Oberammergau sights and attractions

Passion play house Oberammergau

The Passion Play Theater, where the famous Passion Play takes place, is definitely worth a visit. Although the performances only take place every ten years, the impressive building can also be visited outside of this period.

Lüftlmalerei Oberammergau

The artistic facade paintings on the houses of Oberammergau are an important part of the local culture and attract visitors from all over the world. They tell stories from people’s lives and depict religious motifs.


Here you can admire the traditional craftsmanship of the Lord God carvers and learn more about the history of this art form. The Pilatushaus also houses a gallery with works by contemporary artists.


The impressive Benedictine abbey of Ettal is located near Oberammergau. The baroque monastery complex is interesting both architecturally and culturally and also offers a beautiful garden.

Linderhof Castle

The magnificent Linderhof Castle, one of King Ludwig II’s famous residences, is located near Oberammergau. The castle grounds and surrounding gardens are a real highlight for any visitor.

Ammergau Alps Nature Park

The picturesque nature around Oberammergau is perfect for hiking, cycling and other outdoor activities. Enjoy the breathtaking landscape and discover the diverse flora and fauna of the nature park.