Lakeside town in Hallstattersee
Lakeside town in Hallstattersee

Oberammergau

with Andante Travels

Oberammergau & Hallstatt with Andante Travels

This unforgettable multi-centre tour will take you through Germany and Austria, offering you the chance to explore local life through the ages. Go underground at the fantastic Hallstatt salt mines, visit the Celtic Museum to admire its elaborate La Tène metalwork, and spend time in the charming Bavarian village of Oberammergau – the beautiful setting for the once-per-decade Passion Play.

The highlight of this trip is, of course, the performance itself. Taking place just once every 10 years, this is a rare opportunity to experience the legendary stage event – and one that is not to be missed. 

What's included?

  •  Accommodation
  •  Local transport & private transfer to/from airport and group hotel
  •  Entries & tips
  •  Meals - as per the itinerary
  •  Expert scholar & tour manager
  •  Tickets to the Oberammergau Passion Play

Today's Price
$2,780

Deposit: $750 Single supplement: $500

Tour highlights:

  • Witness the once-per-decade Oberammergau Passion Play and spend two nights in the area
  • Descend underground to the visit the salt mines of Hallstatt, where thousands of years of salt-mining history await discovery
  • Visit the Celtic museum at Hallein with its elaborate La Tène metalwork

Tour details

Dates August 10 2020 - August 14 2020
Duration 5 days
Cost
Today's Price
$2,780
Deposit: $750 Single supplement: $500 Balance due by May 18 2020
Activity Level
Tour code OBH20A

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August 10 2020: Itinerary

Arrive into Munich or Salzburg, and drive onward to our hotel in the Oberammergau area.

Meals include: Dinner

This morning we have the chance to explore Oberammergau. The village is known for its traditional woodcarvers, religious art and its frescoes of traditional Bavarian themes. After an early lunch, we will prepare to watch the Passion Play, Part I of which is due to commence at 2.30pm. We will take a lengthy break for dinner between 5pm and 7.30pm, and then the final part of the play will resume at 8pm until 10.30pm.

All meals included

We leave Oberammergau this morning and drive to the historic town of Hallein, stopping for coffee on route. Upon arrival, we visit the impressive Celtic Museum with its elaborate La Tène metalwork. This is one of Europe’s biggest museums dedicated to Celtic history and it presents a range of exhibits that include Ice Age burial sites, salt-mining on the Dürrnberg and areas of ancient settlement. This evening, we will enjoy dinner together at our hotel.

All meals included

We begin our day by going underground at the Hallstatt salt mines. This is an impressive mine, with 65 kilometres of tunnels and an average salt content of 60%. After lunch, we proceed to the UNESCO-listed Hallstatt Museum, where discoveries from the area’s salt mines are on display. These include a drinking horn, miners’ picks and stone axes. We can also observe finds from Iron Age cemeteries as well as Roman remains. Later, we will enjoy a farewell meal together as a group.

All meals included

Enjoy a morning at leisure before transferring to the airport for our return flights home.

Meals include: Breakfast

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