About the tour: Oberammergau Passion Play & the Austrian Tyrol

On this incredible fully escorted coach holiday, you’ll see the world famous German Passion Play in Oberammergau, as well as visiting some of Austria and Germany’s amazing cities and sights. A holiday to Austria would not be complete without a stop-off in Salzburg to relax in the cities lovely squares, explore the quaint narrow shopping lanes, and perhaps sample a strudel and coffee in one of the many pavement cafés. In contrast you’ll spend time in stunning Kitzbühel, an area of outstanding natural beauty. And we don’t do things by halves, because on this tour you’ll also enjoy time in Cologne with its imposing cathedral, the Rhine Valley which is home to some beautiful scenery, and, delightful Rothenburg ob der Tauber, located on the Romantic Road. But let’s not forget the highlight of this holiday… the Oberammergau Passion Play 2020. You’re guaranteed to experience an afternoon and evening filled with emotion as you witness this once every ten year event, the perfect way to end this unique and exciting holiday!

Tour Includes


  • 8 nights hotel (including one night in the Oberammergau area) with continental breakfast
  • 1 lunch
  • 6 evening meals
  • Ticket for the Oberammergau Passion Play
  • Convenient local joining points

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.
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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 Belgium for an overnight stay.

    We leave Belgium and head to the city of Cologne with its splendid Gothic cathedral and twin spires that dominate the skyline. After free time we continue along the Rhine Valley with the opportunity to enjoy an optional relaxing cruise along the river to admire the sedate scenery of the vineyards and castles that adorn the valley. We continue to the Mannheim area for our overnight stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Included Highlights

    • Cologne
    • Rhine Valley

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    • Rhine Valley River 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.

    Today, we start our journey south through Germany, calling at Rothenburg ob der Tauber, located on the Romantic Road. There will be free time here for sightseeing and shopping – be sure to see the old town hall and its glockenspiel. We continue to Austria and to our hotel for a four-night stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Rothenburg ob der Tauber
    Rothenburg ob der Tauber

    Included Highlights

    • Rothenburg ob der Tauber

    Today, join our included excursion to the ‘Sound of Music’ city, Salzburg. Here, you can enjoy free time to explore the quaint narrow shopping lanes and lovely squares, and perhaps sample a strudel and coffee in one of the many pavement cafés. Our optional guided walking tour is also a wonderful way to discover sights and sounds that have made this delightful city so famous.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Salzburg
    Hohensalzburg and Salzach River, Austria

    Included Highlights

    • Salzburg

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    • Salzburg Guided Walking 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.

    Join our optional scenic excursion along the Alpenstrasse to Lake Achensee, the largest lake in the Tyrol. Here you have some free time to relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. There is also the chance to take an optional cruise on the lake to take in the picturesque views. As we return to our hotel, you have the choice to travel by coach or, for part of the way, take an optional ride on the rack-and-pinion railway from Seespitz to Jenbach which offers stunning views.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Lake Achensee
    Lake Achensee

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    • Ride on the Rack-and-Pinion Railway.
    • Lake Achensee Cruise
    • Lake Achensee
    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.

    Kitzbühel is perhaps one of the most fascinating towns in the Alps and is home to a stunning historical town centre, full of character and charm. Founded in the 9th century B.C., Kitzbühel was originally a copper and silver mining centre before becoming the fashionable and prosperous winter resort it is today. There will be plenty of time to browse around the shops or watch the world go by from one of the many cafés.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Kitzbühel
    Kitzbuhel

    Included Highlights

    • Kitzbühel
    We leave Austria and travel to the Oberammergau area to check into our overnight accommodation. Lunch will be at noon, ahead of the Passion Play which begins at 2.30pm*. After a break for dinner between 5pm and 8pm, the play continues until 10.30pm, when we will transfer back to our accommodation.

    *From 17th Aug - 4th Oct, times for the play are as follows: performance begins at 1.30pm, dinner 4pm-7pm, performance ends at 9.30pm.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Oberammergau Passion Play
    Oberammergau Passion Play

    Included Highlights

    • Oberammergau Passion Play

    We leave after an early breakfast and head north into Germany, arriving at our overnight hotel in Belgium this evening.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Return home.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    DEPOSITS

    £550pp to confirm booking

    Balance due – 70 days before departure

    Single Room Supplement from £209.00 (9 days).

    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 four nights in a 4-star hotel in the Austrian Tyrol, such as the Hotel Sonnschein in Niederau. You will also stay for one night in the Oberammergau area, where you will also enjoy a three-course meal.

    Overnight stays in Belgium and in central Germany will be in city-style hotels. 

    Oberammergau Tickets

    Tickets for the 2020 Passion Play are only available as part of an official package and are allocated along with the hotel. 

    Accommodation in Oberammergau – Category C

    You will stay in 3-star hotels or 4-star pensions/guest houses in Oberammergau. Hotels in Oberammergau have been graded by the Passion Play committee according to the facilities available.Your accommodation will include shower or bath and WC and have a T.V. 

    Includes Ticket Category 1

    Details of accommodation will be confirmed closer to the time.


    Sonnschein

    • English Speaking Staff
    • Bureau de Change
    • Guest Lounge
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower
    • Telephone

    Achat Premium Bad Durkheim

    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower
    • Telephone

    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 nine days at the Holiday Inn Ashford North and enjoy an overnight stay with English breakfast from just £41.50 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, select option 1, 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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