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Sound of Music with Oberammergau

9 Days 2 Countries 8 Cities

Indulge in romantic cities, dramatic scenery and epic history on this At Leisure Austrian musical adventure.

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Sound of Music 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 Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
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    • Double-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii 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 traveling as part of a family group. 
    • Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange your flights to arrive on or before day 1.

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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.
      • 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.
      • Double-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii 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 traveling as part of a family group. 
      • Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange your flights to arrive on or before day 1.

      About this trip

      Join the von Trapps on a lyrical adventure that will make your heart sing, from Munich's medieval splendour and the romance of Salzburg's 'Sound of Music' to Oberammergau's poignant Passion Play.


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      Trip code: CSOMF

      8 Nights

      accommodation

      14 Meals
      • 8 hot buffet breakfasts

      • 6 dinners (including Be My Guest)

      On-trip Transport

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • CITY TOUR in Salzburg and Vienna

        • ORIENTATION of Munich, Oberammergau, Villach, Graz

        • PREMIUM TICKETS for the 2020 Passion Play in Oberammergau

        • VIEW Mozart's Birthplace in Salzburg

        • VISIT Neuschwanstein Castle, the alpine resort of Berchtesgaden, film locations of 'The Sound of Music' in Salzburg, the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 8 hot buffet breakfasts

        • 6 dinners
          (including Be My Guest)


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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

        • 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

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

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


       

      Sound of Music with Oberammergau

      Your Itinerary

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      Munich, Germany

      Day 1

      Arrive Munich (2 Nights)

      Marienplatz, Munich, Germany

      Day 2

      Munich Orientation and At Leisure

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      Day 3

      Munich – Neuschwanstein Castle – Oberammergau (2 Nights)

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      Day 4

      Oberammergau (Passion Play Performance)

      Salzburg, Austria

      Day 5

      Oberammergau – Berchtesgaden – Salzburg

      Salzburg Cathedral, Austria

      Day 6

      Salzburg Sightseeing – Villach

      Vienna, Austria

      Day 7

      Villach – Piber Stud Farm – Graz – Vienna (2 Nights)

      Vienna Opera House, Austria

      Day 8

      Vienna Sightseeing and At Leisure

      Vienna, Austria

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      Depart Vienna

      Day 1

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

      Willkommen in Munich - a city of sophistication and all the flavours of Bavaria, which launches your lyrical At Leisure sojourn through the Sound of Music and spiritual interlude in Oberammergau. Join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a memorable Welcome Reception.

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Day 1

      Day 2

      Munich Orientation and At Leisure Day 2 - Munich Orientation and At Leisure

      Embark on a morning orientation tour past some of the city's most renowned sites, including the Opera House, Ludwigstrasse, Hofbräuhaus and Marienplatz, whose Glockenspiel delights visitors throughout the day with its re-enactment of 16th-century tales. Spend the rest of the day at leisure exploring the city's Old Town or consider an Optional Experience to the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, the first of the Nazi camps established in Germany. This evening, connect with the city's rich beer heritage and consider a memorable night out at a local beer hall.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 2

      Day 3

      Munich – Neuschwanstein Castle – Oberammergau (2 Nights) Day 3 - Munich – Neuschwanstein Castle – Oberammergau (2 Nights)

      Journey to Neuschwanstein Castle, built as a retreat for shy King Ludwig II to retire from public life, then continue to Bavaria and the faithful village of Oberammergau, where locals have performed the Passion Play every decade since 1634 to fulfil their vow after the village was spared from the grip of the plague. Dine in your hotel this evening.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 3

      Day 4

      Oberammergau (Passion Play Performance) Day 4 - Oberammergau (Passion Play Performance)

      Celebrate God's grace and give thanks as the Oberammergau villagers do in their dramatic depiction of the life and death of Jesus Christ. Take your premium seats for a poignant afternoon spent watching the Passion Play, witnessing first-hand the covenant that was made with God in the 17th century. Dine at a local restaurant this evening before taking your seat for the captivating second half of this performance as night falls.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 4

      Day 5

      Oberammergau – Berchtesgaden – Salzburg Day 5 - Oberammergau – Berchtesgaden – Salzburg

      Continue to the foot of the Alps and visit the National Park of Berchtesgaden featuring soul-stirring mountain views. This evening, arrive in Salzburg.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 5

      Day 6

      Salzburg Sightseeing – Villach Day 6 - Salzburg Sightseeing – Villach

      Join your Local Specialist for a tour of the city's iconic highlights including Getreidegasse, the Salzburg Cathedral, Mozart's birthplace and many of the locations used in the film 'The Sound of Music'. This afternoon travel to Villach where we will 'Connect with Locals' and enjoy a Carinthian Be My Guest dinner with the Missionary Sisters of the Precious Blood in the Monastery of Kloster Wernberg.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 6

      Day 7

      Villach – Piber Stud Farm – Graz – Vienna (2 Nights) Day 7 - Villach – Piber Stud Farm – Graz – Vienna (2 Nights)

      'Dive into Culture' during a visit to the Lipizzaner Stud farm at Piber and gain insights into the breeding of the Spanish Riding School's athletic white stallions. Later, stop in the town of Graz with its galleried courtyards and Renaissance squares. Finally arrive in the Austrian capital, Vienna, and check in to your hotel.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 7

      Day 8

      Vienna Sightseeing and At Leisure Day 8 - Vienna Sightseeing and At Leisure

      Enjoy an exclusive guided visit to the Habsburg royal collection of art at the Kunsthistorisches Museum prior to admission of the general public. 'Dive into Culture' and visit the Kunstkammer during this private insider visit. Later your Local Specialist will show you the city's major landmarks and palaces during your included sightseeing tour. The Imperial Boulevards lead to views of the Opera House, the Hofburg Palace, the Parliament and St. Stephen's Cathedral. The magic continues with a walking tour through the oldest parts of the city near 'Am Hof'. This evening, join your fellow travellers for a Farewell Dinner.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      Day 8

      Day 9

      Depart Vienna Day 9 - Depart Vienna

      We say a fond farewell to newfound friends and the beauty of Vienna at the end of an unforgettable At Leisure experience. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 9

      Available Departures

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      The Trafalgar Difference

      • Connect with Locals
        You are taken on a tour of the Monastery of Kloster Wernberg, originally a castle, today home to around 60 Missionary Sisters of the Precious Blood with whom you'll enjoy a traditional Carinthian dinner. (Day 6)

      • Dive into Culture
        Enjoy a visit to the Kunsthistorisches Museum, the largest art museum in Austria, to view the Royal Collection before the general public have access. (Day 8)

      • Local Specialists
        For included sightseeing in Salzburg and Vienna

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • CITY TOUR in Salzburg and Vienna

        • ORIENTATION of Munich, Oberammergau, Villach, Graz

        • PREMIUM TICKETS for the 2020 Passion Play in Oberammergau

        • VIEW Mozart's Birthplace in Salzburg

        • VISIT Neuschwanstein Castle, the alpine resort of Berchtesgaden, film locations of 'The Sound of Music' in Salzburg, the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 8 hot buffet breakfasts

        • 6 dinners
          (including Be My Guest)


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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

        • 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

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

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


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