All aboard for an unforgettable journey from London to Paris and back onboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express luxury train. Indulge in a luxurious round-trip where you’ll ride one of the most luxurious and famous trains in the world, spend two days at leisure in Venice and return with stories to share with friends and family. Topping off your journey is a number of meals boasting the very best cuisine all prepared fresh onboard by a team of talented chefs. This is a rare chance to enjoy the very finest life has to offer.
The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express is perfect for travelling in style. A 1920’s train made up of 17 ornate and beautifully restored carriages, including a bar car and three restaurant cars, makes the ideal setting for your adventure. With your very own private cabin, 24 hour steward service and mouth-watering meals, this journey is the perfect way to unwind and enjoy the exceptional levels of opulence that come as standard with a trip such as this.
A unique journey that takes passengers from London to Venice in style with two days at leisure for passengers to enjoy Venice in any way they wish. The return journey is just as glamorous as you become reacquainted with your cabin and share your adventures around Venice with fellow passengers. This journey offers everything that makes luxury train travel so appealing; a glorious train to travel on, fabulous cuisine, exceptional destination and the guarantee of returning with memories you’ll cherish forever.
Please note: Hotels in Venice are not included in the ticket price but can be added.
Day 1 London
Your journey begins onboard the British Pullman, sister train to the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. Boarding at London Victoria, this elegant day train takes passengers to Dover as passengers enjoy an exquisite brunch with Bellini. Take in the beautiful Kentish countryside before a brief transfer across the Channel.
Once you reach Calais, you will be welcomed onboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express and taken to your cabin by one of the stewards. Take some time to relax, unwind and familiarise yourself with your new home from home while onboard. It’s then time to dress to impress as a four-course dinner is served in the restaurant cars. Enjoy some of the finest cuisine, prepared fresh onboard by a team of talented chefs.
After dinner, retire to the bar car for a beverage and to listen to the resident pianist, then make your way back to your cabin which has been transformed into a cosy bedroom.
Day 2 Venice
Wake to see the Swiss Alps pass your window as a continental breakfast is served in your cabin. The morning is yours to relax in your cabin or socialise with fellow passengers. Be sure to take some time to explore the train and it’s 17 original and beautifully restored carriages.
After a three-course lunch, spend the afternoon at leisure admiring the ever-changing scenery before a selection of pastries is served with tea and coffee. After a relaxing day onboard, it’s time to disembark the train as we arrive at Santa Lucia Station. This begins your two-night stay in Venice.
Day 3 Venice
The time is yours to spend how you wish in Venice. Enjoy your time seeing the sights, sampling the food and making the most of this beautiful city.
Day 4 Venice
After spending two days making the most of Venice, it’s time to board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express for the final time. Once more, a steward will show you to your cabin and will be on hand to ensure you have everything you need during your journey. As we make our way back to London, it’s time to enjoy another sumptuous three-course lunch in one of the three restaurant cars.
The afternoon is yours to do as you wish. Converse with fellow passengers about your adventures in Venice, sample the drinks available from the bar, browse the on-board boutique or simply while away the hours in the comfort of your own cabin.
A leisurely four-course dinner is served that evening, prepared fresh by talented French chefs. Before too soon it’s time to enjoy your last night onboard, spend it in the bar car dancing to famous 1920’s tunes catch up with new friends and make the most of your time onboard this exquisite train.
Day 5 London
After a leisurely breakfast in your cabin, we pull in to Paris Gare de l’Est for a 40 minute stop. Use this time to depart the train briefly for a wonder and to admire the carriages from the outside. Brunch is then served in the restaurant cars as we continue towards Calais for our Channel crossing.
We then board the British Pullman once more for the journey to London. A traditional afternoon tea is the serving accompanied by a glass of champagne before we return to London Victoria.
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