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Great Italian Cities with Oberammergau

13 Days 3 Countries 8 Cities

Italy's greatest cities are in the spotlight on an epic discovery of Venice, Florence and the Eternal City, Rome.

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Great Italian Cities 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.
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      • 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 Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
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      • 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 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

      Witness the glory and grace of God as you explore some of the most important Christian sites in the world and watch the poignant performance of Christ's life and death in Oberammergau.


      Trip type: At Leisure i

      Trip code: IGICF

      12 Nights

      accommodation

      18 Meals
      • 12 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 Rome, Assisi, Florence, Bologna and Venice

        • CRUISE by private launch to St. Mark's Square in Venice

        • ORIENTATION of Pisa, Innsbruck

        • SEE the ancient sites of Rome

        • PREMIUM TICKETS for the 2020 Passion Play in Oberammergau

        • VIEW Santa Croce Basilica and the Duomo in Florence, the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Byzantine St. Mark's Basilica in Venice

        • VISIT St. Peter's Basilica, the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and the Colosseum in Rome, Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 12 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


       

      Great Italian Cities with Oberammergau

      Your Itinerary

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      Arrive Rome (3 Nights)

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      Rome Sightseeing and At Leisure

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      Rome At Leisure

      Florence, Italy

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      Rome – Assisi – Florence (3 Nights)

      Piazza Del Duomo, Florence, Italy

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      Florence Sightseeing and At Leisure

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      Florence – Excursion to Pisa

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      Florence – Bologna – Venice (3 Nights)

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      Venice Canal Cruise and Orientation

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      Secret Venice Walking Tour and visit to the Rialto Food Market

      Innsbruck, Austria

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      Venice – Innsbruck

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      Innsbruck – Oberammergau (2 Nights)

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      Day 12

      Oberammergau (Passion Play Performance)

      Munich, Germany

      Day 13

      Oberammergau – Depart Munich

      Day 1

      Arrive Rome (3 Nights) Day 1 - Arrive Rome (3 Nights)

      You're in for a bellissimo journey to the spectacular capitals of Italy and a Bavarian village that kept its 17th-century covenant with God. On arrival in Rome, spend the day at leisure before joining your fellow travellers and Travel Director for a Welcome Reception and orientation drive.

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Day 1

      Day 2

      Rome Sightseeing and At Leisure Day 2 - Rome Sightseeing and At Leisure

      We embark on an included sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist at the Vatican Museums this morning. Here, we'll 'Dive into Culture' and pay tribute to the great men whose astonishing works were said to have been inspired by the divine. See the Bramante staircase, the magnificent frescoed ceiling painted by Michelangelo in the serene Sistine Chapel and his sorrowful Pietà during our visit to St. Peter's Basilica. We tread in the footsteps of gladiators, slaves, merchants and royalty, crossing the Tiber River into Imperial Rome to visit the ancient Colosseum, the largest amphitheatre in the Roman Empire. Imagine crowds of enthusiastic onlookers cheering their chariot racers to victory at the Circus Maximus before a free afternoon to discover the Eternal City or relax at a pavement café.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

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      Day 3

      Rome At Leisure Day 3 - Rome At Leisure

      The narrow lanes and expansive piazze of Rome are yours to explore today. Ask your Travel Director for tips on what to see and do, or consider an Optional Experience delving into the tragic history of Pompeii.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

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      Day 4

      Rome – Assisi – Florence (3 Nights) Day 4 - Rome – Assisi – Florence (3 Nights)

      Journey north to the birthplace of St. Francis of Assisi on the slopes of Mount Subasio. Your Local Specialist will take you to the Basilica of St Francis, the final resting place of this famous saint. Your final stop in Assisi is Giotto's enchanting frescoes before the journey continues through the scenic Tuscan countryside to the Renaissance city of Florence.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 4

      Day 5

      Florence Sightseeing and At Leisure Day 5 - Florence Sightseeing and At Leisure

      Enjoy a leisurely encounter with the artistic and architectural marvels of Florence during your sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. Visit the striking Piazza della Signoria with its impressive sculptures and palazzi. See the multi-coloured marble Duomo and Baptistery, then stroll over Ponte Vecchio, straddling the Arno River. Learn about the quality and workmanship of two of this city's historic industries at demonstrations of Florentine leathercraft and 18-carat gold. Spend the rest of the afternoon discovering the historic centre of Florence, shopping for high-quality leather, or admiring the artistic contribution of the Medici family at every turn.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 5

      Day 6

      Florence – Excursion to Pisa Day 6 - Florence – Excursion to Pisa

      After free time in Florence, cross the fertile Arno Valley to Pisa and join a Local Specialist to visit the Square of Miracles, home to the incredible Leaning Tower and beautifully sculpted marble Cathedral. See the ornate Baptistery and the Camposanto, built on sacred soil brought back from the Holy Land during the Crusades. Your unforgettable encounter with Tuscany continues this evening as you 'Connect with Locals' over a Be My Guest dinner joining Count Miari Fulcis on his 15th-century organic olive oil estate that has featured in many famous films.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

