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European Whirl with Oberammergau

14 Days 6 Countries 11 Cities

Explore Europe's countries and cities while experiencing the best of its history on this Discoveries trip.

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European Whirl with Oberammergau

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    • Oberammergau Accommodation: Trafalgar has secured hotel accommodation either in Oberammergau or close by in the picturesque villages of the Bavarian Alps. Please note that single and triple rooms are not available for the Oberammergau stay. Solo travellers and triple share guests will be matched and accommodated in a twin room with a fellow solo Trafalgar traveller, of the same gender, for the duration of the stay.
    • Hotel Information: Final hotel accommodation will be confirmed in 2019.
    • Since 1634, the tiny picturesque Bavarian village of Oberammergau has performed the Passion Play every ten years. This tragic and deeply moving chronicle depicts the Passion of Christ at the time of the crucifixion. The cast comprises local villagers exclusively and equals any professional production in both sheer spectacle and emotion; attracting visitors from around the world. It is an experience that will exceed every expectation.
    • Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
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    • Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii, South Africa, Kenya & Tanzania, Botswana, Zambia or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
    • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 

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      • Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1.
      • Oberammergau Accommodation: Trafalgar has secured hotel accommodation either in Oberammergau or close by in the picturesque villages of the Bavarian Alps. Please note that single and triple rooms are not available for the Oberammergau stay. Solo travellers and triple share guests will be matched and accommodated in a twin room with a fellow solo Trafalgar traveller, of the same gender, for the duration of the stay.
      • Hotel Information: Final hotel accommodation will be confirmed in 2019.
      • Since 1634, the tiny picturesque Bavarian village of Oberammergau has performed the Passion Play every ten years. This tragic and deeply moving chronicle depicts the Passion of Christ at the time of the crucifixion. The cast comprises local villagers exclusively and equals any professional production in both sheer spectacle and emotion; attracting visitors from around the world. It is an experience that will exceed every expectation.
      • Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
      • Trip prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however are subject to change - please confirm all details at time of booking.
      • For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Website Terms of Use page.
      • Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii, South Africa, Kenya & Tanzania, Botswana, Zambia or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
      • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 

      About this trip

      Count your blessings on this poignant spiritual sojourn to Oberammergau, combined with a European adventure, from Amsterdam and the Rhine to Paris and the magnificent open-air museum that is Rome.


      Trip type: Discoveries

      Trip code: EWHIF

      13 Nights

      accommodation

      19 Meals
      • 13 hot buffet breakfasts

      • 3 dinners (including Be My Guest) with local wine

      • 3 dinners

      On-trip Transport

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

      Lucerne, Switzerland
        • City tour in London, Rome, Florence and Paris

        • CRUISE along the canals of Amsterdam and the River Rhine

        • ORIENTATION of Amsterdam, Heidelberg, Venice and Lucerne

        • See the Lorelei Rock and the vineyards of Burgundy

        • PREMIUM TICKETS for the 2020 Passion Play in Oberammergau

        • VIEW the canals in Amsterdam, St. Mark's Square in Venice, the ancient sites in Rome, the Chapel Bridge in Lucerne

        • VISIT St. Peter's Basilica in Rome


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 13 hot buffet breakfasts

        • 3 dinners
          (including Be My Guest) with local wine

        • 3 dinners


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      Travel Highlights

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        • 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

        • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host at your London hotel

        • Ferry across the Channel from Calais to Dover

        • 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

        • Eurostar high-speed train from London to Brussels

        • Pick-up and Drop-off if you stay at the Trafalgar recommended London hotel, booked through Trafalgar, or from the London Reception Centre

        • London airport transfer service is available to purchase. Conditions apply. See airport transfer page link below for details

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


       

      European Whirl with Oberammergau

      Your Itinerary

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      Day 1

      Arrive London (2 Nights)

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      London Sightseeing

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      London – Eurostar™ – Brussels – Amsterdam

      Heidelberg and River Neckar, Germany

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      Amsterdam – Rhine Cruise – Heidelberg – Rhineland

