About the tour: Oberammergau Passion Play, Rome, The Vatican & Assisi

This fascinating package holiday by coach combines the finest gems of Italy, with the enchanting sights of Germany, including the fairy tale castles of Bavaria, the famous leaning tower in Pisa, Rome’s Colosseum and Vatican City, plus, the famous Basilica in Assisi. But that’s not all, the real highlight on this coach tour is witnessing the world-famous Oberammergau Passion Play. The play is performed only once every 10 years and depicts the story of Christ’s suffering, dying and resurrection. Acted out by the villagers themselves it really is an event not to be missed!

Tour Includes


  • 13 nights hotel (including two nights in the Oberammergau area) with continental breakfast
  • 1 lunch
  • 11 evening meals
  • Ticket for the Oberammergau Passion Play
  • Convenient local joining points

Departure Dates

Once you have booked your tour either online, or by telephone ( 01709 787 463 ), you have the flexibility of how you pay off the remainder of your balance. You can:

  • Use our balance payment facility online to make and track your card payments. You can pay as much as you want up until your final due date or pay it all, the choice is yours.
  • Send payments via online banking.
  • Send payments via cheque.
  • Call us and make a card payment, either a small amount or as lump sum until your final due date.

Our contact and online banking payment details will be on your confirmation invoice to remind you of your choices.

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Tour Itinerary

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to northern France for an overnight stay.

    We travel south to the Cremona area in northern Italy for an overnight stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    We drive through Italy, making a call into Pisa where you can view the famous leaning tower before continuing to the spa town of Chianciano Terme, located in the wine-producing area of Umbria, about 80 miles north of Rome where we stay for five nights.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    The Leaning Tower of Pisa
    Pisa

    Included Highlights

    • Pisa
    • Chianciano Terme

    Today we offer an included excursion around the Tuscan countryside, with stops in the wine towns of Montepulciano, Pienza and Montalcino.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Included Highlights

    • Montepulciano
    • Pienza
    • Montalcino

    An included full-day visit to Rome and The Vatican City. We begin in The Vatican, where you can discover the treasures of St. Peter’s Square, where some of the most important Papal ceremonies take place. Perhaps visit the Sistine Chapel to take in the awe-inspiring frescoes (entrance at extra cost). Afterwards, enjoy free time in Rome, or why not join our optional guided sightseeing tour by coach and on foot to take in the sights such as the Trevi Fountain, the Colosseum, the Piazza Venezia and much more.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    The Vatican City
    Rome & The Vatican

    Included Highlights

    • The Vatican City
    • Rome

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    Rome Guided Sightseeing Rour
    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.
    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in Euros (cash payments) or sterling (via card payments). Card payments are available on Luxuria and Silver Service only.

    After a leisurely morning, join our optional afternoon excursion to Siena. No visit to Italy is complete without seeing this beautiful city. Discover the Piazza del Campo, claimed to be perhaps the most attractive in Europe and wander the maze of narrow medieval streets.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Siena
    Siena

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    Siena
    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.
    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in Euros (cash payments) or sterling (via card payments). Card payments are available on Luxuria and Silver Service only.

    Today we have an included visit to Assisi, known for the famous Basilica, where St. Francis is buried and one of the greatest Christian shrines in the world.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Assisi
    Assisi

    Included Highlights

    • Assisi

    We leave Chianciano and call into Florence, where you will have some free time to relax and explore this marvellous city with its culture, art and outstanding Renaissance architecture. In the afternoon, we continue north to Lake Garda, our base for the next two nights.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Florence
    Florence

    Included Highlights

    • Florence

    A day to relax and enjoy the simple pleasures of life around this beautiful lake. Alternatively, join our optional guided tour visiting some of the local villages which sit on the shores of the lake, with a backdrop of mountains rising from the shore side.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Lake Garda
    Lake Garda

    Included Highlights

    • Lake Garda

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    Lake Garda Villages Guided Tour
    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.
    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in Euros (cash payments) or sterling (via card payments). Card payments are available on Luxuria and Silver Service only.

