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Luther & The Reformation Group Tour

Luther & The Reformation Group Tour

Luther & The Reformation Group Tour

Discover Germany and the key sites associated with Luther, 'the Father of the Reformation', plus Berlin and Bavaria. 

Tour Highlights

  • Wittenberg to see Luther's house, the university where he worked and the church where he is buried beneath the pulpit.
  • Melanchthon House, given to Philipp Melanchthon, the 'Teacher of Germany'.
  • Eisenach and Luther's House, Wartburg Castle and Luther's Cell where he translated the Bible and St George's Church.
  • Lutherstadt Eisleben and Luther's birthplace and where he died in 1546.
  • Erfurt: the monastery where Luther studied, St Mary's Cathedral where he was ordained and the Luther Stone.
  • Dessau, where he preached.
  • Augsburg, where he refused to revoke his Theses and site of the Augsburg Confession. See priceless early Lutheran manuscripts, documents and paintings.
  • Torgau, including the Castle, the Castle Church and St. Mary's Church, where Luther's wife Katharina von Bora is buried.
  • Coburg Castle in beautiful Bavaria, where he took refuge.
  • Marburg, site of the Marburg Colloquy, which attempted to solve a disputate between Luther and Ulrich Zwingli over the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist.
  • The 300 year old 'Francke Foundations', a centre of Lutheran Pietism that included an orphanage, school and Bible society and where Henry Melchior Muhlenberg, patriarch of the Lutheran Church in America, studied.
  • Berlin: key sites such as the Reichstag, Berlin Gate, Topography of Terror, Potsdamer Platz, Berlin Cathedral and Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church.
  • Buchenwald concentration camp, where Pastor Paul Schneider, the first Protestant minister to be matyred by the Nazis, was imprisoned. Also Pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German Lutheran minister who was involved in a plot to assassinate Hitler.

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