K620- Eastern Europe with Oberammergau Passion Play

10 days from Munich, Oberammergau, Prague, Czestochowa to Krakow

K620- Eastern Europe with Oberammergau Passion Play

10 days from Munich, Oberammergau, Prague, Czestochowa to Krakow

Highlights

  • First class hotels* , rooms with private facilities
  • Service charges and hotel taxes
  • Breakfast daily and 4 dinners
  • Passion Play tickets in Oberammergau
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Professional Tour Director throughout
  • Luggage handling

Special Features Included - Passion Play in Oberammergau:    

  • One overnight stay, including breakfast in a 3* hotel or 4* Guest House
  • Dinner during the passion play interval (3-course menu)
  • Shuttle services
  • Admission ticket to the Passion Play in the respective category TC2
  • Program textbook of the 2020 Passion Play
  • Local tax

Sightseeing Tours Include:

  • Munich
  • Prague
  • Czestochowa
  • Krakow
  • Auschwitz-Birkenau

*PLEASE NOTE*

DEPOSIT REQUIREMENTS:

Due to the limited housing possibilities in Oberammergau hotels and B&B’s can be also located in surrounding villages. Transport to and from the theater are complimentary. Check in by noon – Check out by 9:00 am.

* Accommodation in Oberammergau is based on 3* hotels or 4* Guest Houses (“Pensions”)

This tour requires a $700 per person deposit to book and hold your seat. This is a non-refundable deposit. This tour is on a request basis.

Itinerary

Day 01, arrive Munich

You will be met and transferred to your hotel. Time to relax before meeting your fellow travelers and your Tour Director at the welcome dinner. (D)

Day 02, in Munich

After breakfast, take a morning city tour of downtown Munich, featuring the Koenigsplatz, old and new Pinakothek, the Isartor (city gate), the royal palace, the angel of freedom and Odeonsplatz. View also the Olympic park, site of the 1972 summer Olympics and which, today, has become an attractive sports and leisure center. The platform on the Olympic tower provides a superior view over the city of Munich. Enjoy a scenic drive through the city where you’ll see such sights as the baroque Nymphenberg palace, the former summer residence of the Wittlesbach dynasty, and the Marienplatz with its famous glockenspiel clock. Enjoy remainder of the day at leisure. (B)

Day 03, to Oberammergau

Travel by motor coach to Oberammergau. The Passion Play begins at 2.30 pm. You will be served dinner during the 3-hour interval in a restaurant in Oberammergau. At the end of the play, at around 10.30 pm, transfer to your hotel. (B, D)

Day 04, to Prague

After breakfast, head to tiny pilgrimage city of Altötting. Visit the Chapel of Grace, one of the most visited religious shrines in Germany, with the sacred icon of the Black Madonna. Continue on to Marktl Am Inn, Dioces of Passau, where Pope Benedict XVI was born. Arrive to Prague in the evening. (B,D)

Day 05, in Prague

Built on seven hills more than 1000 years ago, Prague today is a wonder to behold, with beautiful architecture, lush green hills, and graceful bridges spanning the Vltava River. A sightseeing tour starts with panoramic drive past famous Wenceslas Square, the Strahov Stadium and Castle Square. Then, on a walking tour, visit the Royal Castle of Hradcany with the Cathedral of St. Vitus, the Old Royal Palace, St. George's Basilica and Golden Lane. Cross the Charles Bridge and walk through the old quarter of Prague to view the Jewish Ghetto, Town Hall and the world-famous Astronomical Clock. The rest of the day is free to explore at your own pace. (B)

Day 06, to Czestochowa

After breakfast, journey to Czestochowa, the principal center of the Catholic religion in Poland for the last 600 years. Check into your hotel, dinner and overnight. (B, D)

Day 07, to Krakow

Visit the Yasna Gora Monastery, known for the blackened picture of the Virgin Mary, popularly called the "Black Madonna." Some free time before we leave to Krakow. Dinner at hotel. (B, D)

