K610 - Passion Play with Eastern European Panorama

16 days from Munich, Oberammergau, Vienna, Budapest, Krakow, Warsaw, Berlin, to Prague

K610 - Passion Play with Eastern European Panorama

16 days from Munich, Oberammergau, Vienna, Budapest, Krakow, Warsaw, Berlin, to Prague

Highlights

  • First class hotels*, rooms with private facilities
  • Breakfast daily and 7 dinners
  • Airport arrival and departure transfers
  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Professional Tour Director throughout
  • Luggage handling
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring
  • Service charges and hotel taxes

Special Features Included - Passion Play in Oberammergau (1-Night Package):         

  • 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
  • Program textbook of the 2020 Passion Play
  • Local tourist tax

Sightseeing Tours Include:

  • Munich
  • Vienna
  • Budapest
  • Krakow
  • Warsaw
  • Berlin
  • Prague

*PLEASE NOTE*

Due to the limited housing possibilities in Oberammergau, hotels and B&B's can also be located in surrounding villages. Transport to and from the theater are complimentary

DEPOSIT REQUIREMENTS:

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 1, arrive Munich, Wednesday

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 2, in Munich, Thursday

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 3, to Oberammergau, Friday

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 4, to Vienna, Saturday

After breakfast we leave Germany behind, as we head to Austrian capital. On the way stop in Salzburg, for a short panoramic sightseeing tour that shows us the Getriedergasse with its colorful shops, the majestic Cathedral, as well as the birthplace of the great composer, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. In the afternoon drive along the Valley of the River Danube, past Melk to Vienna, the city of waltz. Dinner and overnight. (B, D)

Day 5, in Vienna, Sunday

On a morning sightseeing tour, visit the Hofburg Palace, once the home of the Habsberg emperors, and view the Belvedere Palace, Prater Amusement Park, the UN Buildings, St. Stephen's Cathedral and other reminders of the city's imperial past. The afternoon is at leisure to discover more of Vienna at your own pace. (B)

Day 6, to Budapest, Monday

Journey east and cross the border into Hungary. Continue through the Transdanubian region, reaching Budapest with time to freshen up before dinner. (B, D)

Day 7, in Budapest, Tuesday

In 1873, the twin cities of Buda and Pest joined with ancient Obuda to form a new, unified city, Budapest. Charming and beautiful, the city was declared a World Heritage site in 1987. Your morning sightseeing tour includes views of all the main attractions: The Parliament, Royal Palace and the Castle Hill area, Fisherman's Bastion, Matthias Church, Heroes' Square, and Gellert Hill with its Citadel. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore this exciting city on your own. (B)

Day 8, to Krakow, Wednesday

The road to Krakow winds through the hills and countryside of Slovakia, past the Tatras Mountains, and into the rolling plains of Poland. You’ll arrive in time for a relaxing dinner. (B, D)

Day 9, in Krakow, Thursday

A morning sightseeing tour starts with a visit to Wawel Hill, viewing the Royal Castle and visiting the Royal Cathedral. Next, take a walking tour of the Old Town where you will see the Main Market Square and Renaissance Cloth Hall, and visit St. Mary's Church. The afternoon is free to go for a stroll, browse through the shops, sample some sernik or szarlotka, or simply relax. (B)

Day 10, to Warsaw, Friday

This morning join on a tour to Auschwitz-Birkenau, the notorious concentration camp from World War II and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Later, journey to Czestochowa and visit the Yasna Gora Monastery, known for the blackened picture of the Virgin Mary, popularly called the "Black Madonna." In the late afternoon, arrive in Poland's capital city, Warsaw. (B, D)

Day 11, in Warsaw, Saturday

This 700-year-old capital is a symbol of Polish nationhood and the will to survive against great odds. Your sightseeing tour here includes a drive along the famous Royal Route from magnificent Castle Square to Lazienki Park and Palace, the summer residence of the last king of Poland. Pass by the Palace of Science and Culture (known as the “wedding cake”), the Saxon Gardens, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Monument to the Heroes of the Warsaw Ghetto, and Barbican. Continue with a walking tour of the Old Town, Old Market Square and St. John’s Cathedral. The rest of the day is free for shopping, a stroll through the city, relaxing in one of the many parks or gardens, or perhaps attend an optional late afternoon Chopin concert. (B)

Day 12, to Berlin, Sunday

Heading west, stop in Poznan for an orientation tour. Then continue to Berlin, today's final destination. (B, D)

Day 13, in Berlin, Monday

Your morning sightseeing tour features views of the impressive Reichstag and lovely Schloss Charlottenburg. Continue through the city to see famous sights such as the Opera, Schiller Theater and Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. The afternoon is free to explore this once divided city on your own. (B)

Day 14, to Prague, Tuesday

After breakfast, continue your journey via Dresden, the beautiful Saxony Baroque city. Stop for an orientation tour, viewing Zwinger Palace and Semper Opera House. Then, on to Prague, the capital of Czech Republic. (B, D)

Day 15, in Prague, Wednesday

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 with the Daliborka Tower. 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.You might want toattend an optional cultural performance. (B)

Day 16, depart Prague, Thursday

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

Rates & Hotels

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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]

Imperial Riding School Renaissance Vienna Hotel

Vienna -

Discover Austria's beautiful capital surrounded by elegance and style. Set against the backdrop of the vibrant city center, Imperial Riding School Renaissance Vienna Hotel is a historic hotel with a fascinating past. [more]

Radisson Blu Béke Hotel

Budapest -

Built in the beginning of the last century, the four star Radisson Blu Béke Hotel in Budapest is decorated with frescoes of Jeno Haranghy and stained glass windows. [more]

Hotel Mercure Gdansk Stare Miasto

Gdansk -

The Mercure Gdansk Stare Miasto hotel is ideal for guests looking for accommodation in the city center. Located very close to the Old Town Square and the city's magnificent monuments, the hotel offers 281 comfortable rooms of various types. As the highest building in Gdansk, it offers picturesque views over the Old Town and famous Gdansk Shipyard. The Winestone restaurant serves European cuisine and a wide selection of wines. [more]

Radisson Blu Centrum Hotel

Warsaw -

The Radisson Blu Centrum Hotel is located in the city center, close to the Palace of Science and Culture and within walking distance to the Old Town and most of the tourist highlights of Warsaw. [more]

abba Berlin Hotel

Berlin -

The brand new abba Berlin Hotel is a contemporary designed hotel, combining elegance and sophistication with modern facilities, located in the centre of Berlin, just a stroll away from the exclusive boutiques of Kurfürstendamm and well connected with airports Tegel and Schönefeld. [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]

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 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.