Oberammergau - Short Break
The most convenient, best value way to experience this iconic event
Andante Travels’ unique Oberammergau Short Break is perfect for those wanting to appreciate this legendary spectacle with the minimum commitment of time and budget. We fly you in and out of Munich and you spend two nights in the environs of Oberammergau itself absorbing the unmistakeably Bavarian character, the atmosphere of play season and, of course, the majesty of the performance itself. There is no more ‘efficient’ way to enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience!
*Please note that hotel names are confirmed to us by the Passion Play organisers closer to the departure date. Single travellers are allocated single rooms during the nights in the Oberammergau area; in other hotels they are allocated a twin/double room for sole occupancy.
Deposit: £500 Single supplement: £115
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Day 1 - London - Oberammergau
This morning we take an early flight to Munich from London. Upon arrival, we drive approximately two hours to the charming Alpine village of Oberammergau, the setting for the iconic Passion Play. Tonight, we have our first dinner together as a group and will then return to our hotel in the village for the rest of the evening.
Day 2 - Oberammergau
After breakfast, we have ample time to explore Oberammergau itself. A village known for its traditional woodcarvers, many of the shops here both display and sell the wares of these skilled craftspeople. Elsewhere, there is the fantastic Oberammergau Museum, which also showcases the area’s magnificent carvings as well as historic artefacts uncovered in the region. Of course, the museum also tells the origin story of the Passion Play itself.
The play is set to begin at 2.30pm local time and will finish in the evening at 10.30pm. Dinner will be included during the intermission of three hours, so there will be adequate time to stretch your legs. It is helpful to note that the Passion Play is performed in German – its native language – but you will be able given a textbook with an English translation at the event itself.
|Meals included||Breakfast, Dinner|
Day 3 - Oberammergau - London
Breakfast this morning is sure to be abuzz with talk of last night’s performance. Afterwards, we return to Munich airport for our flight home.
Tour dates & prices
Included in your cost:
- Professional Tour Manager
- Local travel aboard a private air-conditioned coach
- Entries to all sites as per the itinerary
- All taxes & gratuities
- Meals as per the itinerary, wine and tea or coffee with dinner
- Hotel Category C (equivalent to 3-star)*
- Category 3 Tickets for the Passion Play & Passion Play textbook in English
|Tour Departure||Tour ID||Departure date||Return Date||Guided by||Price||Deposit||Single supplement||Availability|
|25 June 2022||AOSH220625||25 June 2022 (Saturday)||27 June 2022 (Monday)||£1,295
|£500||£115||Call for availability|