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Oberammergau Passion Play, Lake Garda and the Dolomites

Sirmione

Lake Garda

Oberammergau Passion Play and Lake Garda

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. Following your 2 night stay in the Oberammergau area travel on to your chosen second centre destination on Italy’s Lake Garda. It offers a contrasting landscape, from rolling hills and vineyards in the south, to steep mountains and olive groves in the north. As in all of Italy, the local cuisine and wine are splendid.

By Coach or by Air with Norman Allen Group Travel – the choice is yours

Travel from the UK is by coach or by air, according to your preference. Tours by coach include a comfortable overnight stay en-route on both the outbound and inbound journeys. Tours by air can be arranged from a number of regional airports and Munich is our suggested German gateway.

For illustrative purposes the itinerary below is based on a 10 day tour by coach.

Oberammergau Passion Play • Lakes Garda • Historic Sirmione and Riva • Verona • The Dolomites

Day 1 Channel crossing and on for dinner and an overnight stay in France or Germany.

Day 2 Travel past Stuttgart, into Bavaria and south towards the Alps, arriving in the Oberammergau area for a 2 night stay. Check in to your accommodation and enjoy some time at leisure before dinner.

Day 3 Enjoy the morning in Oberammergau before an included restaurant lunch. The Passion Play Theatre is in the village centre close to restaurants, cafés, shops and the many woodcarving workshops. The first part of the play takes place in the afternoon. During the interval enjoy an included dinner. The play resumes in the early evening and ends at approximately 22.30hrs.

Day 4 We suggest a route past Innsbruck, traversing the Brenner Pass to arrive in Italy. On to Lake Garda in time for dinner.

Day 5 Relax, enjoy the hotel facilities and explore.

Day 6 An excursion around Lake Garda. Sirmione, Malcesine, Riva and Limone are highlights. A lake cruise can be included if desired.

Day 7 An excursion to Verona. We suggest the inclusion of a city guide for a half day sightseeing tour.

Day 8 A full day excursion to 'The Valley of Lakes' and the virtually undiscovered area of the Brenta Nature Park. The route includes the medieval artists' town of Canale, Lake Tenno, the Comano Terme, Lake Toblino and Lasino. An optional vineyard visit can be arranged on request.

Day 9 Sadly it is time to depart from Italy. Travel on to Germany or France for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 10 Short Channel crossing to Dover and home.

Tours by Air
The same tour by air would be 8 days/7 nights. We will arrange all required coach transportation, guides, visits and excursions.

You will want to know that regardless of your chosen mode of transport all tours will be tailored to your requirements. The overall tour duration can be changed to suit your preference.

This is just one example of an Oberammergau tour which has been popular in the past and further suggestions can be found on our Oberammergau home page.

Your 10 day coach tour includes:

Return short Channel ferry crossings

1 night half board on outbound journey

2 night stay in the Ammergau Alps with breakfast each morning and:
3 course dinner on the night of arrival
Lunch in Oberammergau before the play
3 course dinner in Oberammergau during the play interval
Play text book
Reserved seats for your selected Passion Play performance

5 nights half board at Lake Garda

1 night half board on inbound journey

Your 8 day air tour includes:

Flights between the UK and Germany

Coach transfers and excursions from arrival to departure

2 night stay in the Ammergau Alps with breakfast each morning and:
3 course dinner on the night of arrival
Lunch in Oberammergau before the play
3 course dinner in Oberammergau during the play interval
Play text book
Reserved seats for your selected Passion Play performance

5 nights half board at at Lake Garda

English speaking guides and admissions
can be arranged as required

For a quotation, or to enquire about this tour, fill in our online form, send us an email or call us on 01432 277666.

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