Oberammergau - Austrian Tyrol

Oberammergau - Austrian Tyrol

Oberammergau - Austrian Tyrol

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Oberammergau Passion Play - In 1633, the residents of the beautiful Bavarian village of Oberammergau made a vow, that if God would spare them from the plague which was ravaging Europe they would produce a play thereafter for all time depicting the life and death of Jesus Christ. True to their word the first Passion Play was performed in 1634, and has been taking place since that time. Now performed every 10 years, between May and September in a spectacular open theatre with the Bavarian mountains as a natural backdrop, with a cast of over 2,000 local people performing over a 5 hour period. With 2020 heralding the 42nd Passion Play this is a special event not to be missed. The performances are held in the afternoon and continue through to the evening with an included dinner break in between.

 

Hotel Schneeberger * * *

The Hotel Schneeberger is centrally located in the village of Niederau in Wildschonau and is close to the village amenities.Facilities include • En-suite bedrooms • Television • Hairdryer • Restaurant • Bar • Garden Terrace • Sauna • Steam Bath  • Hot Tub • Lift

 

Hotel guests benefit from the Wildschönau Card free of charge. This card offers many benefits  including use of the cable cars, admission to local museums, guided hikes, access to the public swimming pool in summer

 

www.hotel-schneeberger.info

 

Day 1

Depart local pick ups and travel to Dover for our crossing to Calais. We continue our journey to our overnight hotel accommodation with dinner, bed and buffet breakfast included.

Day 2

We continue to our journey to Austria and the resort of Niederau to our hotel for a 5 night stay with dinner, bed & breakfast included.

Day 3

Innsbruck
Visit the Tyrolean capital of Innsbruck, twice host city to the Winter Olympic Games. Your city guide will show you the highlights of this charming Alpine City, including the most famous landmark of all, the little 'Golden Roof'. There will be free time to explore Innsbruck at leisure before returning to your hotel.

Day 4

Rattenberg & Lake Achen
Enjoy a relaxing morning before travelling to the medieval walled town of Rattenberg. The smallest city in the Tyrol, it is now known as the provincial home of glass and crystal. Visit one of the showrooms and perhaps see the artisans at work painting and engraving crystal and glassware. The journey to Lake Achen, the largest lake in Tyrol, affords breathtaking views of the Inn and Ziller Valleys. Time permitting, why not enjoy a scenic boat cruise accross the lake (Not Included)

Day 5

Wilder Kaiser Mountains and Kitzbuhel Alps Tour
Enjoy a scenic circular trip around the Wild Kaiser Mountains and the Kitzbuhel Alps. We travel via the pretty lakeside town of Walchsee and the market town of St Johann in Tirol, to the internationally famous alpine resort of Kitzbuhel. Wander down the cobblestone streets of this charming town , before joining a horse drawn carriage ride. Continue along the scenic Brixen Valley via Worgl to Kufstein. This medieval town, known as the Pearl of the Tyrol, houses an impressive fortress. It is the home of Heroes' Organ, the largest free standing organ in the world. After dinner this evening, enjoy a traditional Tyrolean Folklore evening (this may be in a nearby hotel/resort).

Day 6

Salzburg
The hills around Salzburg are alive with the sound of music. Let the "Sound of Music City Tour" show the historic sights, as well as some of the film locations of this iconic movie. See Leopoldskron Palace, Frhnburg Palace, the impressive Mirabell Palace Gardens and much more. Watch out for the trick fountains in the gardens of the 17th Century Baroque Hellbrun Palace. There will be some free time to explore Salzburg before returning back to your hotel.

Day 7

Oberammergau & The Passion Play
We travel this morning to the Oberammergau region for an overnight stay and entry into the passion play. Lunch will be served before the Passion Play commences at 14.30 hrs. and dinner will be served during the three hour interval between 17.00 - 20.00 hrs. The performance is due to finish at 22.30 hrs when we rejoin the coach and travel back to our hotel in the Ammergau Alps region.

Day 8

We depart after breakfast and travel to our overnight accommodation with dinner, bed & breakfast included.

Day 9

We continue our journey to Calais for the crossing back to the UK and continue our journey back home.

  • Executive coach travel

  • Short sea crossings

  • 2 Overnights halfboard accommodation

  • 5 nights half-board accommodation

  • 1 night accommodation in the Ammergau Alps Region

  • Admission ticket for the Passion Play - Category C, TK3 seating

  • Admission to the Oberammergau Museum

  • Copy of Playbook of the 2020 Passion Play

  • Lunch & dinner in Oberammergau on the day of the play

  • Shuttle bus to and from your accommodation in the Ammergau Alps region

  • Guided City Tour of Innsbruck

  • Rattenberg & Lake Achen

  • Kitzbuhler Alps Tour & Horse Drawn carriage ride in Kitzbuhel

  • Entrance into a Tyrolean Evening with drink included

  • Guided Walking Tour of Salzburg

Entry fees not included unless otherwise stated

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Bracknell - Bagshot Road Opposite Glebewood Bus Stop
Bagshot Road - Before the Leisure Centre
Cardiff West Services Cardiff West Services Coach Park
Chieveley Services Chieveley Services (A34/M4) Newbury
Clackett Lane Services Clackett Lane Services, TN16 2ER (Anticlock)
Dyffryn Close, Llansamlet Travel Centre, Dyffryn Close, Llansamlet
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Edwards Depot LLANTRISANT Edwards Depot, Llantrisant, CF72 8QZ
Extra Services Cobham EB Extra Services Cobham Eastbound, M25 Jct 10-9
Leigh Delamare Eastbound Leigh Delamare Services Eastbound Before J17
Magor Services Magor Service Coach Park
Maidstone Services Maidstone Services, Junction 8 - M20
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Stop 24 Svcs (M20 J11) Stop 24 (Westenhanger) Services (M20 J11)
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