Catholic Central Europe with Oberammergau - Faith-Based Travel - 2022

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On this faith-based tour through Central Europe, visit some of Central Europe’s most important cathedrals and pilgrimage sites, and witness some of its most striking scenery. Plus, enjoy first-class seats to Oberammergau’s Passion Play, performed every 10 years by Oberammergau residents as a thank you for saving the town from the Black Death. With beautiful alpine scenery as the backdrop, it is nothing short of spectacular! Highlights of this Central Europe tour include visits to some of the region’s most significant churches and cathedrals. Visit the pilgrimage church in Wies, a Rococo masterpiece and UNESCO World Heritage Site dating to the 1740s set in a gorgeous alpine setting. In Trier, another UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the oldest cities north of the Alps, visit the High Cathedral of St. Peter. This UNESCO World Heritage Site dating to the 4th century is Germany’s oldest bishop’s church. In Aachen, visit Northern Europe’s oldest cathedral, dating to 803 AD. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is the burial place of Charlemagne, the church used for the coronation of German kings and queens, and still a pilgrimage church. Visit the Benedictine Abbey of Einsiedeln, one of Switzerland’s most important pilgrimage sites and renowned for its black Madonna carved in the 15th century.You’ll also witness stunning scenery on this Central Europe tour. Marvel at Rhine Falls, Europe’s biggest falls, and enjoy a cruise along the most scenic part of the Rhine River. Stop in the Black Forest with beautiful forests of thick pine trees.This is just a sampling of the many highlights of this Catholic Central Europe with Oberammergau tour. It’s a dream vacation!By June 2021, your vacation, which includes the Oberammergau Passion Play, requires a per-person, non-refundable deposit of £480. Prior to June 2021, a minimum of £200 non-refundable per person deposit is required to secure your reservation and tickets for the play.

  • Europe
  • Austria
  • Germany
  • Switzerland
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  • Faith-based travel
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Location: Arrive In Munich, Germany

Welcome to Munich! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.

Meals: Dinner

Location: Munich–Neuschwanstein–Wies–Oberammergau

MUNICH Orientation tour includes the Marienplatz with its Old and New Town Halls. NEUSCHWANSTEIN Guided visit to King Ludwig’s castle. WIES Visit the Pilgrimage church. 106 mi / 171 km

Meals: Breakfast,Dinner

Location: Oberammergau

OBERAMMERGAU Enjoy the world-famous Passion Play

Meals: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Location: Oberammergau–Innsbruck, Austria–Einsiedeln, Switzerland–Lucerne

INNSBRUCK Walk through the Old Town to the Golden Roof. EINSIEDELN Visit the Benedictine Abbey of Our Lady before continuing on to Lucerne. 252 mi / 406 km

Meals: Breakfast,Dinner

Location: Lucerne

LUCERNE Walking tour includes the Lion Monument, the Old Town, and the Chapel Bridge. Visit the Jesuit Church and the Hofkirche St. Leodegar. Free time this afternoon and evening. ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Lucerne with an excursion to Mount Pilatus. This and many more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time with your GlobusGO mobile app.

Meals: Breakfast

Location: Lucerne–Rhine Falls–Black Forest, Germany–Rhineland

RHINE FALLS Take pictures of the waterfalls.BLACK FOREST Enjoy a Woodcarving demonstration. 227 mi / 365 km

Meals: Breakfast,Dinner

Location: Rhineland–Trier–Aachen–Cologne

TRIER Orientation includes sights of the Porta Nigra, a large Roman city gate, and a visit to the High Cathedral of St. Peter.AACHEN Visit the Cathedral. 283 mi / 455 km

Meals: Breakfast,Dinner

Location: Cologne–The Rhine Valley–Rüdesheim–Frankfurt

. COLOGNE Visit the Cathedral. THE RHINE VALLEY Scenic cruise on the Rhine River. RÜDESHEIM Wine tasting.FRANKFURT Farewell dinner at your hotel. 277 mi / 446 km

Meals: Breakfast,Dinner

Location: Frankfurt

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

Meals: Breakfast

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Suitable for: 5-99
Physical rating:Comfortable pace
Meals:8 breakfasts, 1 lunches, 7 dinners
Diets:Vegetarians, Please make Cosmos aware at the time of booking what your requirements are and they will endeavour to assist with your request.
Tour operated in: English
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