It has been 500 years since Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg…an event that changed the world and is historically marked with this great 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation in October of 2017! What better way to pay tribute to Martin Luther and celebrate this amazing historical event than to unite with ALOA for our “Enchanting Rhine and Reformation Tour?”
Discover the land of Luther and the Reformation on this exclusive and exciting travel program with ALOA November 11-20. 2017. Starting at just $3,398 which includes airfare from New York, you will sail from Amsterdam on a 5-day luxury river cruise aboard the award-winning MSAmaVerde and then enjoy a 3-day land tour as you learn about the history and cultures that influenced Martin Luther and the Reformation. Ships amenities include: Superb dining with all meals included, free flowing wines from Europe’s great wine regions, bee, and soft drinks with every dinner, bottled water in every stateroom daily, free internet and infotainment system with movies, music, library, and English TV stations, receptions, welcome dinner, Captain’s Gala Dinner, and special entertainment such as folklore dances, lectures, themed dinners, onboard music performances, and afternoon and evening piano music.
Special excursions and presentations from our guest speaker, Rev. Keith Loesch, are part of your inclusive tour package. Keith Loesch is the founder and past director of the Wittenberg English Ministry in Germany – a cross‐denomination ministry that serves hundreds of thousands of tourists who visit Wittenberg annually. Keith is a Lutheran pastor, of German heritage with ancestral roots to the towns of Rochlitz and Glauchau in Saxony. He has a passion for the life and ministry of Martin Luther and also for serving people today.
This once in a lifetime trip will give you opportunities to admire the beauty of the countryside and centuries old cities, sample the delicious cuisines and beverages of each region, and enjoy entertainment options on the ship or in the cities. Specially-planned ALOA events include inspiring worship services, devotions, Bible studies, meditations, hymn-sings, and group get-togethers and social gatherings. It is truly an all-inclusive celebration of Martin Luther…the monk, professor, composer, priest and father of the Lutheran Theology.