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In the company of Andrew Graham-Dixon

Art historian and broadcaster Andrew Graham-Dixon is your guide to the ‘Dream Castles’, those romantic Alpine architectural fantasies of King Ludwig II of Bavaria which seem more fairy-tale than reality. Explore world-famous Neuschwanstein Castle, the glorious Herrenchiemsee Palace and charming Linderhof Palace, as well as Castle Berg, where Ludwig’s story came to an unhappy end. And, of course, Andrew will join you for the unforgettable spectacle of the Oberammergau Passion Play, staged by the townsfolk every ten years in thanks for deliverance from the plague.

*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.

Tour highlights:

  • Travel in the company of art historian and broadcaster Andrew Graham-Dixon throughout
  • Experience the Oberammergau Passion Play with Category 2 Tickets
  • Enjoy the stunning Herrenchiemsee Palace just outside of Munich, referred to as the ‘Bavarian Versailles’
  • Stay in majestic alpine surroundings in Füssen, near to the world-renowned Neuschwanstein Castle

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Deposit: £500 Single supplement: £495

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  • FREE 'Travel Safe' kits for every traveller
  • Self-drive options
  • Enhanced Health and Safety audits
  • Distanced seating on coaches
  • 'Get me home' service and private airport transfers
  • COVID protocols at our hotels, and aboard our cruise ships
  • Packed lunches and flexible dining options
  • Flexible balance payment date and COVID-friendly refund conditions
  • COVID-testing and training for tour staff
  • Constant monitoring and post-tour tracing
Meet your Experts

Andrew Graham-Dixon

Celebrity Guest Lecturer

Andrew Graham-Dixon is a leading British art historian and broadcaster.

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Tour dates & prices

Included in your cost:

  • Professional Tour Manager
  • Local travel aboard a private air-conditioned coach
  • Meals as per the itinerary, wine and tea or coffee with dinner
  • Entries to all sites as per the itinerary
  • All taxes & gratuities
  • Hotel Category B (equivalent to 4-star)*
  • Category 2 Tickets for the Passion Play & Passion Play textbook in English
Tour Departure Tour ID Departure date Return Date Guided by Price Deposit Single supplement Offer Availability
3 August 2022 AOTC220803 3 August 2022 (Wednesday) 8 August 2022 (Monday) Andrew Graham-Dixon £2,795
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£500 £495 £2,695
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