Oberammergau 2020: Get to know the Passion Play

Once again, the world-famous Passion Play returns to the Bavarian Alps as Oberammergau 2020 marks this magnificent play’s 42nd performance.

So, why not make 2020 the year you experience this ‘play of life and death’, combined with the beauty of Bavaria, Germany, Austria and Italy on one of our fully-escorted tours? We have a collection of tours which combine the performance of the Passion Play and the picturesque Bavarian town of Oberammergau with visits to some of Europe’s most wonderful towns, cities and stunning scenery. 

But, if you’re not sure about why, or how the Oberammergau Passion Play came about, and why it is a highlight of each decade in this picturesque part of Europe, then why not take a look at our infographic, explaining the history and the importance of this unique experience.

Oberammergau 2020 - The world famous passion play

Come visit Oberammergau 2020 – The world famous passion play

Oberammergau 2020 - The world famous passion playOberammergau 2020 - The world famous passion playAfter months of suffering, and death, from the plague, the Oberammergauers swore an oath to God that, on the promise he would spare them, they would perform the "Play of the Suffering, Death and Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ".Oberammergau 2020 - The play is performed every 10 years, the next to be in 2020, running from May to October.Oberammergau 2020 - The world famous passion playOberammergau 2020 - The world famous passion playOberammergau 2020 - The world famous passion playThe play attracts over 500,000 from around the world. Oberammergau 2020 - The world famous passion play

Easily one of our most popular tours, this once-a-decade experience sells out extremely quickly.

With a fascinating collection of tours to choose from, discovering some of Europe’s most incredible destinations, including the Austrian Tyrol, as well as Rome, The Vatican and Lake Garda, now really is the time to get on board.

So, if you’re thinking about joining us for Oberammergau 2020, be sure to book your place now. Visit our website at leger.co.uk/oberammergau to find out more.

Tickets for the Passion Play are allocated along with the accommodation, and whilst we can’t advise on the exact location of the seats, as a general rule, the higher the grade of accommodation, the better the seats. See the seating plan below which illustrates the location of each ticket category.

1 Comments

  • Catherine Silversides

    July 7, 2018 at 12:01 pm

    My husband and I are interested in the passion play and tour in May 2020
    Looking forward to hearing from you
    We live in Derby

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