Follow the Adventure...

Our Grand Rail Adventure has begun. Follow the voyage as we meander through the picturesque landscape of Milan, The Alps and Vienna - aboard our five-star luxury train, the Golden Eagle Danube Express. After an exciting two days exploring the beautiful sights of Vienna, guests step aboard the opulently appointed, Danube Express.

Now is the time to unpack, just the once, and enjoy a delicious lunch – freshly prepared by our expert onboard chefs, using the finest locally sourced ingredients.

Later in the afternoon, guests are treated to an exclusive, private concert inside the beautiful baroque palace - the Palais Auersperg. A truly magical moment, followed by an indulgent fine dining experience as the train wends through the picturesque Austrian landscapes.

Day 4 || The Grand Rail Adventure Continues…

Today we travel through the scenic alpine landscapes of the Semmering Pass, through to Innsbruck. Follow our adventures as we enjoy a magical journey on Europe’s oldest coal-fired steam train – the Achensee Cog Railway – and a serene boat cruise along the turquoise waters of Lake Achen.

DAY 5 || The Grand Rail Adventure through some of Europe's most picturesque panoramas...

As we cross through Lichtenstein to Switzerland, majestic mountain lakes and looming craggy peaks, melt into the enchanting landscape of quaint villages and fairy-tale castles.

Today we explore the fascinating cities of Vaduz and Zurich –home to thriving art scenes, eclectic architecture, and scenic panoramic views. Led by our expert local guides, we enjoy a visit to key cultural points and the opportunity to sample the local cuisine.

Our exquisite onboard meals and specially curated wine lists are perfectly complimented by the hypnotic European landscapes – an unbeatable, fine dining experience.

DAY 6 || The Grand Rail Adventure along the St. Gotthard Pass to Lake Como...

Our final day of travelling takes us through the dramatic landscapes of gothic granite peaks and plunging valleys, as we wind through the rugged Gotthard Pass to Italy.

Follow our final day of exploration as we enjoy a walking tour around the enchanting city of Como – renowned for its charming narrow streets, picturesque pastel houses, and beautiful snow-capped mountains. Before our final ride on the Danube Express as we journey towards our final destination, Milan.

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