A spectacular European excursion from Venice to Budapest to Paris onboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express luxury train. With two nights onboard and two nights in Budapest, this journey brings the best of luxury travel with time for passengers to explore at leisure. A perfect opportunity to experience the very best of Europe in the most relaxing and luxurious way possible.
The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express is the ideal venue for a journey of this grandeur. With 17 original and authentic carriages, all beautifully restored and all uniquely decorated, you will be riding one of the most famous and legendary trains in the world. Boasting three restaurant cars, a bar car and a wide selection of cabins, the VSOE is a 1920s train from the Golden Age of Travel that is built on style, luxury and opulence.
A unique journey with two nights spent onboard the train and two nights in Budapest, think of this as a luxury cruise on land. Starting in Venice, you’ll be treated to your first night onboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. Expect fine cuisine, piano setting the scene and stewards making sure your every need is met. Once in Budapest, the time is yours to do as you please. With two nights and one full-day at your disposal, the possibilities are endless. Before returning to the train once more for your onward journey to Paris and your final night onboard.
Please note: Hotels in Budapest are not included in the ticket price but can be added.
Day 1 Venice
Your journey starts at Venice Santa Lucia station where you board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. The stewards will show you to your cabin where you are free to relax, unwind and enjoy the ever-changing views from your window. The first meal of the journey is served, so dress to impress as you head to one of the three restaurant cars for a sumptuous four-course dinner. Then why not head to the bar car to sample some of the stock while the resident pianist sets the scene. Your cabin has been transformed into a cosy bedroom, ready for your first night onboard.
Day 2 Budapest
Awake to magnificent views and continental breakfast served in your cabin at a time to suit you. The morning is yours to spend as you wish; relaxing in your cabin or exploring and admiring the 17 carriages of this glorious train. A three-course lunch is served midday before we arrive in Budapest in the afternoon and so begins your two nights at leisure.
Day 3 Budapest
Enjoy a full day’s time at leisure in Budapest exploring the many sights and attractions.
Day 4 Budapest
We re-join the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, and after being shown to your cabin, a three-course lunch is served in the restaurant cars. Later that afternoon, delicious pastries are served as you spend the day as you please relaxing in your cabin or sharing tales of your time in Budapest with fellow passengers. Later that evening, your final dinner onboard is served in the form of a leisurely four-course dinner, prepared fresh onboard by French chefs. Then why not head to the bar car for a brandy, liqueur or maybe even a cocktail to enjoy your final evening of your journey.
Day 5 Paris
Continental breakfast is served in your cabin before we arrive in Paris and your journey concludes.
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