Hungary is bordered by Austria to the west, Slovakia to the north, Romania to the east and Croatia to the south. Due to its location, it’s a popular travel destination in its own right or in combination with any of its neighboring countries. The capital city of Budapest is divided into sides with the Danube River running through it. The left bank is the Buda side and is where many of the city’s popular attractions can be found; the Pest side is on the right of the Danube.
A Budapest vacation historic sights such as St. Matthias Church, a neo-Gothic landmark church with an interior of stained glass windows and fantastic frescos that rivals the exterior in beauty, and Fisherman’s Bastion, offering fantastic views of the city. Trains bound for international destinations depart from Budapest’s Nyugati Train Station, which dates back to 1877. The Danube Express includes Budapest as a hub for many of its Budapest vacations including the extensive Istanbul to Prague itinerary and shorter trips like The Transylvanian.
Hungary Train Vacations
Jewels of Central Europe 18 days from $5449
A sailing along the Moselle, Rhine, Main, and Danube Rivers is the centerpiece of your 18-day rail-river cruise vacation that begins in the City of Light, Paris, and takes you by high-speed train to Luxembourg, where you will board your river cruise ship for the 14-night journey through Germany, Austria and Hungary.
Departs from May 2015 to October 2016.
The Golden Eagle Danube Express - Balkan Odyssey 9 days from $9995
Relaxing and sophisticated, you’ll relish the leisurely pace as you’re transported to some of Europe’s most intriguing destinations, whilst enjoying the intimacy of your private carriage.
Departs from June 2016 to December 2017.
The Golden Eagle Danube Express - Jewels of Persia 15 days from $13595
As rail tours go, Jewels of Persia is truly amazing. This unique journey takes in destinations that are rarely experienced by the Western visitor which makes it all the more special.
Departs from May 2015 to December 2017.