Oberammergau Passion Play and Danube River Cruise
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July 29, 2020 - August 10, 2020

$5,896

Cruise in style with Vestavia Hills UMC aboard an AmaWaterways river ship after spending 4 days in Germany and Austria and witnessing the Oberammergau Passion Play. Your cruise embarks from Vilshofen and winds its way through Europe. You’ll end your journey in beautiful Budapest.

About the Oberammergau Passion Play

Since 1634, the most famous Passion Play in the world has taken place in Oberammergau. The tradition, maintained and experienced almost without interruption for over 380 years, of putting on the play about the suffering, death and resurrection of Christ every ten years, will be continued for the 42nd time in 2020. It is regarded as the most important Passion Play in the world. The village at the edge of the Bavarian Alps expects approximately 500,000 visitors for the passion play, over half of which will be international guests. A special law is in effect to insure that all actors of the world’s largest amateur dramatic performance come from the village. All participants, from actors playing the big speaking parts such as Jesus, Mary or Judas, through members of the choir, orchestra members, firemen and ushers, must have been born in Oberammergau or lived there for at least 20 years. Over 2,000 Oberammergau villagers will participate in the 2020 Passion Play.

12 days in Austria, Germany, Hungary‚ÄČand Slovakia

Details

Start:
July 29, 2020
End:
August 10, 2020
Cost:
$5,896
Event Category:
Registration:
http://www.eo.travelwithus.com/tours/rc20073020h44034/#.Wxcz6lMvyLL

Contact

Jim Frazier
Phone:
2057690126
Email:
jfrazier@vhumc.org