Climb aboard the Golden Eagle Danube Express and journey through four Central European countries during the holiday season. You'll discover amazing architectural gems, layers of fascinating history, and festive Christmas Markets from Budapest to Prague and beyond.

Starting at: $14,995 * Price includes special offer Make a Reservation Ask Us A Question or Call 855-330-1542
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New Year’s in Vienna: A Deluxe Rail Journey

From Budapest to Prague aboard the Danube Express

10 days from $14,995

Climb aboard the Golden Eagle Danube Express and journey through four Central European countries during the holiday season. You'll discover amazing architectural gems, layers of fascinating history, and festive Christmas Markets from Budapest to Prague and beyond.

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: 3

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>