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Experience a once-in-a-decade performance of the Oberammergau Passion Play before embarking on a wonderful cruise on the Rhine

11 days From $4,345 per person

2022 Tour code: GR-OBRA-22

About the tour

The Oberammergau Passion Play is famous across the world for its marvelous retelling of the Passion of the Christ. Explore the charming town of Oberammergau and enjoy a performance of the play with tier 2 category tickets. Then travel by rail to Basel, where you meet your river cruise ship for a scenic 7-night cruise on the magnificent Rhine River.

Highlights

What’s included

Itinerary

Days 1 & 2 - To the Oberammergau region

Meet your group and Tour Manager at our dedicated Departure Office at London St Pancras where we board the  Eurostar service to Paris. From here, we join the rail service to Stuttgart. We spend the night here before continuing the following day down to the beautiful Oberammergau region in southern Germany, our base for the next two nights.

Includes
  • Day 1 - Eurostar Meal, Dinner
  • Day 2 - Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4 - Basel

Today, we depart for Basel, traveling by rail via Ulm and München-Pasing. On arrival you board your ship, the 5-Star  MS Amadeus  A floating hotel, this fantastic vessel is your home for the next seven nights. As you get your bearings on board, be sure to head up to the Sun Deck and take in the final hours of sunlight before we set sail. This evening, we enjoy a welcome cocktail before a delicious first meal. 

Includes
  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 10 - Amsterdam and the Medemblik Steam Train

We arrive into Amsterdam this morning, the Dutch capital, where we have a choice of three excursions, the first of which is a city tour of Amsterdam. One of the most popular of all the European cities, Amsterdam is as modern as it is historic, as young as it is old. From idyllic canals and large parks, to contemporary art galleries and futuristic architecture, this is a city that boasts something for everyone. The second option is an excursion to Hoorn where we board the splendid  Medemblik Steam Train and enjoy a nostalgic trip through splendid Dutch scenery. Your third option is an excursion to the Floriade Expo, the world-famous horticulture show that has been showcasing flora once a decade since 1960. 2022's theme focuses on building green cities and is certain to be filled with both beauty and innovation. Visit exhibitors from more 40 countries, meander through the colorful arboretum, and immerse yourself in Dutch culture.

Includes
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Additional information

Pricing Plans

We offer a Standard Class and First Class rail options for departures on this tour. You can select your class using the Dates & Pricing tool.

Departure times

Departure times vary based on selected rail vacation. This information will be provided in your final documents. For more information please speak with your rail specialist.

Mobility information

Due to the nature of our tours they are generally unsuitable for those with restricted mobility. If you’d like to discuss any particular vacation with us in this respect, then please don’t hesitate to call us.

Trains

Drachenfels Railway
Eurostar
TGV

Ship

MS Amadeus Imperial
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