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Jewels of Italy with Oberammergau

Tour Code: - Departure Date: - Country: Italy Leader: English Speaking Local Guide - Dates As Requested Number of nights: 10

An inspiring and remarkable European tour that will really enlighten you! Travel to the delightful cities of Florence, Pisa, Verona, Venice, Innsbruck and Oberammergau. A cultural and spiritual journey that will delight all of your senses.

Day 1 - MondayRead More

 

Arrive Rome 2 nights

 

Fly to Rome from London (Please note: flight prices are not included in the tour prices below, these will be quoted on ad hoc basis upon booking)

Welcome to Rome. After check-in, relax and unwind. Later meet with your Travel Director and fellow travellers. This evening consider a stroll around this fascinating ancient city and mingle with the locals in beautiful squares with stunning architecture.Arri

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ROME SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

Your Local Specialist takes you on a sightseeing tour with a visit to the Vatican City (see right). Visit the awe-inspiring St. Peter’s Basilica and view Michelangelo’s statue, the Pietà. Don’t miss the opportunity to join an Optional Experience to visit inside the famous Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums. View the mighty Colosseum and see the ancient sites of Rome. Afterwards enjoy free time to take in the sights or join an Optional Experience to explore the Pantheon and Piazza Navona.

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ROME – PISA – FLORENCE (2 NIGHTS)

This morning leave Rome and head north towards Central Italy. Travel through picturesque scenery in Umbria and Tuscany before arriving in the town of Pisa. Visit the Square of Miracles featuring the Leaning Tower, (see left) Cathedral and Baptistery. There is time to shop for souvenirs and take pictures. Later arrive at your hotel near Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance.

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FLORENCE SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

There are few cities in the world with an artistic legacy to equal that of Florence (see right). Your Local Specialist gives a superb commentary of the city’s history during your walking tour, which includes views of the Baptistery, Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the impressive Giotto’s Bell Tower and a visit to Piazza della Signoria.

Experience a demonstration of ne leatherwork with time to explore on your own. Shop for high-quality leather and 18-carat gold jewellery for which Florence is renowned and don’t forget to try the gelato. Later enjoy dinner at the hotel.

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FLORENCE – VERONA – VENICE (MESTRE) (2 NIGHTS)

Your journey continues north across the dramatic Apennine Mountains to Verona, the home of Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers. View the vast Roman Arena, (See left) where concerts are still held regularly each year and see Juliet’s Balcony. Hear the story of the play which begins with a street brawl between Montague and Capulet servants who, like their masters, are sworn enemies. Head east to the magical, romantic city of Venice. Dinner is included at the hotel.

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VENICE ORIENTATION AND FREE TIME

Watch the Venetian craftsmen at work creating local specialities at a glassblowing workshop on Giudecca Island. Then cruise by private launch to St. Mark’s Square in the heart of Venice. Admire the Bridge of Sighs, the ornate Doge’s Palace and the Byzantine Basilica of St. Mark. Spend free time afterwards exploring this fascinating city (see right) or perhaps take a cruise across the lagoon to the island of Burano for a relaxing meal. Burano is an island in the Venetian lagoon known for its brightly coloured houses.

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VENICE (MESTRE) – INNSBRUCK

This morning enjoy spectacular scenery including driving the Brenner Pass which separates Italy from Austria. Arrive in the scenic town of Innsbruck (see left) – famous for hosting the 1976 Winter Olympic Games and enjoy free time to explore the sights including the Hofburg Palace and the Golden Roof.

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INNSBRUCK – OBERAMMERGAU

Enjoy free time in Innsbruck where you can explore the city and discover its ties to the Winter Olympic Games. Later travel to the picturesque town of Oberammergau (see right) where the Passion Play will be performed tomorrow. This play is only performed once every 10 years to mark the events of 1634. This tragic and deeply moving chronicle depicts the Passion of Christ at the time of the Crucifixion. The cast is made up of village locals only, people from all over the world come to Bavaria in Germany just to see this play which happens only once every decade, do not miss out! This evening dine at your hotel.

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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. The prices below included £660 for the momentous Passion Play package.

Dine at a local restaurant this evening before experiencing the captivating second half of this unique event as night falls.

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OBERAMMERGAU – DEPART MUNICH

It’s Farewell to your newfound friends at the end of your memorable holiday. Transfers are available to Munich Airport. Conditions apply.

 

 

Further Information and PricesRead More

Dates for this tour as follows:

Monday 11th May 2020 – Wednesday 20th May 2020 Every Monday to Wednesday thereafter until the final week which is Monday 21st September – Wednesday 30th September.

Prices

£1550 per person sharing in a double/twin room plus flights to be confirmed upon booking. Single room supplement of £220

Price includes: 

The above itinerary on Bed and Breakfast basis plus 4 evening dinners, Tickets to the Passion Play Oberammergau, Transfer included providing flight times co-ordinate to meet the times as below:

Arrival – Transfer are 9.30am, 12.20pm and 3.30pm

Departure – Transfer is at 9:30am

If you arrive at the airport outside these times you must pay for local taxi transfer!

Not Included:

Lunches, Evening Dinner except where mentioned in the itinerary, Travel Insurance, Flights to Rome and returning from Munich, Gratuities.

Bookings on this tour are subject to Trafalgar’s terms and conditions –
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