Travel at a leisurely pace through seven
countries aboard the Golden Eagle Danube
Express. From Hungary to Italy, journey
through some of Europe’s most intriguing
destinations, from enchanting cities to the
picturesque landscapes of Transylvania and
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Arrive and transfer to the Four Seasons Hotel
Gresham Palace for 2 nights. (D)
Morning city tour. Afternoon at leisure. (B, L, D)
Board the Golden Eagle for 6 nights and head
towards Lajosmizse for a spectacular Puszta
horse show. Afterwards, the train will continue
to Kecskemet where you will be welcomed by
students from a local music academy. (B, L, D)
Morning walking tour of Sighisoara. The train
continues to Brasov where you will take a tour of
Bran castle. (B, L, D)
Morning arrival in Veliko Tarnovo, where you
will take a tour of Bulgaria’s ancient capital.
Late afternoon arrival in Plovdiv to explore the
charming old town. (B, L, D)
Morning tour of Belgrade, before a traditional
lunch at a local restaurant. Afternoon visit to the
Tesla museum, which honours the life and work of
engineer and inventor Nikola Tesla. (B, L, D)
This morning take a tour of Mostar before
travelling to Sarajevo where you will embark on
a fascinating and poignant tour, including a visit
to the Tunnel Museum under Sarajevo airport.
(B, L, D)
Full day in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. Visit
Predjama castle and take a mini-train deep into
Postojna cave. Afternoon tour to Preseren Square,
Three Bridges and Dragon Bridge. (B, L, D)
This morning the Golden Eagle Danube Express
arrives into the Italian port of Trieste. Take a
short tour of the Main Square and Church of San
Giusto. Enjoy a farewell lunch back on board,
as you travel along the Adriatic coast towards
Mestre then across the Venice lagoon to the
Grand Canal. Transfer by boat to the Danieli hotel
(or similar) for a 2-night stay. (B, L, D)
Take a walking tour around the highlights of this
spectacular city, visiting the winding lanes beside
the Grand Canal, St Mark’s Square, St Mark’s
Basilica and the Rialto market. Alternatively, enjoy
the city at your own pace. Farewell reception
dinner. (B, L, D)
Transfer to the airport. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is led in each
destination en route by a local tour escort.
Featuring some of the most
luxurious accommodation throughout the tour.
Cabins are based on the Heritage Class category. Please speak to a Cox and Kings consultant for prices on Deluxe and Superior Deluxe cabins.
The itinerary does not include
international or domestic Russian flights.
This tour will have transfers
and excursions shared with one or more other
parties who may or may not be Cox & Kings
clients. Cox & Kings is acting as an agent on
behalf of Golden Eagle Luxury Trains Limited
and its cancellation conditions will apply. Please
contact Cox & Kings for details.
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7808 6785 or email email@example.com
This tour departs on the 8 - 18 June and 9 - 19 September 2018 (Budapest to Venice) and 7 - 17 September 2018 (Venice to Budapest).
Restored to its former Art Nouveau glory, the Four Seasons Gresham Palace opened its doors in 2004 in a magnificent landmark on Roosevelt Square, at the foot of the historic Chain Bridge. The 179 rooms and suites reflect the majesty and beauty of the building's history and the Art Nouveau period. With views across the Danube the gourmet Páva restaurant offers a contemporary Italian cuisine. The hotel also has a spa on the top floor with a wide range of treatments using Elemis...
Travel in comfort aboard the Danube Express, one of the most luxurious hotels-on-wheels available in Europe, which visits some of the continent's most popular tourist attractions. Deluxe sleeping cars offer en suite bathrooms, a full-length wardrobe, two armchairs, a safe and large picture window. Coordinated fabrics complement wood panelled walls and brass fittings. During the evening, your attendant will convert your living room into two comfortable lower beds. Heritage class compartments feature an upper and lower bed with shared toilet and washing facilities available at the end of each carriage. During the daytime, the full-length couch provides seating from which to enjoy the passing scenery through the large picture window. All cabins include air conditioning, a range of toiletries, dressing gowns and an attendant, who is on hand to bring an early morning tea or coffee. The...
A masterfully restored palace, the Hotel Danieli is just steps away from Piazza San Marco and all of the city's cultural landmarks. Designed in the late 14th-century to meet the demands of Europe's travelling nobility, the 233-room hotel continues to set the standard for hospitality at its...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
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BDO2018: 10 Nights
Venice is a uniquely beautiful city, which has inspired many of the world's greatest artists and writers...