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Dalmatian Coast, Alps And Oberammergau Passion Play

13 days
12 nights

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$ 3,500.00 (double occupancy)
$ 4,900.00 (single occupancy)

Dates:

May 19, 2020 - May 31, 2020 
May 26, 2020 - Jun 07, 2020 
Jun 16, 2020 - Jun 28, 2020 
Jul 14, 2020 - Jul 26, 2020 
Aug 18, 2020 - Aug 30, 2020 
Sep 08, 2020 - Sep 20, 2020 
Sep 15, 2020 - Sep 27, 2020 

Hotels:

  • Dubrovnik: Lapad (F)
  • Split: Atrium (F) / Corner (F)
  • Plitvice: Jezero (F)
  • Bled: Park (F) / Golf (F)
  • Oberammergau Area: 3* hotel or 4* Guest House
  • Munich: Maritim (F)

Included:

  • First class hotels*, rooms with private facilities
  • Breakfast daily and 6 dinners
  • Passion Play tickets in Oberammergau
  • Airport arrival and departure transfers
  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Professional Tour Director throughout
  • Luggage handling
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring
  • Service charges and hotel taxes


SPECIAL FEATURES INCLUDED – PASSION PLAY IN
OBERAMMERGAU (2-NIGHTS PACKAGE):

  • Two nights stay, including breakfast in a 3* hotel or 4* Guest House
  • 2 dinners (3-course dinner during the break on the day of the Passion Play)
  • Shuttle service in Oberammergau and the nearby villages
  • Admission ticket to the Passion Play in the respective category
  • Program textbook of the 2020 Passion Play
  • Local tourist tax


SIGHTSEEING TOURS INCLUDED:

  • Dubrovnik
  • Split
  • Plitvice Lakes
  • Bled
  • Ljubljana
  • Postojna Cave
  • Salzburg
  • Oberammergau: Passion Play with tickets
  • Neuschwanstein Castle
  • Wies Church
  • Munich

Itinerary:

Day 1  : arrive Dubrovnik

You will be met and transferred to your hotel. The day is at leisure to begin exploring or perhaps stroll along the water’s edge. Later, gather for a Welcome Dinner. (D)

Day 2  : Dubrovnik

A walking tour shows you the highlights of Old Dubrovnik. You’ll see the Rector's Palace, Bell Tower Clock, Orlando's Column, Sponza Palace, the Dominican Monastery, and Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy, one of the oldest in the world. The rest of the day is free to discover more of the city on your own, browse through the shops, or relax and enjoy your superbly scenic surroundings. (B)

Day 3  : Dubrovnik, excursion to Montenegro

Travel to the Republic of Montenegro. Head to the mouth of the beautiful Bay of Kotor, the longest and deepest fjord in Southern Europe. Enjoy a boat ride to Our Lady of the Rocks, one of two islets off the coast of Perast. The Roman Catholic Church is the largest building on the islet, with a museum attached to it. Upon return to the coast, we will stop in Perast, an old charming coastal town. Visit city of Kotor before returning to Dubrovnik. Your evening is free to enjoy your way. (B)

Day 4  : Dubrovnik to Split

Travel north along the spectacular Adriatic coast, past old fishing villages and new resorts, to Split. Enjoy a city tour featuring the historic inner city, built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian's Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. Then see the remnants of Split's Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter's Temple, the Peristyle, and the Cathedral. (B, D)

Day 5  : Split to Trogir and Plitvice Lakes

After breakfast, head to Trogir, a center of artistic activities in Croatia. Scholars from around the world gather here to study and paint. Then, turn inland and journey to Plitvice Lakes National Park. (B, D)

Day 6  : Plitvice Lakes

A full day to enjoy spectacular Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Have your camera ready as you take a walking tour around several of the lower lakes. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder with 16 terraced lakes surrounded by thickly wooded mountains and lush vegetation. (B, D)

Day 7  : Plitvice to Opatija, Postojna & Bled

Returning to the coast, stop at the beautiful bay of Kvarner and its popular resort, Opatija. An orientation tour of Opatija will show off the highlights of this former Imperial resort city. Afterward, drive across the border into Slovenia and to Postojna Cave, one of the largest caves in Europe. Tour this fantastic subterranean world by miniature electric train. Afterward, continue to Bled, beautifully set in the Julian Alps. (B, D)

Day 8  : Bled, Ljubljana Excursion

An Alpine lake surrounded by high peaks, Bled was “discovered” by travelers in the middle of the 19th century. A sightseeing tour features the charming town and the lakeshore, and visits imposing Bled Castle, perched on a cliff high above the lake. Afternoon excursion to Ljubljana; the city tour takes in views of the open-air Central Market, Baroque Town Hall, Robba's Fountain, the Three Bridges, and the Parliament. Return to Bled for an overnight. (B)

Day 9  : Salzburg, Altötting, Oberammergau

After breakfast, depart to Salzburg, home of The Sound of Music and birthplace of Mozart. Take a city tour and then proceed to Germany and the tiny pilgrimage city of Altötting. Upon arrival, visit the Chapel of Grace, one of the most visited religious shrines in Germany, with the sacred icon of the Black Madonna. Conclude the day in Oberammergau. Check into your hotel, before joining your fellow travelers for dinner. (B, D)

Day 10  : Oberammergau

Breakfast at your hotel. Attend morning mass (optional), followed by a walking tour of the village. In the afternoon take your seat for the world famous Passion Play. The play has a running time of approximately 5 hours. Dinner is served during intermission. Overnight. (B, D)

Day 11  : Neuschwanstein, Weis, Munich

Morning drive along Alpine road to Fussen, where we visit the most famous castle in Europe “Neuschwanstein Castle”, built by King Ludwig II. Then drive to Weis to visit the Church built in 1746. The Weis Kirche has been described as the most beautiful Rococo Church style in Europe. We continue to Munich for overnight. (B)

Day 12  : Munich

After breakfast, enjoy a morning city tour of downtown Munich, including views of the Koenigsplatz, old and new Pinakotek, the Isartog (City Gate), the Royal Palace, The Angel of Freedom and Odeonsplatz. The reminder of the day is at leisure. Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight. (B, D)

Day 13  : depart Munich

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight. (B)

Notes:

Important:
Due to the limited housing possibilities in Oberammergau hotels and B&B’s can be also located in surrounding villages. Transport to and from the theater are complimentary. Check in by noon – Check out by 9:00 am.

* Accommodation in Oberammergau is based on 3* hotels or 4* Guest Houses (“Pensions”)

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