9 days

Program Overview

Go on a scholarly journey through Germany, following the footsteps of Martin Luther. Along the way, explore royal gardens, castles and countryside. Get a comprehensive look into Martin Luther’s life in Eisleben, the town in which he was born and where he died. While there, see the church where Martin Luther was baptized and visit a memorial museum. In the city of Wittenberg, stand in the exact place where Martin Luther posted his Ninety-five Theses in 1517 and sparked the Protestant Reformation.

Throughout the trip, view Protestant Reformation artifacts and spend time at places that are associated with Martin Luther, including St. Augustine’s Monastery, Veste Coburg and Luther’s tomb at Schlosskirche. Discover where Johann Sebastian Bach composed and premiered his music. Envision what life was like during the Middle Ages while viewing the Krämerbrücke arch bridge and learning about medieval architecture on a tour of Wartburg Castle. Continue the imaginative journey into the past with a visit to Heidelberg Castle. Spend time exploring the ruins, which give into the castle’s history throughout the centuries. Visit a museum where Bibles were made and stroll through the history of great philosophers.

Daily Itinerary

Learning Outcomes

On this nine-day tour through central Germany, students are immersed in history and follow the footsteps of Martin Luther. With visits to historical sites and museums, gain insight into the development of the Protestant Reformation. Learn more about Germany’s development as a country throughout the centuries. Take in the beautiful scenery of the German countryside while participating in cultural experiences. With a curated curriculum for educators to apply with the program, students are empowered to put their learning into practice before, during and after the trip.

Services Included

Accommodations

Quality, safe hotels with twin or triple occupancy that are centrally located.

Transportation

All transportation is provided throughout the program.

Round-Trip Flights

Airfare covers round-trip flights from major airports.

Meals

Two meals are provided daily, breakfast and dinner, featuring local cuisine.

Education

Interactive learning experiences designed to expand educational and career goals.

Tours and Activities

Scheduled activities, experiences and guided tours are all included.

Curated Experiences

Customized experiences developed by travel experts to promote learning and engagement.

Full-Time Tour Directors

Full-time Tour Directors are on site for the duration of the trip, for an all-inclusive experience.

Gratuities

Tips for bus drivers, guides, Tour Directors and meals.

Insurance

International travel insurance is provided for protection in case of accidents, illness, flight interruptions or baggage loss.

Interactive Technology

Advanced student security software that integrates geofencing, logistics, communication and more optimized safety features.

24/7 Support

Dedicated 24/7 staff availability, supporting students every step of the way.

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