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Oberammergau Passion Play 2022

Oberammergau

21-30 June 2022: A 10 Day Escorted Tour to Oberammergau Passion Play 2020 with Johnsons Coaches

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Tuesday 21st to Thursday 30th June 2022

 

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Passion Play Committee announced on March 19, 2020 that they were postponing the play for 2020 and that they would reschedule the performance again in 2022.

So, once again, we are offering our fabulous nine night escorted tour combining five nights in the Swiss Alpine Resort of Davos with two nights in the village of Oberammergau

 

Spaces are always very limited for this powerful spectacle that only takes place every 10 years. 2022 marks the 42nd edition of this spectacular event, which dates back to 1634. This open-air stage performance takes place every 10 years in the Bavarian village of Oberammergau and honours the suffering, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The cast is made up entirely of Oberammergau residents with over 2,000 actors taking part, including around 500 children.      

 

So, join us, on our memorable adventure to the Oberammergau Passion Play 2022.

 

Our Tour:

Our tour features a 2 night stay in the Oberammergau area with an official Arrangement to include Category C accommodation (3 star hotel or 4 star guest house/pension) and Category 1 tickets to the Passion Play (the best category available).  Half board meals are included as well as a light lunch in Oberammergau before the play commences. 

 

Accommodation will be in Oberammergau or a nearby community such as Bad Bayersoien, Bad Kohlgrub, Ettal, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Grainau, Murnau, Oberau, Ohlstadt, Saulgrub, Unterammergau and similar.  All are within easy reach of Oberammergau.

 

Following your 2 night stay in the Oberammergau area we travel on to the Swiss Alps for a 5 night half board stay in a 4 star hotel.  Excursions will include lakes, mountains and the delights of traditional Switzerland.

 

The Passion Play:

The world famous Oberammergau Passion Play dates from the 17th century when Bavaria was swept by a plague epidemic. In Oberammergau alone more than 80 lives were lost. The elders vowed if the village was purged of plague they would perform the 'Play of the Suffering, Death and Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ' every ten years. The epidemic came to a standstill, and in 1634 the villagers fulfilled their solemn promise for the first time. Ever since they have loyally kept their vow.

 

2022 will see the 42nd Passion Play season. The play follows the story of Christ's Passion, beginning with His entry into Jerusalem and ending with His Resurrection and Transfiguration.

 

Your Holiday Includes:

  • Door to Door Service Home Pick Up

  • Our Own Courier Service 

  • Return Channel Crossing 

  • Club Class Extra Legroom Coach

  • 9 Nights Half Board Hotel Accommodation

  • Lunch in Oberammergau

  • Category 1 tickets to Passion Play

  • Ride on Bernina Express Railway

 

21 June 2022

Channel crossing to Calais and on through northern France to arrive at the Mercure Hotel, Forbach in good time to unwind before dinner and a comfortable overnight stay.

22 June 2022

Travel past Stuttgart, into Bavaria and south towards the Alps, arriving in the Oberammergau area for a 2 night stay. Following check in enjoy time at leisure before dinner. Oberammergau is in the Bavarian Alps, close to Germany's border with Austria. Nestled in the lush valley of the River Ammer, here you will find strong Bavarian traditions complete with painted houses, woodcarving workshops and wonderful views onto the surrounding Alps.

23 June 2022

The magnificent Oberammergau Passion Play. Spend the morning in Oberammergau with time to explore the charming village.

We include a light lunch in the early afternoon and it is then time to take your seat in the Passion Play Theatre for the breathtaking performance that continues the centuries old tradition.
The first part of the play takes place in the afternoon and during the interval we include dinner in a local restaurant. The play resumes in the early evening and ends at approximately 21.30hrs.

Following the performance return to your accommodation with memories that will last forever.

24 June 2022

After breakfast board the coach and journey west.
We travel via Schwangau with the opportunity to enjoy views of Neuschwanstein Castle. Then cross the Fern Pass into Austria and make a refreshment stop at St Anton. On then through the Arlberg tunnel, descending to Feldkirch before climbing once again to the popular high Alpine resort of Davos, for a 5 night stay.

25 June 2022

A full day at leisure. Davos has plenty of shops and the surrounding scenery is wonderful. It is possible to use the Schwarzalp Mountain Railway, only a short walk from the hotel, for a trip into the mountains.

26 June 2022

Travel to Klosters, winter holiday destination for the Royal Family, and then on to Chur. This charming, historic town has cobbled streets, secret courtyards and a large cathedral. We suggest some hours at leisure for exploration before returning to Davos via Filisur and the verdant Albula Pass.

27 June 2022

Board the Bernina Express Railway and enjoy the fantastic journey through the mountains to Italy. See lakes, gorges and glaciers as well as a series of loops and tunnels that make this one of Europe's greatest train journeys. On arrival in Tirano, Italy enjoy a little time at leisure before joining the coach and travelling back to Davos by road, with a fresh perspective on the awesome scenery en route.

28 June 2022

A morning excursion to St Moritz. Elegant and chic, it lies in the middle of a lake-dotted landscape and offers one of the sunniest climates in all Switzerland. Return to Davos for an afternoon at leisure.

29 June 2022

Depart Davos and travel on to Forbach for dinner and an overnight stay.

30 June 2022

Short Channel crossing before returning home

Your Hotel for 5 Nights in Davos:

 

4* Central Sporthotel

 

Central Sporthotel is located in the centre of Davos. All 97 rooms are comfortable, pleasantly decorated and have bath and/or shower, WC, safe, telephone, TV, hair dryer and minibar - 96 of the 97 rooms have a balcony. Most rooms are "Austrian twins" i.e. 1 bed frame but with 2 separate mattresses and 2 separate sets of bedding. This is very common in Alpine Europe and works well for customers requiring both twin and double room accommodation.

A cold buffet breakfast is served and dinner is with 3 courses. A set menu is served on day of arrival and on subsequent days there is a choice for all courses, with the choice made in the evening for the meal the following evening. Each week on one night a Swiss farmer’s buffet is served in place of usual evening meal.

 

MOBILITY - Davos sits in the Swiss Alps and gradients will be encountered when exploring the town. The area where the hotel is located is on a gradient. There is level entrance into the hotel and a lift serves all floors.

 

Hotel Facilities:

  • Bar

  • Indoor Swimming Pool

  • Sauna

  • Steam Bath

  • Whirlpool

  • Mini gym

  • Lift

  • Safe

  • Telephone

  • TV

  • En-Suite Rooms

 

Duration, Departure Dates & Price:

 

10 Day Tour

Tuesday 21st to Thursday 30th June 2022 - £1998

 

Tour Departs by: TBC

Tour Returns by: TBC

 

Supplements:

 

Single Room: £230

Holiday Insurance: POA

 

Easy Low Cost Staged Payments

We want to help make the booking of your Oberammergau tour as easy as possible. Therefore we have introduced an initial low cost deposit with further staged payments to help spread the cost of the holiday.

First Deposit Payment: £75 per person – Initial immediate payment upon confirmation of booking

Second Deposit Payment: An additional £150 per person by 22nd January 2021

Third Deposit Payment: An additional £390 per person by 22nd October 2021

Final Tour Balance: By 5th April 2022

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