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Combine your trip to the Oberammergau Passion Play 2020 with a 2-night trip to Munich, Bavaria’s beautiful capital.

Fly to Germany for two nights bed and breakfast in Bavaria’s capital. Enjoy a guided tour of this lively, historic city on the following day, taking in some of Munich’s world-famous sights, spending the rest of the day at leisure, to explore, relax or get in a little shopping!

The next morning, your private coach transfers you to the Oberammergau area, driving along the Bavarian Fairytale Route. En route, admire the two iconic fairytale castles of King Ludwig II, Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau. On reaching your hotel in Oberammergau or the surrounding area, enjoy your included evening meal and relax before settling in for the night.

Explore the village of Oberammergau at your leisure the following day, taking in the beautiful murals and traditional Bavarian architecture. After your included lunch, take your seat for the first half of the spectacular, moving performance, 10 years in the making and with a history dating back centuries. Break for included dinner before returning for the second half of the Play.

The following morning after breakfast and check-out, your coach will transfer you back to Munich for your flight to the UK.

4-night tours departing on:

30 May,  13 June,  04 July,  23 July, 25 July and 05 September 2020

From £1,089.00 per person

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Itinerary

Day 1: Depart the UK >

Fly from a number of UK departure airports direct to Munich with both scheduled and low-cost airlines. On arrival in Munich Airport, transfer to your central 3* or 4* hotel in Munich, your base for the next 2 nights.

Munich, Germany - Cathedral of Our Lady © GNTB, Deutsche Zentrale für Tourismus e.V., Photographer Saskia Wehler

< Day 2: Munich sightseeing

This morning meet your guide and coach at your hotel for a sightseeing tour of this wonderful city. The capital of Bavaria is one of Germany’s most popular tourist destinations. The walkable city centre retains small town flair yet holds some world-class sites.  During your tour, visit the renowned Frauenkirche Cathedral, the Marienplatz with the famous ‘Glockenspiel’, the Olympic park and many more. The afternoon will be at leisure; why not stroll around the English Garden, stopping for some traditional German refreshment in the beer garden? Perhaps visit Nymphenbourg Palace, where King Ludwig II was born, and the Marstallmuseum, containing many of his elaborate carriages. Enjoy your evening at leisure in Munich.

Munich, Germany - City and Alps © GNTB_Photographer Thomas Klinger

Day 3: Travel to Oberammergau >

After enjoying breakfast and checking out of your Munich hotel, board your coach for your transfer to Oberammergau for two nights’ half-board accommodation. Enjoy stunning views of the Bavarian landscape along the Bavarian Fairytale Route, and the beautiful castles of King Ludwig II: Hohenschwangau, where he grew up, and Neuschwanstein, his best-known legacy. After arriving at your hotel there will be time to freshen up before your evening meal.

Neuschwanstein Castle ©GNTB.Kertzscher, Moritz EXPIRES 1.12.2018

< Day 4: Oberammergau Passion Play

In the morning, explore the charming village of Oberammergau at your leisure. The town’s traditional Bavarian character can be seen in the beautiful wood carvings and the picturesque houses, decorated with intricate frescos. After your included lunch, take your seat for the first part of the 2020 Oberammergau Passion Play, with the second part commencing after dinner.

Dates and Payment

Day 5: Travel back to the UK >

After breakfast and check-out you will be transferred to Munich Airport for your flight back to the UK.

Munich, Germany - View towards Viktualienmarkt, Church of the Holy Spirit © GNTB_Photographer Saskia Wehler

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Package Includes:

  • ATOL protection
  • Return flights from UK Airport to Munich (incl. 1 x piece of hold luggage per person)¹
  • Transfer from Munich Airport to a central Munich hotel
  • 2 nights bed and breakfast at a 3* or 4* central hotel in Munich
  • Coach hire and guide for a half day sightseeing tour of Munich on day 2
  • Transfer from Munich hotel to Oberammergau
  • Oberammergau package: 2 nights dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation in 2,3 or 4* hotel in Oberammergau or the surrounding villages², one lunch, transfer to and from the Passion Play, Category One or Two seated ticket for the Passion Play show³, souvenir Passion Play book and Oberammergau city tax
  • Transfer from Oberammergau to Munich Airport

 

Deposit and payment schedule:

  • At time of booking – £1,000.00 per person non-refundable deposit
  • 3 months prior to tour departure – remaining balance payment

 

Hotels:

  • 3* or 4* hotel in central Munich
  • 3* or 4* hotel/guesthouse in Oberammergau or the surrounding villages**
  • Hotels to be advised closer to travel.

 


¹ Flights subject to confirmation of schedules, pricing and availability when routes open for 2020. Package subject to recosting – rates are estimated and will be recosted in 2019. Rates based on £1.00 = 1.18€ and are subject to currency fluctuation. Based on a minimum of 25 paying passengers per tour. The Passion Play is performed in an open theatre with covered seats; every effort will be made by suppliers to ensure that all advertised facilities are available, however, timings of the day and performance may be closed, modified, delayed or cancelled without prior notice, notably due to inclement weather conditions. All rates subject to and not guaranteed.

² Oberammergau hotel may be in the surrounding area and are subject to allocation by Oberammergau organisers – transfers included on day of performance if so. Rooming preference and any special requests are not guaranteed.

³ Tour departing 23rd July 2020 includes Category Two tickets for the Oberammergau Passion Play. Other dates include Category One tickets for the Oberammergau Passion Play.

Please note all deposits and stage payments are non–refundable. All deposits are estimated; packages and prices are subject to alteration and are not guaranteed.

Passengers with disabilities or dietary requirements must advise us as soon as possible.