Highlights of Bavaria & Austria with Oberammergau Passion Play

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 5 PM - WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2020, 6 PM

Join alumni and friends for a once in a decade performance to see Oberammergau Passion Play!
In 1633, the residents of Oberammergau, Bavaria, Germany, vowed that if God spared them from the bubonic plague ravaging the region, they would produce a play thereafter for all time every 10 years depicting the life and death of Jesus. The play was first performed in 1634, and this is truly a must see event! Witness the 42nd Passion Play in Oberammergau on this journey - and explore some magnificent sites in Germany and Austria.

Enjoy a 2-night stay in Munich, the capital of Bavaria, and enjoy a welcome dinner with your fellow travelers. Begin the next day with a Munich city tour, and see the fourth largest glockenspiel in the world, the famous Marian Platz and Olympic Park. Later enjoy the evening at your leisure. On day four, travel to Oberammergau and experience the world-famous PASSION PLAY, held every 10 years and performed by the inhabitants of Oberammergau. Heading toward Austria the following day, make a stop at Bavaria’s renowned Neuschwanstein Castle, commissioned by Ludwig II of Bavaria. Next travel to Salzburg, Mozart’s birthplace, for a one-night stay. Enjoy a walking tour of Old Town, Mirabell Gardens, Mozart Square and the Dom Cathedral. Later enjoy some time at leisure to shop or maybe visit the Hohensalzburg Fortress. 



Make your way to Mondsee the following day to enjoy highlights from the Sound of Music. Later, enjoy a leisurely Danube cruise to see the some of the picturesque sights in the Danube Valley before arriving in Vienna for a 3-night stay.  Enjoy a full-day Vienna city tour to see the State Opera and St. Stephen’s Cathedral.  Later, enjoy time at your leisure in this remarkable city. On your final day in Vienna, enjoy the city at your own pace. An optional tour including Schoenbrunn Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most important cultural monuments in Austria, will be available. A farewell dinner ends the tour, and you’ll return home the following day filled with wonderful memories.

2-Night Prague Extension – $750 per person/double occupancy
Travel to Prague with a stop in Brno, the second largest city in the Czech Republic. Enjoy a café or do some shopping. Arrive in Prague and enjoy the first evening at your leisure. On day two, experience one of the most beautiful cities of Europe. Enjoy a Prague city tour and visit Prague Castle, dating from the 9th century. Also see St. Vitus Cathedral, the Royal Palace, St. George Basilica and the Golden Lane. Continue across the Vltava River via the famous and historic Charles Bridge, which dates back to 1357. Visit the Old Town Square to see the medieval Astronomical Clock installed in 1410. The remainder of the day is at leisure to enjoy - Perhaps join an optional Prague Folklore Dinner & Show!

Full Brochure and Registration Form

Rates start at $5,865 per person/double occupancy. Included in price: Roundtrip airfare from Minneapolis, hotel accommodations, 11 meals, professional tour director, English speaking local guides, tickets and reserved seating to the Passion Play, deluxe air-conditioned motor coach, sightseeing and admissions per itinerary, and hotel transfers.

Space is limited! An initial deposit of $500 per person is non-refundable and due with reservation form to secure reservations. A second deposit of $1,000 per person is due by October 15, 2019. Final payment is due 4 months prior to departure. For more information, please contact Heather Thompson at hthomps9@uwsuper.edu or 715-394-8593.

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Event information is current as of December 11, 2019 12:05 AM.