Oberammergau Passion Play, Rome, The Vatican & Assisi

Oberammergau Passion Play, Rome, The Vatican & Assisi

14 Days

Oberammergau Passion Play, Rome, The Vatican & Assisi

14 Days 

Visiting:

Pisa

,

Tuscan Countryside

,

Rome & The Vatican

,

Siena

,

Assisi

,

Florence

,

Lake Garda

,

Oberammergau Passion Play

,

Rothenburg ob de Tauber

,

The Rhine Valley

,

Trevi

,

Rhine Valley

,

Rome

,

Sistine Chapel

,

Mannheim

,

Oberammergau

,

Rothenburg

,

Brenner Pass

Tour operator:

Leger Holidays

Trip Styles:

Tour code:

obr

Interests:

Recommended For:

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Tour Overview

This fascinating holiday combines the finest gems of Italy and the enchanting sights of Germany, before witnessing the renowned Passion Play.

Itinerary

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icon Day 1

Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to northern France for an overnight stay.

icon Day 2

We travel south to the Cremona area in northern Italy for an overnight stay.

icon Day 3 Pisa

Location:

  Pisa


We drive through Italy, making a call into Pisa where you can view the famous leaning tower before continuing to the spa town of Chianciano Terme, located in the wine-producing area of Umbria, where we stay for five nights.

icon Day 4 Tuscan Countryside

Location:

  Tuscan Countryside


Today we offer an included excursion around the Tuscan countryside, with stops in the wine towns of Montepulciano, Pienza and Montalcino.

icon Day 5 Rome & The Vatican

Location:

  Rome & The Vatican


An included full-day visit to Rome and The Vatican City. We begin in The Vatican area, where you can discover the treasures of St. Peter’s Square, where some of the most important Papal ceremonies take place. Perhaps visit the Sistine Chapel to take in the awe-inspiring frescoes (entrance at extra cost).



Afterwards, enjoy free time in Rome, or why not join our optional guided sightseeing tour by coach and on foot to take in the sights such as the Trevi Fountain, the Colosseum, the Piazza Venezia and much more.

icon Day 6 Siena

Location:

  Siena


After a leisurely morning, join our optional afternoon excursion to Siena. No visit to Italy is complete without seeing this beautiful city. Discover the Piazza del Campo, claimed to be perhaps the most attractive square in Europe and wander the maze of narrow medieval streets.

icon Day 7 Assisi

Location:

  Assisi


Today we have an included visit to Assisi, known for the famous Basilica, where St. Francis is buried and one of the greatest Christian shrines in the world.

icon Day 8 Florence

Location:

  Florence


We leave Chianciano and call into Florence, where you will have some free time to relax and explore this marvellous city with its culture, art and outstanding Renaissance architecture.



In the afternoon, we continue north to Lake Garda, our base for the next two nights.

icon Day 9 Lake Garda

Location:

  Lake Garda


A day to relax and enjoy the simple pleasures of life around this beautiful lake.



Alternatively, join our optional guided tour visiting some of the local villages which sit on the shores of the lake, with a backdrop of mountains rising from the shore side.

icon Day 10

We leave Lake Garda and travel north over the spectacular Brenner Pass from Italy into Austria, then through the mountain pass into Bavaria, arriving late afternoon at our accommodation in the Oberammergau area for a two-night stay.



Enjoy a relaxing evening ahead of tomorrow’s spectacle.

icon Day 11 Oberammergau Passion Play

Location:

  Oberammergau Passion Play


This morning, enjoy free time in the environs of Oberammergau. Lunch will be at noon before the start of the Passion Play.



The play has a running time of approximately five hours in total, with a meal served during the interval. The performance begins at 2:30pm* concluding around 10:30pm, with a three-hour break at 5:00pm when dinner is provided. After the performance, you will be transferred back to your accommodation.



The play is traditionally performed in German and a textbook with the complete play text is included on all tours.



* From 17th Aug-4th Oct, times for the play are as follows: performance begins at 1.30, dinner 4pm-7pm, performance ends at 9.30pm.

icon Day 12 Rothenburg ob de Tauber

Location:

  Rothenburg ob de Tauber


We leave Oberammergau after breakfast and travel north through Germany along the Romantic Road, calling into Rothenburg ob der Tauber, one of Germany’s best preserved medieval towns.



Enjoy free time to relax before we continue to our hotel in the Mannheim area for an overnight stay.

icon Day 13 The Rhine Valley

Location:

  The Rhine Valley


Our route takes us through the picturesque Rhine Valley. Our first call is at Rüdesheim on the banks of the river. The heart of the old town is the Drosselgasse, a narrow cobbled street with restaurants and wine taverns.



As we venture north along the valley, you will have the chance to join an optional relaxing sightseeing cruise taking in the views from the river.



Continue to our overnight hotel in Belgium.

icon Day 14

Return home.

What's Included

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    Meals

    13 breakfasts, 1 lunches, 11 dinners

Accommodation

You will stay for five nights in Chianciano Terme at a hotel such as the 3-star Hotel Mizar, or similar. In Lake Garda you will stay for two nights at a 3-star hotel. You will also stay for two nights in the Oberammergau area.

Overnight stays in Belgium, northern France, northern Italy and central Germany will be in city-style hotels.

Your Choice of Accommodation in Oberammergau

All our holidays include accommodation in either Oberammergau itself or the surrounding villages, so you can arrive in Oberammergau in good time before the play and enjoy an included lunch before the performance begins. During your stay in Oberammergau, you will also enjoy a three-course meal each night.

We offer a choice of accommodation to suit all tastes. Hotels in Oberammergau have been graded by the Passion Play committee according to the facilities available. All categories of accommodation include shower or bath and WC.

There are three different accommodation categories to choose from:

Category D: 2-star hotels or 3-star pensions/guest houses – includes a category 2 ticket.
Category C: 3-star hotels or 4-star pensions/guest houses – includes a category 1 ticket
Category B: 4-star hotels or 5-star pensions/guest houses – includes a category 1 ticket.

Please click the 'More Information' button for more information on tickets.

Details of accommodation will be confirmed closer to the time.

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    At 14 days before tour starts: 90% of tour cost.

    At 3 days before tour starts: 100% of tour cost.

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Oberammergau Passion Play, Rome, The Vatican & Assisi

14 Days 

Visiting:

Pisa

,

Tuscan Countryside

,

Rome & The Vatican

,

Siena

,

Assisi

,

Florence

,

Lake Garda

,

Oberammergau Passion Play

,

Rothenburg ob de Tauber

,

The Rhine Valley

,

Trevi

,

Rhine Valley

,

Rome

,

Sistine Chapel

,

Mannheim

,

Oberammergau

,

Rothenburg

,

Brenner Pass

Tour operator:

Leger Holidays

Trip Styles:

Tour code:

obr

Interests:

Recommended For:

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