Festivals in September

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Oberammergau Passion Play
Oberammergau Passion Play

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September is a wonderful time for German festivals!

Oberammergau (Oberammergau vacation rentals | Oberammergau travel guide) Passion Play

When the plague hit the Bavarian village of Oberammergau in the 17th century, its inhabitants vowed that they would perform the Passion Play every ten years, if the disease would spare them. It did, and the villagers kept their word: Once in a decade, Oberammergau produces the Passion Play. Over 2000 villagers take part in this extraordinary cultural event, which is set on an open-air stage with the German Alps as an impressive backdrop.

Wine Festival Stuttgart

Wine is a feature of some German festivals in September. Wine aficionados can raise their glass in the city of Stuttgart (Stuttgart vacation rentals | Stuttgart travel guide), which hosts one of the biggest wine festivals in Germany. Located in the Neckar wine region, Stuttgart is proud to have a 1000-year old viniculture. Its wine festival attracts more than a million wine connoisseurs, who can try 250 regional wines and delicious Swabian food specialties.

Festival of Jewish Culture in Berlin

The annual "Jewish Culture Days" is the largest festival in Germany dedicated to Jewish life, art and history. In its 24th year, the Berlin (Berlin vacation rentals | Berlin travel guide) festival presents concerts, exhibitions, readings, and architectural tours; venues are the fantastic Jewish Museum, which was designed by Daniel Libeskind, and various synagogues throughout Berlin.

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Location: Theaterstraße 16A, 82487 Oberammergau, Germany

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