Oberammergau Passion Play with Eastern European Panorama

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Escorted Tour 16 Days From $4384.00
 
Oberammergau Passion Play & Prague
 

Itinerary

Day1 Arrive Munich, Wednesday You will be met and transferred to your hotel. Time to relax before meeting your fellow travelers and your Tour Director at the welcome dinner. (D)

Day2 In Munich, Thursday After breakfast, take a morning city tour of downtown Munich, featuring the Koenigsplatz, old and new Pinakothek, the Isartor (city gate), the royal palace, the angel of freedom and Odeonsplatz. View also the Olympic park, site of the 1972 summer Olympics and which, today, has become an attractive sports and leisure center. The platform on the Olympic tower provides a superior view over the city of Munich. Enjoy a scenic drive through the city where you’ll see such sights as the baroque Nymphenburg palace, the former summer residence of the Wittlesbach dynasty, and the Marienplatz with its famous glockenspiel clock. This afternoon venture into the densely forested mountains of southwest Bavaria. Here you’ll visit the dream-like Castle of Neuschwanstein. This castle was built by the ‘Mad king’ Ludwig and is known for its extraordinary architectural feats. Return to Munich and reminder of the day enjoy at leisure. (B)

Day3 To Oberammergau, Friday Morning travel by motor coach to Oberammergau. Upon arrival we have lunch and in the afternoon The Passion Play begins at 2.30 pm. You will be served dinner during the 3-hour interval in a restaurant in Oberammergau. At the end of the play, at around 10.30 pm, transfer to your hotel. (B, L, D)

Day4 To Vienna, Saturday After breakfast we leave Germany behind, as we head to Austrian capital. On the way stop in Salzburg, for a short panoramic sightseeing tour that shows us the Getriedergasse with its colorful shops, the majestic Cathedral, as well as the birthplace of the great composer, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. In the afternoon drive along the Valley of the River Danube, past Melk to Vienna, the city of waltz. Dinner and overnight. (B, D)

Day5 In Vienna, Sunday On a morning sightseeing tour, visit the Hofburg Palace, once the home of the Habsberg emperors, and view the Belvedere Palace, Prater Amusement Park, the UN Buildings, St. Stephen's Cathedral and other reminders of the city's imperial past. The afternoon is at leisure to discover more of Vienna at your own pace. (B)

Day6 To Budapest, Monday Journey east and cross the border into Hungary. Continue through the Transdanubian region, reaching Budapest with time to freshen up before dinner. (B, D)

Day7 In Budapest, Tuesday In 1873, the twin cities of Buda and Pest joined with ancient Obuda to form a new, unified city, Budapest. Charming and beautiful, the city was declared a World Heritage site in 1987. Your morning sightseeing tour includes views of all the main attractions: The Parliament, Royal Palace and the Castle Hill area, Fisherman's Bastion, Matthias Church, Heroes' Square, and Gellert Hill with its Citadel. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore this exciting city on your own. (B)

Day8 to Krakow, Wednesday The road to Krakow winds through the hills and countryside of Slovakia, past the Tatras Mountains, and into the rolling plains of Poland. You’ll arrive in time for a relaxing dinner. (B, D)

Day9 In Krakow, Thursday A morning sightseeing tour starts with a visit to Wawel Hill, viewing the Royal Castle and visiting the Royal Cathedral. Next, take a walking tour of the Old Town where you will see the Main Market Square and Renaissance Cloth Hall, and visit St. Mary's Church. The afternoon is free to go for a stroll, browse through the shops, sample some sernik or szarlotka, or simply relax. (B)

Day10 To Warsaw, Friday This morning join on a tour to Auschwitz-Birkenau, the notorious concentration camp from World War II and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Later, journey to Czestochowa and visit the Yasna Gora Monastery, known for the blackened picture of the Virgin Mary, popularly called the "Black Madonna." In the late afternoon, arrive in Poland's capital city, Warsaw. (B, D)

