Switzerland and Austria with Oberammergau Summer 2020

Tour Type: Regional Explorer
Brochure Type: Europe Preview 2020

Witness the unwavering faith of the Oberammergau villagers, who perform their dramatic depiction of the life and death of Jesus to thank God for sparing them from the ravages of the Plague.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • CITY TOUR in Salzburg and Vienna
  • ORIENTATION of Zurich, Lucerne
  • SEE Melk Abbey and the Wachau Valley
  • PREMIUM TICKETS for the 2020 Passion Play in Oberammergau
  • VIEW the Matterhorn and Jungfrau mountains (weather permitting), the castle of Chillon, the city of Berne, Chapel Bridge and Lion Monument in Lucerne
  • VISIT Vaduz the capital of Liechtenstein, the mountain resort of St. Moritz, lakeside Stresa and Zermatt
Dining Highlights
  • 12 hot buffet breakfasts
  • 6 dinners (including Be My Guest)
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights

Call 1 8003707400 e x t 32 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14745074

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 3/31/2020
Duration
13 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1ZurichArrive Zurich: Your spiritual pilgrimage to the heart of Europe begins in Zurich, whose historic centre and scenic lakeside setting you will have an opportunity to explore before meeting your Travel Director and fellow travellers for an orientation of the city's iconic sights and a Welcome Reception.
Day 2SalzburgZurich - Liechtenstein - Salzburg Sightseeing: Embark on a soul-stirring encounter with the valleys and lofty peaks of Liechtenstein, bound for its tiny capital, Vaduz. Continue along the scenic Alberg route into the Tyrol to your overnight stop in the Baroque city of Salzburg. Here, you will join a Local Specialist for a walking tour that will take you past iconic sights, including the house where Mozart once lived and Domplatz with its imposing Salzburger Dom Cathedral, Residenz Castle and St. Peter's Abbey.
Day 3ViennaSalzburg - Vienna (2 Nights): Waltz through the scenic Austrian countryside, past Lake Mondsee and the rolling hills, fortresses and valleys of the picturesque Wachau Valley. See Melk Abbey perched atop its rocky bastion above the beautiful Danube. Our home for the next two nights is the glorious Imperial city of Vienna.
Day 4ViennaVienna Sightseeing: Admire the grand boulevards and beautiful Gothic and Baroque facades on a guided sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist, who will take you to see the State Opera, Hofburg, St. Stephen's Cathedral and Parliament. Immerse yourself in the centuries-old history of 'Am Hof', before spending free time soaking up the Kaffee culture of the city. This evening, you may wish to embrace the talents of the City of Music and attend a Viennese concert in one of the city's magnificent performance venues.
Day 5OberammergauVienna - Oberammergau (2 Nights): Travel through the striking Austrian countryside and into Bavarian Germany to the picturesque town of Oberammergau for a Trafalgar Highlight and display of unwavering faith - the Oberammergau Passion Play, which will be performed tomorrow as it has every ten years since 1634. Dine at your hotel this evening.
Day 6Oberammergau (Passion Play Performance)Oberammergau (Passion Play Performance): Give thanks to God, as the Oberammergau villagers do in their dramatic depiction of the life and death of Jesus Christ. Take your premium seats for a poignant afternoon spent watching the Passion Play, witnessing first-hand the covenant that the villagers made with God in the 17th century to spare them from the ravages of the plague that had decimated their village and resulted in their promise to honour His grace and mercy. Dine at a local restaurant this evening before watching the captivating second half of this performance as night falls.
Day 7St. MoritzOberammergau - St. Moritz: Continue to Switzerland this morning and cross the enchanting Engadine Valley. You'll arrive later in the fashionable winter sports resort of St. Moritz, where you are free this afternoon to explore its stylish surrounds.
Day 8ZermattSt. Moritz - Stresa - Zermatt (2 Nights): Drive via the Maloja Pass, past Lake Como, to the sun-kissed shores of Lake Maggiore. Explore the sophisticated lakeside town of Stresa, before seeing the Borromean Islands, with their beautiful palaces and gardens.
Day 9ZermattZermatt: Spend a full day at leisure soaking up Zermatt's crisp mountain air and panoramic alpine vistas. Relax in beautiful surrounds or consider an Optional Experience to the Klein Matterhorn for the most spectacular mountain views.
Day 10MontreuxZermatt - Chillon - Montreux: A drive through the Rhone Valley brings you to Lake Geneva, where you'll view Lord Byron's Castle of Chillon. Follow the shores of Lake Geneva round to Montreux, famous for its annual jazz festival. This evening, 'Connect with Locals' over a Be My Guest dinner at a family run winery overlooking Lake Geneva.
Day 11LucerneMontreux - Berne - Interlaken - Lucerne Orientation (2 Nights): Travel via the laidback Swiss capital of Berne to Interlaken, set in the heart of Switzerland in the shadow of the mighty Jungfrau. Cross the Brunig Pass to the lakeside town of Lucerne, where you'll have an opportunity to view the ancient wooden Chapel Bridge and visit the poignant Lion Monument which pays tribute to the brave Swiss Guards who lost their lives defending Louis XVI during the French Revolution.
Day 12LucerneLucerne: Snow-capped peaks surround you as you wander through the medieval streets of Lucerne lined with colourful muralled facades. Spend a full free day exploring the Old Town, enjoy a leisurely Swiss lunch or consider an Optional Experience ascending a nearby mountain for panoramic views. This evening, toast to journey filled with hope, faith and blessings during your Farewell Dinner.
Day 13ZurichLucerne - Depart Zurich: We say a fond farewell to Switzerland and our fellow travellers at the end of a moving journey. An airport transfer is available to Zurich Airport. Conditions apply.
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05/16/2020$4,475.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - On RequestQuote
05/23/2020$4,475.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
05/30/2020$4,475.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - FullQuote
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