The Oberammergau Passion Play is performed on an open-air stage, the Passion Play follows Christ from His triumphant entry into Jerusalem through His Trial, Crucifixion, Resurrection, and Ascension. A play of life and death, promised in a moment of mortal threat, and so began the history of the Oberammergau Passion Play in 1633. As featured in USA Today in 1999, Atlas has one of the largest selections of packages available on the internet. With over 25 years experience in the travel industry, you can book with confidence knowing that you will receive a high level of service and are traveling with the best tour companies in the industry.
Estimated Passion Play Timeline:
End of 2017: There will be more information about prices for tickets and processing *
End of 2017: Estimated setting up the "Passion Play office" in Oberammergau *
Beginning of 2018: Start sales of packages *
Ash Wednesday 2019: The "Hair Decree" - from this date on all the men in Oberammergau taking part in the play are requested to let the hair on their heads and faces grow *
April 2019: Leading actors are chosen for the play
* May - September 2020: The 42nd Passion Play takes place