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With the Thuringia Card on Luther´s Footsteps

Free time. Free admisssion.       Free ride.

Discover Luther’s Thuringia in a simple and inexpensive way with the Thuringia Card. It offers free admisssion to more than 200 places of interest, from the historic residence to relaxing spas and is available at numerous tourist information offices and partner institutions.

The Thuringia Card is available for 24 hours, 3 consecutive days or 6 consecutive days in a calendar year. You also receive a free MERIANlive travel guide, which includes all Thuringia Card offers.

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Day 1

Arrival in Schmalkalden

  • Wilhelmsburg Castle* with its museum and exhibition about the Reformation and the Schmalkaldic League
  • St. George’s Town Church with the Luther room and the small church exhibition
  • Town hall – Birthplace and meeting room of the Schmalkaldic League (foyer is open)
  • Guided Tour around Luther´s House

Trip to Eisenach

  • Wartburg Castle* with the Luther room and museum
  • Eisenach Luther House* - Exhibition "Luther and the Bible"

Overnight stay in Eisenach

Day 2


  • St George’s Church – Scene of Luther‘s sermons
  • Bach House Eisenach*

Trip to Mühlhausen

  • St. Mary’s Church, Müntzer memorial* - Centre of the German Peasants’ Wart, Peasants’ War museum
  • Kornmarkt Church - Museum of the Peasants´ War*
  • Thomas Müntzer Monument
  • Historic Fortifications *

Overnight stay in Mühlhausen

Day 3

Trip to Erfurt

  • Public guided tour "Erfurt – experience the fascination of a historic city"*
  • Augustinian Monastery with church, Luther room and an exhibition about the Reformation
  • City Museum* - Permanent exhibition "Rebellion - Reformation - Revolution"
  • Mariendom (St. Mary’s Cathedral), where Luther was ordained as a priest

* free admission with the Thuringia Card

Tracking down Luther

Tracking down Luther

The one-day programme takes visitors from Wartburg Castle via "Harth-Haus" (Luther Meal) and Bad Langensalza to Erfurt. Can also be booked with an overnight stay.


Luther to go

Luther to go

Walk the Luther Trail as a digital experience - with maps, elevation profile, tour planner and all the major attractions along the route.

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