August 15 - 26, 2020
The “Passion Play” performances in Oberammergau, Germany will run May thru October in 2020. Europe is anticipating a half million visitors for this spectacular event, which occurs only every decade.
Tour Package Price includes the following based on the Proposed Itinerary provided:
Fully Escorted Tour (by Brian & Shelly Rippy) Departing from Portland, Indiana
- Round Trip Motor Coach Transportation from Portland, IN to O’Hare International Airport
- Round Trip Air from Chicago to Zurich, Switzerland / Returning from Munich, Germany
- Motor Coach Transportation throughout Switzerland & Germany
- European Tour Guide will Accompany Group throughout Switzerland & Germany
- The Following Attractions in Switzerland
Einsiedeln Monastery, Lucerne Guided Walking Tour, Lake Lucerne Boat Cruise,World’s Steepest Cogwheel Ascent to Summit of Mount Pilatus & Cable Car Decent,
Bernatone Alphorn Factory, Interlaken, Village of Zermatt, Electric Cog Rail Excursion, from Zermatt to Summit of Mount Gornergrat for Matterhorn Panoramic Views,
Glacier Express Rail Excursion from Zermatt to Chur, Appenzellerland Swiss Farm Tour,
Appenzeller Schaukaseri (Cheese Factory), Swiss Dinner w/ Appenzeller Folk Music
- The Following Attractions in Germany
The Passion Play Performance in Oberammergau
Bavaria’s King Ludwig II’s Neuschwanstein Fairytale Castle or Linderhof Palace of Gold
Wies Kirche (Pilgrimage Church of the Scourged Savior)
Munich Altstadt “Old Town” Walking Tour & Guided Driving Tour of Munich
BMW Museum in Munich, Hofbrauhaus Dinner & Traditional Bavarian Entertainment
- The Following Accommodations
2 Nights at Astoria Hotel in Lucerne, Switzerland [Located in the Heart of Lake Lucerne]
2 Nights at Hotel Butterfly in Zermatt, Switzerland [Village Center]
2 Nights at Romantik Hotel Santis in Appenzell, Switzerland [Village Center]
2 Night’s at Dorint Sporthotel Garmisch-Partenkirchen [near Oberammergau]
2 Night’s at Platzl Hotel Munich, Germany [Confirmation Pending - Located in Old Town]
- Total of 17 Meals Provided
The highlight for most on this unforgettable journey will be the “The Passion Play”, but the sights we will see along the way will not be soon forgotten. We will begin our tour with a village walk in the alpine foothills of Einseideln, Switzerland and visit to Einseideln Abbey, a Benedictine monastery referred to as “the most important place of pilgrimage dedicated to the Virgin Mary in Switzerland”. Since the Middle Ages, the Graces Chapel and a statue of the Black Madonna have been the centerpiece of the pilgrimage. From there our journey continues to Lake Lucerne and through the Swiss Alps. Generations of tradition and natural beauty of the Swiss Alps is unique. Landscapes are dotted with Swiss Chalets adorned with flowers along with rolling green pastures with grazing Swiss cattle and fresh alpine air. Although there will be MANY highlights of this tour, we can tell you from past experience that the “Passion Play” performance itself is certainly worth the trip. We have attended performances in 2000 and 2010, and it is difficult to explain how it moves you. When we first experienced it twenty years ago, and again ten years ago, we knew we would be coming back again in 2020. We hope to introduce you to this memorable experience.
We anticipate there will be some alterations to our “Proposed Itinerary”; however, we feel confident we will be able to provide the attractions we are proposing. Our “Proposed Itinerary” is very detailed, and will be altered as time goes by based on the pending confirmations we receive, as some of the times may change. We have estimated a total package price for our tour based on projected 2020 pricing to the best of our ability.
The package price for this tour is $7,595.00 per person dbl/occ
Please contact us for additional details.