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Imperial Europe with Oberammergau

12 Days 5 Countries 9 Cities

Explore the history and culture of Munich, Prague, Vienna, Budapest and Salzburg on this trip.

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12 Days, 5 Countries, 9 Cities

Imperial Europe with Oberammergau

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Munich, Germany

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Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange your flights to arrive on or before day 1.

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 Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.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

Magical cities of bridges, cathedrals, cobbled lanes, and castles - central Europe's capitals put on a stately show in which the leads are played by Bohemian Prague, the eclectic Slovakian capital of Bratislava, and the beautiful Danube river featuring the regal cities of Vienna and Budapest where you'll break bread with a local family and hear of their heart-warming WWII rescue. 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.


Trip type: Regional Explorer i

Trip code: CEOXF

11 Nights

accommodation

17 Meals
  • 11 hot buffet breakfasts

  • 6 dinners (including Be My Guest)

On-trip Transport

All transport shown.

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Highlights

What's Included

Sightseeing Highlights

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    • City tour in Prague, Budapest, Vienna and Salzburg

    • Orientation of Munich, Regensburg and Innsbruck

    • Premium Tickets for the 2020 Passion Play in Oberammergau

    • View the Marienplatz in Munich, St. Vitus' Cathedral and the Old Town Square of Prague, the Imperial Boulevards of Vienna, Melk Abbey and Wilten Basilica and the Golden Roof in Innsbruck

    • Visit Bratislava the capital of Slovakia, the Fisherman's Bastion in Budapest and the Baroque town centre of Győr


What's Included

Dining

    • 11 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


 

Imperial Europe with Oberammergau

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Marienplatz, Munich, Germany

Day 1

Arrive Munich

Prague, Czech Republic

Day 2

Munich – Regensburg – Prague (2 Nights)

Astronomical Clock, Prague, Czech Republic

Day 3

Prague Sightseeing

Budapest, Hungary

Day 4

Prague – Bratislava – Budapest (2 Nights)

Budapest Parliament, Hungary

Day 5

Budapest Sightseeing

Vienna, Austria

Day 6

Budapest – Győr – Vienna (2 Nights)

St Stephens, Austria, Vienna

Day 7

Vienna Sightseeing

Salzburg, Austria

Day 8

Vienna – Wachau Valley – Salzburg Sightseeing

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Day 9

Salzburg – Innsbruck – Oberammergau (2 Nights)

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Day 10

Oberammergau (Passion Play Performance)

Munich, Germany

Day 11

Oberammergau – Munich

Munich, Germany

Day 12

Depart Munich

Day 1

Arrive Munich Day 1 - Arrive Munich

Welcome to Munich, capital of Bavaria. View the Marienplatz with its fascinating Glockenspiel clock during your orientation tour. This evening enjoy a Welcome Reception with your fellow travellers and Travel Director.

Meals

  • Welcome Reception

Meals

  • Welcome Reception

Day 1

Day 2

Munich – Regensburg – Prague (2 Nights) Day 2 - Munich – Regensburg – Prague (2 Nights)

This morning visit Regensburg, an unspoilt medieval gem on your way to the Czech Republic. Cross the border to exciting Prague, your home for the next two nights.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Day 2

Day 3

Prague Sightseeing Day 3 - Prague Sightseeing

Prague has prospered since the fall of Communism and its new-found status and affluence is evident during your guided sightseeing tour of the city with your Local Specialist. View the impressive St. Vitus' Cathedral in the grounds of the 1,000 year-old Prague Castle. Cross the river on your walking tour to the Old Town Square to see the Astronomical Clock. Spend the afternoon as you wish. Explore the city on your own, or consider a relaxing lunch cruise on the River Vltava.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Day 3

Day 4

Prague – Bratislava – Budapest (2 Nights) Day 4 - Prague – Bratislava – Budapest (2 Nights)

Visit the Slovak capital Bratislava with its eclectic Gothic, Baroque and Art Deco architecture. Entering Hungary you arrive in Budapest. This evening consider a scenic river cruise along the Danube?

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Day 4

Day 5

Budapest Sightseeing Day 5 - Budapest Sightseeing

Your Local Specialist shows you the sights of Budapest featuring views of the famous Chain Bridge, the UNESCO-listed Castle Hill district and a visit to the Fisherman's Bastion. From there enjoy superb views across the Parliament and Danube below. Later why not enjoy a visit and lunch in a quaint village outside Budapest before a special Be My Guest dinner of Hungarian specialties.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Be My Guest Dining

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Be My Guest Dining

Day 5

Day 6

Budapest – Győr – Vienna (2 Nights) Day 6 - Budapest – Győr – Vienna (2 Nights)

Before departing Budapest there is the opportunity to consider a guided tour of the magnificent Parliament building. Then cross the Transdanubia region to Győr. Stroll through this quaint city which stands at the confluence of three rivers and features charming Baroque architecture. Later arrive in imperial Vienna where you stay for the next two nights.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Day 6

