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Balkan Explorer: Golden Eagle Danube Express

11 days from $16,995 per person

Private Journey

Exploration by rail is an inspiring addition to a Luxury Tailor Made Journey. The Golden Eagle Danube Express offers a variety of alternative routings and departure dates. Speak to your A&K Travel Consultant or your travel professional to create a customized journey including a rail experience.

Board the elegant Golden Eagle Danube Express Train for an epic railway journey that blends the cultures, ancient tales and architectural treasures of nine different countries — from Italy in the west to Turkey in the east, and pausing to take in lesser-visited areas of Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Macedonia, Bulgaria and Greece along the way — to capture the unique vibe of a region graced by verdant landscapes and turquoise coastlines.

Alternative Routings

Central European Classics

Castles of Transylvania

Habsburg Express

The Dalmatian

Grand Alpine Express

Hungarian Fall Colours

New Year in Vienna

Routes for The Golden Eagle

Caspian Odyssey

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1
Arrive Venice, Italy
Day 2
Venice | Exploring La Serenissima
Day 3
Trieste | Medieval Splendors
Day 4
Ljubljana, Slovenia | Castles, Knights & Dragons
Day 5
Sarajevo & Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina | Special Museum Visit
Day 6
Dubrovnik, Croatia | Mediterranean Gem
Day 7
Belgrade, Serbia | Fortress Visit
Day 8
Skopje, North Macedonia & Thessaloniki, Greece | Scenic Old Town
Day 9
Sofia & Plovdiv, Bulgaria | Roman Amphitheatre
Day 10
Istanbul, Turkey | Hagia Sofia & Topkapi Palace
Day 11
Depart Istanbul

April 29, 2023; Priced from $16,995

Prices are per person, double occupancy in a Deluxe Cabin on the Golden Eagle Danube Express based on the April 29, 2023 Balkan Explorer departure, and subject to availability.
Pricing varies for other departure dates, cabin types, and itineraries. International and internal air not included.

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