The premiere of the 42nd Passion Play will be on May 16, 2020. This tradition has been maintained and performed with almost no interruption for over 380 years. It demonstrates the suffering, death and resurrection of Christ and is performed every ten years. It is regarded as the most important passion play in the world. The village at the edge of the Bavarian Alps expects approximately 450,000 visitors for the passion play, over half of which will be international guests. For the next Passion Play, there are 102 performances planned.
With this private guided holiday, you can experience the spectacle of the Passion Play, while benefitting from the ease and expertise of your very own private driver-guide for the duration of your stay. Start your stay in the capital of Bavaria, Munich, before journeying to Oberammergau for your Passion Play Experience, concluding your stay with a trip to Austria, visiting the cities of, Linz, Vienna and Salzburg.
- Accommodation in your chosen category of hotel
- Daily buffet breakfast
- Private Driver-Guide for the duration of your stay
- Admission to the Passion Play
- 3-Course meal during the Passion Play
- Bus transfer to the Passion Play and to the Passion Play-Menu
- Passion Play text book
- Return flights from UK
Depart the UK on your flight to Munich, upon arrival transfer to your hotel followed by a walking tour of the city. Munich, home to the famous Oktoberfest, is also one of the most important cities in German history and culture. Starting at the Karlstor, you will pass by the church St. Michael, where the remains of "Mad King" are kept, the Marienplatz square with the City Hall and its famous carillon, the Frauenkirche along with many other attractions in the historic centre.
Today after breakfast journey to Oberammergau and enjoy a city tour before spending the rest of the day at leisure.
Today visit the village of Oberammergau for your Passion Play Experience.
In the afternoon we cross the Austrian border to the city of Linz, a picturesque town on the banks of the Danube River where we enjoy a walking city tour.
After breakfast enjoy a short stop at the village of Dürnstein, nestled in the heart of the magnificent Wachau Valley. The charming town of Dürnstein offers a unique combination of breath-taking scenery and traditional architecture. It was in the Kuenringer Castle, whose ruins still overlook Dürnstein, that the English King Richard Lionheart was held prisoner. Then on to Vienna, the magnificent capital of Austria.
Today a sightseeing tour of Vienna. Passing the Opera House, Hofburg Palace, Heroes Gate, Parliament, the Council and more. In the afternoon explore Vienna further at your leisure.
In the morning continue to the Lake District and ascend to Mount Zwölferhorn by cable car to enjoy wonderful views over the Lake Wolfgang. Next we continue to the city of Salzburg, where the genius composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born. Here we enjoy a sightseeing tour with examples of breath-taking Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque artistry. Our visit also includes the world famous Mirabell Gardens and we see the house where Mozart grew up.
Salzburg is the fourth largest city in Austria. The city offers the perfect combination of a picturesque mountain setting and a beautifully preserved old town. The historic centre is dominated by many church spires, medieval fortresses and the magnificent Hohensalzburg Fortress. The spirit of Mozart still permeates the city.
Today your journey ends as you transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.
|Private Guided Holiday – 2 People||Single Room From||Double Room From|
|3* Accommodation including Category 1 tickets||£5,519pp||£5,139pp|
|3* Accommodation including Category 2 tickets||£5,469pp||£5,109pp|
|3* Accommodation including Category 3 tickets||£5,429pp||£5,069pp|
|4* Accommodation including Category 1 tickets||£5,819pp||£5,369pp|
|4* Accommodation including Category 2 tickets||£5,779pp||£5,319pp|
|Private Guided Holiday – 4 People||Single Room From||Double Room From|
|3* Accommodation including Category 1 tickets||£3,689pp||£3,319pp|
|3* Accommodation including Category 2 tickets||£3,649pp||£3,289pp|
|3* Accommodation including Category 3 tickets||£3,599pp||£3,249pp|
|4* Accommodation including Category 1 tickets||£3,969pp||£3,509pp|
|4* Accommodation including Category 2 tickets||£3,929pp||£3,459pp|
|Private Guided Holiday – 10 People||Single Room From||Double Room From|
|3* Accommodation including Category 1 tickets||£3,129pp||£2,759pp|
|3* Accommodation including Category 2 tickets||£3,089pp||£2,729pp|
|3* Accommodation including Category 3 tickets||£3,049pp||£2,679pp|
|4* Accommodation including Category 1 tickets||£3,399pp||£2,939pp|
|4* Accommodation including Category 2 tickets||£3,359pp||£2,889pp|
For Groups of 5 to 9 or 10+ please call for details.