Day 7

Vienna Sightseeing Day 7 - Vienna Sightseeing

Admire the Hofburg Palace, the former winter residence of the Habsburg Dynasty during your enthralling sightseeing tour of Vienna with your Local Specialist. See the grand State Opera House and the Ringstrasse, a beautiful sweeping boulevard built in the 19th century to replace the city walls. View St. Stephen's Cathedral, its ornate roof bearing the imperial emblem of the Habsburgs. The afternoon is yours to explore the city's many attractions. Later you might like to attend dinner with a classical concert.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Day 7

Day 8

Vienna – Wachau Valley – Salzburg Sightseeing Day 8 - Vienna – Wachau Valley – Salzburg Sightseeing

See the UNESCO-designated Wachau Valley, one of the most beautiful river valleys in Europe. See the magnificent Melk Abbey a masterpiece of Baroque architecture, before reaching Salzburg. Meet your Local Specialist for a walking tour of this musical city. Dine tonight at your hotel.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Dinner

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Dinner

Day 8

Day 9

Salzburg – Innsbruck – Oberammergau (2 Nights) Day 9 - Salzburg – Innsbruck – Oberammergau (2 Nights)

Visit Innsbruck in the Austrian Tirol famous for its spectacular scenery. See the famous Golden Roof and enjoy free time to explore this interesting town. Later travel to the picturesque town of Oberammergau where the Passion Play will be performed. This evening dine at your hotel.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Dinner

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Dinner

Day 9

Day 10

Oberammergau (Passion Play Performance) Day 10 - 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. Later return to your hotel for dinner.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Dinner

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Dinner

Day 10

Day 11

Oberammergau – Munich Day 11 - Oberammergau – Munich

Travel through alpine scenery back to Munich. This evening join your companions and Travel Director for a Farewell Dinner to celebrate the end of your holiday.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Farewell Dinner

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Farewell Dinner

Day 11

Day 12

Depart Munich Day 12 - Depart Munich

Say 'Auf Wiedersehen' to Germany, your fellow travellers and Travel Director at the end of your exhilarating European experience. Transfers to Munich airport are available. Conditions apply.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Day 12

Available Departures

Please see http://www.trafalgar.com:80/usa/tours/imperial-europe-with-oberammergau for the latest discounts & departure information.

The Trafalgar Difference

  • Be My Guest
    Join the Schieszl family for hearty Hungarian fare and the story of their winery, which doubled as a hiding place during WWII for a Jewish friend who was fleeing Nazi persecution

  • Hidden Treasures
    Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure

  • Local Specialists
    For included sightseeing in Prague, Budapest, Vienna and Salzburg

Find out what makes Trafalgar different.

Highlights

What's Included

Sightseeing Highlights

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    • City tour in Prague, Budapest, Vienna and Salzburg

    • Orientation of Munich, Regensburg and Innsbruck

    • Premium Tickets for the 2020 Passion Play in Oberammergau

    • View the Marienplatz in Munich, St. Vitus' Cathedral and the Old Town Square of Prague, the Imperial Boulevards of Vienna, Melk Abbey and Wilten Basilica and the Golden Roof in Innsbruck

    • Visit Bratislava the capital of Slovakia, the Fisherman's Bastion in Budapest and the Baroque town centre of Győr


What's Included

Dining

    • 11 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


Why Trafalgar?

The Trafalgar Experience

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Meet warm-hearted locals and like-minded travellers. Along your journey of discovery, stop to share stories and flavours with local farmers, chefs and winemakers. Pause to admire the handicrafts and rich traditions of amazing artisans. Explore the essence of Europe through captivating accounts shared by expert historians and savvy local guides.


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Taste

Travelling with your tastebuds, treating them to new flavours, spices and textures along the way. From the very first breakfast to the last nightcap, travelling through Europe indulges your palate, with every meal an opportunity to discover regional fare. Savour each new flavour, try the local tipple and take home fresh culinary inspiration. Let us share our love for food and hospitality with you.


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Once you've packed your suitcase, we take care of the rest, removing all your concerns so that you can be secure in the knowledge that an award-winning global company with an impeccable reputation has taken care of every little detail. We arrange everything you'll need along your journey - meals, accommodation and travel logistics, because we are with you all the way. Travel the world with peace of mind, knowing you’re in the hands of Trafalgar.


Guest Reviews and Ratings

  • Guest Service Rating from 293 Reviews

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    Service rating : yes, we would buy again. Our tour director was great, and coach driver too. They made the tour interesting and lots of fun.Product : All places visited were interesting and a joy to see.

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    Service rating : The trip was well organized, the tour guide was great, as well as the local guides, the restaurants were very good as were the hotels.Product : I loved every destination we visited.

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    Service rating : The tour director kept us well-informed of every place & every thing we were going to do. Considering our tour was 48 people (which made me nervous at first), we were managed well and never had a problem meeting at a certain time. Our bus driver was superb - handled that bus like

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    Service rating : Well organised, lots of experiences and an excellent tour directorProduct : Saw all and more than I expected to

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    Service rating : It was overall a good excursion but too many optional tours within cut short the program for those who did not opt.Hotel at Prague was substandard.The tour director was professionally competent but reminding guests repeatedly about the gratuity and it's quantum was uncalled

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