The legendary play created from the desperation of a deadly plague saw its almost 400-year history disrupted by a modern-day pandemic, but it will return in 2022 and we have now launched a series of exciting holidays that can take you to experience it.
Germany’s Oberammergau Passion Play was first staged in 1634, a year after citizens of the charming Bavarian village by the same name made a desperate plea to God that if no more lives were taken by the deadly plague, they would perform a play depicting Christ’s life, suffering, death and resurrection once every ten years as a way of showing eternal gratitude. The villagers kept their promise and the Passion Play has only seen a few incidents where it had to be postponed or cancelled throughout its almost 400-year history, with the most recent being this year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
We have three tours on offer that include tickets to the Oberammergau Passion Play in 2022. The tours have a special low deposit offer of just £99pp and an early booking discount of up to £100pp for bookings made until 30th November 2020.
The first is our Oberammergau & the Austrian Tyrol tour, which includes a choice of themed excursions in Salzburg based around either Mozart or the beloved Sound of Music motion picture, as well as visits to the Tyrolean capital of Innsbruck and Traztberg Castle, along with a ride aboard the narrow-gauge Zillertal Steam Railway. The next tour is Oberammergau & the Veneto, which will see you discover no fewer than seven glorious Italian villas along with enjoy a very special visit to the Scrovegni Chapel in Padua. Finally, we have an Oberammergau & Lake Constance itinerary, which visits the fairy-tale Neuschwanstein Castle, Tettnang New Palace, the historic town of Wangen im Allgäu with its charming gardens, and the unique flower island of Insel Mainau.