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Oberammergau Passion Play & The Spectacular Austrian Lakes

Europe
  • Duration: 8 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TTRAFOBAL

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Air

​The Oberammergau Passion Play is only performed every 10 years, and this is your chance to be there in 2020.

​The Oberammergau Passion Play is only performed every 10 years, and this is your chance to be there in 2020.

PRICE FROM ? £1999 per person
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What's Included

  • Return flights from Heathrow with Lufthansa
  • 7 nights half board in 3 or 4-star hotels 
  • 16 meals: 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 7 dinners
  • Oberammergau tickets
  • All excursions included
  • Travelsphere Tour Manager and Local Guide
  • Overseas transfers and other transportation 
  • Watch the Oberammergau Passion Play and take home an official programme
  • Entance to the Oberammergau Museum
  • Guided walking tour of Salzburg 
  • Berchtesgaden and a cruise on Lake Königssee
  • Tour of the Salzkammergut, Austria's Lake District
  • Lake cruise from St Gilgen to St Wolfgang 
  • The Kaiservilla at Bad Ischl and village of Hallstatt
  • Tour of the Hohenwerfen Fortress

Not Included

Itinerary

  • DAY 1 UK/Munich
  • Fly to Munich and transfer to your hotel in the Oberammergau area for a two-night stay. Dinner is included this evening.
  • DAY 2 Oberammergau & the Passion Play
  • You will transfer to the village of Oberammergau after breakfast. Take a stroll through the historical town and perhaps visit the Oberammergau Museum, where you can discover more about the Passion Play and the region's history of wood carving. Lunch will be served prior to the performance, which starts at 2.30pm, and you will enjoy dinner during the three-hour interval. The Passion Play will finish at around 10.30pm when you will return to your hotel by coach.
  • DAY 3 Salzburg
  • After breakfast you will drive to Salzburg, and enjoy a walking tour of the city in the company of a Local Guide. On this 'Sound of Music' themed tour, you'll see some of the movie's historic sights and filming locations, including Leopoldskron Palace, Frohnburg Palace and the impressive Mirabell Palace Gardens. Lunch is included in a restaurant and afterwards you are free to explore further at your own pace, before continuing to your hotel in St Georgen. You will stay here for the next five nights and dinner is served in the hotel restaurant this evening. 
  • DAY 4 Berchtesgaden & Lake Königssee
  • Today you will visit the picturesque Bavarian market town of Berchtesgaden and nearby Lake Königssee, or King's Lake. Surrounded by spectacular mountain scenery, you'll take cruise on the emerald-green waters of the lake to St Bartholomä Peninsula, where an ancient Baroque-style church is topped by two red-onion domes.
  • DAY 5 Salzkammergut & chocolate workshop
  • Join your Tour Manager on a scenic drive through the Salzkammergut, the Austrian Lake District. You'll see some of the area's prettiest spots, including Lake Fuschl and Lake Mondsee, where the beautiful twin-towered church was the setting for the wedding scene in 'The Sound of Music'. You'll also visit the picturesque village of St Gilgen on the shores of Lake Wolfgang, where you'll learn how the well-known Mozartkugeln chocolates are produced and have a chance to make one of your very own.  A cruise across the lake takes you to picturesque St Wolfgang and from here you'll travel to Lake Traunsee, the deepest in Austria.
  • DAY 6 Bad Ischl & Hallstatt
  • ​Today you'll visit the spa town of Bad Ischl and take a tour of the 'Kaiservilla', the elegant summer residence of Emperor Franz Josef. It was here where he signed the declaration of war on Serbia, which led to the start of World War I. Next you'll continue to the beautiful lakeside village of Hallstatt, which is famous for its salt mines.
  • DAY 7 Hohenwerfen Fortress
  • You'll travel to the mighty Hohenwerfen Fortress today, which is perched on a hill above the Salzachtal Valley. You'll recognise it from the film 'Where Eagles Dare', and during your tour you'll discover more about medieval life in the castle and admire amazing views of the surrounding scenery. The castle is also home to Austria's first falconry museum, where you can learn about birds of prey.
  • DAY 8 Munich/UK
  • ​Today you'll transfer to the airport for your flight back to the UK. 
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Accommodation

    • Hotel 3* Oberammergau Area
    • Attergauhof
    • The Hotel Attergauhof is family run and is owned by the Söllinger family since 1966. The hotel has expanded and modernized throughout the years and is now a traditional 3 star hotel, centrally located in the charming village of St Georgen in Attergauf. The Attergauf is perfect as a base for exploring the region located close to Lake Attersee, surrounded by mountains, hiking trails and of course, the wonderful city of Salzburg.

      Hotel facilities include the lounge restaurant serving traditional home cooking and local dishes such as homemade apple strudel and Salzburg dumplings, not to forget their attentiveness to sourcing seasonal ingredients. The drinks lounge serves finger food, cocktails, local beers and regional wines. If the sun is shining, the garden terrace is available for a drink or an ice cream sundae.

      With 30 rooms, each are equipped with private facilities including: en suite facilities, telephone, radio, satellite TV and Wi-Fi.

      Hotel Amenities
      • Restaurant
      • Lounge Bar
      • Garden Terrace


      Room Amenities
      • Private facilities
      • En suite facilities
      • Telephone
      • Satellite TV
      • Wi-Fi


      Nearby Attractions
      • Salzburg- 40 minutes- 32 miles (approx)
      • Lake Attersee- 25 minutes- 20 miles (approx)
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Optional Excursions

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Further Information

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