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Urban Walk

Luther Trail Tour Tip: First steps for a new church

Urban Walk · Erfurt
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  • Augustinerkloster Erfurt Bibliothek
    / Augustinerkloster Erfurt Bibliothek
    Photo: Paul Hentschel, Lutherweg - Thüringer Tourismus GmbH
  • / Georgenburse Erfurt Außenansicht
    Photo: Paul Hentschel, Lutherweg - Thüringer Tourismus GmbH
  • / Andreaskirche Erfurt Turm
    Photo: Tilmmann2007, Wikimedia Commons Licence CC BY-SA 3.0
  • / Panorama am Domplatz - Dom und Severi Erfurt
    Photo: Paul Hentschel, Lutherweg - Thüringer Tourismus GmbH
  • / Collegium Maius Blick aus Richtung Allerheiligenstraße
    Photo: Mylius, Wikimedia Commons Licence GFDL 1.2
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The most important Luther-related sites in Erfurt are brought together in this guided city walk - Luthermeile Erfurt (German only)
easy
4.1 km
2:30 h
40 m
40 m
Together, Protestants and Catholics present communal sites along a route that divines the future message of the Christian faith and tries to encourage loving actions carried out for others in the name of God and with love for oneself. With exhibitions, tours and individual walks, the Luther Mile vibrantly demonstrates city history, church history and faith. The Luther Mile is part of the Luther Trail that leads through Erfurt.

Author’s recommendation

Every summer, open air plays are put on in the Barfüßer Church as part of the 'Neues Schauspiel Erfurt' festival.
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Author
Paul Hentschel
Updated: February 14, 2017

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Petersberg, 225 m
Lowest point
190 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Mittelalterrestaurant "Lutherkeller" - Erfurt
Gasthaus Feuerkugel - Erfurt

Safety information

The route leads through the city centre. There are no further safety precautions to observe.

Start

Augustinian Monastery Erfurt (190 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
50.981669, 11.029848
UTM
32U 642483 5649747

Destination

Augustinian Monastery Erfurt

Turn-by-turn directions

Augustinian Monastery – Andreasstraße – Domplatz square - Angerbrunnen fountain - Anger square - Wenigemarkt - Michaelisstraße - Augustinian Monastery

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public transport friendly

You can easily get to the Augustinian Monastery on tram number 1 (towards Europaplatz) and number 5 (towards Zoopark). The stop 'Augustinerkloster/ Lutherstätte' is just a few steps from the monastery.

Getting there

Come from the ring road (Staufenbergallee) onto the inner ring road (Juri-Gagarin-Ring) then go down Boyneburgufer into 'Am Hügel'. Turn left at the end.

Parking

Please use the park and ride system within the city of Erfurt. Additional parking spaces are available on Juri-Gagarin-Ring (not free).
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


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Difficulty
easy
Distance
4.1 km
Duration
2:30h
Ascent
40 m
Descent
40 m
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