Visit Munich, the capital of Bavaria, the European capital of sausages and beer. Visit Oberamergau, home of Passion Play and experience once in decade, amazing Passion Play performance. Visit Marktl, birth place of Cardinal Ratzinger (Pope Benedict) and St. Oswald Church where he was baptized.
Then, travel to Prague, the capital of Czech Republic, known as the "Baroque capital of Europe" and home of Infant Jesus. Explore Hradcani, the "Royal Town" and attends a Mass at St. Vitae's Cathedral. Then travel to Vienna, once home of the Habsburg Monarchy, with amazing Schoenbrunn, the most luxurious royal palace in Europe. Holy Mass in St. Stephens Cathedral, and end your joinery with classic music concert in Grand Hall, home of famous New Years Eve.
August 23, 2020.
Day-1. DEPARTURE TO EUROPE
Day-2. MUNICH-: Arrival Munich before noon (local time), and transfer to the city. After check in and refreshment, join your guide on walking tour to Viktuel market, the open air food market to taste some great Bavarian dishes. D.
Day-3. MUNICH - SALZBURG - OBERAMMERGAU: Early morning bus ride to Salzburg, the European capital of classic music, Mozart’s birth place and town where famous movie “the Sound of Music” was filmed. See Mozart House, Hohensalzburg Fortress, the Cathedral, Mirabel Gardens, St. Peter’s District and the local open air food market. Later, travel to Oberammergau, for evening Passion Play performance. In 1634 the Oberammergau villagers promised to perform the suffering, death and resurrection of Christ every tenth year, in so far as no one was to die of the plague anymore. The villagers were answered by God and therefore in 1634 the first Passion Play took place.The promise has been kept until today. Based on late performance and late return, no dinner this evening. B.
Day-4. MUNICH: Day to explore Munich Short walk to Marien Plats, to visit Church of Holy Spirit and then guided walking tour inside the pedestrian zone of the city. Explore Odeon Platz, historical place where Hitler and his Nazi followers started the Beer Putch with intention to overthrow the Bavarian government, Then visit the main sites inside the Old Town, such as "Old Peter” Church, Arch of Victory, Stachaus, Karlsplatz, Ludwig Strasse, Schwabing, and Marien Kirche. Free afternoon, before supper at Hoffbrauhaus, the oldest Bavarian eatery with live music. B/D.
Day-5. MARKTL - CESKY KRUMLOW: Board the Motor coach for ride to Marktl, birth place of Cardinal Ratzinger (Pope Benedict), Visit Church of St. Oswald where he was a Bishop, with possible Mass. Then cross the Czech border ride to Cesky Krumlow, one of the most beautiful medieval towns in Europe surrounded by the water The houses in the Old Town are completely restored in the way to look the same as 500 years ago when they were originally built. B/D.
Day-6. CESKY KRUMLOW - PRAGUE: Ride through the Central Bohemia to reach Prague. Check in at your centrally located hotel and join your guide on walking tour through Staro Miesto the original part of the capital of Bohemian Kingdom. Dinner in Bohemian Beer House B/D.
Day-7. PRAGUE: Tour of the “Royal Town” known as Hradcani, home of Bohemian Kings, and explore the main religious sites of the city such as: Strahov Monastery, St. Wenceslas Royal Chapel in St. Vitus Cathedral and the Royal Castle, Then downhill walk to Lesser Town, the stronghold of the Merchants of Bohemia. Walk along the Charles Bridge, the main symbol of the city decorated with the statues of the saints and place for live music performances. Late afternoon walk to Carmelite Church of Our Lady Victorious in Malá Strana, to see famous The Infant Jesus of Prague or Child Jesus of Prague a 16th-century wax-coated wooden statue holding a globus cruciger, The legends claim that the statue once belonged to Saint Teresa of Ávila. In 1628 it was donated to the Carmelite friars B/D.
Day-8. PRAGUE - MELK ABBEY- VIENNA: Board the Motor coach for ride to Vienna. En route stop Hlkuboka to visit one of the greatest castles in the world, famous Hluboka Castle, in Melk, the largest Benedictine Abbey in Europe founded in 11th century, known by its manuscript collection and extensive library. After late lunch break on your own, continue to Vienna, the former capital of Habsburg Monarchy, one of the most beautiful European cities, and worlds capital of classic music.. B/D.
Day-9. VIENNA: Walk to St. Stephens Cathedral, and join the local guide for walking guided tour of the city. See some of the best sites like: the Hofburg, Votava Church, Urania, Museum Quarter, Danube Canal, and famous Vienna Opera. Some free time in the afternoon, before evening Mass in St. Stephens Cathedral B/D.
Day-10. VIENNA - SCHOENBRUNN: Metro ride to Schoenbrunn for inside visit and guided tour of the most luxurious Royal Palace in Europe, home of Maria Teresita and Habsburg Monarchy. This great Palace was also the site of the first concert which you Mozart at the age of seven gave to the European Royalites. Later explore massive parks before we return to the city. Free afternoon for group or individual activities, before evening spectacular classic music performance at Grand Hall. B/D.
Day-11. DEPARTURE: Breakfast, transfer to the airport, and return flight home. B
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With every group tour we provide you will see all the best attractions and some you might not even know. These attractions are just steps away from your hotel:
Oberamergau Pashion Play - Marktl San Oswald Church - St. Vit Cathedral - Hradcani Royal Town - Carmelite Church of Our Lady Victorious (home of Child Jesus of Prague), St. Stephens Cathedral in Vienna - Schoenbrunn Palace - Grand Hall (Vienna) Mozart Muci classic music show
Your tour is important to us and we provide the most inclusive tour possible. This student group tour includes the following:
round trip airfare - airport taxes based on present fees - transfers as per program - 8 nights in 3 and 4 star hotels - 8 open buffet breakfasts - 8 dinners or lunches - tours of Munich, Vienna, Fuessen, Prague. Pashion Play performance in Oberamergau - Holy Mass in 3 churches - speedy train ride: Vienna-Prague, Spiritual Leader - Mariden tour director