Venice Simplon-Orient-Express from Istanbul to Paris

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express from Istanbul to Paris

The legendary 5 night journey through Europe

From Istanbul to Paris is considered the most magical luxury train journey. It takes passengers on the original route and is the most authentic journey imaginable.

On this fabled journey crossing Europe you will be absolute luxury onboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. There are a choice of cabins for you to select from starting with a twin cabin, which allows your Venice Simplon-Orient-Express journey from Istanbul to be one in comfort with upper and lower berths, these are transformed during the day to offer banquette seating. There is also a cabin suite, which offers extra space, allowing two interconnecting doubles, meaning you have the room to stretch out with two lounges and a choice of bed configurations, of which the stewards will attend to. Then there is the ultimate luxury for an Istanbul journey to Paris and that is a Grand Suite, which offers a twin or double bedroom setup, a living area, with plenty of room for private dining and also includes an en-suite bathroom with bespoke amenities and complimentary shower robes. With a Grand Suite you are also treated to free flowing Champagne.

Heading off from the bright bustling bazaars of Istanbul, you'll take the most luxurious journey throughout Europe, able to admire some of the continent's most celebrated sights, such as Peles Castle, home to Dracula. You will also cruise the Danube before arriving to see glamorous Parisian streets.

Your journey includes:

  • Three nights aboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express luxury train
  • Dedicated steward service
  • Welcome glass of champagne
  • Sumptuous four-course dinner each night aboard the train: Seasonal table d’hôte menu, including cheeseboard, coffee, tea and petits fours
  • Continental breakfast served in your cabin each morning
  • Delicious three-course lunch each day aboard the train
  • Visit to Peles Castle
  • Overnight hotel accommodation in Bucharest plus city tour and private dinner
  • Budapest city tour plus Danube cruise with lunch at a local restaurant
  • Overnight hotel accommodation including private dinner in Budapest

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The Belmond Venice Simplon-Orient-Express at a glance

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Journeys throughout Europe
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One Way or Return
One-way or return
Cabins
Choice of cabins & suites
Authentic
18 authentic carriages
Restaurant & Bar
Restaurant & bar cars

Itinerary:


Day 1 - Istanbul

Your journey from Istanbul to Paris commences. Dinner will be served in one of the three beautiful restaurant cars. After dinner, take some time to listen to the resident pianist  in the Bar Car.


Day 2 - Bucharest

The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express arrives in Bucharest. After journeying throughout the night through Bulgaria and Romania, you'll arrive in Bucharest to spend the day. You will stay in the Marriott Bucharest Grand Hotel for the night and enjoy dinner at a private venue, where there is a smart dress code required.

Day 3 - Bucharest

You'll re-join the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express train for brunch as the train continues your journey towards the mountain town of Sinaia. After Brunch you'll have the wonderful opportunity of visiting the beautiful Peles Castle. The castle was also visited by the very first luxury train guests in October 1883, at the personal invitation of the King.

Day 4 - Budapest

The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express will arrive in Budapest. You will meet up with your local guide for a short coach ride through the city. Continue your discovery of the city with a river cruise along the famous Danube River. You will stay in the city for the night at one of Budapest's top hotels, you'll also dine at a fantastic Hungarian restaurant where you will sample some of the country's typical dishes.

Day 5 - Budapest

Again, you will re-join the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express to continue your European adventure, travelling through Hungary passing by the fine vineyards and enchanting forests.

Day 6 -Paris

Breakfast will be served in your cabin, you will journey through Germany and into France. You will enjoy your final dinner aboard this wonderful luxury train before your journey from Istanbul concludes as you arrive into Paris.

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Belmond Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Twin Cabin

Twin Cabin

A cosy space to unwind and watch the world glide by. A plush banquette during the day transforms into upper and lower berths when day turns to night allowing for maximum enjoyment of the spacious cabin.
Departs
Verona
Venice
Paris
London
Prague
Budapest
Istanbul
Berlin
Rome
Geneva
Florence
Amsterdam
Brussels
Arrives
Paris
Total cost
17000.00
£
17000.00
per passenger
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Belmond Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Cabin Suite

Cabin Suite

Enjoy the exceptional space of your very own cabin suite as you move between two luxurious lounges. Relax with a drink during the day, while a choice of bed configurations ensures the comfort continues even at night.
Departs
Verona
Venice
Paris
London
Prague
Budapest
Istanbul
Berlin
Rome
Geneva
Florence
Amsterdam
Brussels
Arrives
Paris
Total cost
35000.00
£
35000.00
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Belmond Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Grand Suite

Grand Suite

Enter an exclusive world of decadence and pure unrivalled luxury. The most exquisite accommodation available with ornate interiors and exceptional levels a comfort only matched by a five-star hotel.
Departs
Verona
Venice
Paris
London
Prague
Budapest
Istanbul
Berlin
Rome
Geneva
Florence
Amsterdam
Brussels
Arrives
Paris
Total cost
60000.00
£
60000.00
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This is a brief overview of our booking terms and conditions. Please note each individual operator has their own terms and conditions and by booking with LuxuryTrainTickets.com you are also accepting the operator's terms. For more information regarding operator terms and conditions please contact us or the operator directly.

PLEASE NOTE: Receiving receipt of payment is not confirmation that your booking has been successful. We will contact you one to 10 working days after you have paid to confirm your booking, take further details of those travelling and send your itinerary. In the rare instance your booking cannot be fulfilled for any reason, such as the operator cancelling a journey or anything else beyond our control, we will be in touch with alternative options or will refund your payment.

All prices shown are for one adult ticket. Sleeper journeys are based on two adults sharing accommodation. Single occupancy of cabins may incur additional charge.

Prices are set by the operator and may change at short notice. We endeavour to ensure prices are always accurate and update our own website as soon as possible. All timings and details of included tours and activities are for guidance only and will only be confirmed in your travel documents that will be emailed to you 7 days before departure. For any questions including discounts, offers or group pricing, please contact info@luxurytraintickets.com.

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There are a limited number of private tables and cabin types onboard. While we keep our website updated regularly, there may be occasions when private tables or cabin types become fully booked meaning we are unable to fulfil your booking requirements. Should this be the case, we will contact you to discuss alternative options and refund any payments made.

We have the right to refuse the request of a deposit when a journey is scheduled to depart in less than 16 weeks. If you choose to book with a deposit you must pay the remaining balance in full 15 weeks before departure at the latest. Should you fail to pay the remaining balance 15 weeks prior to departure, you will forfeit your deposit and your booking. Deposits are accepted by request. Most journeys require a 25% deposit to secure a booking however some specialist journeys do require a 50% deposit. Please contact us for confirmation.

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