Journeys on this train
The Grand Alpine Express is a scenic feast for the eyes. From the classic capital cities of Budapest and Vienna, venture deep into the Austrian Tyrol before heading across the valleys of the Swiss Alps and onward through the Italian Lake District as you visit Como and Garda before heading into the lesser-known but equally beautiful country of Slovenia and its crown jewel, Lake Bled. Traverse some of the most scenic railway lines in the world as the Golden Eagle Danube Express weaves its way through tunnels, across viaducts, and over mountain passes. Journey's end will be in the stunning maritime city of Venice, an outstanding mixture of Gothic and Renaissance palaces perched on the edge of the Italian coast. A perfect end to a memorable journey of alpine discovery.
Live the fine life on the Champagne Express journey aboard the Golden Eagle Danube Express. Indulge in gourmet cuisine, fine wines, and ancient culture as you explore some of the world’s finest wine-producing regions. An exclusive journey between the alluring cities of Venice and Paris, this 12-day tour offers gorgeous scenery, an enriching exploration of some of Europe’s most captivating cities, and unforgettable experiences. With exclusive tastings at Grand Marques champagne houses and some of the world's most prestigious wine cellars, this incredible rail journey is bound to satisfy your senses. Tour is available westbound (see below) and eastbound.