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European Experience with Oberammergau

12 Days 7 Countries 13 Cities

Take in the stunning scenery and beautiful cities of Britain, Germany, France and Italy on this CostSaver trip.

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European Experience with Oberammergau

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    • Hotel Information: Final hotel accommodation will be confirmed in 2019.
    • Oberammergau Accommodation: CostSaver has secured hotel accommodation either in Oberammergau or close by in the picturesque villages of the Bavarian Alps. Please note that single and triple rooms are not available for the Oberammergau stay. Solo travellers and triple share guests will be matched and accommodated in a twin room with a fellow solo CostSaver traveller, of the same gender, for the duration of the stay.
    • Since 1634, the tiny picturesque Bavarian village of Oberammergau has performed the Passion Play every ten years. This tragic and deeply moving chronicle depicts the Passion of Christ at the time of the crucifixion. The cast comprises local villagers exclusively and equals any professional production in both sheer spectacle and emotion; attracting visitors from around the world. It is an experience that will exceed every expectation.
    • Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
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    • Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
    • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 

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      • Oberammergau Accommodation: CostSaver has secured hotel accommodation either in Oberammergau or close by in the picturesque villages of the Bavarian Alps. Please note that single and triple rooms are not available for the Oberammergau stay. Solo travellers and triple share guests will be matched and accommodated in a twin room with a fellow solo CostSaver traveller, of the same gender, for the duration of the stay.
      • Since 1634, the tiny picturesque Bavarian village of Oberammergau has performed the Passion Play every ten years. This tragic and deeply moving chronicle depicts the Passion of Christ at the time of the crucifixion. The cast comprises local villagers exclusively and equals any professional production in both sheer spectacle and emotion; attracting visitors from around the world. It is an experience that will exceed every expectation.
      • Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
      • Trip prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however are subject to change - please confirm all details at time of booking.
      • For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Website Terms of Use page.
      • Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
      • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 

      About this trip

      Mountains and monuments dot your route from London to Rome. Admire Munich's musical Glockenspiel in Marienplatz, take an exhilarating journey through an Alpine highway and marvel at St. Mark's Square in Venice, with stops in Rome, Lucerne and Paris. Trafalgar has secured premium tickets for you to attend the once in a decade performance of the Passion Play in the picturesque Bavarian town of Oberammergau.


      Trip type: CostSaver i

      Trip code: EEXPAF

      11 Nights

      accommodation

      15 Meals
      • 11 Buffet breakfasts

      • 4 Three-course dinners

      On-trip Transport

      All transport shown.

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • Amsterdam
          See the historic city centre

        • Cologne
          View the Gothic cathedral

        • Dover
          See the White Cliffs

        • Florence
          Enjoy panoramic views from Piazzale Michelangelo. Admire Florentine leatherwork

        • Lucerne
          Visit the Lion Monument and see the medieval Old Town

        • Oberammergau
          Premium tickets for the 2020 Passion Play

        • Paris
          Sightseeing includes views of Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower

        • Rhine Valley
          Cruise the romantic Rhine

        • Rome
          Sightseeing with your Local Specialist. Visit St. Peter's Basilica. View the Colosseum and see the ancient sites

        • Swiss Alps
          Picture-book scenery

        • Venice
          Cruise by private boat to St. Mark's Square. Visit a traditional glassblowing workshop


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 11 Buffet breakfasts

        • 4 Three-course dinners


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      What's Included

      Unbeatable Features

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        • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences

        • Daily breakfast

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach

        • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host if you stay at Trafalgar's recommended London hotel

        • Ferry from Dover to Calais

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Variety of Optional Experiences

        • An expert Travel Director and separate driver

        • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes

        • London airport transfers are available to purchase, conditions apply. See link below for airport transfer page

        • Pick-up if you stay at the Trafalgar recommended London Hotel booked through Trafalgar or from the London Reception Centre


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


       

      European Experience with Oberammergau

      Your Itinerary

      1. London – Amsterdam

      This morning meet your Travel Director and travelling companions to board your CostSaver coach and set off from London. Admire the famous White Cliffs as you approach Dover where you board a ferry for the short Channel crossing to Calais in France. Drive through Belgium's Flanders fields into The Netherlands, renowned for tulips, clogs and windmills. Later arrive in Amsterdam, one of Europe's friendliest cities.

