Germany, Austria, Switzerland with the Passion Play

 

Germany, Austria, Switzerland with the Passion Play - 7/8/2022 - 7/20/2022

Countries

  • Austria
  • Germany
  • Liechtenstein
  • Switzerland

Friday, July 8 - Depart USA

  • Depart Minneapolis on overnight, trans-Atlantic flight to Frankfurt, Germany 

Saturday, July 9 - Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany

  • Meet bus driver at Frankfurt International Airport
  • Transfer to Rothenburg ob der Tauber
  • Afternoon at leisure in Rothenburg ob der Tauber
  • Dinner at hotel
  • Join Night Watchman on walking tour of Rothenburg ob der Tauber 
  • Overnight in Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Sunday, July 10 - Munich, Germany

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Drive to Dachau
  • Visit Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial (personal audio guides included)
  • Dinner at local Munich restaurant
  • Overnight in Munich

Monday, July 11 - Munich, Germany

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Locally guided panoramic tour of Munich in morning
  • Afternoon free to explore Munich's churches, shops, museums, and markets. 
  • Dinner at the Ratskeller, located in the New Town Hall 
  • Overnight in Munich 

Tuesday, July 12 - Salzburg, Austria

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Drive to Salzburg, Austria
  • Locally guided walking tour of Salzburg in late morning
  • Afternoon free to explore Salzburg
  • Dinner at a local restaurant
  • Overnight in Salzburg 

Wednesday, July 13 - Oberammergau area, Germany

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Drive to Berchtesgaden, Germany 
  • Visit Kehlsteinhaus/Eagle's Nest 
  • Tour Linderhof Palace in afternoon
  • Dinner at hotel
  • Overnight in Oberammergau area 

Thursday, July 14 - Oberammergau area, Germany

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Morning at leisure in Oberammergau 
  • Act 1 of Passion Play in afternoon
  • Dinner at a local restaurant 
  • Act 2 of Passion Play after dinner
  • Overnight in Oberammergau area 

Friday, July 15 - Wengen, Switzerland

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Drive through Germany, Austria, and Liechtenstein into Switzerland.
  • Brief stop in Vaduz, Liechtenstein
  • Afternoon stop in Lucerne, Switzerland
  • Cog-wheeled train to Wengen
  • Dinner at hotel 
  • Overnight in Wengen 

Saturday, July 16 - Wengen, Switzerland

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Gondola from Wengen to Männlichen
  • Walk from Männlichen to Kleine Schiedegg, under the peaks of the Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau mountains
  • Afternoon return to Wengen via cog-wheeled train
  • Dinner at hotel
  • Overnight in Wengen 

Sunday, July 17 - Black Forest, Germany

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Drive through Switzerland to Black Forest
  • Visit Vogtsbauernhof open air museum in Black Forest, including Black Forest cake tasting
  • Dinner at hotel
  • Overnight in Black Forest 

Monday, July 18 - Rüdesheim, Germany

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Drive to Heidelberg
  • Visit Heidelberg Castle ruins via funicular 
  • Free time in Heidelberg's historic city center
  • Drive to Rüdesheim in afternoon
  • Dinner at hotel
  • Private wine tasting at local vintner 
  • Overnight in Rüdesheim 

Tuesday, July 19 - Rüdesheim, Germany

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Cruise on Rhine from Rüdesheim to St. Goarshausen, past the Loreley 
  • Free afternoon in Rüdesheim
  • Farewell dinner at hotel 
  • Overnight in Rüdesheim 

Wednesday, July 20 - Return to USA

  • Breakfast (packed or at hotel) 
  • Transfer to Frankfurt International Airport
  • Return flights to Minneapolis 

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08/2021 - Application & Brochure for New Travelers PDF Download
CETA's COVID-19 Policy PDF Download
Travel Guard Essential-Preferred-Deluxe Plans for all states EXCEPT FL, KS, MO, MT, NY, PDF Download

Includes

  • Round trip, economy air transportation from Minneapolis, including current departure & security taxes
  • Land transportation via deluxe motor coach, public rail and metro
  • Double accommodations in hotels
  • Breakfast and dinner daily
  • Admissions to all activities as indicated on itinerary
  • Escorted from Minneapolis by CETA’s Jean Denesen
  • End-of-tour tips to bus driver
  • End-of-tour tips to tour leader

Application Deadline is October 15, 2021. Space is limited. Mail completed appliation & deposit check to

  • CETA Tours
  • 3120 Schneider Ave SE, Suite 1B
  • Menomonie, WI 54751  

Excludes

  • Items of a personal nature, such as passport, visa fees, and personal spending money
  • Meals, other than indicated
  • Beverages, other than at breakfast
  • Airline baggage fees (if applicable)
  • Single room supplement of $675, subject to availability
  • Luggage handling
  • COVID testing and/or expenses associated with quarantine, if applicable
  • Travel Insurance