The Oberammergau Passion Play and The Holy Land


Depart     Wednesday 2nd September 2020

Return       Friday 11th September 2020

Duration  10 Days

Led By     Rev. Paul Snell


Rev. Paul Snell, 9 Townlands, Willand, Cullompton EX15 2RR / Mob. 07735 603553


Operated by Maranatha Tours  UK

Itinerary Overview

Wed. 2nd  Fly Heathrow to Munich to Oberammergau for two nights.

Thu. 3rd  The Passion Play.

Fri. 4th  Fly from Munich to Tel Aviv.

Fri. 4th to Thu. 10th Seven nights in the Holy Land.

Fri. 11th  Flight from Tel Aviv to Heathrow.



The Stunning Passion Play

The first production was first held in 1634 and this will be the 42nd with new musical scores and authentic period costumes with a cast drawn from the village residents in Oberammergau.


From Manger Square and the Shepherds Fields, to the Mount of Olives, the Old City and Calvary.

The Dead Sea Region

Calling at Jericho and the Jordan River at Bethany-beyond-the-Jordan, Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found and the wilderness by the old Jerusalem-Jericho road.

Lower Galilee Region

Visits to Nazareth, the Mount of Precipitation, Mount Tabor and Saul’s Beth Shean.

Sea of Galilee

Around the shores visiting towns and villages associated with the ministry of Jesus with a private sail on the sea.

Holiday Extension

The option to extend your stay for a few extra days in Jerusalem to perhaps visit places of personal interest, some shopping or relax and reflect.


Accommodation at Half Board

= Quality Guest House within the region of the Oberammergau village.

= Maagan Lakeside Holiday Village by Galilee's shores.

= The Ritz Hotel in Jerusalem near to the Old City Gates.

Subject to final numbers, hotels may change but if so, they will be of the same standard.


The Passion Play

Morning leisure in the village with lunch.

Afternoon Passion Play Part 1.

Dinner in the village.

Evening Passion Play Part 2.


Projected 2020 Package Price

£2300/£2350 per person including all taxes.

This price will be subject to review and confirmed by September 2019 when airline and land service rates are fixed for 2020.

If the final price at that time is not within your budget, your payments to date will be refunded.

Further increase/decrease may be required subject to the exchange rate of the Pound Sterling to the Euro, by 2020.

Registration Details

This event takes place every ten years and the next one is in 2030 and it is therefore always heavily subscribed and in some cases overbooked. We have established a registration procedure to guarantee Play Tickets on the following basis and timeline:

Priority Registration Form

Once we receive the completed enclosed Registration Form (as below) with your deposit/s of £400 per person, your place and Play Ticket will be secured and payment acknowledged.

Stage Payments

The Oberammergau Passion Play Committee requires stage payments therefore the following will apply:

  - September 2019 - we will request your second stage payment of £250.

  - Final Accounts - will be due twelve weeks prior to the departure date.

General Notes.

a) Additional client payments ‘to account’ can be accepted.

b) Clients will be reminded when the second stage payment is due.

c) Clients will receive updates as and when applicable.

d) Full itinerary with Booking Form and final price will be sent approximately one year prior to departure.

e) Travel Packs will be sent 12 weeks prior to departure.