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      Rhineland – Oberammergau (Passion Play Performance)

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      Oberammergau – Venice

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      Venice – Rome (2 Nights)

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      Rome Sightseeing

      Florence, Italy

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      Rome – Florence Sightseeing

      Lucerne, Switzerland

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      Florence – Lucerne (2 Nights)

      Chapel Bridge, Lucerne, Switzerland

      Day 11

      Lucerne Orientation

      Paris, France

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      Lucerne – Paris (2 Nights)

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      Paris Sightseeing

      Paris, France

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      Depart Paris

      Day 1

      Arrive London (2 Nights) Day 1 - Arrive London (2 Nights)

      Relax after your journey or spend time exploring this exciting city.

      Meals

      Meals

      Day 1

      Day 2

      London Sightseeing Day 2 - London Sightseeing

      See a host of sights including Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and Buckingham Palace during your morning guided sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. Finishing in central London, you have the rest of the day to discover the city's delights.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Day 2

      Day 3

      London – Eurostar™ – Brussels – Amsterdam Day 3 - London – Eurostar™ – Brussels – Amsterdam

      This morning meet your Travel Director before travelling to London's St. Pancras International to board the Eurostar™ for a high-speed train journey to Brussels. Continue by luxury coach to Amsterdam. Enjoy an orientation of the historic city centre before joining your fellow travellers and Travel Director for a Welcome Reception dinner cruise.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Welcome Reception

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Welcome Reception

      Day 3

      Day 4

      Amsterdam – Rhine Cruise – Heidelberg – Rhineland Day 4 - Amsterdam – Rhine Cruise – Heidelberg – Rhineland

      Driving through the lush landscapes of The Netherlands and Germany, we arrive in Boppard where we board a cruise along the Rhine to St. Goar, passing vineyard-clad hills and medieval castles perched above riverside towns. Arriving in the Baroque city of Heidelberg, we explore its iconic and unexpected highlights before travelling to our Rhineland hotel.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 4

      Day 5

      Rhineland – Oberammergau (Passion Play Performance) Day 5 - Rhineland – Oberammergau (Passion Play Performance)

      Journey to Oberammergau this morning for a Trafalgar Highlight and display of unwavering faith - the Oberammergau Passion Play, which will be performed today as it has every ten years since 1634. Take your premium seats for this poignant performance, witnessing first-hand the covenant that the villagers made with God to spare them from the ravages of the plague and compelled them to honour His grace and mercy. Dine at a local restaurant this evening before returning to your seat for the continuation of the captivating depiction of the life and death of Jesus Christ as night falls.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 5

      Day 6

      Oberammergau – Venice Day 6 - Oberammergau – Venice

      Drive along the Brenner Pass into Italy and across the Dolomite Mountains to Venice. Here you will cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square, viewing the Bridge of Sighs and the Doge's Palace along your journey. 'Dive into Culture' during a visit to a traditional glassblowing workshop, then spend the rest of the afternoon exploring the sights of your choice.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 6

      Day 7

      Venice – Rome (2 Nights) Day 7 - Venice – Rome (2 Nights)

      Travel south across the Veneto Plain, passing Bologna and the dramatic Apennine Mountains as well as the green and golden fields of Lazio before reaching Rome, the Eternal City.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 7

      Day 8

      Rome Sightseeing Day 8 - Rome Sightseeing

      Our first stop today sees us discover the divine beauty of the Vatican City. We'll visit St. Peter's Basilica with a Local Specialist to view Michelangelo's Renaissance masterpiece, the Pietà. We continue to ancient Rome to view the iconic Colosseum and Circus Maximus, once the site of exhilarating chariot races centuries ago. The afternoon is yours to explore the city on your terms. Sit on the Spanish Steps savouring a tasty gelato, shop up a storm on the trendy Via Corso or perhaps join an Optional Experience to see the magnificent frescoed ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 8

