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Destination Spotlight: Oberammergau in Germany

The details

January 11, 2021
1-2 p.m. ET
Live, on Zoom

What you’ll learn

The village of Oberammergau is most famous as the location of the renowned Passion Play for the last 376 years. In this unassuming village in the heart of the Bavarian Alps, hundreds of thousands of visitors flock here to witness the iconic and once-in-a-lifetime event. The moving re-enactment of Christ's suffering, known as the Passion Play, is a five-hour epic - a tragedy of death and the promise of life. Taking place just once every decade, the Oberammergau Passion Play is worthy of being described as simply legendary. Join expert Tour Director Frank for a conversation on all things Oberammergau, including the origin of this historical event, how to best prepare for the Passion Play, and what you can expect to see, taste, and experience while there. Then, learn about the tours we offer to this region!

Cover image: Copyright: Passionsspiele Oberammergau 2

Your host

Frank Sahl

My name is Frank Sahl and I have over 25 years of experience leading tours throughout Europe. I grew up in the Black Forest in Germany and currently reside in the Canary Islands. I have a passion for adventure so I am sure to weave new and exciting experiences into the tours I lead. Beyond my studies in German and Philosophy I have an affinity for languages. I speak eight languages, allowing me to connect with local culture and enrich the tour experience. My German efficiency is rivaled only by my wit, so expect plenty of engaging stories along the way. There is a reason my homeland has inspired fairy tales, and I love sharing it with groups.

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