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

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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