      Day 9

      Rome – Florence Sightseeing Day 9 - Rome – Florence Sightseeing

      From Rome, we travel north through the rolling countryside of Tuscany and along the Arno valley to the Cradle of the Renaissance, Florence. Delve into the rich Medici heritage of this beautiful medieval city with your Local Specialist. Visit what was once the political hub of the city, Piazza della Signoria, with its impressive sculptures and stunning palazzi. View the imposing Duomo with its Brunelleschi dome and Baptistery renowned for its bronze doors filled with relief sculptures. Learn about the quality and workmanship of one of this city's historic industries at a demonstration of Florentine leathercraft. This evening, 'Connect with Locals' and sample home-grown Tuscan hospitality as you enjoy a Be My Guest dinner with a local family on their private estate on the outskirts of Florence.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 9

      Day 10

      Florence – Lucerne (2 Nights) Day 10 - Florence – Lucerne (2 Nights)

      Drive via the scenic Italian Lakes District, across the Alps into beautiful Switzerland, where we'll spend the next two nights in the medieval lakeside city of Lucerne.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 10

      Day 11

      Lucerne Orientation Day 11 - Lucerne Orientation

      This morning, view the mournful, mortally wounded lion hewn from rock to commemorate the Swiss Guards who lost their lives defending Louis XVI. Walk along the flower-lined 14th-century covered Chapel Bridge, crossing the River Reuss. We have some time later to discover the best Swiss chocolates in town.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 11

      Day 12

      Lucerne – Paris (2 Nights) Day 12 - Lucerne – Paris (2 Nights)

      Crossing the border into France this morning, we travel past the picturesque vineyards and country towns of Burgundy en route to the City of Light. Spend some time this evening strolling along the Seine and grand boulevards in search of a cosy bistro for fine French cuisine or consider an Optional Experience to a colourful Parisian cabaret.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 12

      Day 13

      Paris Sightseeing Day 13 - Paris Sightseeing

      Join a Local Specialist today for a sightseeing tour of this romantic city. View the sophisticated Champs Élysées, Place de la Concorde and the 19th-century Arc de Triomphe, honouring those who fought for France. Our European Whirl and spiritual interlude almost at its end, we spend the evening with our fellow travellers and Travel Director, enjoying a Farewell Dinner in a local bistro.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      Day 13

      Day 14

      Depart Paris Day 14 - Depart Paris

      Today bid farewell to your fellow travellers and Travel Director at the end of your holiday. An airport transfer is available. Conditions apply.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 14

      Available Departures

      Please see http://www.trafalgar.com:80/en-ca/tours/european-whirl-with-oberammergau for the latest discounts & departure information.

      The Trafalgar Difference

      • Be My Guest
        Join a local family who will host you at their private estate on the outskirts of Florence. Enjoy warm Italian hospitality and delicious homemade dishes prepared from local produce. (Day 7)

      • Cultural Insights
        Witness the exquisite craft of glassblowing, a delicate tradition that generations of Venetian craftsmen have perfected over the centuries. (Day 4)

      • Local Specialist
        For included sightseeing in London, Rome, Florence and Paris

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

      Chapel Bridge, Lucerne, Switzerland
        • City tour in London, Rome, Florence and Paris

        • CRUISE along the canals of Amsterdam and the River Rhine

        • ORIENTATION of Amsterdam, Heidelberg, Venice and Lucerne

        • See the Lorelei Rock and the vineyards of Burgundy

        • PREMIUM TICKETS for the 2020 Passion Play in Oberammergau

        • VIEW the canals in Amsterdam, St. Mark's Square in Venice, the ancient sites in Rome, the Chapel Bridge in Lucerne

        • VISIT St. Peter's Basilica in Rome


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 13 hot buffet breakfasts

        • 3 dinners
          (including Be My Guest) with local wine

        • 3 dinners


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      Travel Highlights

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        • 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

        • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host at your London hotel

        • Ferry across the Channel from Calais to Dover

        • 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

        • Eurostar high-speed train from London to Brussels

        • Pick-up and Drop-off if you stay at the Trafalgar recommended London hotel, booked through Trafalgar, or from the London Reception Centre

        • London airport transfer service is available to purchase. Conditions apply. See airport transfer page link below for details

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


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