Uniworld Announces Pre-Cruise Extension to See Oberammergau Passion Play

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Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection has announced a new pre-cruise extension on S.S. Beatrice’s Delightful Danube sailings in celebration of Oberammergau Passion Play, running May 17 through September 9, 2020. Uniworld’s guests will have the option to witness this traditional performance that takes place in Oberammergau, Germany every 10 years. Located in the Bavarian Alps, the performance began in 1634 and now includes over 2,000 actors, singers and instrumentalists who are all residents of the village. 

Guests who book the four-day pre-cruise extension can enjoy a morning at leisure in the town of Oberammergau, followed by the Passion Play. During the show’s break, guests will be served a three-course dinner.

The pre-cruise package includes a hotel transfer from Munich Airport, a one-night stay in a five-star hotel in Munich, a two-night stay in Oberammergau at a centrally located hotel where all of the events take place, one ticket with premium reserved seating to the Passion Play, two dinners, transportation to and from the show, a local English-speaking guide, transfers to Nuremberg to embark on the cruise and more. 

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Travelers onboard the eight-day Delightful Danube itinerary on Uniworld’s newest Super Ship, the S.S. Beatrice, will sail through Hungary, Austria and Germany. The itinerary is designed for travelers who enjoy history, music and architecture; it includes all meals onboard, unlimited beverages, six days of immersive excursions, complimentary Wi-Fi and more.

The Oberammergau pre-cruise package will be open for bookings November 1, 2018 and is available for travel before sailings on May 20, June 17, July 1, August 12 and September 9.

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