Surround yourself with extraordinary mountain vistas as you cross the Alps—and six countries—aboard the stunning Golden Eagle Danube Express on a rail journey from Budapest to Venice that includes stops in Innsbruck, Zurich, Lake Como, Lake Bled, and more. 

Starting at: $19,595 * Price includes special offer Make a Reservation Ask Us A Question or Call 855-330-1542
 Golden Eagle Danube Express  Budapest and the Danube  St. Matthias Church, Budapest  Fishermen's Bastion, Budapest  The Opera House in Budapest  The <I>Danube Express</I> in the Alps  St. Stephen's Cathedral, Vienna  View of the Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna   Innsbruck, nestled amid the Alps  Traveling through the Alpine countryside by train  View of Zurich  The ornate Gothic cathedral of Milan  Vista of Verona  Main Square, Ljubljana, Slovenia  Lake Bled, Slovenia  The Grand Canal of Venice  Venice's famous Rialto Bridge  Basilica of San Marco  Gondolas grace a Venetian Canal

Across the Alps: A Deluxe Train Journey

From Budapest to Venice aboard the Danube Express

12 days from $19,595

Surround yourself with extraordinary mountain vistas as you cross the Alps—and six countries—aboard the stunning Golden Eagle Danube Express on a rail journey from Budapest to Venice that includes stops in Innsbruck, Zurich, Lake Como, Lake Bled, and more. 

or Call 855-330-1542

Accommodations

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Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace

Budapest, Hungary

Housed in a stunning art nouveau palace in the center of Pest, the five-star Four Seasons Gresham Palace transports guests back in time. Its grand entranceway and mosaic-clad lobby lead to elegantly appointed rooms and suites—many with a view of the Danube. Guests can also enjoy the fitness facilities, indoor pool, and sauna, or relax at the restaurants and bars located in the hotel. 

Number of nights: 2

Hotel Danieli

Venice, Italy

Located just off the celebrated Riva degli Schiavoni promenade, the luxurious waterfront Hotel Danieli is set in a restored 14th-century heritage property with fabulous views of the Grand Canal. Just a short walk to the Piazza San Marco, the Bridge of Sighs, and the Chiesa di San Zaccaria, the hotel features a 24-hour fitness center, a bistro, and two cocktail bars. The Terrazza Danieli, the main dining room, serves gourmet Venetian cuisine, and offers spectacular city views from its rooftop terrace. Rooms are beautifully appointed with period furnishings and fully equipped with modern amenities.  

Number of nights: 2

Activity Level

Activity Level 2: Moderate

Expectations: This Train Journey includes well-paced touring days, with daily excursions and transfers by deluxe train and motor coach. Most excursions last from four to six hours and there are options for leisure time on many afternoons. Expect standing and walking for long periods of time during city tours, museum visits, and outdoor activities; daily walks of up to three miles over sometimes difficult terrain that includes cobblestones, hills, uneven pavement, and unpaved trails; embarking and disembarking trains and boats; stairs without handrails and absence of elevators; and longer walks to get to area where coaches are prohibited. There are several full-day train journeys over steep, mountainous terrain.

Appropriate for:  Travelers who are physically fit and comfortable with longer days of touring (both walking tours and coach time).

Train

Golden Eagle Danube Express

The Golden Eagle Danube Express is a luxurious hotel on wheels, offering a handsome bar/lounge car, an onboard restaurant led by an executive chef, and three styles of accommodation: Superior Deluxe Class (en suite, with UK king bed), Deluxe Class (en suite) and Heritage Class (shared facilities). 

The Superior Deluxe Class is the ultimate in luxury European rail accommodation, featuring just four modern en suite cabins per car, complete with WiFi access. Superior Deluxe cabins include a full-length sofa and two chairs, a double wardrobe, individually controlled air conditioning, USB ports, power sockets, personal safe, and a newly designed en suite bathroom with a shower cubicle. At night, your attendant transforms the sofa into a king-sized bed. The two picture windows, one of which opens, bring light and air into your private retreat. 

The Deluxe Class cars feature newly designed air-conditioned cabins which pair luxury with utility, offering two lower berths and en suite facilities. Cabins are furnished with two sofas, an armchair, table and a wardrobe with a safe. Your attendant will convert the two sofas into comfortable twin beds for nighttime use. The en suite bathroom features a shower, hair dryer and heated towel rack.

 Staff aboard the <I>Danube Express</I>  Dining room aboard the <I>Danube Express</I>

Golden Eagle Danube Express

The Golden Eagle Danube Express is a luxurious hotel on wheels, offering a handsome bar/lounge car, an onboard restaurant led by an executive chef, and three styles of accommodation: Superior Deluxe Class (en suite, with UK king bed), Deluxe Class (en suite) and Heritage Class (shared facilities). 

The Superior Deluxe Class is the ultimate in luxury European rail accommodation, featuring just four modern en suite cabins per car, complete with WiFi access. Superior Deluxe cabins include a full-length sofa and two chairs, a double wardrobe, individually controlled air conditioning, USB ports, power sockets, personal safe, and a newly designed en suite bathroom with a shower cubicle. At night, your attendant transforms the sofa into a king-sized bed. The two picture windows, one of which opens, bring light and air into your private retreat. 

The Deluxe Class cars feature newly designed air-conditioned cabins which pair luxury with utility, offering two lower berths and en suite facilities. Cabins are furnished with two sofas, an armchair, table and a wardrobe with a safe. Your attendant will convert the two sofas into comfortable twin beds for nighttime use. The en suite bathroom features a shower, hair dryer and heated towel rack.

 Staff aboard the <I>Danube Express</I>  Dining room aboard the <I>Danube Express</I>