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Traces of Luther and Berlin Tour

Traces of Luther and Berlin Tour

... visit the important places Martin Luther lived in or visited...

2010 Tour Dates: May 1st, May 15th,
June 5th, June 26th, July 24th, August 21st,
September 18th, October 9th


Included Features:
  • Round-trip air, to Frankfurt, return from Berlin* (supplement may apply, based on departure city)
  • 4 nights accommodation in first class and superior tourist class hotels
  • Full buffet-breakfast daily
  • Welcome dinner
  • Transportation by air-conditioned Motorcoach
  • Professional English Speaking guide throughout the tour
  • City tours as detailed in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees in Dresden, Eisenach and Potsdam
  • Comprehensive information folder
  • Taxes and service charges
  • Baggage Handling (one piece per person).

Tour Prices start at (depending on season):
$1,670* - $2,145* per person, double occupancy
$1,850* - $2,325* per person, single occupancy


Please Note: *Air taxes, fuel surcharge and any other charges and taxes related to the airline ticket are NOT included and will be charged at the time of ticketing. Prices are subject to change, based on the currency exchange rate and dates of travel.

We highly recommend the purchase of travel insurance, which we offer Travel Insurance. A pre-existing medical condition exclusion is waived if insurance is purchased within 24 hours of initial tour deposit.

Detailed Itinerary
 
Day 1, Saturday USA - Frankfurt
Depart from the United States on a regular scheduled overnight flight to Frankfurt.
 
Day 2, Sunday Frankfurt - Eisenach - Weimar
Your tour departs from Frankfurt Airport and will take you to Eisenach, to visit one of the most important structures of German History, the Wartburg Castle. While inside, stop at the room where Luther lived and worked for many years and eventually spent his last years in seclusion. Continue to Weimar, one of Germany´s greatest cultural treasures. Poets such as Schiller and Goethe, musicians Liszt and Strauss, and the philosopher Nietzsche had all lived and worked here. In the evening, enjoy your welcome dinner. Overnight stay at Hotel Leonardo or similar.
(D)

 
Day 3, Monday Weimar - Wittenberg - Potsdam
After breakfast, you head to Luther’s Wittenberg, where the reformation started when he pinned his 95 page thesis to the portal of the church. Continue on to Potsdam, and visit Sanssouci Palace, the former summer residence of Frederick the Great, King of Prussia. Overnight stay at the Tryp Hotel or similar.
(B)


Day 4, Tuesday Potsdam - Berlin
Today you depart for Berlin. Upon your arrival, tour the highlights of Germany´s most important and exciting city. Visit Brandenburg Gate, Checkpoint Charlie, the Reichstag, and the Berliner Dom (the Protestant Cathedral). After check-in at your hotel, the afternoon is free to enjoy the numerous well-known museums or visit Berlin‘s various department stores, like the KaDeWe. You may choose to participate in an optional boat trip which allows you to view some of Berlin‘s important sights from the River Spree. Overnight stay at Hotel Express by Holiday Inn Berlin City Centre or similar.
(B)

 
Day 5, Wednesday Berlin - Dresden - Berlin
Following breakfast, you will travel to Dresden for a day trip. Enjoy one of the loveliest cities of central Europe – the “Florence on the Elbe” as it is known. Visit some of its well-known landmarks, including the beautifully restored Frauenkirche, the Semper Opera House, Green Vault, the Baroque Zwinger Palace and many more. Later this afternoon, you return to Berlin.
(B)

 
Day 6, Thursday Berlin
After breakfast, your scheduled tour ends. You can choose to:

  • Transfer on your own* to Berlin Airport, for a flight to the United States.
  • Travel back to Frankfurt with a pre-arranged transfer** (which would require an additional overnight stay in Frankfurt***), and fly home to the United States the following day.
  • Or continue your journey and join us for the Berlin and Fairytales Tour.
    (B)


Call our Travel Experts to Customize your Trip!
It is easy to extend your Stay before or after this
fabulous Vacation!!

*Optional airport transfers available at an additional cost.
**Pre-arranged transfers available at an additional cost.
***Additional night in Frankfurt available at an additional cost.


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