Lonely Planet Writer

Danube Express launches new grand tours for 2015

The Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express.
The Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express. Image by Simon Pielow / CC BY-SA 2.0

Golden Eagle Luxury Trains have recently taken over the operation of the Danube Express and announced new grand rail tours for 2015. Among them are the Balkan Explorer (Istanbul to Venice with stops in Plovdiv, Thessaloniki, Belgrade, Dubrovnik and other cities) and Treasures of Eastern Europe (Prague to Budapest via Berlin and Kaliningrad, among other stops). The travelling season is also extended and runs from May to November. Read more: danube-express.com