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 rail holiday, you can experience the spectacle of the Passion Play, while enjoying a convenient, smart and relaxing way to explore Germany and Austria, visiting the cities of Munich, Linz, Vienna and Salzburg. Start your stay in the capital of Bavaria, Munich, before journeying to Oberammergau for your Passion Play Experience.