A unique European adventure from Venice to Budapest to London onboard the famous Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. With a total of two-nights onboard the train and two-nights at leisure in Budapest, this is the perfect opportunity to experience the very best of luxury train travel. With luxurious, relaxed travel and a full-day in Budapest to do as you please, explore the beauty Europe has to offer in style.
With 17 original and beautifully restored carriages, the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express is the perfect venue for your European adventure. With ornate décor, three restaurant cars and an opulent bar car, the VSOE takes passengers back to the 1920s and the Golden Age of Travel for a journey like no other. With your own private cabin and stewards available to ensure your every need is met, this is a journey like no other you have experienced.
Imagine a luxury cruise but on land and you have a luxury train journey. With a smaller number of passengers and in a much more exclusive setting, a luxury train journey is ideal for those who want to explore the world in style. Departing from the beautify city of Venice, you make your way to Budapest enjoying freshly prepared cuisine, a well-stocked bar car and resident musicians who set the mood. Plus with an ever-changing landscape to be seen from every window, a journey like this is inspired.
Please note: Hotels in Budapest are not included in the ticket price but can be added.
Day 1 Venice
Your journey begins in Venice as you board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express at the Santa Lucia station. Your steward shows you to your cabin where you can relax, unwind and take in the ever-changing views from your own private window. Later that evening, head to one of the restaurant cars, dressed to impress as you dine on a four-course dinner prepared by the French chefs onboard. Then why not head to the bar car for a beverage and enjoy the resident pianist before retiring in your cosy cabin for the night.
Day 2 Budapest
Breakfast is served in your cabin at a time to suit you as a leisurely and relaxed day awaits. Spend the morning relaxing in your cabin or exploring the many carriages that make up this spectacular train. A three-course lunch is served before we arrive at Budapest later that afternoon. Here, your two night stay in Budapest begins.
Day 3 Budapest
Enjoy one of the most beautiful cities in Europe at leisure.
Day 4 Budapest
Welcome back to the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express as you are once again shown to your cabin by the stewards. As we depart, take in the incredible scenery before you enjoy a delicious lunch midday. Later that afternoon a selection of pastries are served in your cabin as the leisurely, slow-paced day continues.
A relaxed four-course dinner is the main event of the evening, after which head to the bar car to share your stories of Budapest with fellow passengers and to take in the ambience of your final night onboard the train.
Day 5 London
Following a continental breakfast served in your cabin, we head towards Paris. A delicious brunch is served as we continue on to Calais and the Channel Tunnel. After crossing, you’ll be met by the British Pullman luxury day train which takes you from Dover on to London, during which you’ll enjoy an afternoon tea with English sparkling wine before arriving at London Victoria.
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