      2. Amsterdam – Cologne – Rhineland

      Cross into Germany and view Cologne Cathedral, the tallest Roman Catholic cathedral in the World. In Boppard, embark on a scenic cruise down the River Rhine past terraced vineyards and towering castles. Finish the day at your hotel in the Rhineland.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner

      3. Rhineland – Oberammergau (Passion Play Performance)

      This morning travel to the picturesque town of Oberammergau where the Passion Play will be performed. This afternoon take your premium seats for this unique and moving performance. Dine at a local restaurant this evening before experiencing the captivating second half of this unique event as night falls.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner

      4. Oberammergau – Innsbruck – Venice

      Enjoy an exhilarating journey via Innsbruck and the Brenner Pass - one of the principal Alpine highways - to Italy. In the Byzantine city of Venice, cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square. Marvel at St. Mark's Basilica and the ornate Doge's Palace. Visit a traditional glassblowing workshop and see a demonstration, then spend time discovering the delights of Venice. You might like to take a romantic ride in a gondola.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      5. Venice – Rome (2 Nights)

      Traverse the Veneto plain and cross the dramatic Apennine Mountains into Tuscany. Continue through Umbria to Lazio and the capital, Rome. This evening take the opportunity to explore the city's beautiful squares and fountains and perhaps savour the local cuisine at one of the many restaurants.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      6. Rome Sightseeing and Free Time

      Your Local Specialist brings Rome's rich history to life during your wonderful sightseeing tour. Visit St. Peter's Basilica, featuring magnificent works of art. Your trip continues across the Tiber to view the Colosseum and see the ancient sites of Rome. Spend the rest of the day as you wish.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      7. Rome – Florence

      Drive north through Umbria into the rolling countryside of Tuscany. In the Renaissance city of Florence, enjoy spectacular views of the city from Piazzale Michelangelo. Afterwards there is time to explore the Piazza della Signoria, the Duomo and Giotto's Bell Tower. Learn about the quality and workmanship of one of this city's historic industries at a demonstration of Florentine leathercraft.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner

      8. Florence – Lucerne Region (2 Nights)

      Cross the Apennines to the great northern plain and pass the city of Milan. Continue north to the Swiss border and follow the scenic St. Gotthard route to Lake Lucerne in the heart of Switzerland. The landscape is breathtaking.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      9. Lucerne Orientation and Free Time

      Admire the sights of Lucerne during your morning orientation tour including views of the Chapel Bridge, the Jesuit Church and a visit to the Lion Monument, built to commemorate the Swiss Guards who died defending Louis XVI during the French Revolution. Spend free time shopping for Swiss chocolate and perhaps take an Optional Experience up a mountain peak.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast
      Dinner

      10. Lucerne Region – Paris (2 Nights)

      Journey into France and pass the Vosges Mountains. See the vineyards as you travel through the great wine region of Burgundy. Arrive later in the elegant capital, Paris. This evening you might like to take a tour of the city and see the dazzling illuminations.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      11. Paris Orientation and Free Time

      Paris is a beautiful city, and probably has more familiar landmarks than any other capital in the world. See many of them during your orientation with views of the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower. Afterwards there is time for you to explore on your own. Tonight is the last evening of your holiday so you might consider a delicious dinner at a cosy bistro. Also, no trip to Paris is complete without seeing a famous cabaret show featuring the can-can.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      12. Depart Paris

      Say farewell to your Travel Director and traveling companions at the end of an amazing vacation. Transfers are available. Conditions apply.

      Meal(s)
      Buffet Breakfast

      Available Departures

      Please see http://www.costsavertour.com:80/en-za/tours/european-experience-with-oberammergau?tripcode=eexpaf for the latest discounts & departure information.

      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • Amsterdam
          See the historic city centre

        • Cologne
          View the Gothic cathedral

        • Dover
          See the White Cliffs

        • Florence
          Enjoy panoramic views from Piazzale Michelangelo. Admire Florentine leatherwork

        • Lucerne
          Visit the Lion Monument and see the medieval Old Town

        • Oberammergau
          Premium tickets for the 2020 Passion Play

        • Paris
          Sightseeing includes views of Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower

        • Rhine Valley
          Cruise the romantic Rhine

        • Rome
          Sightseeing with your Local Specialist. Visit St. Peter's Basilica. View the Colosseum and see the ancient sites

        • Swiss Alps
          Picture-book scenery

        • Venice
          Cruise by private boat to St. Mark's Square. Visit a traditional glassblowing workshop


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 11 Buffet breakfasts

        • 4 Three-course dinners


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      What's Included

      Unbeatable Features

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        • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences

        • Daily breakfast

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach

        • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host if you stay at Trafalgar's recommended London hotel

        • Ferry from Dover to Calais

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Variety of Optional Experiences

        • An expert Travel Director and separate driver

        • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes

        • London airport transfers are available to purchase, conditions apply. See link below for airport transfer page

        • Pick-up if you stay at the Trafalgar recommended London Hotel booked through Trafalgar or from the London Reception Centre


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


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