Youngs Travel




12/14 Enchanting Eastern Europe                                 


Austria, Hungary, Croatia, Slovenia, Czech, Germany, Poland


     Hungary: Heviz - Europe largest thermal lake

     Croatia: Piltvice Lake National Park - World Heritage Site

     Slovenia: Postojna Caves - Europe famous lime caves

     Czech: Ceske Krumlov - World Heritage site

     Germany: Dresden - known as "Florence of Italy"

     Poland: Warsaw - 2-night stay, arriving by train



     Hungry - Goulash lunch

     Croatia - Roasted lamb chop dinner

     Slovenia - Union soup and pork chop dinner

     Czech - Mixed roasted meat dinner with dark beer

     Germany - Beef steak dinner with beer

     Poland - Apple duck dinner with wine




   Day 1


Home City - Vienna

Depart from home city for Vienna, the capital of Austria.




   Day 2



In Vienna one can admire many architectural styles, starting with Romanesque through Baroque and classicist to modern architecture. The City of Music should also be another reason to attract large number of visitors. Upon arrival at airport, the tour will be greeted and transferred by a local guide to a hotel for rest. (D)




   Day 3


Vienna (City Tour) - Budapest

The morning city tour includes the garden of Schoenbrunn Palace, the Opera Parliament, imperial Boulevards and Queen’s Square. Proceed to Budapest, the capital of Hungary in the afternoon. (B/D)




   Day 4


Budapest (City Tour) - Tihany - Heviz

Highlights of the tour will include Hero Square, Parliament House and St. Steven’s Cathedral. The Fishermen’s Bastian will be the next place of visit. Typical Goulash lunch. Later on, the tour continues and proceeds to the famous Tihany conservation area, and finally to Heviz to visit the largest thermal lake in the world. The thermal bath on the lake has been attracting visitors since medieval times for curative reasons. (B/L/D)




   Day 5


Heviz - Zagreb - Plitvice

Proceed to Zagreb, the capital city of Croatia, a charming medieval city of exceptional beauty. For centuries, Zagreb has been known as a centre of science and culture. Highlights of the city tour include the King Tomislav Square, Marulic Square, St. Mark’s Square, the Stone Gate, and the Cathedral. Afterwards, continue and proceed to Plivice for an overnight stay. A grilled lamb chop dinner will be served. (B/L/D)




   Day 6


Plitvice - Plitvice Lakes National Park (UNESCO) - Ljubijana

Excursion to UNESCO World Heritage Site, Plitvice Lakes National Park. Enjoy the day in the park to explore the 16 crystal blue lakes cascading into 92 spectacular waterfalls. Walk on wooden promenades to view majestic and pristine waters where every turn leads to breathtaking scenery and yet another waterfall. Leave Croatia and arrive Ljubijana, the capital of Slovenia in the afternoon. This is followed by a city tour including its famous Castle. (B/L/D)




   Day 7


Ljubijana - Postojna Caves - Lake Bled - Villach

Morning departure for Postojna to visit the world famous Postojna Caves. All will walk and take a narrow open train into the caves to gaze at their stalagmites and stalaclities, as well as their subterranean waters. Afterwards, continue the ride through Slovenia countryside to Lake Bled and then on to Villach, Austria for overnight. (B/L/D)



   Day 8


Villach - Salzburg - Ceske Krumlov

Coach to Salzburg where Mozart was born and the famous movie "Sound of Music" was filmed. Later on, proceed to Ceske Krumlov, listed by UNESCO as World Heritage. Nestled in the south of Czech, it is famous for its fine architecture in medieval times. A tour to its Castle, Valley and Old Town is provided. (B/D)



   Day 9


Krumlov - Prague (City Tour)

Coach to Prague, City tour in the afternoon includes the Hradcany Castle, formerly the King’s home, now the residence of the President. Later on, proceed to the St. Vita Cathedral, and finally to the Old Town, Town Hall and the renowned Charles Bridge. Typical dinner with roasted meat and dark beer will be served. (B/D)



   Day 10


Prague - Dresden - Berlin

Coach to Dresden. Highlights of the tour today include the Zwinger Palace, Semper Opera, Saxon Wall and 18th century Cathedral. Typical German knuckle lunch will be served. In the afternoon, proceed to Berlin to visit Wihelm - memorial church which was severely devastated during World Wall II. (B/L)



   Day 11


Berlin (City Tour) - Potsdom

Coach to Potsdom where the famous treaty among Russia, USA and UK was signed in the Second World War. Stops will be made at Lake Wannsee and Cecilienhof, as well as Sansouci Park, renowned for the magnificent flowered terraces. Later on return to the city to visit the Berlin Wall, Tiergarden, German State Opera House, Riechstag Building, Charlie Checkpoint, etc. Typical dinner with German beefsteak and beer will be served. (B/D)



For 12-day tour members, a departure transfer to the airport will be arranged on Day 12. We wish you a pleasant homeward flight. (B)

   Day 12


Berlin - (Express Train) - Warsaw

Morning departure by express train for Warsaw, the capital of Poland. Upon arrival, transfer to hotel for an overnight stay. (B/D)



   Day 13


Warsaw (City Tour)

The historic centre, severely devastated during World War II has been re-built. All will see the site of the Warsaw Ghetto, St Joseph’s Cathedral, Mermaid, St Cross Church, Barbakan, etc. The Wilanow Palace, will be the next unique attraction for the afternoon. Typical Polish Apple Duck dinner is served. (B/D)



   Day 14


Warsaw - Home City

At designated time, we will transfer you to airport and wish you a pleasant homeward flight. B

























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