Alpine Explorer & the Glacier Express Train with Oberammergau Passion Play

11 nights from £4749

Start:Austria
Finish:Switzerland
Duration:11 Nights
Group size:10 - 44
Suitable for: 5-99
Physical rating:Medium, Activity Level 3
Diets:Vegetarians, Please contact Collette with any specific dietary requirements
Tour operated in: English

Overview

Behold spectacular Alpine vistas and enjoy a performance of the famed Oberammergau Passion Play on this journey through Italy, Switzerland, Austria, and Germany. In Zermatt, climb aboard the Glacier Express for an unforgettable train ride through the Alpine scenery of majestic mountains, verdant valleys, picturesque canyons, glistening glaciers and snowcapped peaks. The birthplace of Mozart and Mirabell Gardens are featured during your leisurely tour of Salzburg, Austria, before treating your taste buds to a scrumptious dinner and Mozart concert at the centuries-old St. Peter’s Restaurant. In Germany’s Bavarian capital of Munich, see the Marienplatz, the Glockenspiel and the Olympic Park. Visit Neuschwanstein Castle, one the most iconic castles in Europe. Your final destination Oberammergau, a quaint village nestled in the Bavarian Alps, is where you’ll witness a performance of the world-renowned Passion Play, whose origins date back to 1634. Watch as the entire village comes together to fulfill their vow to perform a play every ten years in honor of Christ’s life if they were spared from the Black Plague........read more
Highlights
  • Witness a performance of the Oberammergau Passion Play.
  • Soak up the mountain air with two nights in the village of Zermatt.
  • Visit Neuschwanstein Castle, one the most iconic castles in Europe.
  • Relish Italian cuisine on Isola del Pescatori in Italy’s Lago Maggiore.
  • Enjoy a wine and cheese pairing at an Italian family farm.
  • Delight in dinner and a Mozart concert at the 1,200-year-old St. Peter's Restaurant, central Europe’s oldest.
  • Spend two nights in lovely Stresa, located on the banks of picturesque Lago Maggiore.
  • Experience the most legendary of Alpine railway journeys: the Glacier Express.
  • Explore Salzburg’s historic and charming Old Town – the Altstadt.
Experiences
  • Spend two nights in lovely Stresa, located on the banks of picturesque Lago Maggiore.
  • Experience the most legendary of Alpine railway journeys: the Glacier Express.
  • Explore Salzburg’s historic and charming Old Town – the Altstadt.

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Start:Austria
Finish:Switzerland
Duration:11 Nights
Group size:10 - 44
Suitable for: 5-99
Physical rating:Medium, Activity Level 3
Diets:Vegetarians, Please contact Collette with any specific dietary requirements
Tour operated in: English
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