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Danube Express Austria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Europe, Hungary, Iran, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Turkey, Greece, Macedonia, Slovenia

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Danube Express - Members of the Club (free to join) benefit from:

- discount off the published prices of any journey;

Fay says, “The Golden Eagle Danube Express combines luxury rail travel with fascinating off-train excursions. The journeys take in wonderful cities and leave one with vivid memories."

About The Danube Express

The Danube Express only carries 50 passengers, serving freshly prepared meals using traditional menus and served at a single sitting in the elegant Restaurant car. So once on board, guests can relax in the knowledge that everything is taken care of - from champagne receptions and delicious regional cuisine to engaging guides and sightseeing at every stop.

Accommodation


Danube Express Luxury Train Club Gold Class Deluxe day

Superior Deluxe

Limited to just 4 cabins per departure, each Danube Express Super Deluxe cabin offers comfortable daytime seating with a full length sofa and two additional chairs. The large cabin also benefits from two full-size picture windows, one of which can be opened to add to the bright and airy feel of the interior.

Danube Express Super Deluxe Suite Luxury Train Club

Each evening the cabin is transformed into a luxurious bedroom with a UK-standard King Size bed. All cabins have, as standard, a large double wardrobe with excellent storage space, individually controlled air-conditioning, lighting with dimmer switches, individual reading lights, in cabin Wi-Fi and USB ports, power sockets, safe.

Private bathrooms feature a shower, washbasin and WC, heated towel rail, shaver socket (230v/110v), hairdryer and toiletries. Full air-conditioning has individual temperature control and lighting can be adjusted. Each lockable compartment has a personal safe provided. There are also power sockets for recharging batteries.

Each suite is 454cm (14’9”) long; cabin area (inc. bathroom): 8.6 m2 (93 ft2). Bed size: 190cm x 152cm (6’2” x 5’0”)

Deluxe Cabin

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Each sleeping car has five spacious en suite compartments offering every convenience and comfort. A subtle blend of modern technology, décor and fixtures create an ambiance, evocative of a bygone era, when elegance and style were quintessential elements of travel.

Private bathrooms feature a shower, washbasin and WC, heated towel rail, shaver socket (230v/110v), hairdryer and toiletries. Full air-conditioning has individual temperature control and lighting can be adjusted. Each lockable compartment has a personal safe provided. There are also power sockets for recharging batteries.

Two comfortable armchairs provide daytime seating and a free-standing chair adds flexibility. Cupboards and a full-length wardrobe provide ample storage whilst the large picture window and full-length mirror enhance the spacious feel. A second window opens for that perfect photo opportunity or simply to let in some fresh air. During dinner your living room is transformed into a bedroom with two comfortable lower beds. Your Sleeping Car attendant is on hand to bring early morning tea or coffee.

Each Suite is 83 sq ft (7.7 sq m) with two single beds, each of which is 6′ 3″ x 2′ 7.5″ (1.9 m x 0.8 m).

Lounge Car

Settle in to the unhurried pace of life on board, amongst the wood panelled walls, softly toned décor, comfortable sofas and seating. A member of staff is on hand from mid-morning until the early hours to assist or serve you with welcome refreshment.

Dining Car

The elegant yet unpretentious Restaurant car offers a comfortable and informal atmosphere. Friendly, efficient waiters serve all meals in a single sitting and there is time to relax and enjoy the sense of occasion.

Tempting dishes and regional specialities are freshly prepared and cooked on board by experienced chefs using local and seasonal ingredients. Menus are composed with care to ensure they appeal to all tastes. Special dietary requirements can be accommodated though should always be advised in advance.


Golden Eagle Danube Express Itineraries

2018/2019/2020


SICILIAN ODYSSEY

Budapest - Venice - San Marino - Bari - Naples & Pompeii - Palermo - Corleone - Agrigento - Ragusa - Syracuse - Catania - Taormina.

12 days/11 nights. The architecture is vast and varied; from the quirky flamboyance of Palermo to the Roman ruins that prevail. This tour will guide you through the beauty, culture and romance that is Italy.

There is one night in Budapest at the Four Seasons Gresham Hotel, before leaving by train to visit all the towns listed above, taking guided tours, cooking demonstrations and much more before arriving at Taormina for a two night stay in a hotel to be notified.

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Please contact us to book

Dates and Prices 2019

2019: Budapest to Taormina: 6 - 16 September

Superior Deluxe Class: £17,995/€19,995/$23,995 per person. Single prices available.

Deluxe Cabin: £14,995/€16,795/$19,995 per person. Single prices available


CASTLES OF TRANSYLVANIA

Istanbul - Veliko Tarnovo - Sinaia (Peles Castle) - Brasov (Bran Castle) - Sighisoara - Sibiu - Kecskemet - Lajosmizse - Budapest

7 days/6 nights. Absorb the vibrant cultures, ancient castles and spectacular scenery of Transylvania on this exclusive rail cruise aboard the Golden Eagle Danube Express.

Please contact us for full tour details.

Dates and Prices 2019

2019: Istanbul - Budapest: 27 June - 3 July

Superior Deluxe Class: £8,365/€9,395/$11,195 per person. Single prices available

Deluxe Cabin: £6,995/€7,995/$9,295 per person. Single prices available.


BALKAN ODYSSEY

Venice - Trieste - Ljubljana - Zagreb -Sarajevo - Mostar - Dubrovnik - Belgrade - Skopje - Thessaloniki - Sofia - Plovdiv - Istanbul. Or Reverse

11 days/10 nights, with 2 nights in the Hotel Danielli in Venice before joining the Golden Eagle Danube Express. One is transported to some fascinating cities through spectacular scenery, covering a variety of countries. City tours with meals on and off the train allow one to absorb the various cultures. The last night is spent in a five star hotel in Istanbul.

