach Panorama
Eisenach Panorama
Relief of Luther Memorial in Eisleben
Relief of Luther Memorial in Eisleben
at Wittenberg castle church
at Wittenberg castle church
Katharina und Martin in Lutherstadt Wittenberg
Katharina und Martin in Lutherstadt Wittenberg
Wittenberg castle church
Wittenberg castle church
Relief of Luther Memorial in Eisleben
Relief of Luther Memorial in Eisleben
The Luther fountain in Mansfeld-Lutherstadt
The Luther fountain in Mansfeld-Lutherstadt
Luther Lover of Beer
Luther Lover of Beer
Half-timbered houses in Quedlinburg
Half-timbered houses in Quedlinburg
Eichsfeld in Thuringia
Eichsfeld in Thuringia
Library of the Augustinian Monastery
Library of the Augustinian Monastery
Cloister of the Augustinian Monastery in Erfurt
Cloister of the Augustinian Monastery in Erfurt
Wagnergasse in Jena
Wagnergasse in Jena
Wittenberg castle church
Wittenberg castle church
Cranach House in Wittenberg
Cranach House in Wittenberg
Nebra Ark visitor center
Nebra Ark visitor center
Relicts in Luther House Wittenberg
Relicts in Luther House Wittenberg
Halle (Saale)
Halle (Saale)
Bicycle tour
Bicycle tour
Duchess Anna Amalia Library in Weimar
Duchess Anna Amalia Library in Weimar
Hiking in Thuringia
Hiking in Thuringia
Relicts in Luther House Wittenberg
Relicts in Luther House Wittenberg
Ekhoffestival in Gotha
Ekhoffestival in Gotha
Monument of Luther in Lutherstadt Eisleben
Monument of Luther in Lutherstadt Eisleben
Handcraft of printing
Handcraft of printing
Residence Palace Sondershausen
Residence Palace Sondershausen
Magdeburg Cathedral
Magdeburg Cathedral
Magdeburg Cathedral and the lift bridge
Magdeburg Cathedral and the lift bridge
Francke Foundations in Halle (Saale)
Francke Foundations in Halle (Saale)
German National Theatre Weimar
German National Theatre Weimar
View of the Werra valley
View of the Werra valley
Luther's Wedding
Luther's Wedding
Bauhaus in Dessau
Bauhaus in Dessau
Treetop Trail in Hainich National Park
Treetop Trail in Hainich National Park
Tiergarten Bridge in Dessau
Tiergarten Bridge in Dessau
Thuringian Stollen
Thuringian Stollen
Luther Lover of Wine
Luther Lover of Wine
Festival Hall at the Wartburg Castle
Festival Hall at the Wartburg Castle
Lutherstadt Wittenberg
Lutherstadt Wittenberg
Thuringian Plum Cake
Thuringian Plum Cake
Convent in Memleben
Convent in Memleben
Marketplace in Dessau
Marketplace in Dessau
Magdeburg Cathedral
Magdeburg Cathedral
Handel Festival in Halle (Saale)
Handel Festival in Halle (Saale)
Thueringian Rostbratwurst
Thueringian Rostbratwurst
Bach House Eisenach
Bach House Eisenach
Quedlinburg Christmas Market
Quedlinburg Christmas Market
Directory of LutherCities
Directory of LutherCities
Augustinian Monastery in Erfurt
Augustinian Monastery in Erfurt
MDR Music Summer at Wartburg Castle
MDR Music Summer at Wartburg Castle
Mountainbiking in Thuringia
Mountainbiking in Thuringia
House Hohe Pappeln in Weimar
House Hohe Pappeln in Weimar
Elisabethenburg Palace Meiningen
Elisabethenburg Palace Meiningen
Baptismal font in Eisleben
Baptismal font in Eisleben
Old town wall of Muhlhausen
Old town wall of Muhlhausen

Did you know?

LutherCountry is a title given to the combination of two German states situated on the border to each other, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia.

LutherCountry

LutherCountry, where you can walk in Luther’s footsteps.

LutherCountry is a beautiful part of Germany. The region includes rolling hills and fertile farmland, dotted with villages, whose half-timbered houses could be straight out of a children's picture book. History lives in the romantic castles, elegant palaces and formidable fortresses. Acting as a natural barrier between Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia are the low, wooded Harz Mountains, featuring the Harz National Park wildlife sanctuary.

LutherCountry also encompasses a wide range of fascinating churches and museums that are perfect for anyone interested in culture or history, as well as for members of the Protestant faith.

Martin Luther’s Reformation changed the way people thought about so many aspects of daily life. Although known as a religious reformer, his ideas were also a catalyst for change in the areas of music, art, architecture, politics, and social responsibility.
His influence spread through Western Europe and, with European settlers, to the United States. Lutheran communities scattered amongst different States such as California, Texas, Georgia and Minnesota, are direct beneficiaries of Luther’s legacy.
Although Luther lived five centuries ago, his presence is still tangible. In Germany, you can literally walk in his footsteps and do so much more. You can…

  • Examine the notes that he wrote on the pages of his Bible
  • Photograph the table where he ate and worked
  • Admire the pulpit where he preached and where pastors still preach today
  • Step into the very room where he translated the New Testament
  • Eat the type of sausage he enjoyed
  • Taste beer brewed the way he liked it
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