Collette reports that the first departure from the 2022 Oberammergau Passion Play has returned. The tiny town Bavarian hamlet of Oberammergau is hosting thousands of visitors to showcase the must-see epic Passion Play, depicting the life and death of Jesus Christ.
Guests set out on a cultural experience in the Imperial Cities of Central Europe featuring traditional entertainment and the epic Oberammergau Passion Play.
While on tour, guests experienced a city tour of Budapest features the Matthias Church, where many kings have had their coronations. They travelled back in time with a visit to a 14th-century castle, where knights with colorful costumes and authentic weaponry recreate the days of chivalry.
The tour concluded with the memorable and moving performance of the Oberammergau Passion Play; the origins of this historic event date back to 1634, and occurs once every 10 years.
The Play was previously cancelled in 2020 due to Covid-19. Collette is currently offering 7 itineraries featuring the Oberammergau Passion Play.
Jaclyn Leibl-Cote, President of Collette, said: “Our travellers have been waiting for more than a decade to see the esteemed Passion Play. As travel continues to rebound, guests will have the opportunity to take advantage of many special events on tour that we’re offering.”
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