Please contact us for full tour details.

Dates and Prices 2019

2019: Venice to Istanbul: 19-29 June

2019: Istanbul to Venice: To be advised

Superior Deluxe Class: £12,995/€14,795/$17,595 per person. Single prices available.

Deluxe Cabin: £10,995/€12,395/$14,695 per person. Single prices available.


GRAND ALPINE EXPRESS

Budapest - Vienna - Semmering pass - Lake Achen - Innsbruck - Zurich - St Gotthard pass - Lake Como - Milan - Lake Garda - Verona - Trieste - Lake Bled - Ljubljana - Venice

11 days/10 nights. Following a two-night stay at the Four Seasons Gresham Hotel, this journey takes one from the classic capital cities of Budapest and Vienna, deep into the Austrian Tyrol before heading across the valleys of the Swiss Alps and onwards through the Italian Lake District, visiting Como and Garda before heading into the lesser-known but equally beautiful country of Slovenia and its jewel in the crown, Lake Bled. Traverse some of the most scenic railway lines in the world, weaving through tunnels, across viaducts and over mountain passes. Journeys end will be in the stunning maritime city of Venice, an outstanding mix of Gothic and Renaissance palaces perched on the edge of the Italian coast. A perfect end to a memorable journey of alpine discovery.

Dates and Prices 2019

2019: Budapest to Venice: 8-18 May

Superior Deluxe Class: £ on request/€ on request/$17,595 per person. Single prices available.

Deluxe Cabin: £ on request/€ on request/$14,695 per person. Single prices available.


CASPIAN ODYSSEY

Yerevan - Lake Sevan - Dilijan - Tblisi - Televi - Gori - Uplistsikhe - Mtskheta - Baku - Cross the Caspian Sea - Ashgabat - Darvaza Gas Crater - Khiva - Bukhara - Samarkand - Tashkent - Almaty.

16 days/15 nights. Explore the countries on both the eastern and western shores of the Caspian Sea – Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. With their location at the crossroads of trade, religion, language and the arts, these countries are home to fascinating modern cultures as well as some of the world’s most ancient and timeless architecture.

Please contact us for full tour details.

Dates and Prices 2019/2020

2019: Yerevan to Almaty (East bound): 19 September - 4 October.

2020: Yerevan to Almaty: 24 September - 9 October. PRICE to be advised.

Superior Deluxe Class (Imperial): £35,595/€ on request/$47,995 per person. Single prices available.

Deluxe Cabin (Gold): £21,995/€ on request/$28,495 per person. Single prices available.


NEW YEAR IN VIENNA

Budapest - Keszthely - Graz - Vienna - Cesky Krumlov - Prague - Kosice - Budapest

What a memorable way to see in the New Year, with New Year's Day in Vienna. From Budapest in Hungary we travel through a winter wonderland landscape of valleys nestling beneath the towering Austrian Alps. As the train crosses Central Europe we visit a collection of beautiful capital cities and hidden gems delivering a stylish combination of musical celebration, rich history and tours of architectural treasures on this fascinating New Year’s voyage by private train.

Please contact us for full tour details.

Dates and Prices 2018

2018: 28 December - 5 January

Superior Deluxe Class: £9,995/€11,995/$12,595 per person. Single prices available

Deluxe Cabin: £8,495/€9,995/$10,485 per person. Single prices available

Dates and Prices 2019

2019: 28 December - 5 January

Superior Deluxe Class: £9,995/€11,995/$12,595 per person. Single prices available

Deluxe Cabin: £8,495/€9,995/$10,485 per person. Single prices available


General Information

Includes: Experienced Tour Managers chosen for their travel knowledge and their linguistic and organisational abilities; Arrival and Departure Transfers - Transfers are included; Hotel and On Board Accommodation - Room upgrades are available on request and at extra cost; Welcome and Farewell Dinners - Each tour begins with a Welcome Dinner and ends with the Farewell Dinner; Route Guide, Itinerary and Information Pack - there is a programme of briefings; Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Daily; Drinks with Meals and from the Bar Lounge Car; On Board Service - housekeeping and bedding turn down services and complimentary tea, coffee and bottle drinking water in your cabin; Guided Off-Train Excursions - with expert local guides. (Imperial Suite guests have the option of a private car and guide on most visits; Freedom of Choice Touring - options that best suits your interests, presented on-board; Personal Headsets - On all off–train excursions; On Board Doctor and Medical Facilities - on call 24 hours a day, the doctor is on hand to give primary care; Porterage - wherever necessary, porterage is included between the hotel and stations; All Gratuities - included in the tour price.

Excludes. Personal expenses such as international and internal flights, visa costs, travel insurance and laundry.

Luggage: Storage space for 2 suitcases. Overhead luggage racks as well as wardrobe hanging space. If necessary, the cabin attendants can store additional bags at the end of the carriage.

Smoking. Not allowed on the train.

Payments. Please note: We only accept payments in US$ Dollars with the exception of UK residents (payments in £ Sterling) and residents of the Eurozone countries (payment in Euros).

Passports and Visas. Please check the requirements from where you are travelling for the countries mentioned in the tours.

Vaccinations: Please consult your doctor for the countries that are being visited.

Insurance. It is a booking condition that you must be fully insured for any medical expenses that may be incurred whilst travelling. This information is required 6 weeks prior to travelling.

Dress code. Comfortable walking shoes and light waterproof jacket are recommended. For day time, comfortable, smart/casual; for dinner, smart attire.

Gratuities. These are included in the price of the ticket and it is strongly recommended to refrain from offering any.


Booking & Reservations

All prices are at publicly-quoted rates. We will be happy to answer any questions and make the booking for you - contact us in the UK : +44 (0)1249 890205 or info@luxurytrainclub.com

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