For a truly unforgettable way to ring in the New Year, why not choose one of our two luxury rail adventures filled with one-of-a-kind experiences, traditional festivities and musical celebration.

The Arctic Explorer – a unique quest to see the Northern Lights in the Russian and Norwegian Arctic Circle. This 12-day journey aboard the Golden Eagle luxury train, includes an astronomer-led search for the Northern Lights, our signature Gala Caviar Dinner, musical performances and entertainment throughout.

29 December 2019 – 9 January 2020 | From $12,595 per person in Silver Class

Arctic Explorer

New Year in Vienna - a magical 9-day voyage through Central Europe, combining sumptuous gala dinners, opera, dancing and exclusive regional celebrations, making this a New Year's Eve tour to remember! Plus, enjoy the ever-changing scenery as you cross the valleys beneath the Austrian Alps and the spectacular Semmering Pass aboard the Golden Eagle Danube Express train.

28 December 2019 – 5 January 2020 | From $7,495 per person in Heritage Class

New Year in Vienna

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