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Oberammergau - open to the world! With this slogan, the world-famous Passion Play villages is presented as a sporty, cosmopolitan community.

The world-famous Passion Play village Oberammergau is embedded in the fascinating mountain scenery of the Alps, Oberammergau offers a symbiosis between nature and culture. Well-maintained hiking trails along the river Ammer give a clear view of natural meadows and forests. Cable cars and ski lifts run in the summer and winter on the Ammergau mountains. Mountain trails ranging from easy walks to guided climbing tour round out the program.

Experience cultural diversity and artistic traditions, keep in shape with mountain tours for the whole family and - in winter - on the well groomed trails of the Ammer Valley.
 
Not to mention the many opportunities to rest, relax or indulge in one of the cozy huts and restaurants. A special event offering excursions to nearby castles, churches and monasteries, and a tour of the place with the remarkable "Lüftlmalereien" and a visit to the theater building, in the 2020 the Passion Play will again set up.