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Schlosskirche Wittenberg bei Sonnenschein
©WelterbeRegion Anhalt-Dessau-Wittenberg, Uwe Weigel

Philipp Melanchthon

Known as Praeceptor Germaniae (Teacher of Germany), he reformed education and was a prominent professor in the history of Wittenberg University.
Miniatur Stadtmodell Marktplatz Wittenberg
©Alexander Baumbach
Museums

Museum of City History

Bringing the history of Lutherstadt Wittenberg to life is the goal of the Museum of City History in the Zeughaus.
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Events

City festival for Luther's wedding

The largest city festival in Central Germany in Lutherstadt Wittenberg. Be there when Martin Luther and Katharina von Bora marry for the 26th time.
Innenhof der Leucorea
©Alexander Baumbach
Sights

Leucorea

The venerable Wittenberg University "Alma Mater Leucorea" was founded as early as 1502 and in its time surpassed all other universities in Germany in reputation.
Ausstellung im Futurea Science Center
©Anita Back
Museums

futurea Science Center

Hands-on experience for young and old. In the futurea Science Center, modern chemistry is explained in a playful and interactive way.
Waldweg auf dem Wanderweg Heidekammweg
Unterwegs auf dem Heidekammweg ©Verein Dübener Heide e.V.
Regional attractions

Nature Park Dübener Heide

The largest mixed forest in Germany offers a lot of variety and beautiful hiking and biking routes through untouched nature.
Weihnachtlich beleuchtete Wittenberger Innenstadt
City trips
starting at 140.00 €

Christmas Tour

Get a glimpse of German Christmas and discover Wittenberg during the Holiday Season.
Großer Hörsaal im Lutherhaus
©Wittenberg Kultur e.V., Tourist-Information Lutherstadt Wittenberg
Sights

Luther House in Wittenberg

Visit the home of Martin Luther and Katharina von Bora with the largest Reformation history museum in the world.
Gedeckter Tisch
City trips
starting at 210.00 €

Table Talks

Have Wittenberg at your table! Two guides in a historical costume will serve legends, old wives tales and gossip about the town.
Schaufelradbagger Big Wheel
©Ferropolis GmbH
Regional attractions

Ferropolis

Impressive witnesses of the region's lignite mining await you in the city of iron at Lake Gremmin.
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Events

Wittenberg Renaissance Music Festival

Lutherstadt Wittenberg attracts with numerous events around music and the Renaissance. The Renaissance Music Festival is one of the annual highlights of Lutherstadt Wittenberg.
Außenfassade Bauhaus Dessau bei Abendlicht
©WelterbeRegion Anhalt-Dessau-Wittenberg, Uwe Weigel
Activities

Bauhaus Dessau and master houses

UNESCO World Heritage Site and pioneer of modern architecture - visit the Bauhaus in Dessau.
Tanzbar der 70er Jahre nachgebaut
Tanzbar der 70er Jahre ©Haus der Alltagsgeschichte
Museums

House of everyday history

Embark on a journey back in time to 20th century Wittenberg with faithfully recreated everyday scenes.
Wanderer in der Dübener Heide
©Leipzig Tourismus Marketing, Hüller Fotografie
Activities

Hiking & Pilgrimage

Experience nature on the beautiful hiking and pilgrimage trails around Lutherstadt Wittenberg.
Brunnen mit Hundertwasserschule im Hintergrund
©Alexander Baumbach
Sights

Hundertwasserschule

The colorful facade of the high school was rebuilt according to the plans of the artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser.
Werkssiedlung Piesteritz mit Torbogen
©WelterbeRegion Anhalt-Dessau-Wittenberg, Uwe Weigel
Sights

Piesteritz Worker's Estate

Discover Wittenberg's recent history on a relaxing stroll through Germany's first car-free settlement.
Wittenberger Weinfest
© WittenbergKultur e.V.
Events

Wine Festival

The summer event highlight in Lutherstadt Wittenberg. As every year, numerous visitors are expected to attend the Wittenberg Wine Festival in the old town of Wittenberg.
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Activities

Regional cycling routes

Discover the region around Wittenberg by bike. Numerous regional bike paths bring you closer to nature and history.
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Sights

Luther Memorials

Immerse yourself in the history of the Reformation and visit the Luther memorials in Wittenberg.
[Translate to Englisch:] Wittenberger Weihnachtsmärkte
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Events

Christmas markets in Lutherstadt Wittenberg

Around the unique backdrop of the Wittenberg market, almond burners, mulled wine sellers and craftsmen will once again offer their Christmas goods in small wooden huts.
Activities
Studier- und Sterbezimmer Philipp Melanchthons
©Alexander Baumbach
Sights

Melanchthon House

Learn more about the life and work of the reformer Philipp Melanchthon in the permanent exhibition.
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Sights

Cranach Courts & Cranach House

Where once Lucas Cranach the Elder had his painter's studio and ran his print shop, today guests from all over the world can still marvel at arts and crafts and find a little peace in the cultural hustle and bustle of the city.

