Northern Italy’s Hidden Cities with Oberammergau Northern Italy’s Hidden Cities with Oberammergau

Suggested Itinerary

Day 1 – Fly to Italy

Scheduled flight to Italy. Transfer to a 3* hotel on in the spa town Abano Terme near Padua (or similar) for a 5 night stay on half board basis.

Day 2 – Padua & Vicenza

Optional guided tour of Padua, one of Italy's oldest university towns and the setting for Shakespeare's ‘Taming of the Shrew’. In Vicenza visit the Teatro Olimpico (entrance fee included), designed by Palladio in 1579, followed by free time to relax.

Day 3 – Villa Barbaro, Asolo & 'La Malcontenta'

Guided tour of Palladio’s Villa Barbaro at Maser. Free time for lunch in Asolo. Guided tour of one of Palladio's loveliest villas, 'La Malcontenta', beside the Brenta Canal and decorated with magnificent frescoes by Zelotti.

Day 4 – Ferrara

Optional guided tour of the walled town of Ferrara, one of Italy’s hidden gems. Free time at leisure in Ferrara this afternoon.

Day 5 – Palazzo Ducale & Palazzo Te, Mantova

In Mantova we have an optional guided tour of the Palazzo Ducale, once one of Europe’s largest palaces and Mantegna’s frescoes in the ‘Camera degli Sposi’. Visit the magnificent Palazzo Te and the ‘Sala dei Giganti’.

Day 6 – Innsbruck & Oberammergau

Leave Italy and en route to Oberammergau visit Innsbruck. Two night stay in Oberammergau in Category C accommodation (equivalent to 3* hotel or 4* guesthouse) with dinner included this evening.

Day 7 – Oberammergau Passion Play

After included breakfast and visit to Oberammergau Museum, we take our Category 2 seats for this afternoon’s performance of the Passion Play which includes a three hour break for included dinner.

Day 8 – Fly home

After included breakfast, transfer to Munich Airport for flight home.

Tour Features

Tours Features

Full programme of included excursions & guided tours

Half board accommodation throughout

Return scheduled flights from your chosen airport or executive coach from your preferred pick up points

Professional tour manager

Executive coach throughout your tour

One free place per 15 paying passengers

Oberammergau Package

Category 2 Passion Play ticket (upgrade to Category 1 at a supplement)

3 course dinner on first night & during the Play’s 3 hour interval

Breakfast each morning

Return shuttle bus service from your accommodation to the theatre

Admission to the Oberammergau Museum

Playbook of the 2020 Passion Play

Hotel

Abano Terme

We stay four nights on half board basis at a good 3* hotel on Lake Garda (or similar).

Oberammergau

This suggested tour is based on a 2 nights stay in Category C accommodation (equivalent to 3* hotel or 4* guesthouse) in and around Oberammergau. Dinner on arrival, dinner during the Play’s 3 hour interval and breakfast on both mornings are all included. All rooms are en suite. NB Your group can upgrade to Category A (equivalent to 5* hotel) or Category B (equivalent to 4* hotel or 5* guesthouse) accommodation at a supplement.

Tailor-make this tour

Remember this Oberammergau Passion Play is just our suggestion. We have priced it on Category C accommodation (equivalent to 3* hotel or 4* guesthouse) in Oberammergau with Category 2 Passion Play tickets. Your Oberammergau tour is exclusively for your group and your group alone so it can be tailor made to suit the interests and profile of your members.

Your group could:

  • upgrade the Oberammergau Passion Play tickets to Category 1
  • stay in Category A (equivalent to 5* hotel) or Category B (equivalent to 4* hotel or 5* guesthouse) accommodation in Oberammergau
  • stay at a 4* hotel during your pre or post-Passion Play tour
  • with less dinners included
  • for more (or fewer) days
  • include different excursions
  • include UK airport coach transfers (for flight tours)
  • include all entrance fees, gratuities & personal audio headsets

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