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Oberammergau – The Passion Play 2020

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18 May 2020 Oberammergau – The Passion Play 2020
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Oberammergau – The Passion Play 2020

Nearly 400 years ago the townspeople of Oberammergau were in dire straits as a plague swept through Europe. In a desperate attempt to end the ravages of the disease, the local people prayed and promised to perform the trials, suffering and eventual death of Jesus Christ in a play once a decade. As the deaths began to subside and those who were infected became well again, the people of Oberammergau kept their side of the bargain and have put on a stage production following the last days of Jesus ever since. Starring the residents of Oberammergau, there are roughly 2000 citizens involved in all aspects of the play, from the lighting to the stage hands to the role of Jesus himself. This fascinating tradition has begun to draw people of varying faiths from across the globe to enjoy the rare and spectacular performance. 

• Coach travel with reserved seating on your holiday coach
• Overnight sailings on board P&O Ferries on a buffet dinner & breakfast basis in en-suitecabins
• Overnight accommodation on the outward & return journey on a bed & breakfast basis
• Two nights dinner, bed & continental breakfast at a four star guest house, Pension or three star hotel
• Admission to see both sessions of the passion play in Oberammergau with Category 1 ticket & English textbook.

We require full names and dates of birth for all passengers travelling.

At times we operate a feeder system which may involve seat numbers being changed for a section of the journey. If this should happen you will be advised before departure.

Oberammergau Passion Play
Like any grand cathedral or majestic oil painting depicting The Bible, you don’t have to be religious to appreciate the huge amount of effort that goes into making something like this. The combined efforts of the local town really show in this open air stage amidst some of the most spectacular mountain scenery, anywhere in Europe. With over a year’s rehearsal, a large choir and a live orchestra, this is a production worth stopping a plague for!

A warm welcome awaits along with the best in hospitality at our select accommodation whether it be a guesthouse, pension or hotel. We stay for two nights on a dinner, bed & breakfast basis.

A deposit of £100 is required upon booking

A further £200 is required nine months before travel

Another £200 is required six months before travel

Remaining balance is required three months before departure.

Holiday Insurance - tailored for you

At Caledonian Travel, we require you to take out some form of holiday insurance when travelling on this holiday.  You are able to purchase a travel insurance policy through Caledonian Travel, further details are available by clicking on the link below.  If you prefer, you may take out alternative holiday insurance but we will require you to provide us with details of the insurance policy and cover.

To provide you with a travel insurance policy designed with our customers in mind, we’ve teamed up with specialist insurance providers Towergate Chapman Stevens. Some of the benefits of our insurance policy include:

• All ages are considered

• 24-hour English speaking emergency assistance


Passport Required:
If you are British citizen then you must bring your passport with you. If you are not a British citizen you should check via your own embassy whether you require a visa.

Please note: If you are travelling to Ireland, a passport is not required however we advise bringing a valid form of Photo ID such as a passport or a driving license.


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