THE BEST WAY TO OBERAMMERGAU
From LAX, Lufthansa flies nonstop to Munich. Air France, United, British, Delta, US Airways and KLM offer connecting service (change of planes). Restricted round-trip fares begin at $1,040.
WHERE TO STAY
During Passion play summer, most hotel rooms in the village are sold as part of packages by the town of Oberammergau.
The Passion play, 9a Eugen-Papst St., 82487 Oberammergau, Germany, https://www.oberammergau-passion.com, is performed on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Oct. 3. The performance begins at 2:30 pm and lasts for six hours, with a three-hour break for dinner.
Advance tickets can be purchased at https://www.muenchenticket.de; prices begin at $61.