Itinerary : German Highlights and Oberammergau
10 Days / 9 Nights
From $2700.00 per person (land only)
18% commission based on a minimum of 15 paying passengers on your customized group tour. Travel Agent travels FREE.
Day 1: Arrival in Frankfurt, Germany. (Wed.) Time to rest or to explore the bustling metropolis on the River Main. Meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. (D)
Day 2: Frankfurt-Remagen-Cologne. (Thu.) A special treat at the very start of your journey through Germany is a RHINE CRUISE along the most scenic section of the Rhine River with castle-crested hills, terraced vineyards, pretty wine towns, and finally the legendary Lorelei Rock. Disembark, and drive to the ruins of the bridge in Remagen, where American troops breached Hitler's West Wall. Spend the afternoon in Cologne with plenty of time to visit the awesome GOTHIC CATHEDRAL. Its twin 515-foot towers, five naves, splendid stained-glass windows and the shrine of the Three Holy Kings are eloquent testimony to the quality of medieval engineering and craftsmanship. (B,D)
Day 3: Cologne-Berlin. (Fri) Ride the EUROCITY TRAIN to Berlin, capital of reunited Germany, where sightseeing in the once-divided metropolis includes the elegant Ku Damm, the restored Reichstag, Charlottenburg Palace, the 210-foot Victory Column in the vast Tiergarten Park, and a picture stop at monumental Brandenburg Gate. Visit KAISER WILHELM MEMORIAL CHURCH with its bomb-damaged tower, drive along Unter den Linden Boulevard, and pass the State Opera House and Checkpoint Charlie. (BB,D)
Day 4: Berlin. (Sat.) You may wish to join an optional excursion to Potsdam, and tonight is your chance to sample Berlin's fine restaurants and nightlife! (B)
Day 5: Berlin-Leipzig-Nuremberg. (Sun.) On your way south through what used to be the "other" Germany, visit Leipzig, an important center since the Middle Ages. Visit the THOMASKIRCHE, where J.S. Bach worked, and the Market Square with its fine renaissance buildings. Continue to Nuremberg, the town of children’s toys and gingerbread, and the birthplace of painter Albrecht and poet and meistersinger Hans Sachs. Admire Nuremberg’s impressive medieval ramparts and walk through the charming pedestrian Old Town. View ST. SEBALD CHURCH, painstakingly reconstructed as a monument to peace from the rubble of near-total wartime destruction. (B,D)
Terms and Conditions
  • Total Price for land program, commissionable per person in twin or double occupancy. No Single accommodations available in Oberammergau.
  • Prices are subject to change due to currency fluctuation, and are based on exchange rate of 1 Euro = 1.50 Dollars.
  • Based on 3 star Hotel Accommodations. Rates available for 2, 4 and 5 star properties.
/ Day 6: Nuremberg-Rothenburg-Munich-Oberammergau. (Mon.) Today, focus on Germany’s Romantic Road, which leads from the flat country towards the Alps. Enjoy a walking tour of medieval Rothenburg with its ramparts and towers, cobbled lanes and 16th-century houses. Then, head south to the Danube Valley and Munich for an orientation drive before continuing to picturesque Oberammergau. (B, D)
Day 7: Oberammergau (Performance Day) The highlight of our tour will take place today when we attend the performance of the world-famous Oberammergau Passion Play. (B, L, D)
Day 8: Oberammergau-Lindau-Black Forest. (Wed.) A scenic day starts out with a leisurely drive along the panoramic German Alpine Road to the sunny northern shore of Lake Constance, Europe’s largest freshwater reservoir. Stop for a lunch break in charming Lindau, then, continue north and visit the baroque church at Birnau, on your way to your hotel. (B,D)
Day 9: Black Forest-Heidelberg-Frankfurt. (Thu.) This morning, enjoy a WOODCARVING DEMONSTRATION before arriving in Heidelberg, Germany’s oldest university town of Student Prince fame. Time to stroll around and to have lunch in the Old Town. Then, the highlight of today: visit the red-walled CASTLE where the GREAT VAT, a 49,000-gallon 18th-century wine cask, attracts particular attention. Back to Frankfurt for a farewell dinner with your companions of a fascinating vacation. (B,D)
Day 10: Your homebound flight arrives the same day. (B)
  • Oberammeragau ticket package : rate based on HK3 category. Supplement of $150.00 per person for HK2 package. Reduction of $125.00 per person for HK4 package. 2-Night package : For Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday performances we offer a two night package. We also offer this package for Saturday, 2nd October. In all cases, you arrive the day before the performance. The package begins with dinner in the place of your accommodation. In the morning of the day of your performance you are free to do as you wish. Use the time for a leisurely stroll through the village of Oberammergau or a visit to the local sights such as the Oberammergau Museum, the Pilatus House or the Roman Catholic Parish Church of St. Peter and Paul. Lunch will be served in Oberammergau before the play begins and dinner during the interval. You will leave the next day after breakfast.
• Two overnight stays including breakfast
• Hot dinner on the day of arrival
• Hot lunch in Oberammergau before the play starts
• Hot dinner with several courses during the play interval
• Shuttle service in Oberammergau and the nearby villages
• Local assistance
• Admission ticket to the Passion Play in the respective category
• Programmed book of the 2010 Passion Play
• Admission ticket for the Oberammergau Museum
• Visitor’s tax
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