The European Reformation with Oberammergau - Faith-Based Travel (TLO)

11 Day Tour from Berlin to Munich

2022 Tour Details

Walk in the footsteps of Martin Luther on this Germany vacation 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 baptized 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 baptized; 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 vacation you can believe in and one sure to leave you with many memories of a lifetime!

Your vacation, which includes the Oberammergau Passion Play, requires a per-person, non-refundable deposit of $600 to secure your reservation and tickets for the play.

Headsets throughout the tour.

The European Reformation with Oberammergau - Faith-Based Travel map

 Meals

 Meals & Itinerary

Full buffet breakfast daily; 8 three-course dinners with wine, including a welcome dinner in Berlin and a farewell dinner in Munich


Notes:

This vacation includes the world-famous Passion Play, a spectacular play performed only once every 10 years by the residents of the quaint little town of Oberammergau.

 Itinerary

Day 1 ARRIVE IN BERLIN, GERMANY

Welcome to Berlin! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.

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Day 2 BERLIN–WITTENBERG

BERLIN Guided sightseeing includes the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church and picture stops at Brandenburg Gate and Holocaust Memorial.
69 mi / 111 km

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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.
45 mi / 72 km

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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.
116 mi / 187 km

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Day 5 ERFURT. EXCURSION TO EISENACH

EISENACH. Visit Luther’s House, St. George’s Church and Wartburg Castle.
88 mi / 142 km

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Day 6 ERFURT–COBURG–WIESBADEN

COBURG Visit the fortress before continuing on to Wiesbaden.
236 mi / 380 km

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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.
91 mi / 147 km

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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.
181 mi / 292 km

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Day 9 NUREMBERG–OBERAMMERGAU

OBERAMMERGAU Afternoon and evening dedicated to the world-famous Passion Play. (B, D)
161 mi / 259 km

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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.
56 mi / 90 km

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Day 11 MUNICH

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

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Transportation:

Motorcoach, boat cruise.

 Accommodations

 Optional Excursions

No matter what you’re into: food, wine, history, art, music or anything else, we give you the freedom to personalize your vacation with optional excursions that speak to your interests.

When you book your excursions with us, you can be assured that every optional excursion that we offer coordinates with the free time that you'll have in your destination, so you'll never have conflicts between included and optional activities. Our team of travel experts carefully selects each optional excursion that we offer to ensure that you receive the highest quality at a great value. Our tried-and-true partners have a finger on the pulse of the city in which they operate so they deliver the very best experiences. We offer experiences you cannot create on your own and because you’re booking with us, we coordinate all your transportation and timing needs.

The following optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These may or may not be offered, and availability is subject to days of operation and seasonality. Please select a departure date to view optional excursions and pricing for a specific date (due to currency fluctuation, pricing shown is subject to change until purchased).

Price Ranges

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Oberammergau

Oberammergau

Linderhof Castle

Linderhof Castle

Visit Linderhof, one of "Mad" King Ludwig's most magnificent castles, on this unforgettable journey into the forested valley of the Ammergau Alps.

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