Fathers of the Reformation | Oct. 7, 2025

10 days
France, Germany & Switzerland
Starting from $4348* Taxes & Fees Apply

Join us for Fathers of the Reformation Berlin to Geneva starting at $4348* from New York on October 7, 2025. You will see Wittenberg, Erfurt, Eisenach, Rüdesheim, Rhine Valley, Strasbourg, Constance, Zurich, Geneva, and much more!

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What’s Included

  • All Inclusive Pricing
  • Deluxe A/C Motor Coaches
  • Entrance and Program Fees
  • First Class Hotels
  • Fuel Surcharges and Gov't Taxes
  • Guided Tours
  • Hotel Gratuities
  • International Airfare from NY
  • Meals as listed on the itinerary
  • Administrative fees

^ Additional Baggage & Optional fees may apply.

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 October 7 – Depart the USA

We will depart from the USA on our transatlantic overnight flights to Berlin.

Day 2 October 8 – Arrival in Berlin

Arrive in Berlin and transfer to your hotel. Time permitting, take a panoramic tour of the city. Then, head to your hotel in Wittenberg for dinner and your overnight stay.

Day 3 October 9 – Wittenberg

This morning, enjoy a free morning exploring Wittenberg. After lunch, begin your guided tour of the city with the arrival of the Prague pre-tour group. It was here in 1517 that Reformer Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door of Castle Church (Schlosskirche). Make your way to St. Mary’s Church, where Luther regularly Luther’s former home, is now a Reformation Museum. Then, visit the home of Philipp Melanchthon, a contemporary of Martin Luther. Enjoy dinner on your own and head to your hotel in Wittenberg.

Day 4 October 10 – Erfurt, Eisenach

We’ll drive to Erfurt and have free time for lunch. We’ll visit St. Mary’s Cathedral, St. Severin’s Church and the famous Merchant’s Bridge, then tour the Augustinian Monastery, where Luther became a monk on July 17, 1505. We will be able to see his monastic quarters, including one cell furnished to look as it would have when he lived there. At the end of the tour, we will have a group time in the chapel. Head into Erfurt for dinner (on your own), then head to your hotel for your overnight stay.

Day 5 October 11 – Eisenach, Rüdesheim

This morning, make your way to Wartburg Castle, where Luther took refuge after his friend, Fredrick III of Saxony, staged Luther’s kidnapping. We will tour the Wartburg and see where Luther finished translating the New Testament into German. Luther spent time in the nearby town of Eisenach as a schoolboy and sang in the St. George’s Church choir, where the Bach family also worshiped. Enjoy free time this afternoon, with the option to explore Eisenach at your leisure. There is much to see, including the Bach House, the Luther House, and St. George’s church. The afternoon will be free to explore the town of Eisenach, including the Bach House, the Luther House and St. George’s Church. Regroup and head to Mainz for dinner (on your own) and your overnight stay.

Day 6 October 12 – Rhine Valley, Strasbourg

Begin your day with a tour of the Gutenberg Museum and the Cathedral in Mainz. Continue through the city of Strasbourg, Where Reformer John Calvin pastored French Huguenot refugees, got married, and wrote a second edition to his famous book, the Institutes. Take time to explore the city on your own before heading to your hotel for dinner (on your own) and your overnight stay.

Day 7 October 13 – Constance

Make your way along the border of three different countries: France, Germany and Switzerland! Take a drive through the Black Forest region to Switzerland’s border. Then, make your way to Constance, where you will have the opportunity to see where the pre-Reformer, Jan Hus was martyred; then, stand in the very cathedral where some of the trials were held. Return to your hotel in Constance for dinner and your overnight stay.

Day 8 October 14 – Zurich, Geneva

Today, you will make your way across the border to Switzerland, stopping in Zurich. Make your way to several Reformation sites connected to Zwingli and the Anabaptists. Take a tour of the Grossmünster, where you will get a chance to see the Helferei (where Zwingli lived) as well as the Zwingli Statue. Take a stroll through the historic Auld Stadt (old city). Then, make your way on a scenic drive through Switzerland to Geneva. Head to your hotel in Geneva for dinner (on your own) and your overnight stay.

Day 9 October 15 – Geneva

Begin the morning at the Reformation Monument—statues of the four Reformation leaders. You will get the chance to see the Auditoire de Calvin, St. Pierre’s Cathedral, the archaeological site beneath the cathedral, and the Reformation Museum. Enjoy your final dinner at the hotel.

Day 10 October 16 – Return to the USA

Return home with memories to last a lifetime!

Enhance Your Journey

Prague Extension Starting from $1248

October 6 - 9, 2025 Starting at $1,248*

October 6 – Depart the USA
We will depart from the USA on our transatlantic overnight flights to Prague.

October 7 – Arrival in Prague
Arrive in Prague and transfer to your hotel. Time permitting, take a panoramic tour of the city. Then, return to your hotel for dinner and your overnight stay.

October 8 – Prague
This morning, we’ll have the opportunity to attend an English-language church service or have free time. Head out for a walking tour focused on Jan Hus, a contemporary of John Wycliffe, who is largely considered the father of the Czech Reformation movement. Visit Bethlehem Chapel, where Hus preached regularly, then the Hus monument outside Tyn Church. After lunch, visit Prague Castle, a complex of palaces, courtyards, streets, and churches, including St. Vitus Cathedral, which took 600 years to complete. Then, stroll across Charles Bridge, past the famous statues, to the Old Town Square. End the day by visiting the Hus museum, built to honor his martyrdom. Return to your hotel for dinner (on your own) and your overnight stay.

October 9 – Prague, Wittenberg
This morning, cross the border into Germany to Lutherstadt, Wittenberg, and meet with the group for the main tour.

*A 3.5% surcharge will be added to all credit card transactions.
Guests taking an extension may be on a different flight than their group and/or traveling companion.

Departure Dates

*A 3.5% surcharge will be added to all credit card transactions.