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Imperial Cities of Central Europe and Oberammergau Passion Play

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In addition to our popular Austrian Adventure tour, we also offer tickets to see the Oberammergau Passion Play through our Imperial Cities of Central Europe tour, one of the most comprehensive tours of Central Europe that we have ever offered. For only $4,199, travelers will get a taste of the spellbinding experiences offered in some of the most mesmerizing cities in Europe on this 12-day journey.

This exciting two-part tour takes globe-trotters to four of the most beautiful and historic Central European cities: MunichSalzburg, Vienna, Prague, and Budapest. Vacationers will explore this complex, multicultural arena of historic, artistic, scientific, industrial, and commercial importance dating back to the Roman Empire.

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The tour then culminates with a visit to the village of Oberammergau, where you’ll have the opportunity to view the famed Passion Play.

As you can imagine, the itinerary is extensive, but you can check it out in full detail on our Web site. There are two tour dates available in 2010: May 17 to May 28, and Sept. 9 to Sept. 20.

As always, flights, transfers, great hotels, many meals, and a comprehensive sightseeing tour program are all included in this amazing deal, as well as tickets to the Passion Play. But, hurry to reserve your space. This tour sells out in the blink of an eye!

Austrian Adventure and the Oberammergau Passion Play

It isn’t often that you hear the words "off the beaten track" associated with group tours through Europe. But that’s exactly what our two-part Austrian Adventure is for our travelers. This 10-day tour first takes vacationers through the rugged and spectacularly beautiful Alpine region of Tyrol in Western Austria.

With its abundance of sights and activities, including lakes, forests, snow-capped mountains, Gothic cathedrals and architecture, art-covered buildings, castles, and excellent food and shopping, the Tyrolean region has something for every traveler.

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The idyllic village of Seefeld serves as home base for the first week, offering easy access to other nearby attractions in the region, such as Salzburg, Chiemsee, and the Krimml Waterfalls.

The tour then culminates with a visit to the village of Oberammergau, where travelers have the opportunity to view the famed Oberammergau Passion Play. As I described in my last post, the Passion Play is a religious and cultural tradition dating back to 1633. This very special event takes place only every 10 years and attracts visitors from around the world.

Flights, transfers, great hotels, many meals, a comprehensive sightseeing tour program, and tickets to the Passion Play are all included in this amazing deal for $3,299. But hurry to reserve your space. This once-in-a-lifetime vacation package is sure to sell out quickly!

About Peggy

Peggy Goldman is a specialty tour operator and travel expert, who owns and operates Friendly Planet Travel, a full-service company that specializes in tour packages to exotic worldwide destinations at affordable prices.   More about Peggy

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