Historic cities: Budapest
By Matthew Ellis
22 June 2015
Known as the Pearl of the Danube, Budapest is a beautiful city with a sombre past. Discover the beauty of this city on European train holidays.Read more
Visit the birthplace of Western philosophy, government, and culture - where whitewashed buildings belie a colourful past. The sun soaked islands and glittering shores of the Mediterranean justify the trip but the real pull of Greece comes from its past. From Athens to the heights of Olympia, a rail holiday through Greece unveils a sun hardened landscape which was old even in the time of the ancients. With Great Rail Journeys planning your journey from the UK as well as all of your train travel in Greece, you are free to enjoy every mile of the Greek landscape without a worry.
Embark on an exciting thousand-mile journey along the mighty Danube, cruising through eight countries before arriving at the Black Sea. Admire the river's full spectrum of vistas - from Austria's wine regions to the imperial cities of Budapest and Bratislava; from rural Romania to lively Serbia, and the beautiful gorge between them.… see more
17 days from £3,660 ppView tour details >