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      Day 7

      Florence – Bologna – Venice (3 Nights) Day 7 - Florence – Bologna – Venice (3 Nights)

      known for the delicious spaghetti sauce that bears its name. Your sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist includes views of the Kissing Towers which lean towards each other, seemingly poised to embrace. Then it's off to the romantic island city of Venice with its rich cultural and artistic heritage. Spend time at leisure gliding along its enchanting canals in a gondola or wander through the city's labyrinthine lanes, over bridges and into quiet campi before dining tonight at your hotel.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner with wine

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      Day 8

      Venice Canal Cruise and Orientation Day 8 - Venice Canal Cruise and Orientation

      Savour the iconic and unexpected highlights of Venice as you cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square to admire the Bridge of Sighs, Palladian churches, Customs House, St. Mark's Basilica and the ornate Doge's Palace. 'Dive into Culture' and delve into the delicate Venetian art of glassblowing on Giudecca Island before spending the rest of the afternoon at leisure. Visit the Fine Arts Academy, relax at a café on St. Mark's Square or consider a boat trip to the colourful fishing island of Burano for a delicious meal.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

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      Day 9

      Secret Venice Walking Tour and visit to the Rialto Food Market Day 9 - Secret Venice Walking Tour and visit to the Rialto Food Market

      Sites made famous in poetry, song and prose are explored today during a leisurely stroll from our hotel along the canals to the famous Rialto Bridge where we will join a guided Small Group Sightseeing walking tour, which will bring all the flavours of Italy to life at a centuries-old food market. Amble through the narrow calle of Venice and admire the beautiful architecture, walking over the Rialto Bridge before spending the rest of the day to visit the sights of your choice.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Regional Meal

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Regional Meal

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      Day 10

      Venice – Innsbruck Day 10 - Venice – Innsbruck

      This morning say arrivederci to Italy as you cross the Brenner Pass into the Austrian Tirol. Stop in Innsbruck and see the Golden Roof, enjoy free time before checking into your hotel.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

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      Day 11

      Innsbruck – Oberammergau (2 Nights) Day 11 - Innsbruck – Oberammergau (2 Nights)

      After a leisurely start to your day, explore Innsbruck on your terms discover the city's ties to the Winter Olympic Games. Later, travel to the Bavarian town of Oberammergau where tomorrow devout villagers will perform their once-in-a-decade Passion Play. This evening dine at your hotel.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 11

      Day 12

      Oberammergau (Passion Play Performance) Day 12 - Oberammergau (Passion Play Performance)

      Witness a Trafalgar Highlight and display of enduring faith - a performance that gives thanks to God's grace every ten years since 1634, when the villagers of Oberammergau pleaded to God to spare them from the ravages of the plague. Take your premium seats for this poignant performance depicting the life and death of Jesus Christ. Dine at a local restaurant this evening, before returning to your seat for the captivating second half of this performance as night falls.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

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      Day 13

      Oberammergau – Depart Munich Day 13 - Oberammergau – Depart Munich

      Say farewell to your fellow travellers at the end of a spiritual journey. Transfers are available to Munich Airport. Conditions apply.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

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      Available Departures

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      The Trafalgar Difference

      • Connect with Locals
        Enjoy local Tuscan cuisine with Count Miari Fulcis on his 15th-century organic olive oil estate in the Tuscan hills, used as a location for many famous films like 'Room with a View' and 'Tea with Mussolini'. (Day 6)

      • Dive into Culture
        Be inspired by the magnificence of Michelangelo at The Vatican Museums and enjoy an exclusive visit up the spiral staircase designed by the famous architect Donato Bramante in a part of the Vatican not open to the public. (Day 2) Witness the exquisite craft of glassblowing on Giudecca Island, a delicate tradition that generations of Venetian craftsmen have perfected over the centuries. (Day 8)

      • Local Specialists
        For included sightseeing in Rome, Assisi, Pisa, Florence, Bologna and Venice

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • CITY TOUR in Rome, Assisi, Florence, Bologna and Venice

        • CRUISE by private launch to St. Mark's Square in Venice

        • ORIENTATION of Pisa, Innsbruck

        • SEE the ancient sites of Rome

        • PREMIUM TICKETS for the 2020 Passion Play in Oberammergau

        • VIEW Santa Croce Basilica and the Duomo in Florence, the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Byzantine St. Mark's Basilica in Venice

        • VISIT St. Peter's Basilica, the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and the Colosseum in Rome, Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 12 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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