Martin Luther

Martin Luther setzte mit seinen 95 Thesen die Reformation der Kirche in Gang und veränderte so auch nachhaltig die Gesellschaft.
Activities

Middle Elbe Biosphere Reserve

You can experience untouched nature in the Middle Elbe Biosphere Reserve right outside the gates of Lutherstadt.
Luftbild vom Goitzschesee
©instagram.com/meymey
Activities

Swimming & Water Sports

Cooling down on hot days or wellness in winter, in Lutherstadt Wittenberg and the surrounding area you can dive in any season.
Spielplatz an der Andreasbreite
©WittenbergKultur e.V.
Activities

Playgrounds

Adventurers watch out! The playgrounds in Wittenberg want to be boarded!
Lichtfiguren bei der Erlebnisnacht 2017
©Lutherstadt Wittenberg Marketing GmbH, Rüdiger Eichhorn
Events

Wittenberg Night Experience

It's a night of special art and cultural experiences that puts unknown and familiar places in a new light.
Erdmännchen im Wittenberger Tierpark
©WittenbergKultur e.V.
Activities

Zoos & Animal Parks

Experience the biodiversity of the animal world in the zoos and animal parks of Lutherstadt Wittenberg and the surrounding area.
Reformationsfest
© WittenbergKultur e.V.
Events

Reformation Festival

Exciting events to mark the anniversary of the Reformation on October 31, 1517 by Martin Luther
Bunte Projektion in der Historischen Stadtinformation
©Thomas Klitzsch
Sights

Monastery Church & Historic City Information Center

The historical town information center in the monastery church invites you on a virtual journey to the time of the Ascanians, who guided the fate of the town long before the Reformation.

Katharina von Bora

As a strong woman at Martin Luther's side, Katharina von Bora also became known as Herr Käthe.
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Events

Open monument day

On the Day of the Open Monument, numerous sights of Lutherstadt Wittenberg open their doors to various events.
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Sights

UNESCO World Heritage Site

Experience history up close at the original sites, four of which have been declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Lucas Cranach the Elder

Both the theses and the Bible translation of the reformer Martin Luther were printed in his print shop. Thus, Cranach the Elder also contributed to the progress of the Reformation.
Kunstwerk in der Ausstellung 10 Künstler
Museums

KunstPunkt Wittenberg

Changing exhibitions in the Old Town Hall Wittenberg invite you to stay.
Schwanenteich Wittenberg
Sights

Wall systems

Escape the cultural hustle and bustle of the old town on the city's green belt, the Wittenberg Wallanlagen.
Schlosskirche Wittenberg bei Sonnenschein
©WelterbeRegion Anhalt-Dessau-Wittenberg, Uwe Weigel
Sights

Castle Church & Castle

The lavishly restored castle and the castle church with its world-famous Thesis door are at the top of most people's list of sightseeing highlights.
Wörlitzer See im Sonnenschein von der Villa Hamilton
Wörlitzer See ©instagram.com/kathrin_msh
Activities

The Gartenreich Dessau-Wörlitz

The garden ensemble with beautiful buildings and castles invites you to a very special excursion.
Außenansicht der Stadtkirche
©Alexander Baumbach
Sights

City church St. Marien

Experience the oldest building in the city and Martin Luther's Preacher Church!
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Museums

Special exhibition in the Augusteum

The front building of today's Luther House is known as the Augusteum. Changing special exhibitions take place in this part of the building. Let the historic walls take you back to the time of origin around 1580.
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City trips
starting at 8.00 €

Audio Guide Tour

Plan your city tour of Lutherstadt Wittenberg individually with your Audio Guide.
Aufbau des Hofkonzerts im Cranach-Hof
©WittenbergKultur e.V.
Events

Wittenberg courtyard concerts

Every year, the Wittenberg Art Association organizes an entertaining concert program with various artists and performers from different genres, so that all those interested in culture get their money's worth.
Walweg auf dem Bismarckstieg
Bismarckstieg ©Naturpark Fläming e.V.
Activities

Nature Park Fläming

Diverse nature and impressive landscapes with beautiful hiking and biking routes await you in the Fläming/Saxony-Anhalt Nature Park.
Innenansicht Asisi Panorama
©Tom Schulze, asisi GmbH
Sights

Asisi Panorama

Experience day and night in Luther's Wittenberg in Yadegar Asisi's 360° panorama.
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Museums

Christian art foundation

The south wing of Wittenberg Castle is home to the Christian Art Foundation. The foundation's permanent exhibition features works by renowned international artists such as Picasso, Chagall and Kandinsky, in which the artists address existential questions about life and death or love and hate.
Radfahrer vor der Thesentür der Schlosskirche Wittenberg
©www.elberadweg.de, F. Meyer
Activities

Cycling routes around Wittenberg

Conquer nature by bike or an active sightseeing tour on two wheels: the bike routes around Wittenberg have a lot to offer!
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Regional attractions

Destinations for families

The region around Wittenberg has a lot to offer, also for children. Discover the World Heritage Region together with your children and family!
Gewandeter Stadtführer bei Nacht
City trips
starting at 325.00 €

"Once upon a time in Wittenberg..."

