What is Oberammergau? Learn More About This Passion Play

What is Oberammergau?

Nestled in the foothills of the Bavarian Alps, 1 hour from Munich, the small town of Oberammergau, Germany is most well known for their Passion Play. Surrounded by majestic mountains and picturesque meadows, visitors from all corners of the world flock to witness Oberammergau’s unique history and to be a part of a rich tradition.

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The Top 5 Hidden Places To Discover Along Europe’s Rivers

Places to Experience Along Europe’s Rivers

On the world’s rivers, travelers bend and wind through historic and dramatic landscapes reminiscent of impressionist paintings depicting vineyards, castles lining hilltops and medieval villages from the days of time past.

River cruisers enjoy access to thriving, popular cities like Paris, Vienna, Budapest, Amsterdam and Prague byway of the world’s rivers. But, only on river cruises do travelers have the opportunity to step back into history and experience lesser-known towns and hidden landmarks that most travelers have passed by. Here are the top 5 hidden places to experience along Europe’s rivers.

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Review: Christmas Time on the Danube with Avalon Waterways

Christmas Time on the Danube with Avalon
By: Margaret Schroeder, Content Marketing Specialist

There is a unique charm to the winters of Central Europe, made even more special during the Christmas season. I wanted to experience this special place and time so I opted to travel with my father on Christmas Time on the Danube with Avalon cruise that visited some of these romantic places.  This was my first river cruise experience and I now think that it’s THE way to travel.

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