Luther, Berlin & Dresden

Programme

Day 1 Arrival Day
Arrival in Berlin, the German capital is one of the most vibrant and fascinating cities of Europe, deeply marked by history and full of pulsating life. Bus transfer to your hotel is arranged.
Accommodation in Berlin

Day 2 Berlin
Our bus & guide pick you up at your hotel. Your first stop is the Reichstag, the German Parliament building with the glass cupola designed by Sir Norman Foster. From here you enjoy a great panoramic view of Berlin. Start a sightseeing tour by bus with brief stops at the most interesting places like Brandenburg Gate and Checkpoint Charlie. Discover the highlights from Berlin such as Kaiser-Wilhelm-Memorial Church, Europe-Centre, Bauhaus Museum, New National Gallery, Philharmonic Hall, Potsdam Square/Sony-Center, Jewish Museum, Gendarmenmarkt, Alexander Square, St.-Nicolai-Quarter, City Hall of Berlin, TV-Tower, Berlin Cathedral, Zeughaus, State Opera, Boulevard Unter den Linden, Brandenburg Gate, Reichstag, Government Area Chancellery, Tiergarten, Bellevue Palace, Siegessäule and Charlottenburg Palace. After lunch enjoy a boat trip on river Spree and discover Berlin from the water side during a relaxed sightseeing tour along the new government district of Berlin. The bus brings you back to your hotel.
Accommodation in Berlin

Day 3 Berlin - Potsdam - Lutherstadt Wittenberg - Weimar
Today our bus & guide pick you up at your hotel and you drive to Potsdam. The old garrison and residence town of Potsdam, situated just a stone’s throw away from Berlin, has become famous for its splendid palaces and gardens. The palace of Sanssouci in Potsdam turned into a favourite refuge of the great Prussian king Frederic II. Enjoy an extensive guided tour of Sanssouci Palace and a stroll in the magnificent park. After lunch you visit Lutherstadt Wittenberg, the home town of Martin Luther and starting point of the Reformation. Here he pinned his 95 thesis to the church portal. A local guide will show you around. Continue to Weimar, the city of Goethe and Schiller, Germany’s most famous poets. The wonderful ensemble of classical buildings in the city’s old town is part of UNESCO World Heritage.
Accommodation in Weimar

Day 4 Weimar - Eisenach (Wartburg) - Dresden
Drive from Weimar to Eisenach and visit the Wartburg castle. Here Luther worked and spent the last years of his seclusion. Continue to Dresden, the splendid baroque capital of Saxony. It is also called “Elbflorenz” – Florence on river Elbe – due to its great number of architectural masterpieces that are attracting international acclaim.
Enjoy a city tour with a stop in the old part of Dresden. The historic city centre houses magnificent palatial buildings such as the Zwinger Palace, the Semper Opera and the Residential Palace with the world famous New Green Vault, Europe's greatest jewellery treasure-house with a wealth of masterpieces from the Renaissance and the Baroque. One of the numerous highlights of this tour is the famous Church of Our Lady (Frauenkirche), recently restored to its full beauty.
Accommodation in Dresden

Day 5 Dresden
After breakfast meet your local guide and continue your tour of Dresden including the guided visit of one of Dresden’s world famous museums, for example the Old Masters Picture Gallery located in the Semper Building (mainly 17th century painting, e.g. masterpieces by Canaletto, Raphael, Titian, Rubens, Vermeer) or the New Masters Gallery in the Albertinum (art from Romanticism to the Present).  
The afternoon is free for own activities like exploring the city, shopping, relaxing or taking a boat trip along the river Elbe and enjoy the beautiful Elbe Landscape.
Accommodation in Dresden

Day 6 Dresden - Meissen - Berlin
Drive to the medieval town of Meissen where you visit the famous Porcelain Manufactory – the oldest in Europe – with museum and demonstration workshop. Discover Meissen, the “heart of Saxony”, during a guided visit. After lunch in Meissen you are returning to Berlin.
Accommodation in Berlin

Day 7 Departure Day
Today the bus will take you to the airport tor the train station.

Included Services

  • 6 nights accommodation in 3-4star hotel incl. breakfast
  • Transportation by tour bus for the duration of the program 
  • English speaking tour guide for the full length of the tour
  • Entrances to Sanssouci Palace and Parc, Wartburg castle, museum in Dresden, Porcelain Manufactory Meissen
  • Local Guide in Wittenberg on Luther’s Traces (1,5h)
  • Tickets for boat trip in Berlin

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Choose between a budget minded accommodation, standard, first class and luxury hotel alternatives. We organize your stay without losing track of your wishes and your budget.

Prices

  • depend on your preferences like hotel category, program components, included meals etc.
  • vary throughout the year (high / low season, event dates, fair periods)
  • depend on group size

 

We gladly take care of your group and prepare a tailor-made offer for your specific group trip.

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Components

Enrich your stay by adding a few extras.

Here are a few suggestions:

  • “The Story of Berlin”
    Go on an exciting journey through the 800 years of history. The highlight is definitely a tour of the original nuclear fallout shelter!
  • Berlin Underground Tour
    Explore the dark world below the city from bunkers of WW II, Flak Towers, subways and bunkers of the Cold War to escape tunnels from East to West.
  • Panometer – Dresden
    Experience Dresden’s past in a 360° Panorama! Visit the museum and exhibition in an old gas storage tank!
  • Hygiene Museum – Dresden
    Learn all about the human body! From historical and modern exhibits, from media stations and interactive elements – they all invite you to learn, try and wonder.

 

We are happy to send you a more detailed list of components on request.

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Luther, Berlin & Dresden

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