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CATHOLIC CENTRAL EUROPE WITH OBERAMMERGAU - 2020

Tour Code - TCO 9 days - MUNICH to FRANKFURT From $3799 USD
SPECIAL OBERAMMERGAU ITINERARY
In Oberammergau enjoy the once-in-a-decade Passion Play performance. The play is from 2:30 pm to 10:30 pm and includes a 3-hour intermission for dinner. The play portrays the Passion of Christ—from his entry into Jerusalem to the Resurrection. The play usually consists of 2,000 actors, singers, musicians, and technicians—all of which are residents of Oberammergau. Please note, the play is conducted in German with booklets provided in other languages.

PERFECTLY LOCATED HOTEL IN OBERAMMERGAU VILLAGE
Globus passengers are accommodated at the historical Boeld Hotel located in the heart of Oberammergau Village and situated just minutes away from the Passionstheater. Enjoy 4 star amenities and easy access  to all that this charming town has to offer.

Standard Features

Destinations

  • MUNICH
    Welcome dinner; orientation, visit Marienplatz and the Frauenkirche.
  • NEUSCHWANSTEIN
    Visit King Ludwig's castle.
  • WIES
    Visit the rococo church.
  • OBERAMMERGAU
    Passion Play.
  • INNSBRUCK
    Walk through the Old Town to the Golden Roof.
  • EINSIEDELN
    Visit the Benedictine Abbey.
  • LUCERNE
    Orientation, see the Lion's Monument and the Chapel Bridge, visit the Jesuit Church and the Church of St. Leodegar.
  • SCHAFFHAUSEN
    Stop at the Rhine Falls.
  • BLACK FOREST
    Woodcarving demonstration.
  • TRIER
    Orientation, see the Porta Nigra; visit the cathedral and see the Dreikonigenhaus.
  • AACHEN
    Orientation, visit the cathedral.
  • COLOGNE
    Visit the gothic cathedral.
  • RHINE CRUISE.
  • RUDESHEIM
    Wine tasting.
  • FRANKFURT
    Farewell dinner.
  • TRANSPORTATION
    Motorcoach, boat cruise.
  • HEADSETS
    Throughout the tour.
  • FREE WI-FI
    Available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.

Meals

Breakfast Lunch Dinner
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Full buffet breakfast (B) daily
1 lunch (L) in Oberammergau
7 three-course dinners (D) with wine, including a welcome dinner in Munich and a farewell dinner in Frankfurt.

Day by Day

  1. ARRIVE IN MUNICH, GERMANY.
    Welcome to Munich! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and travelling companions, then enjoy this evening's welcome dinner at your hotel. (D)

  2. MUNICH-NEUSCHWANSTEIN-WIES-OBERAMMERGAU.
    Your orientation of Germany's "Secret Capital" includes the Olympic Stadium, 1,000-foot (305 metre) high Television Tower, MARIENPLATZ with its old and new Town Halls, and the gothic FRAUENKIRCHE. Enjoy a scenic drive to Neuschwanstein for an exciting visit to magnificent KING LUDWIG'S CASTLE, which was the inspiration for Walt Disney's Sleeping Beauty castle. Before arriving in Oberammergau, stop for a visit to the beautifully located pilgrimage CHURCH of Wies, a Rococo masterpiece. (B,D)

  3. OBERGAMMERGAU.
    Today is dedicated to the PASSION PLAY, held every 10 years and performed by the inhabitants of Oberammergau. (B,L,D)

  4. OBERAMMERGAU-INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA-EINSIEDELN, SWITZERLAND-LUCERNE.
    A picturesque drive through the Bavarian and Tyrolean Alps brings you to Innsbruck. Enjoy a pleasant walk through its quaint medieval lanes and take pictures of the GOLDEN ROOF. Cross the border and enter Switzerland, where you will visit the impressive Benedictine ABBEY OF OUR LADY of Einsiedeln, renowned for the famous black Madonna and its unique baroque architecture, on your way to picture-book Lucerne. (B,D)

  5. LUCERNE.
    On your walking tour, admire Thorwaldsen's LION'S MONUMENT, dedicated to the Swiss Guards who protected the Royal House of France during the French Revolution, and the ornate patrician houses of the walled town. Then, cross the famous covered CHAPEL BRIDGE and visit the JESUIT CHURCH with its onion-topped towers, built by the Jesuits in the time Protestantism came up and the reason that Lucerne remained Catholic. Also included is a visit to the Hofkirche ST. LEODEGAR, the most important church and a landmark of the city. Afternoon and evening at leisure; you may wish to join exciting optional excursions to Mount Pilatus and attend a Swiss Folklore show. (B)

  6. LUCERNE-SCHAFFHAUSEN-BLACK FOREST, GERMANY- RHINELAND.
    A short drive to Schaffhausen to admire the famous RHINE FALLS; then, enter Germany, and stop in the Black Forest to enjoy a WOODCARVING DEMONSTRATION, before continuing to the Rhineland for your overnight stay. (B,D)

  7. RHINELAND-TRIER-AACHEN-COLOGNE.
    This morning is dedicated to Trier, one of the oldest cities north of the Alps. During your orientation, admire the Porta Nigra, a large Roman city gate, visit the HIGH CATHEDRAL OF ST. PETER, and see the unusual early-gothic Dreikonigenhaus. Then, continue to Aachen for a visit to the oldest CATHEDRAL in Northern Europe, burial place of Charlemagne, and for 600 years the church of coronation for German kings and queens. Arrive in Cologne for your overnight stay. (B,D)

  8. COLOGNE-THE RHINE VALLEY-RUDESHEIM-FRANKFURT.
    The morning is dedicated to a visit of the magnificent CATHEDRAL, sometimes called the most beautiful example of gothic art. Next is a romantic RHINE CRUISE along the most scenic part of the Rhine River, followed by a special treat: a WINE TASTING in the capital of Riesling wine, Rudesheim. This evening, a farewell dinner has been prepared at your hotel. (B,D)

  9. FRANKFURT.
    Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

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Pre/Post City Start Date End Date Single Price
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PRE MUNICH 06 May 2020 08 Oct 2020 $182 USD $117 USD $104 USD
POST FRANKFURT 07 May 2020 07 Oct 2020 $128 USD $96 USD $92 USD
Charge Type Name Price
OPTIONAL Gratuity $90 USD

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