Oberammergau and the Bavarian Alps

 

Oberammergau is a beautiful Bavarian village where time seems to have stood still. Famous for its Passion Play it is packed with painted houses and the main square has a variety of shops, cafés and countless woodcarving workshops. Our hotel overlooks the river, only a short walk from the centre of the village, and is an excellent base from which to explore this beautiful corner of Germany.

Oberammergau • The Passion Play Theatre • King Ludwig’s Castles • Innsbruck

Day 1

Channel crossing. Overnight in Saarbrücken.

Day 2

Travel on past Stuttgart and into Bavaria. Then south towards the Alps and to Oberammergau for a 4 night stay.

Day 3

A full day at leisure in Oberammergau to soak up the atmosphere and explore the village. Today we include a guided visit of the Passion Play Theatre.

Day 4

Full day excursion to Innsbruck. See The Golden Roof, Imperial Palace and Hofkirche and enjoy views of the surrounding mountains. We suggest a circular route returning via the Inn Valley and Fern Pass.

Day 5

A scenic day starting with a drive along the Alpenstrasse and south to Füssen. The medieval town centre is home to St. Mang’s monastery and numerous historic buildings. In the afternoon continue into Austria and past Reutte before a scenic drive along the Plansee. It is possible to include a visit to King Ludwig’s Linderhof Castle and gardens today.

Day 6

Leave Germany. Overnight in Saarbrücken.

Day 7

Channel crossing and home.

Parkhotel Sonnenhof, Oberammergau

A 3 star superior hotel that enjoys a peaceful location beside the river and only a short walk from the centre of the village. Facilities include an indoor swimming pool and a large terrace where, in the summer, there are frequent barbecues and musical entertainment. All guest bedrooms have a balcony.

  • 3 star superior • Lift • Coach parking
  • Buffet breakfast and 5 course dinner with choice

7 day tour including:

  • Return short Channel ferry crossings
  • 1 night half board on the outbound journey
  • 4 nights half board in Oberammergau
  • 1 night half board on the inbound journey

Plus EGT Added Value

  • Welcome drink
  • After dinner tea or coffee
  • Guided visit of the Passion Play Theatre