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Alpine Wonders & Passion Play 

September 12 - 20, 2022

 

Join me for a 9 Day Oberammergau Passion Play & Alpine Wonders Tour. 

The tour includes stops in Innsbruck and Salzburg as well as leisure days or optional excursions.  

In 1633, the residents of Oberammergau, Germany vowed that if God spared them from the bubonic plague ravaging the region, they would produce a play thereafter for all time depicting the life and death of Jesus.  Once their town had been spared, they kept their vow beginning with the first play in 1634. 

The play will next be performed in 2022.  The production involves over 2,000 performers, musicians and stage hands, all of which either were born in the city or have resided there for at least 20 years.  Please join us for this once-in-a-decade event.

               

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Prices starting at $4,698 includes roundtrip international airfare fom New York, guided sightseeing tours as outlined in brochure, breakfast and dinner, deluxe motorcoaches, Passion Play ticket, first class hotels and much more!  

 

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ALPINE WONDERS & PASSION PLAY ITINERARY‚Äč‚Äč:

  • Day 1 & 2 – Depart USA and arrive in Munich

Depart the USA for Germany; arrive in Munich on Day 2 where you will be met by local representatives.  Enjoy a tour of historic Munich, including a stop at the Rathaus (Town Hall) to watch the Glockenspiel, see the Opera House and the Hofbrauhaus.  (D)

  • Day 3 – Innsbruck

Innsbruck is famous as the site of two winter Olympics.  Follow your guide on your half-day morning tour through the quaint medieval streets of Old Town to the sparkling Golden Roof.   View Maria Theresa’s Imperial Palace and the Triumphal Arch and visit the Hofkirche.  Optional afternoon tour to either the Stubai Glacier. (B, D)

  • Day 4 – Castle and Churces

Today is a full day of photographic wonders!  Visit the Abbey of Ettal and the Church in the Meadow at Wies.  Tour the magnificent Castle of Lindehof, Mad King Ludwig's main residence. This small royal residence is a delightful fantasy home for any crazy kind or up-and-coming mogu.  (B, D)

  • Day 5 – Salzburg

Enjoy a full day musical adventure as you explore the city of Mozart's birth, Salzburg.  We'll visit the Cathedral and famous horse fountain, Hellbrunn Castle, Mirabell Palace, and from across the river, see Leopoldskron Palace, the famous film location of the "Sounds of Music".  (B, D)

  • Day 6  – Oberammergau & Passion Play

After the Black Plague that was rampant in Europe left their family village, the grateful people of Oberammergau promised God they would show their gratitue by putting on a Passion Play.  Over 380 years later, you can enjoy this one-of-a-kind musical and dramatic peformance.  You will have reserved seats, a guided tour of the town and motorcoach transfers to and from the play's theater.  Dinner in Oberammergau is included  (B, D)

  • Day 7 – Free Day or Optional Achensee Train, Boat Ride and Rattenberg Excursion

Enjoy a free day in the village or join the optional Achensee Train excursion.  Travel on a narrow gauge stream cog railway aboard cars pulled by a 100 year old steam engine through 50 miles of the scenic Tyrolean region to scenic Lake Achensee.  Enjoy a boat ride and tranditional apple strudel before traveling to the medieval village of Rattenberg for a glass-blowing demonstration and free time.  (B, D). 

  • Day 8 – Free Day or Optional Neuschwanstein Excursion

Enjoy a free day in the village or visit the fairytale castle Neuschwansten that inspired Walt Disney.  Make your way up to the castle via horse-drawn carriages.  Enjoy a guided tour of the castle and hear stories about "Mad" Kind Ludwig II who commissioned the castle to be built in the 19th century.  This optional tour requires you to be in good physical condition as there are many steep stairs and inclines.  (B, D). 

  • Day 9 – Depart Munich and return to USA or join an optional extension.  

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