    We leave Lake Garda and travel north over the spectacular Brenner Pass from Italy into Austria, then through the mountain pass into Bavaria, arriving late afternoon at our accommodation in the Oberammergau area for a two-night stay. Enjoy a relaxing evening ahead of tomorrow’s spectacle.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Brenner Pass
    Brenner Pass

    Included Highlights

    • Brenner Pass
    • Oberammergau

    This morning, enjoy free time in the environs of Oberammergau. Lunch will be at noon before the start of the Passion Play at 2.30pm*. After a break for dinner between 5pm and 8pm, the play will continue until 10.30pm, when we will transfer back to our accommodation.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Oberammergau 2020
    Oberammergau

    Included Highlights

    • Oberammergau Passion Play

    We leave Oberammergau after breakfast and travel north through Germany along the Romantic Road, calling into Rothenburg ob der Tauber, one of Germany’s best preserved medieval towns. Enjoy free time to relax before we continue to our hotel in the Mannheim area for an overnight stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber
    Rothenburg-Ob-Der-Tauber

    Included Highlights

    • Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber

    Our route takes us through the picturesque Rhine Valley. Our first call is at Rüdesheim on the banks of the river. The heart of the old town is the Drosselgasse, a narrow cobbled street with restaurants and wine taverns. As we venture north along the valley, you will have the chance to join an optional relaxing sightseeing cruise taking in the views from the river. Continue to our overnight hotel in Belgium.

    • Included meals: Breakfast
    The Rhine Valley
    The Rhine Valley

    Included Highlights

    • Rüdesheim
    • The Rhine Valley

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    Relaxing Rhine Sightseeing Cruise
    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.
    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in Euros (cash payments) or sterling (via card payments). Card payments are available on Luxuria and Silver Service only.

    Return home.

    • Included meals: Breakfast


    DEPOSITS
    Deposit 1 – £50pp to confirm booking
    Deposit 2 – £50pp payable on or before 28 Feb 2018
    Deposit 3 – £150pp payable on or before 28 Feb 2019
    Deposit 4 – £300pp payable on or before 31 October 2019
    Balance due – 70 days before departure

    Oberammergau Passion Play, Rome, The Vatican & Assisi

    Book online OR call our friendly travel advisers on:
    01709 787 463

    Accommodation

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

    You will stay for five nights in Chianciano Terme at a hotel such as the 3-star Hotel Mizar, or similar. In Lake Garda you will stay for two nights at a 3-star hotel. You will also stay for two nights in the Oberammergau area.

    Overnight stays in Belgium, northern France, northern Italy and central Germany will be in city-style hotels.

    Find your nearest pickup point

    You can join your coach at your nearest joining point – we’ve hundreds to choose from throughout England, Scotland and Wales. To find your nearest pick up, search using your postcode below.

      *Please note pickups are subject to availability.

      Travel Extras

      Why not go the night before your tour for a relaxing start?

      You can park for FREE for up to seven days at the Holiday Inn Ashford North and enjoy an overnight stay with English breakfast from just £39.50 per person (Based on 2 sharing a twin/double room on a B&B basis, subject to availability. Single supplements and terms and conditions apply.) We’ll then collect you from the hotel on the day of departure and return you there at the end of your holiday.

      To book this package, please call the hotel on 01233 713333, quoting ‘Leger Holidays’ and your booking reference. If your holiday is longer than seven days you can pay for additional days’ parking. Ask one of our friendly reservations team for more details when you book your holiday

      On most holidays if you’d prefer to join your tour coach at Stop 24 services, you can park your car in the car park which is accredited by the Park Mark safer parking scheme and is monitored 24 hours a day by CCTV. Payment for the parking is made on arrival using the self-service machines. Excludes holidays to Ireland and the U.K. and tours travelling via Brittany Ferries.

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