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10 Days

Oberammergau and Luther Sites

This tour takes your group to the place of the Oberammergau Passion Play, plus the places of their Lutheran heritage:

Day 1 Arrival in Frankfurt, Germany.
Meet your tour director and the nice driver with the modern TERRA LU TRAVEL coach for a magnificent tour of your Lutheran heritage and the Oberammergau passion play. The bus takes you to Erfurt. In the afternoon a local guide will take you on a walking tour through Erfurt. Hold the evening prayers with your group in the church of the Augustinian Cloister, the original church where Martin Luther was a monk. Time to rest and for the welcome dinner.

Day 2 Wartburg.
On a day trip you'll visit Wartburg castle where Martin Luther translated the bible. The famous Lutheran composer Johann Sebastian Bach was born in Eisenach, and you will visit the outstanding exhibits with man original instruments. Back to Erfurt and time to stroll the old town for a good dinner restaurant.

Day 3 Eisleben.
Eisleben is the town where Martin Luther was born and died. See his baptismal fond and the original pulpit. On to Wittenberg, the center of Reformation.

Day 4 Wittenberg.
Stroll the streets of "the" reformation town. With a guided tour you will visit the castle church door where Luther posted the 95 thesis, town church, and world's largest reformation museum. After the guided tour the Wittenberg Coupons™ (exclusive by Terra Lu) offer free admission to all museums, exhibitions, and some other attractions in the center of Wittenberg.

Day 5 Coburg/ Hummel porcelain.
The early start in the morning takes you to the Goebel factory, home of world's famous Hummel collection. Watch the Goebel artists at work at a tour through the factory. Night in Coburg, where Luther was hidden at the time of the Augsburg diet. Tonight the group meets for dinner in our nice hotel.

Day 6 Augsburg.
In Luther's time Augsburg was the business center of Germany. Here the Fugger family had the headquarters, and the Lutherans proclaimed their faith with the Augsburgian confession.

Day 7 Oberammergau.
Today enjoy the original Passion Play theater. Every ten years the Passion Play is performed by the inhabitants of Oberammergau. See the museum, attend an event in the theater (on availabilty), or stroll the streets of this typical bavarian village.

Day 8 Rhine.
After a relaxing night and a good breakfast the bus takes you up North to the Rhine valley. Night in a picturesque small village at the river.

Day 9 Rhine Cruise.
Enjoy the last day of this exciting trip with a boat cruise on the Rhine river. In the evening it's time for a farewell dinner and a good taste of wine.

Day 10 Frankfurt.
After your bus takes you to the airport it's time to say good bye to terra lutherana, Luther's land. Your homebound flight arrives the same day.

Package includes:

Private motor coach from/to Frankfurt Airport (modern coach with reclining seats, A/C, bathroom, video/DVD), incl. road taxes, bus miles, bus parking on scheduled tour sites, incl. accommodation and meals driver
  TERRA LU TRAVEL tour director, experienced Lutheran, the friendly host for the group
incl. accommodation and meals
  Good 3- *** and 4-****- Hotels, located downtown. All rooms with shower/ bathroom,
  5 Meals: Welcome Dinner on day 2, Group Dinner in Coburg (day 6), Lunch and Dinner in Oberammergau (day 8), Farewell Dinner with Wine at the Rhine river (day 10).
  tours with local guides in Erfurt, Wartburg, Eisleben, Wittenberg, Augsburg
  admission fees to Wartburg, Bachhouse Eisenach, all visited Churches, Lutherhaus Wittenberg
  tour of Goebel factory,
  Rhine Cruise

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This itinerary is a sample, based on tours we planned for groups. But no two Terra Lu tours are the same. Our proposal for you might be different, depending on time of travel and availability of services.

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