The Passion Plays in Oberammergau 2020

The Passion Play in Oberammergau attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors from all over the world every ten years - the premiere of the 42nd Passion Play is on the
May 16, 2020. The Passion Play dates back to a vow dating back to 1633. At that time, the Oberammergau praised the suffering and death of Christ in every tenth year, inasmuch as no one was to die of the plague. More than 2,000 local amateur actors, singers and musicians will once again be on stage at the impressive Passionstheater in Oberammergau, which means almost half of the villagers.

Traditionally, the village offers traditional packages so that visitors can enjoy the Passion Play in a relaxed way. These packages include one ticket and one or two nights and dinner. "For the Passion 2020, there will be the arrangements for cheaper prices," said the CEO. There is also an improvement when booking. For example, seats are no longer linked to specific accommodation as previously. "The system of our exclusive contract partner for sales, aovo Touristik AG, ensures a transparent, fast and flexible booking", explained Walter Rutz. For 2020, around 450,000 spectators from all over the world are expected in Oberammergau.


The ticket sale takes place in different sales phases, as Walter Rutz announced: "From now on tour operators can buy the packages; In one year, the packages can also be purchased directly in Oberammergau, 2019 finally, the remaining tickets come on the market. "

More information about the Passion plays as well as ticket sales

The Alpenhof Murnau is officially authorized partner of the 2020 Passion Play Oberammergau and can be booked as accommodation during the plays.

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