Day11 In Warsaw, Saturday This 700-year-old capital is a symbol of Polish nationhood and the will to survive against great odds. Your sightseeing tour here includes a drive along the famous Royal Route from magnificent Castle Square to Lazienki Park and Palace, the summer residence of the last king of Poland. Pass by the Palace of Science and Culture (known as the “wedding cake”), the Saxon Gardens, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Monument to the Heroes of the Warsaw Ghetto, and Barbican. Continue with a walking tour of the Old Town, Old Market Square and St. John’s Cathedral. The rest of the day is free for shopping, a stroll through the city, relaxing in one of the many parks or gardens, or perhaps attend an optional late afternoon Chopin concert. (B)

Day12 to Berlin, Sunday Heading west, stop in Poznan for an orientation tour. Then continue to Berlin, today's final destination. (B, D)

Day13 In Berlin, Monday Your morning sightseeing tour features views of the impressive Reichstag and lovely Schloss Charlottenburg. Continue through the city to see famous sights such as the Opera, Schiller Theater and Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. The afternoon is free to explore this once divided city on your own. (B)

Day14 To Prague, Tuesday After breakfast, continue your journey via Dresden, the beautiful Saxony Baroque city. Stop for an orientation tour, viewing Zwinger Palace and Semper Opera House. Then, on to Prague, the capital of Czech Republic. (B, D)

Day15 In Prague, Wednesday Built on seven hills more than 1000 years ago, Prague today is a wonder to behold, with beautiful architecture, lush green hills, and graceful bridges spanning the Vltava River. A sightseeing tour starts with panoramic drive past famous Wenceslas Square, the Strahov Stadium and Castle Square. Then, on a walking tour, visit the Royal Castle of Hradcany with the Cathedral of St. Vitus, the Old Royal Palace, St. George's Basilica and Golden Lane with the Daliborka Tower. Cross the Charles Bridge and walk through the old quarter of Prague to view the Jewish Ghetto, Town Hall and the world-famous Astronomical Clock. The rest of the day is free to explore at your own pace. You might want to attend an optional cultural performance. (B)

Day16 Depart Prague, Thursday After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight. (B)

Sightseeing Highlights

See itinerary.

What's Included

Your trip includes: • Round-trip airfare from your desired Airport * book without airfare (land only option)
• All airport taxes & fuel surcharges
• Centrally located hotels: (or similar)
~ 3 nights: Radisson SAS, Krakow
~ 2 nights: Barcelo V, NH and Andels, Prague
~ 2 nights: Hotel Dorint, Salzburg
~ 2 nights: Hotel Marriott, Vienna
~ 2 nights: Hotel Korona, Budapest
~ 2 nights: Oberammergau area
~ 1 night: Munich
• Breakfast and Dinner daily
• Wine with dinners
• Transfers as per itinerary
• Transportation by air-conditioned motor coach
• Assistance of a professional local Catholic guide(s)
• Sightseeing and admissions fees as per itinerary
• Catholic Priest available for Spiritual Direction
• Tickets to the Passion Play
• Official Passion Play Program in English
• Mass daily & Spiritual activities
• Luggage handling (1 piece per person)
• Flight bag & portfolio of all travel documents

Dates & Prices

Note: Rows highlighted in green below are guaranteed departures

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Wed May 20, 2020 Thu Jun 4, 2020 $4384.00 Reserve My Spot
Wed May 27, 2020 Thu Jun 11, 2020 $4384.00 Reserve My Spot
Wed Jun 3, 2020 Thu Jun 18, 2020 $4384.00 Reserve My Spot
Wed Jun 10, 2020 Thu Jun 25, 2020 $4384.00 Reserve My Spot
Wed Jul 8, 2020 Thu Jul 23, 2020 $4384.00 Reserve My Spot
Wed Aug 12, 2020 Thu Aug 27, 2020 $4384.00 Reserve My Spot
Wed Sep 9, 2020 Thu Sep 24, 2020 $4384.00 Reserve My Spot
Wed Sep 16, 2020 Thu Oct 1, 2020 $4384.00 Reserve My Spot

Tour Map

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Tour Info

Type: Excorted Tour
Duration: 16 Days
From $4384.00
Status: Waiting List For Pricing