Wege zu Luther e.V.  (Roads to Luther)
The initiative Wege zu Luther e.V., founded in 2000 with the aim to further cultural tourism stems from the continuous collaboration of Luther-related cities and sites in several central German states. It is a joined effort by the towns and cities Altenburg, Eisenach, Erfurt, Halle on the Saale, Magdeburg, Schmalkalden, Torgau, Weimar as well as Eisleben and Wittenberg.

State Office Luther 2017
The goals of the State office “Luther 2017” are to reveal the effects of the Reformation in art, culture, society and politics, to communicate Germany in an international context as “Land of the Reformation" and to convey the heritage of the Reformation, for example with initiatives to further cultural education.

German National Tourist Board (GNTB)

The GNTB represents Germany abroad as a travel destination on behalf of the Federal Government. It markets the diverse touristic attractions that Germany has to offer worldwide. The registered association based in Frankfurt was founded in 1948 by the German Tourism Association.


Investitions- und Marketinggesellschaft Sachsen-Anhalt mbH

Investment and Marketing GmbH (IMG) (Investment and Marketing Association Sachsen-Anhalt mbH) is the business development association of Saxony-Anhalt. On behalf of the Ministry of Science and Industry, they market the commercial and scientific significance of Saxony-Anhalt, and also handle tourism marketing at home and abroad.

Stadtsprung - World Heritage Experience between Harz and Elbe

Seven towns that are cultural lighthouses in central Germany have joined in a tourism cooperation effort called “City jumps: towns between Harz and Elbe”. Besides Halberstadt,  Halle (“Handel City”), Magdeburg (“Otto City”), Naumburg, and Wernigerode, this also includes the two UNESCO World Heritage towns of Dessau-Roßlau and Quedlinburg.



The “Saale Regulars” is a group of dedicated people who want to contribute to improving life along and on the Saale River. Anyone interested may participate.


Förderverein Region Halle (Saale) e.V.


The Förderverein Region Halle (Saale) e.V. is a local association, founded in January 2009, with the aim to raise awareness of this region, with its enormous diversity, demonstrating the beauty of this land to its visitors.

Citygemeinschaft Halle e.V.

The local association called Citygemeinschaft Halle e.V. is an amalgamation of many stakeholders in the downtown area who continually work on the improvement of accessibility to the town center and the expansion of customer services in the city of Halle. They also plan major events such as the Easter Market and the Festival of Lights, as well as organize downtown shopping sundays.

Förderverein Pro Halle e.V.

The Förderverein Pro Halle e.V. is a local promotional association that was founded in 2003. Its mission is to support and promote the economic, touristic and cultural development of Halle on the Saale. Eminent local businesses have joined forces with the Förderverein.


Halle Culture Chiefs

Halle’s leading cultural, educational and scientific institutions are: the Handel House Foundation; the Francke Foundation; the Moritzburg Art Museum of Halle; the State Museum of Prehistory; the Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg; the Burg Giebichenstein College of Fine Arts; and the Halle Theatre, Opera and Orchestra GmbH. Together they represent the brand “nur bei uns” (only here).



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It’s truly astounding that… Cardinal Albrecht had it built the Market Church and worked in it, Luther preached in it and was laid in state here.
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