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The Passion Play | Oberammergau, 2020

Experience the Most Famous Presentation of Christ’s Passion in the World

From May to October 2020, thousands of people from all walks of life will visit the Bavarian village of Oberammergau, located in the beautiful Alpine region of southern Germany, to witness a remarkable tradition that has been repeated every decade for centuries: the Oberammergau Passion Play. Attendance at the world-famous play is a powerful and inspiring experience. Featuring an amateur cast of 2,000 local actors, singers, and orchestra members, this visually stunning performance begins with Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem and ends with His resurrection and ascension.



We offer a selection of scheduled Passion Play Tours that you can join, or we’ll help you plan your own custom group tour to Oberammergau!

Dorfstraße (Oberammergau) Stephan de Paly, Passion Play Oberammergau 2020Join a Group Tour: Tours featuring this world renowned theatrical production are now available. These Passion Play tours sell out quickly, so book your trip today while tickets last!

Host a Group Tour: Founded in 1975, Witte designs and operates customized, full-service tours for groups. Whether you’d like to include the 2020 Passion Play with a tour of the Rhine River Valley, the cities and towns associated with Martin Luther, or the Italian Lake District—we’ll create the perfect tour to suit your group’s unique goals, interests and budget.

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Current Listing of Open Group Tours

2020 Passion Play Tour of Germany & Switzerland
June 11 – 22, 2020
$4,699 p.p. from Louisville, based on double occupancy
Join members and friends of Our Savior Lutheran Church on a 12-day adventure featuring the world-famous Oberammergau Passion Play! Our journey begins in cosmopolitan Berlin and we’ll then travel to some of the most significant places of the Lutheran faith—Wittenberg, Erfurt, and Eisenach, among others.

Oberammergau Passion Play and the Swiss Alps
September 4 – 15, 2020
$5,545 p.p. from Grand Rapids, based on double occupancy
Henk and Thressa Witte invite you to join them on an unforgettable adventure through the magnificent Alpine Region of Southern Germany, Austria, and Switzerland! Our journey begins in the German province of Bavaria, where we will take in all this beautiful area of the country has to offer.

Passion Play, the Alps and the French Riviera | SOLD OUT…WAITLIST ACCEPTED
September 17 – 30, 2020
$5,495 p.p. from Grand Rapids, based on double occupancy
Join John and Lynda Witte as they travel through some of Europe’s most magnificent and enchanting regions. Our journey begins in the magical south German state of Bavaria where you will get to experience the most famous presentation of Christ’s passion in the world, which takes place every 10 years in the village of Oberammergau.

Next Steps – Planning an Oberammergau Passion Play Tour

We do it all.Witte Group Tour

  • Book flights, accommodations, land transportation, sightseeing, & special events
  • Include daily breakfasts & other group meals
  • Design customized tour brochures & provide promotional support
  • Manage online registration & individual accounts
  • Arrange for individuals to extend their stays and/or depart from alternate cities
  • Assign a multi-lingual tour manager to accompany the group upon arrival until departure
  • Schedule expert local guides throughout
  • Provide Travel Protection coverage

Next steps.

  • Dialogue | Sharing your dreams, ideas, needs, and wants with your Group Tour Specialist is the exciting first step. Together we’ll discuss inclusions, ideas and ways of blending teachings with travel to provide a spiritually enriching journey for your travelers. 12-18 months out
  • Proposal | After gaining an understanding of your spiritual journey goals, we’ll put together a travel proposal. This includes the itinerary, details on trip components, pricing and payment options. 10-12 months out
  • Promotion | Once the proposal is accepted, we create a promotional brochure and online registration for you to promote your tour and take reservations. This is an easy way for you to invite interest for your tour. 10-12 months out
  • Registration & Payments | Your passengers will be registering on our convenient online portal, or with you directly. We will handle invoicing and payments directly with passengers or you — and manage details like collecting passport information, helping your passengers extend their stay, or making other special arrangements. 0-6 months out
  • Travel | Sit back, relax and enjoy the tour. Witte Travel & Tours’ staff will ensure your spiritual journey is a trip with memories that will last a lifetime. The Big Day!

Why Witte

40+ Years – We have been arranging domestic and international tours since 1975. Witte is highly regarded in the industry for its excellent service and personal dedication to our travelers.

Customization – Whether we start from scratch or with one of our popular itineraries, we will work diligently with you, the group leader, to design and execute a program that best meets your unique goals and needs.

Flexibility – Some of your travelers want to extend their stay. Others need to join the group from other departure cities. Special meals, flight change updates…it’s not a headache for you; it’s all handled with care by Witte’s special arrangements staff.

Witte Connections – We have an outstanding network of venues, suppliers, and tour managers — which means that the best accommodations, motorcoaches, guides, events, and even performance opportunities are at our disposal.

Outstanding Tour Personnel – Our tour managers (who are with your group throughout your tour), local guides, and drivers are consistently the most mentioned factors when people tell us how much they enjoyed their Witte tour.

Finances – Our staff of accountants will take from you the burden and liability of collecting and applying tour payments. We have many options available to ensure the ideal arrangement for your group, including online registration and payments.

Promotional Assistance – We’re happy to share promotional ideas, provide full-color brochures, design flyers, create PowerPoint slides, and even attend pre-departure meetings. It’s your tour, but you’re not alone.

We’re Here For You – You will always get a real person on the phone, no matter where you are. Witte’s Group Tour Specialists in Michigan, sales reps throughout the USA, European office, and 24-hour on-call operations staff are just a call away. For certain U.S. departure cities we’ll even check your group in at the airport.

Travel Expertise – Working at Witte means continually studying the latest in industry and destination developments. We pay our staff to learn about and visit our destinations because it pays off in your satisfaction.

Creativity – You’ll never get a cookie-cutter tour from Witte. You’ll get lifetime memories of a tour done just right!

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