Where to Go, What to Do in Places Linked to Martin Luther

Sunday, August 2, 2009


Delta offers one-stop flights from Reagan National to Berlin via JFK starting at $559 round trip and from BWI starting at $580. Northwest flies from Dulles to Berlin via Amsterdam, with fares starting at $574 round trip. Wittenberg is 62 miles southwest of Berlin, and the drive from there to Worms is about 320 miles.



Hotel Alte Canzley (Schlossplatz 3-5, 011-49-3491-429-110, http://www.alte-canzley.com). This classy eight-room hotel is directly across from Frederick the Wise's medieval castle and the castle church. Rates are $142 for a double.

Luther-Hotel (Neustrasse 7-10, 011-49-3491-4580, http://www.luther-hotel-wittenberg.de). Also comfortable and centrally located. A double room here is about $123.


Hotel Fuerstenhof (Troendinring 8, 011-49-341-1400, http://www.starwoodhotels.com). Rates from $140 a night.

Novotel Leipzig City (Goethestr. 11, 011-49-341-99580, http://www.novotel.com). Rates from about $118.


Hotel Elephant (Markt 19, 011-49-3643-8020, http://www.starwoodhotels.com). A world-famous luxury hotel dating from the early 16th century, it has been a favorite of artists, intellectuals and statesmen. Rates from $184.

Dorint Hotel Am Goethepark Weimar (Beethovenplatz 1-2, 011-49-3643-8720, http://hotel-weimar.dorint.com). Another classy establishment. Rates from $122.

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