Auf der Bühne des Passionstheaters in Oberammergau werden die Passionssppiele vor ausverkauften Puplikum aufgeführt.
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Passion Plays 2022 in Oberammergau

More than a half million visitors come to see the world famous Passion Plays in Oberammergau every ten years. The next Passion Plays in Oberammergau will take place in 2022 as they needed to be postponed in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

As far as their landscape, tourist attractions and religious appeal are concerned they could hardly be more diverse. And yet the Marian pilgrimage town of Altötting and the Passion Play village of Oberammergau are the best known religious centres in Bavaria world-wide. Combine your visit to the Passion Plays in Oberammergau with a visit of Altötting, the Heart of Bavaria! We help tour operators planning a tour through Bavaria.

Our offers in Altötting for tour operators

Guided tours in Altötting

Book your guided city tour of Altötting for your group! The guide takes you on a journey through the centuries-old history of the pilgrimage town Altötting. We gladly organize your guided tour on your desired date!

Contents of a guided tour in Altötting:

  • Explanation of the Chapel of Grace and the Madonna. Please note that no explanations are given inside the Holy Chapel. The chapel can be visited individually after the tour.
  • History of the pilgrimage
  • Visit to the Basilica of St Anne, the biggest church in Altötting
  • Visit to the Brother Conrad Church: The tomb of the saintly Brother Konrad is the second place of pilgrimage in Altötting after the Chapel of Grace.
  • Visit to the chapel's square and the Parish Church

Date: possible at any time, advance reservation necessary
Duration: 90 minutes, extension possible
Meeting point: in front of the city hall or individual meeting point possible

Bei einer Stadtführung werden verschieden Votivtafeln bei der Altöttinger Gnadenkapelle erklärt.

Jerusalem Panorama

The Jerusalem Panorama of Christ's Crucifixion is a special sight in Altötting and is a must-see for everyone who visits the Passion Plays in Oberammergau and also wants to visit Altötting! It is the only remainig historical panorama in Germany and was realised in 1903. The Jerusalem Panorama realistically shows the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ and the dramatic events taking place around the year 30 A.D. An audio tour explains the Panorama in detail. 

Opening times: from March till October daily from 10 am to 5 pm
Here you get further information about the Jerusalem Panorama.

Eine Innenaufnahme von dem Jerusalem Panorama in Altötting.

Celebrate private holy masses in Altötting

Many groups desire to celebrate a private holy mass in Altötting. Fulfilling this wish is a matter close to our heart. The Pilgrimage Custody Office in Altötting is at your disposal to reserve a church for a holy mass with your own priest. Small groups can even celebrate a holy mass in the Chapel of Grace at 6 am or 12 am, larger groups can celebrate their holy mass in the capuchin churches of Brother Conrad or St Magdalena or in the Basilica of St Anne.

date: possible by advance reservation for a desired date, alternative suggestions will be made if dates overlap

Hotels for groups in Altötting

There are several group hotels available for your trip to Altötting. We would be happy to help you finding the ideal hotel for your group and send you the tailor-made offers of Altötting's hotels. Please name us the following key data:

  • Travel period
  • Number of people / desired room layout
  • desired board
Die Sonne scheint in ein modernes Hotelzimmer.

Overview of hotels for groups in Altötting

Altstadthotel Schex***

The Schex hotel in the old part of town is regarded as one of the most traditional hotels in Altötting. It is in the immediate vicinity of the famous Kapellplatz in Kapuzinerstraße.

Caritashaus St. Elisabeth

The Caritashaus "St. Elisabeth" offers all amenities for the disabled and people in wheelchairs. The “House with a Heart“ is about 700 meters away from Kapellplatz.

Franziskushaus Altötting

The Franziskushaus Altötting is a house of retreat and has been inviting people to spiritual exercises and religious meetings for more than 120 years, but also to conferences, seminars and training courses.

Hotel Plankl

The Plankl hotel is an exceptional hotel in a quiet location in the centre of Altötting. The Kapellplatz with its famous sights is only a three-minute walk away.

Hotel-Gasthof Münchner Hof

The building at the famous Kapellplatz in Altötting now housing the Münchner Hof was built in 1681. The hotel is thus in a prime, central location – a perfect vantage point for visiting the numerous sights in Altötting, right at the centre of all the action.

Hotel-Gasthof Zwölf Apostel

The Hotel Zwölf Apostel has been providing rest and accommodation for pilgrims and visitors of the pilgrimage site of Altötting for many years.

Zur Post Altötting

The new four-star hotel "Zur Post Altötting" will open at the Chapels's Square in Spring 2021. The house awaits you with perfect service, varied gastronomy and lovingly renovated rooms. Located right next to the Chapel of Grace, the Gnadenkapelle, you live partly with a view of the baroque Chapel's Square, one of the most beautiful places in Germany!

Informations about the Hotel!


Restaurants for groups in Altötting

Are you looking for a suitable restaurant for your group? Here is a list of our restaurants in Altötting which have enough capacity for groups.

Augustiner-Bräu Barbarossa

Our cosy inn is located just 150 Meter from Kapellplatz.

Café-Bistrorant Zeitsprung

Welcome to the "Zeitsprung" themed restaurant in Altötting

Der Andechser im Schex

In addition to the original building and the Andechser am Dom, next to the Munich Frauenkirche, the Andechser im Schex is the third Andechser special beer bar at a historic site.

Gasthof Altöttinger Hof

“Altöttinger-Hof” at the Kapellplatz. Your Bavarian inn with exquisite cuisine and sausage specialities from our own butcher shop. Our well-known veal sausage breakfast is always worth stopping by for.

Gasthof Scharnagl

Gasthof Scharnagl – a Bavarian inn with a centuries-long pilgrim tradition.

Gasthof Zwölf Apostel

Known for decades as a place of retreat and accommodation for visitors to the pilgrimage town, the traditional "Gasthaus zu den Zwölf Aposteln" presents itself as a charming and inexpensive hotel in the middle of Altötting's sights today.

Hotel-Restaurant-Café Plankl

Here, we serve fine Bavarian cuisine, always prepared with fresh products from the region while also paying attention to a healthy diet.

Il Pomodorino in the house Weißbräustuben

With their inviting beer garden and guesthouse, the Weißbräustuben are charmingly located in the shadow of the Basilica of St. Anne.

Zur Post Altötting

The new four-star hotel "Zur Post Altötting" will open at the Chapels's Square in Spring 2021. The house awaits you with perfect service, varied gastronomy and lovingly renovated rooms. Located right next to the Chapel of Grace, the Gnadenkapelle, you live partly with a view of the baroque Chapel's Square, one of the most beautiful places in Germany!

Informations about the Hotel!


Tour suggestion Altötting - Oberammergau

We have already prepared a tour suggestion for how you can combine your visit to the Passion Play 2022 in Oberammergau with a visit of Altötting. In five days you will cross Upper Bavarian alpine upland and discover the cultural and religious highlights of Bavaria.

Eine Karte mit einer Route Oberammergau München Altötting

Experience Altötting - Our suggestions for you

What is the best way to spend your time in Altötting? Whether in three hours, one or two days, Altötting has a lot to offer your group! We have summarized our suggestions on how you can fully enjoy Altötting during your stay, no matter how much time you have brought with you.

Das Ausflugsziel, eine Altöttinger Stadtführung über Brauchtum und Tradition.

Altötting in 3 hours

Altötting in 3 hours
Die komplette Altöttinger Gnadenkapelle.

Altötting in one day

Altötting in one day
Der Altar der Altöttinger Gnadenkapelle mit dem Gnadenbild.

Altötting in two days

Altötting in two days