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Sound of Music with Oberammergau

9 Days 2 Countries 5 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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    • Hotel Information: Final hotel accommodation will be confirmed in 2019.
    • 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.
    • Since 1634 and now only every ten years, the tiny picturesque Bavarian village of Oberammergau performs the Passion Play. This tragic and deeply moving chronicle depicts the passion of Christ at the time of the crucifixion. The cast is made up exclusively of the local villagers 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 and one Trafalgar highly recommends.
    • 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 Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.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 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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      • Hotel Information: Final hotel accommodation will be confirmed in 2019.
      • 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.
      • Since 1634 and now only every ten years, the tiny picturesque Bavarian village of Oberammergau performs the Passion Play. This tragic and deeply moving chronicle depicts the passion of Christ at the time of the crucifixion. The cast is made up exclusively of the local villagers 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 and one Trafalgar highly recommends.
      • 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 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

      Join the von Trapps on an Austrian adventure that will make your heart sing, from Munich's medieval charm to the 19th century fortress once home to a shy fairy-tale king. Explore the heritage of the Habsburg Empire and discover the romantic setting for several 'Sound of Music' scenes in Salzburg. Trafalgar has secured premium tickets for you to attend the once in a decade performance of the Passion Play in the picturesque Bavarian town of Oberammergau.


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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 and Graz

        • Premium Tickets for the 2020 Passion Play in Oberammergau

        • View Mozart's Birthplace in Salzburg

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


      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

      Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany

      Day 3

      Munich – Neuschwanstein Castle – Oberammergau (2 Nights)

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      Day 4

      Oberammergau (Passion Play Performance)

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      Day 5

      Oberammergau – Berchtesgaden – Salzburg (2 Nights)

      Salzburg, Austria

      Day 6

      Salzburg Sightseeing – Villach

      Melk Abbey, Austria

      Day 7

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

      St Stephens, Austria, Vienna

      Day 8

      Vienna Sightseeing and At Leisure

      Vienna, Austria

      Day 9

      Depart Vienna

      Day 1

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

      Welcome to Munich. Relax after check-in and later enjoy an evening orientation drive including views of the Olympic Stadium. This evening meet for a Welcome Reception with your fellow travellers and Travel Director.

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Day 1

      Day 2

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

      Munich is a lively city - perfectly blending the traditional and modern. See the sights during your morning orientation including the Hofbräuhaus, Marienplatz, Ludwigstrasse and the majestic Opera House. Spend free time afterwards exploring on your own. Visit galleries and museums, shop for souvenirs or consider an Optional Experience to the touching Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site. This evening you might like to join your companions for a 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)

      Drive into the scenic Bavarian mountains and visit Neuschwanstein Castle. Experience a guided tour of this château, built in the 19th century for King Ludwig on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangau. In Oberammergau see the theatre where the Passion Play has been performed every decade since 1634 when Europe was gripped by the plague.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 3

      Day 4

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

      Enjoy the unique atmosphere in town before taking your premium seat for an inspired and moving performance of the Passion Play this afternoon. Dine at a local restaurant this evening before experiencing the captivating second half of this unique event as night falls.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 4

      Day 5

      Oberammergau – Berchtesgaden – Salzburg (2 Nights) Day 5 - Oberammergau – Berchtesgaden – Salzburg (2 Nights)

      Continue today to the foot of the Alps and visit the National Park of Berchtesgaden featuring awe-inspiring mountains. 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

      See the city's sights with your Local Specialist including the Getreidegasse, Salzburg Cathedral, Mozart's birthplace and many of the locations used in the film 'The Sound of Music'. Afterwards travel to the picturesque region near Villach for a special Be My Guest experience.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Be My Guest Dining

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Be My Guest Dining

      Day 6

      Day 7

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

      Visit the Lipizzaner Stud farm at Piber for a Cultural Insight into the breeding of the athletic white stallions for the Spanish Riding School. Later stop in the town of Graz where you can admire the galleried courtyards and Renaissance squares. Finally arrive in the beautiful capital city 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

      This morning enjoy an exclusive Cultural Insight with a guided visit to the Habsburg royal collection of art at the Kunsthistorisches museum prior to admission of the general public. The spectacular Kunstkammer will be revealed in this private insider visit. Later your Local Specialist shows 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'. Why not indulge yourself and try some local cuisine such as schnitzel or strudel. Walk along the Kärntnerstrasse in the centre of the city and shop for souvenirs. This evening, join your travelling companions and Travel Director for a Farewell Dinner.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      Day 8

      Day 9

      Depart Vienna Day 9 - Depart Vienna

      Say goodbye to your newfound friends at the end of an unforgettable holiday. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 9

      Available Departures

      Please see http://www.trafalgar.com:80/eu/tours/sound-of-music-with-oberammergau for the latest discounts & departure information.

      The Trafalgar Difference

      • Be My Guest
        Sister Monika takes you 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

      • Cultural Insights
        Enjoy a visit to the Kunsthistorisches Museum, the largest art museum in Austria, to view the Royal Collection before the general public have access. Visit the Lipizzaner Stud Farm at Piber which has bred horses since 1920 and today provides all the stallions for the Spanish Riding School in Vienna

      • Hidden Treasures
        Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure

      • Local Specialists
        For included sightseeing in Salzburg and Vienna

      Find out what makes Trafalgar different.

      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • City tour in Salzburg and Vienna

        • Orientation of Munich, Oberammergau, Villach and Graz

        • Premium Tickets for the 2020 Passion Play in Oberammergau

        • View Mozart's Birthplace in Salzburg

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


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 8 hot buffet breakfasts

        • 6 dinners
          (including Be My Guest)


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      What's Included

      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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