Day 08, in Krakow

After breakfast, guided tour of one of Poland’s most important religious cities, Krakow. Start the city tour at the Old Town area, with its Market Square. Visit St. Mary’s Basilica, to see the famous gothic wooden altarpiece carved by Viet Stoss. Continue to see the other impressive buildings, such as Cloth Hall, The Town Hall Tower, and Burger house. While there, be sure to listen for the ‘hajnal’, which is famous bugle call to the four corners of the world from the high tower of St. Mary’s Basilica. In the afternoon, visit the Convent of the Sisters of Mercy, where St. Faustina lived and died. Evening at leisure. (B)

Day 09, excursion to Auschwitz-Birkenau and Wadowice

Today, we depart on a full day excursion to the cities of Auschwitz, Wadowice and Kalwaria Zebrzydowska. Start with the morning visit of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the notorious concentration camp from World War II and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Proceed to Wadowice, the birth place of Karol Wojtyla, formally known as Pope John Paul II. Visit the Museum, located in his family house, before venturing to Kalwaria Zebrzydoska, known as the ‘Polish Jerusalem’. Visit the 17th century Franciscan Monastery, to view its sanctuary of the Virgin Mary and decorative cloisters. Return to Krakow for the night. (B)

Day 10, depart Krakow

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight. (B)

Rates & Hotels

2020 Dates Available

2020 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
  $2329

Featured Hotels

K620 - Eastern Europe with Oberammergau Passion Play
Maritim Hotel Munich Munich
Oberammergau & Local Area: 3* hotel or 4* Guest House Oberammergau
Angelo by Vienna House Prague
Mercure Centrum (Helios) Torun
Mercure Warszawa Centrum Warsaw
Grand Ascot Hotel Krakow

Tour Details

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(As most International flights are overnight flights - please book air accordingly)

Flight Details


Accommodation Details

Maritim Hotel Munich

Munich -

The Maritim Hotel Munich is just a few minutes away from the "Stachus" square, the "Theresienwiese" and the central station. [more]

Oberammergau & Local Area: 3* hotel or 4* Guest House

Oberammergau -

This tour uses 3* Hotels and 4* Guest Houses in the Oberammergau area and areas outside of Oberammergau. [more]

Angelo by Vienna House

Prague -

The trademark of this design hotel is its colourful design concept of black, coral red, yellow and white combined with Far Eastern furniture and select accessories. Rooms are comfortably appointed and come with spacious bathrooms. The suites come with a private terrace offering magical views over the rooftops of Prague. [more]

Hotel Mercure Torun Centrum

Torun -

The Mercure Torun Centrum Hotel is situated in the city center, close to the old town and the birthplace of Nicolaus Copernicus. It has 5 apartments and 105 comfortable rooms for one or two people. [more]

Mercure Warszawa Centrum

Warsaw -

The Mercure Warszawa Centrum Hotel is located in the city center, next to the Zlote Tarasy, the largest shopping center in Warsaw, and not far from the commercial buildings: Warsaw Financial Center, Warsaw Towers, and Rondo ONZ 1. [more]

Grand Ascot

Krakow -

At Grand Ascot, every guest is unique. In this boutique hotel, located in a quiet part of the center of Krakow, you will feel appreciated, rest and eat tasty. An elegant building, modern interiors, friendly service and a restaurant serving the classics of European cuisine is a combination that will ensure you a rest at the highest level. You're welcome! [more]

Pricing

Your tour land price is per person based on two (2) people sharing a twin or double room. When a single room is booked, a single supplement will apply.

This tour does not include:

  • Items not noted on the itinerary
  • Lunches
  • Tips to driver/guide

DEPOSIT REQUIREMENTS:

This tour requires a $700 per person deposit to book and hold your seat. This is a non-refundable deposit.

Airfare

Airfare is additional. Once you select your date, you will be given the opportunity to search our system for the best available airfare from your home city. The dates shown will be the start/end date of your tour. However, you can alter these dates to arrive earlier or extend your stay as needed.

Our system will search for the best possible airfare during your booking process. Note: airfare cannot be booked sooner than eleven (11) month from the date of departure.

Tour Date & Transfers

Tour dates are the date you would arrive in Munich. Please plan your air accordingly, as most flights overseas are overnight flights and you would depart the US one day earlier. The transfer will be waiting on arrival in Munich.