Monday to Thursday 9.00 - 17.00, Friday 9.00 - 16.00
Discover historical places
When holidaying with their family in Wittenberg there is a lot for children to discover as well. In Lutherstadt Wittenberg, access to Luther's world is presented in a playful way, thus offering countless great experiences to all visitors, not just to those interested in culture and history. People of all ages can venture out on a journey of exploration together.
On a public tour of Wittenberg's historical old town you can discover, either on foot or taking the convenient old town railway, the town's most important sights including the UNESCO World Heritage Sites - Lutherhaus, Melanchthon's House and the Castle Church and Parish Church.
What was the role of the town of Dessau, what connections were there between the Reformation's Prince George III and Luther, who also preached in Dessau, and how did Dessau become the capital of Classic Modernism 400 years later? A guided walking tour of the town and a guided tour of the Bauhaus will give you answers to these questions.
The Luther Trail runs from Lutherstadt Wittenberg to the Lutherstadt Eisleben. The 460 kilometre long trail leads pilgims and walkers to the domains of Martin Luther and to more than 20 places which are associated with the Reformation. The small village churches or parish churches along the Luther Trail offer visitors space to reflect and pause for a moment in quiet contemplation.
The 360°-Panorama brings to life and lets you experience Lutherstadt Wittenberg at the time of Martin Luther, Philipp Melanchthon, the Cranachs, Katharina von Bora and Justus Jonas.
For the first and only time in 2017, Reformation Day on 31 October was celebrated as a national German holiday. A great number of visitors from across the globe visited impressive sites, experienced new religious impulses and discovered the effects of the emergence of the Reformation in exhibitions, concerts or congresses.
Katharina von Bora