Lutherbrunnen bei Tambach-Dietharz

Lutherwege im Thüringer Wald

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recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 33.4 km
Duration 10:00 h
Ascent 482 m
Descent 818 m

Discover the Luther Trail starting from the place of Luther’s kidnapping walking along the southern slopes of the Thuringian Forest via the Luther ...

from Paul Hentschel,   Lutherweg - Thüringer Tourismus GmbH
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 22.3 km
Duration 6:15 h
Ascent 520 m
Descent 774 m

Hike through the picturesque range of hills of the Thuringian Forest from the place where the Reformer was kidnapped to the Reformation town of ...

from Paul Hentschel,   Lutherweg - Thüringer Tourismus GmbH
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 32.3 km
Duration 6:20 h
Ascent 536 m
Descent 547 m

Follow Luther's footsteps west over the hills of the Thuringian Forest and down into the Werra Valley.

from Paul Hentschel,   Lutherweg - Thüringer Tourismus GmbH
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 36.5 km
Duration 10:00 h
Ascent 332 m
Descent 355 m

Wander along the banks of the River Werra to the former East-West border following the footsteps of the Reformer and Staint Elisabeth.

from Paul Hentschel,   Lutherweg - Thüringer Tourismus GmbH
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 19.6 km
Duration 5:40 h
Ascent 588 m
Descent 424 m

From the origin of the Smalkaldic Articles, over the hills of the Thuringian Forest to the Reformer's place of healing.

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from Paul Hentschel,   Lutherweg - Thüringer Tourismus GmbH
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 1
Distance 45.9 km
Duration 14:00 h
Ascent 618 m
Descent 722 m

From the place of Martin Luther's miraculous healing to Gotha, the town that played an important role in the life of Lucas Cranach the Elder, who ...

from Paul Hentschel,   Lutherweg - Thüringer Tourismus GmbH
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 2
Distance 33.2 km
Duration 8:00 h
Ascent 452 m
Descent 526 m

Explore one of the most beautiful sections of the Luther Trail through the south Thuringian Basin and follow in the footsteps of the Reformer on a ...

from Paul Hentschel,   Lutherweg - Thüringer Tourismus GmbH
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 20.8 km
Duration 7:00 h
Ascent 10 m
Descent 89 m

Follow the Gera Cycle Trail on a day trip from the town of Luther and Bach to the federal state capital, where the Reformer's Christian career began.

from Paul Hentschel,   Lutherweg - Thüringer Tourismus GmbH
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 3
Distance 32.7 km
Duration 8:32 h
Ascent 486 m
Descent 427 m

Hike through the landscape of the Thuringian Basin from the sovereign town of Arnstadt, where both Bach and Luther spent time, to the initial ...

from Paul Hentschel,   Lutherweg - Thüringer Tourismus GmbH
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 32.3 km
Duration 8:00 h
Ascent 770 m
Descent 368 m

This section of the Luther Trail takes you through thick forests to the peaks of the Thuringian Forest following a route that the Reformer is said ...

from Paul Hentschel,   Lutherweg - Thüringer Tourismus GmbH
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 21.8 km
Duration 8:00 h
Ascent 560 m
Descent 667 m

Follow in Luther's footsteps in the southern Thuringian Forest along an old trade route to Nuremberg.

from Paul Hentschel,   Lutherweg - Thüringer Tourismus GmbH
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 17.1 km
Duration 5:00 h
Ascent 213 m
Descent 416 m

Follow the Luther Trail and descend into the Werra Valley to visit Eisfeld, which played an important role in the Reformation. Luther passed ...

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from Paul Hentschel,   Lutherweg - Thüringer Tourismus GmbH
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 25.9 km
Duration 8:30 h
Ascent 422 m
Descent 545 m

The Luther Trail takes you across federal borders to places connected with the Reformation. Retrace famous footsteps as you hike through the Coburg ...

from Paul Hentschel,   Lutherweg - Thüringer Tourismus GmbH
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 10.9 km
Duration 4:00 h
Ascent 281 m
Descent 157 m

Back in the state of Thuringia, this short section of the Luther Trail takes you to the 'toy town' of Sonneberg. Luther is said to have invested ...

from Paul Hentschel,   Lutherweg - Thüringer Tourismus GmbH
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 33.6 km
Duration 10:00 h
Ascent 782 m
Descent 546 m

From the southern end of the Thuringian Forest you retrace Luther’s footsteps up to the Rennsteig Trail and cross the border between Thuringia and ...

from Paul Hentschel,   Lutherweg - Thüringer Tourismus GmbH