Embarking on a captivating journey through the heart of Eastern Europe, our tour of Budapest and Zagreb by train offers an enchanting blend of history, culture, and architectural marvels. We’ll start in Budapest, often referred to as the "Paris of the East," with its stunning architecture, thermal baths, and rich cultural tapestry. Spend a couple of days in its treasures, from the majestic Buda Castle perched atop a hill to the grandeur of the Hungarian Parliament Building along the Danube River. Stroll along the charming streets of the historic Castle District, soak in the healing waters of the Széchenyi Thermal Bath, and savor traditional Hungarian cuisine while cruising on the Danube River. Budapest's unique blend of old-world charm and vibrant modernity ensures that every moment of this tour is a delightful adventure in itself.
As we depart from the bustling train station in Budapest, the city's stunning skyline bids us farewell. En route to Zagreb, the scenic train ride showcases the picturesque Hungarian and Croatian countryside, revealing rolling hills, vineyards, and charming villages. Upon arrival in Zagreb, we are welcomed by the city's vibrant atmosphere, where cobblestone streets wind through centuries-old architecture and lush green parks. Spend a couple of days exploring the historic Upper Town, with its medieval architecture and winding, cobbled streets, juxtaposed against the bustling Lower Town, known for its lively markets and trendy cafes. Explore St. Mark's Church with its colorful roof tiles, soak up the atmosphere in Ban Jelačić Square, and take a leisurely stroll in the lush parks that dot the city. Zagreb's rich cultural heritage, diverse culinary scene, and warm hospitality make it a delightful destination for travelers seeking an authentic European experience.
This train-based adventure provides an immersive experience, allowing travelers to savor the rich heritage of these two dynamic capitals, all while enjoying the convenience and comfort of rail travel.
Experience the Best of the Balkans on a 12-night journey of diverse landscapes and cultures. Explore awe-inspiring castles in Slovenia and Croatia's enchanting national parks, including the UNESCO-listed Plitvice Lakes. Marvel at majestic waterfalls, historic castles, and pristine nature. Start in charming Ljubljana, then head to Lake Bled for adventure in the Julian Alps. This immersive Balkans adventure combines outdoor thrills with cultural treasures.