Imperial Cities & Oberammergau Passion Play 2020

11-Day featuring Budapest, Vienna & Prague


Price per person: $4049.00

Deposit per person: $750.00

Set out on an exciting cultural experience in the Imperial Cities of Central Europe featuring traditional entertainment and the epic Oberammergau Passion Play.


Departure: 24-Jun-2020
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Booking Deadline: 09-Aug-2018

Highlights

Great sightseeing, traditional entertainment and fabulous cultural elements define our amazing tour of the Imperial cities of Central Europe. We will have a city tour of Budapest that features the Matthias Church, where many kings have had their coronations. Travel back in time with a visit to a 14th-century castle, where knights with colorful costumes and authentic weaponry recreate the day.  In the grand city of Vienna, we will see the baroque marvels of Schoenbrunn Palace and the summer retreat of the Habsburg dynasty. As our tour continues we will visit Prague’s Hradcany Castle and its famous Golden Lane. Finally we conclude our time together with the memorable and moving performance of the Oberammergau Passion Play; the origins of this historic event date back to 1634.
 

Double $4,049.00 (Land Package less Group Discount of $150)

$750.00 Deposit due to guarantee reservation!
Final Payment Due On or Before: February 23, 2019.
Single rates are available.  Trip Insurance is highly recommended.  
Ask about group airfare, parking and transfer to IAD or National Airports from Haymarket, VA (Based on Group Minimum).




This Package Includes
  • Highlights Include: Budapest, Matthias Church, Fisherman's Bastion, Bratislava, Vienna, Grinzing Evening, Schoenbrunn Palace, Cesky Krumlov, Prague, Hradcany Castle, Oberammergau Passion Play, Munich 
  • Services of a Professional Tour Manager
  • Deluxe overnight accommodations with breakfast
  • 16 Meals: 9 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 6 Dinners
  • Group Round Trip Air from Washington Dulles Intl, Air Taxes and Fees/Surcharges and Hotel Transfers
  • Parking and transfer to IAD or National Airports from Haymarket! (Based on Group Minimum) 
  • Cancellation Waiver and Insurance of $500 per person

    Trip Details

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    June 24- Wednesday | Overnight Flight

    Day 1- Set out on an exciting cultural experience in the Imperial Cities of Central Europe featuring traditional entertainment and the epic Oberammergau Passion Play.

    June 25 & 26- Thursday and Friday | Budapest, Hungary

    Day 2- Welcome to Budapest, the "Queen of the Danube," truly one of the world's most beautiful cities. Enjoy time at leisure to relax or explore before gathering for tonight’s welcome dinner. (D)  Day 3- Join a local expert who brings the city to life. Discover Matthias Church, site of many coronations of kings. Next, see the Fisherman’s Bastion with its white walls, towers and arcades for spectacular views. Continue to historic Old Buda and Gellert Hill, followed by the Parliament. At Heroes Square, admire the imposing Millennium Monument, completed in 1904, which memorializes the 1,000th anniversary of Hungarian dominion. (B)

    June 27- Saturday | Budapest - Bratislava, Slovakia - Vienna, Austria

    Day 4- This morning we journey to Bratislava, the former Imperial capital of the Hapsburg Empire. During your visit, get to know the city’s history on an expert led tour. A scenic ride through the countryside takes you into the grand city of Vienna, the former capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Tonight, enjoy dinner featuring regional wine and a meal highlighting the local cuisine of the quaint winemaking region of Grinzing. (B, D)

    June 28- Sunday | Vienna, Austria

    Day 5- This morning, join a local resident for a visit to magnificent Schoenbrunn Palace, the summer retreat of the Habsburg dynasty for more than 200 years. Continue to
    Vienna’s city center. En route, behold the beautiful architecture, scenic parks and gothic spires that fill the city. End your day with an unforgettable classical music concert featuring many fine melodies from the great composers — Mozart and Strauss. (B)

    June 29- Monday | Vienna - Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic - Prague

    Day 6- Depart Vienna, crossing the border into the Czech Republic. Continue to the fairy-tale town of Cesky Krumlov. During some free time you may explore the well- preserved streets lined with Baroque architecture. Arrive in Prague, also known as “The Golden City" and "The City of a Hundred Spires." (B, D)

    June 30- Tuesday | Prague

    Day 7- Your introduction to this fairy-tale city begins with a panoramic tour. Next, explore the majestic Hradcany Castle, including the gothic St. Vitus Cathedral. Then we stroll down the quaint, colorful Golden Lane. Discover the lovely statue-lined Charles Bridge. This afternoon enjoy time to relax or explore independently. Perhaps you’ll shop for famous Bohemian crystal or visit one of the city’s many outstanding museums, such as the Lapidarium, home of stone sculptures dating from the 11th century to the present. (B)

    July 1- Wednesday | Prague - Oberammergau, Germany

    Day 8- Travel the Czech countryside to Bavaria, Germany. Proceed to the picturesque village of Oberammergau, beautifully situated in the Bavarian Alps. (B, D)

    July 2- Thursday | Oberammergau, Germany

    Day 9- Oberammergau - Passion Play This afternoon, witness a performance of the epic Passion Play. The original performance dates back to 1634.  During the Thirty Year War, Oberammergau was spared the Black Plague and for this reason, the citizens vowed that every ten years they would give a play to honor the last days of the life of Christ. The performers of this once-in-a-decade event are all native to the village. To lend authenticity to the performance, the cast starts to grow their hair and beards more than a year in advance.  During a break in the performance, join your fellow travelers for dinner before returning for the remainder of your Passion Play performance. (B, L, D)

    July 3- Friday | Oberammergau - Munich

    Day 10- Today we travel to Munich, the exciting capital of Bavaria. Feel the energy of this lively city during a tour that highlights Olympic Park; the world-famous Glockenspiel;* and Marienplatz, a beautiful square surrounded by shops, restaurants and cafés. Enjoy leisure time to explore fascinating Munich before gathering with your fellow travelers for a farewell dinner celebrating the end of an unforgettable trip. (B, D)

    July 4- Saturday | Oberammergau - Munich

    Day 11- Your tour comes to a close today. (B)

    Trip Activity Level: 4



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