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Golden Eagle
Danube Express

The Golden Eagle Danube Express is your luxurious hotel-on-wheels.

Travel in comfort and style through Europe on one of our spectacular private rail journeys, combining iconic cities with stunning countryside.

EXPLORE OUR EUROPEAN JOURNEYS

LIFE ABOARD OUR LUXURY TRAIN ACCOMMODATION

Unpack just the once and settle into your well-appointed and comfortable cabin as you begin this voyage of a lifetime. Your cabin attendant will be on hand to look after all of your needs.

We pride ourselves in offering the very best experience on our journeys, and in addition to our luxury sleeping cabins we offer a first class Bar Lounge Car and Restaurant Cars.

LUXURY ACCOMMODATION

The Golden Eagle Danube Express is your luxurious hotel-on-wheels. Unpack just the once and settle into your well-appointed and comfortable cabin as you begin this voyage of a lifetime.

RELAXING ON BOARD

The social heart of the Golden Eagle Danube Express is the Bar Lounge Car, a great place to relax and settle into the unhurried pace of life on board. Unwind in comfortable surroundings and watch the world go by.

DINING ON BOARD

The Golden Eagle Danube Express Restaurant Cars are a delightful venue in which to enjoy meals skillfully prepared by our Executive Chef and his onboard restaurant team.

SUPERIOR DELUXE CLASS

Our Superior Deluxe Class cabins, with private en-suite facilities, offer the ultimate in European rail accommodation in terms of space, facilities and comfort.

With 12 cabins per departure, each 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 is openable to add to the bright and airy feel of the interior. 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 and a safe.

  • Cabins per car: 4
  • Cabin length (inc. bathroom): 454cm (14’9”)
  • Cabin width: 190cm (6’2”)
  • Cabin area (inc. bathroom): 8.6 m2 (93 ft2)
  • Bed size: 190cm x 152cm (6’2” x 5’0”)
  • King Size bed (UK standard)
  • Additional daytime seating with table
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning and heating
  • Two large picture windows
  • Adjustable lighting
  • Double wardrobe
  • Personal safe
  • Wi-Fi & two USB ports
  • Private en-suite bathroom with cubicle shower and WC: 100 cm x 190cm 1.9 m2 (20 ft2)

Superior Deluxe Cabin Day View

Superior Deluxe Cabin Night View

DELUXE CLASS

Travel in some of the finest rail accommodation available in Europe. Each deluxe sleeper carriage has just five spacious yet intimate en-suite cabins offering every convenience and comfort so you may sit back, relax and enjoy the scenery as it rolls by.

Private bathrooms feature a shower with constant hot water, washbasin and toilet. There is a heated towel rail, shaver socket and hairdryer. A range of toiletries and a dressing gown are provided. Cabins have individually controlled air-conditioning, lighting with dimmer switches, individual reading lights, power sockets and a safe.

Co-ordinated fabrics complement wood-panelled walls and brass fittings. 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 will open for fresh air and for that perfect photo opportunity.

During dinner each evening the living room is converted into two comfortable lower beds by your attendant who is also on hand to bring you early morning tea or coffee.

  • 5 x 2-bed cabins per carriage
  • Cabin size (inc. bathroom): 397cm x 195cm
  • Cabin area (inc. bathroom): 7.74m2 (83 ft2)
  • Bed size (each): 185cm x 80cm (6ft 1″ x 2ft 7.5″)
  • Private en-suite bathroom with cubicle shower & wc: 77cm x 195cm 1.5 m2 (16 ft2)
  • Remote controlled air-conditioning
  • Two armchairs and a free standing chair for daytime seating
  • Large picture window – opens partially, perfect for photograph opportunities
  • Full length wardrobe and power sockets

Deluxe Cabin Day View

Deluxe Cabin Day View

THE BAR LOUNGE CAR

The social heart of the Golden Eagle Danube Express is the Bar Lounge Car, a great place to relax and settle into the unhurried pace of life on board.

UNWIND

Unwind in comfortable surroundings and watch the world go by as you get to know your fellow passengers and begin long-lasting friendships. Perhaps read a novel to while away the time or challenge your friends to a game of cards.

Excursions

It is here that our Tour Manager will also organise a programme of activities. Passengers will receive printed daily itineraries throughout the tour detailing train arrival and departure timings, latest weather forecasts for the next destination and information on the following day’s excursions and activities.

Entertaining

The Bar Lounge Car and Restaurant Cars will host an entertaining and enlightening range of activities such as language lessons and engaging talks by expert lecturers on local history and culture. In the evening enjoy the sounds of the resident pianist playing in the Bar Lounge Car. Every night the bar stays open until the last person leaves.

THE RESTAURANT CAR

The Golden Eagle Danube Express restaurant cars are a delightful venue in which to enjoy meals skillfully prepared by our Executive Chef and his onboard restaurant team using the very best in ingredients, locally sourced wherever possible. Depending on the number of guests onboard, one or two of our restaurant cars will be on every departure.

Dining On Board

Enjoy the delights of an on-train breakfast each morning – a wide selection of fruit, cereals, orange juice and cold plates are available from our bountiful buffet. Alternatively enjoy a cooked breakfast bought to your table by our waiting staff, all complemented by steaming hot tea and coffee.

For lunch and dinner you will enjoy fine food, great wines and attentive service in the welcoming atmosphere of the restaurant car.

Wine & Drinks

We offer a culinary experience that reflects the very essence of the countries we travel through, as well as international cuisine. Vegetarian and other dietary options are also available.

All our meals at lunch and dinner are complemented by an excellent choice of wines from around the world, personally selected by our Company Founder, Tim Littler, along with bottled water, beer and soft drinks.

A Relaxed Affair

Meals onboard are a relaxed affair as the restaurant cars can accommodate all our guests in a single sitting.

Throughout the journey there is an informal dress code, so you can enjoy our culinary experiences in convivial and relaxed surroundings and with our open-seating policy you can dine wherever, and with whomever, you please.

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