The historical city guard will walk you through the old town and tell you about the days of Luther and his companions.
Gewandeter Stadtführer Henkersmann
City trips
starting at 255.00 €

Journey to the 16th Century

Let yourself be carried away to the late Middle Ages by a Wittenberg tour guide dressed in a historic costume.
Blick vom Turm der Schlosskirche auf die Stadtkirche St. Marien Wittenberg
City trips
starting at 95.00 €

In the footsteps of Martin Luther and other famous personalities

Experience the historic city center of Wittenberg with all its famous sights of reformation.
3 Gewandete Stadtführer historische Damen
©Katja Köhler, Astrid Räuchle
City trips
starting at 310.00 €

Gossip from the 16th century

It is the year 1535 – step in through the city gate and accompany three women through Lutherstadt Wittenberg.
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Activities

Regional cycling routes

Discover the region around Wittenberg by bike. Numerous regional bike paths bring you closer to nature and history.
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Lichtfiguren bei der Erlebnisnacht 2017
©Lutherstadt Wittenberg Marketing GmbH, Rüdiger Eichhorn
Events

Wittenberg Night Experience

It's a night of special art and cultural experiences that puts unknown and familiar places in a new light.
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Events

Open monument day

On the Day of the Open Monument, numerous sights of Lutherstadt Wittenberg open their doors to various events.
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UNESCO World Heritage Site

Experience history up close at the original sites, four of which have been declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
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Luther Memorials

Immerse yourself in the history of the Reformation and visit the Luther memorials in Wittenberg.
see more
Schlosskirche Wittenberg bei Sonnenschein
©WelterbeRegion Anhalt-Dessau-Wittenberg, Uwe Weigel

Castle Church & Castle

The lavishly restored castle and the castle church with its world-famous Thesis door are at the top of most people's list of sightseeing highlights.
see more
Außenansicht der Stadtkirche
©Alexander Baumbach

City church St. Marien

Experience the oldest building in the city and Martin Luther's Preacher Church!
see more
Großer Hörsaal im Lutherhaus
©Wittenberg Kultur e.V., Tourist-Information Lutherstadt Wittenberg

Luther House in Wittenberg

Visit the home of Martin Luther and Katharina von Bora with the largest Reformation history museum in the world.
see more
Studier- und Sterbezimmer Philipp Melanchthons
©Alexander Baumbach

Melanchthon House

Learn more about the life and work of the reformer Philipp Melanchthon in the permanent exhibition.
see more
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Cranach Courts & Cranach House

Where once Lucas Cranach the Elder had his painter's studio and ran his print shop, today guests from all over the world can still marvel at arts and crafts and find a little peace in the cultural hustle and bustle of the city.
see more
Innenansicht Asisi Panorama
©Tom Schulze, asisi GmbH

Asisi Panorama

Experience day and night in Luther's Wittenberg in Yadegar Asisi's 360° panorama.
see more
Innenhof der Leucorea
©Alexander Baumbach

Leucorea

The venerable Wittenberg University "Alma Mater Leucorea" was founded as early as 1502 and in its time surpassed all other universities in Germany in reputation.
see more
Brunnen mit Hundertwasserschule im Hintergrund
©Alexander Baumbach

Hundertwasserschule

The colorful facade of the high school was rebuilt according to the plans of the artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser.
see more
Werkssiedlung Piesteritz mit Torbogen
©WelterbeRegion Anhalt-Dessau-Wittenberg, Uwe Weigel

Piesteritz Worker's Estate

Discover Wittenberg's recent history on a relaxing stroll through Germany's first car-free settlement.
see more
Schwanenteich Wittenberg

Wall systems

Escape the cultural hustle and bustle of the old town on the city's green belt, the Wittenberg Wallanlagen.
see more
Bunte Projektion in der Historischen Stadtinformation
©Thomas Klitzsch

Monastery Church & Historic City Information Center

The historical town information center in the monastery church invites you on a virtual journey to the time of the Ascanians, who guided the fate of the town long before the Reformation.
see more

Middle Elbe Biosphere Reserve

You can experience untouched nature in the Middle Elbe Biosphere Reserve right outside the gates of Lutherstadt.
see more

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