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Reformation Heritage Tour

Included in the price

  • Round Trip Airfare From New York
  • 8 Nights In 3 And 4 Star Hotels
  • Breakfast And Dinner Daily
  • Itinerary As Per Brochure
  • Entrance Fees As Listed In The Itinerary
  • Escort Throughout

Itinerary

Extensions

Day 1 – NEW YORK/BERLIN

We board our overnight flight to Germany.

Day 2 – BERLIN

This morning we arrive at Berlin airport, where we are met and assisted by our tour escort. We will have a brief panoramic tour of Berlin on the way to the hotel for dinner and overnight. (D)

Day 3 – WITTENBERG

This morning we travel to Wittenberg, the birthplace of the Reformation, where Luther lived from 1508 until his death. Here we will stop by the All Saints Castle Church, where Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door, and stop by the graves of Luther and Melanchthon. Next we tour Luther's house, which is the largest and greatest museum of the Reformation. (B,D)

Day 4 – WITTENBERG – LEIPZIG – ERFURT

This morning we drive south to Leipzig, also known as “Bach's city.” Here we'll stop by St. Thomas Church, where Bach was organist and choirmaster. Then we'll drive to Erfurt, where you will visit the cathedral and Church of St. Severi's. We'll finish the day with a visit to the Augustinian Monastery, which was built in 1277. (B,D)

Day 5 – WARTBURG – EISENACH – BAMBERG

This morning we visit the formidable Wartburg Castle, where Luther found refuge during the Imperial Ban. Later we will travel to Eisenach, the birthplace of Johann Sebastian Bach, followed by a visit to the Luther House museum. Then we drive south to Bamberg for dinner and overnight. (B,D)

Day 6 – BAMBERG – NEUSCHWANSTEIN - FUSSEN ZURICH

Departing Augsburg in the morning, we travel through spectacular mountain scenery to Neuschwanstein, the famous castle built by King Ludwig and the basis for Disney's famous castle. A short drive will then bring us to the tiny village of Oberammergau, site of the world famous Passion Play, which is performed every 10 years. We will continue to Fussen, stopping by the Hohes Schloss, its Basilica and the former Benedictine monastery of St Mang. We continue to Zurich, checking into our hotel for dinner and overnight. (B,D)

Day 7 – ZURICH – WILDHAUS – ZURICH

This morning, we enjoy an orientation tour of Zurich. We will stop by the Swiss National Museum, Old Town (Alstadt) and the Zurich Opera House. Capture photos of the Chinese Garden, Bahnhofstrasse and the Fraumunster Church during your coach tour of Zurich. We will then visit the Wasserkirche church, featuring the renowned statue of Zwingli. In the afternoon travel to Wildhaus, birthplace of Huldrych Zwingli, to visit its museum. Return to Zurich for dinner and overnight. (B,D)

Day 8 – ZURICH – LUCERNE, INTERLAKEN, BERNE – GENEVA

Early this morning we depart for a beautiful panoramic tour of Switzerland. Our first stop is Lucerne, visiting world-famous sites such as the Chapel Bridge with the octagonal Water Tower and the Jesuit Church. We continue to Interlaken for a sightseeing tour. Following the tour you have time to spend at your leisure. Finally, we drive through Berne, a wonderfully preserved medieval town. Due to its influence of Zwingli, it is one of the earliest cantons to embrace the Protestant Reformation. We drive through beautiful Swiss scenery to Geneva for dinner and overnight. (B,D)

Day 9 – GENEVA

Today our walking tour will start with a visit to the College of Calvin, founded by reformer John Calvin. Tour the Auditorium Calvin, the international Monument to the Reformation, standing as a reminder of the international significance of the Geneva Reformation, and the newly opened International Museum of the Reformation. We continue to the World Council of Churches at the Ecumenical Center. Spend the afternoon at your leisure to explore, shop, or relax. Dinner and overnight in Geneva. (B,D)

Day 10 – GENEVA/NYC

This morning, we are transferred to the airport for our flight back to the USA, arriving the same day. (B)

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Reformation Heritage Tour - Germany and Switzerland 
2015 Dates & PricesLand OnlyAir & Land
Oct 12 - Dec 31$N/A$N/A
2017 Dates & PricesLand OnlyAir & Land
Jan 01 - Dec 31$N/A$N/A

* Not Included:
Optional tours and gratuities.


Additional Information: Airline taxes and fuel surcharges are included in the package price and are subject to change until time of ticketing.


Entry Requirements:
US citizens require a passport valid for six months beyond travel dates.

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