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. 

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 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

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May 14 - 25, 2023 Departure
Alexander J. Motyl

Alexander J. Motyl

Alexander J. Motyl (Ph.D., Columbia University, 1984) is professor of political science at Rutgers University-Newark. He served as associate director of the Harriman Institute at Columbia University in 1992-1998 and of the Division of Global Affairs at Rutgers in 1999-2009; he has taught at Harvard, Lehigh, and Kyiv Mohyla Universities and lectured throughout Europe. Trained as a Sovietologist and East Europeanist, he has expanded his research interests to Western and Central Europe, especially with respect to the historical development of nations and nationalism, the rise and fall of empires, and the causes and consequences of revolutions. He is a regular contributor to Foreign Policy and Foreign Affairs and is the author of seven academic books, nine novels, and two collections of poetry; also a painter, Motyl has exhibited in solo and group shows in New York, Philadelphia, and Toronto. Learn more about Alexander Motyl at alexmotyl.com.