The European Reformation, presented by Globus Religious Travel
11 days from Berlin to Munich featuring; Berlin, Wittenberg, Leipzig, Erfurt, Eisenach, Coburg, Worms, the Rhine Gorge, Mainz, Rothenburg, Nuremberg, Augsburg & Munich
This is a very special trip focused on Martin Luther. Start your wonderful vacation in Berlin, where you will visit Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church and take pictures of Brandenburg Gate and the Holocaust Memorial. In Wittenberg, where Martin Luther lived and the birthplace of the Reformation, visit the Luther House; St. Mary's Church, where Luther got married and baptized his children; and Luther's Tomb in the Castle Church, where Luther launched the Reformation in 1517. Continue to Leipzig and visit the Thomaskirche, where J.S. Bach worked. Also included are visits to the Augustinian Monastery in Erfurt, where Luther lived as a monk; Wartburg Castle, where Luther translated the Bible; Coburg Fortress, one of the largest surviving medieval fortresses in Germany; and the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz, where original copies of the Bible can be seen.
Arrive in Worms, where the Imperial Council passed judgment on Luther in 1521. Visit the cathedral where Luther presented his case, Trinity Church, and the famed Reformation Monument. Follow Luther's footsteps to Nuremberg, the first town to accept the Reformation in 1525, and to Augsburg, where Luther and his followers proclaimed their beliefs.
Other tour highlights include a Rhine River cruise along the prettiest part of the Rhine Valley; a stop in the medieval walled town of Rothenburg, famous for its Christmas ornaments; and time in Munich, with an opportunity to see Marienplatz and its famous glockenspiel. An optional excursion to King Ludwig's Linderhof Castle and the Passion Play town of Oberammergau is also available.
This is an educational and marvelous tour sure to delight!
About Globus Religious Travel:
On a Globus Religious Travel vacation, you'll explore the roots of your faith, walk in the footsteps of your spiritual leaders, and have your most cherished beliefs come to life. We've spent 85 years creating vacations that strike the perfect balance between included planned activities and leisure time to explore on your own.
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