Imperial Europe with Oberammergau

By Trafalgar Tours

Escorted Tour 12 Days From $3350.00
 
Central Europe's capitals put on a stately show in which the leads are played by Bohemian Prague, the beautiful Danube and the Trip Highlight - a testament of God's grace in Oberammergau.
 

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Munich
Munich is your launchpad to a journey through the capitals of Imperial Europe, which culminates in the dramatic depiction of Jesus Christ's life and death in Oberammergau. Spend time at leisure in the Bavarian capital, then join your fellow travellers and Travel Director for a city orientation tour. View the Marienplatz, the centre of Munich city life since the 12th century, and its enchanting Glockenspiel before a Welcome Reception.

Day 2: Munich - Regensburg - Prague (2 Nights)
This morning visit Regensburg, an unspoilt medieval gem on your way to the Czech Republic. Cross the border to Prague, your home for the next two nights.

Day 3: Prague Sightseeing and Free Time
Delve into centuries of history as you join a 'Local Specialist' for a guided sightseeing tour of Prague. View the impressive Gothic architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral in the grounds of the 1,000-year-old Prague Castle, then cross the river on your walking tour to the Old Town Square to see the Astronomical Clock, with its hourly Walk of the Apostles. The afternoon is yours to experience the city on your terms. Savour the delicious chocolate flavours of Trdelník in the Old Town Square, pay tribute to the saints that line the Charles Bridge or consider a relaxing lunch cruise on the Vltava.

Day 4: Prague - Bratislava - Budapest (2 Nights)
We leave the beauty of Prague behind for the lush landscapes of Moravia and pass into Slovakia. Stop in Bratislava to admire its eclectic Gothic, Baroque and Art Deco architecture. Crossing the border into Hungary, we arrive in Budapest, the 'Paris of the East'. Consider spending the evening on a river cruise along the Danube paired with a dinner of selection of Hungarian specialities and awe-inspiring views.

Day 5: Budapest Sightseeing and Free Time
Admire the iconic and unexpected highlights of Budapest on a guided sightseeing tour with a 'Local Specialist'. See the famous Chain Bridge which connects the two ancient settlements that straddle the Danube, and the UNESCO-listed Castle Hill district. Visit Fisherman's Bastion, paying tribute to the seven Magyar chieftains who founded the Hungarian nation. Here, you can enjoy superb views across the imposing Parliament building and Danube below. Spend the rest of the day at leisure before joining the Schieszl family for a hearty Hungarian Be My Guest dinner. 'Connect With Locals' and hear the story of their winery.

Day 6: Budapest - Gyor - Vienna (2 Nights)
A leisurely start to your morning could see you soaking up the relaxing atmosphere in the Szecheyni Spa Baths, enjoying coffee and kurtos in the charming Jewish Quarter or joining a guided tour of the magnificent Parliament Building. Cross the hilly landscapes of Transdanubia, arriving in Gyor to explore its Baroque architecture and medieval atmosphere before arriving in Vienna for an evening at leisure to indulge in the captivating melodies, art and architecture of a city that was once home to famous composers.

Day 7: Vienna Sightseeing and Free Time
Explore the imperial splendour of Vienna at Hofburg Palace, the former winter residence of the Habsburg Dynasty - a Trip Highlight during your guided sightseeing tour of Vienna with a 'Local Specialist'. Admire the grand State Opera House and Ringstrasse, a beautiful sweeping boulevard built in the 19th-century to replace the city walls. Then, see the ornate colourful roof of St. Stephen's Cathedral, one of the city's most beloved icons, before spending the afternoon at leisure. Visit the Baroque Schönbrunn Palace with its tranquil gardens or enjoy Vienna's musical talents at one of the performances for which the city is famous.

Day 8: Vienna - Wachau Valley - Salzburg Sightseeing
The enchanting landscapes of the UNESCO-designated Wachau Valley provide a picturesque backdrop for our leisurely drive past vineyards and fortresses en route to Salzburg. We see the Benedictine Melk Abbey perched on a rocky outcrop above the Danube and learn about its royal connections. Arriving in Salzburg, we embark on a leisurely walking tour of its Old Town with a 'Local Specialist'. Dine in your hotel this evening.

Day 9: Salzburg - Innsbruck - Oberammergau (2 Nights)
Visit Innsbruck in the Austrian Tyrol, renowned for its spectacular scenery. See the Golden Roof and enjoy free time to explore the town. Later, travel to Oberammergau where villagers keep their covenant with God and perform their Passion Play, as they have every ten years since 1634. Dine in your hotel this evening.

Day 10: Oberammergau (Passion Play Performance)
Witness first-hand the enduring faith of this Bavarian village and the divine blessings of God that spared Oberammergau and its people from the ravages of the plague which swept Europe in the 17th century. Take your premium seats for a poignant afternoon spent watching the Passion Play, giving thanks to God for His grace and mercy. Dine at a local restaurant this evening before taking your seat for the captivating second half of this performance as night falls.

Day 11: Oberammergau - Munich
Travel through alpine scenery back to Munich. This evening join your companions and Travel Director for a Farewell Dinner to celebrate the end of your spiritual journey through central Europe.

Day 12: Depart Munich
For now it's time to say a fond auf Wiedersehen to Germany, your fellow travellers and Travel Director at the end of your exhilarating European experience. Transfers to Munich airport are available, conditions apply.

Sightseeing Highlights

Sightseeing Highlights:
ORIENTATION of Munich, Regensburg and Innsbruck
PREMIUM TICKETS for the Passion Play in Oberammergau
VIEW the Marienplatz in Munich, St. Vitus Cathedral and the Old Town Square of Prague, the Imperial Boulevards of Vienna and Melk Abbey
VISIT Bratislava the capital of Slovakia, the Fisherman's Bastion in Budapest and the Baroque town centre of Gyor

What's Included

Dining Highlights:
11 breakfasts
6 dinners (including Be My Guest)

First class travel Highlights:
Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
Daily breakfast and up to half your evening meals
Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
Optional Experiences and free time
All porterage and restaurant gratuities
Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
Handcrafted Highlights

Dates & Prices

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Tour Map

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Map Of Imperial Europe with Oberammergau

Tour Info

Type: Excorted Tour
Duration: 12 Days
From $3350.00
Status: Waiting List For Pricing