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Venice Simplon-Orient-Express - London to Venice

2 days from £2700 per person

Depart from London mid-morning for your unforgettable overnight journey on the luxurious Venice Simplon-Orient-Express train to Italy. You will arrive in Venice in the late afternoon of the following day, ready to enjoy time in this wonderful city. Whether you have made your own arrangements for your time in Venice or would like us to design your dream itinerary including accommodation in Venice, be sure to allow at least two or three nights here to fully appreciate the beauty of this unique Italian city. At the end of your time in Venice, return to the UK by air - we can make flight arrangements for you. Alternatively, why not consider exploring elsewhere in Italy with a tailor made itinerary, travelling by rail or car hire?

Route: London - Venice

Itinerary Highlights

As you travel in the utmost luxury on-board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, enjoy the exquisite gourmet food and drink that is served regularly during your journey.

Your personal steward is on hand for the duration of your journey, a fine asset in ensuring you get the most out of your experience on board the elegant train.

Whilst in Venice, book tickets to the famed Teatro La Fenice for a night of romance, drama and sophistication; a fine example of elegant Italian Opera.

Itinerary: Venice Simplon-Orient-Express - London to Venice

As you board the gleaming carriages of the Belmond British Pullman train at London Victoria station mid-morning, your steward will show you to your reserved seat. Sit back and enjoy a superb lunch as you travel throughout the Kentish countryside. On arrival at Folkestone, you will be escorted onto the coach transfer through the Channel Tunnel. Once in France, the luxury navy and gold Continental Wagons-Lits of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express train will be waiting to whisk you across the country and into Switzerland.

Throughout your journey to Italy, you will be attended by your own personal Steward. After you have settled into your comfortable private cabin it will soon be time to dress for dinner. Why not sip a pre-dinner cocktail before making your way to one of the magnificent restaurant cars? Here you will be served a delicious four-course dinner, prepared by the train’s skilled French chefs. After dinner you may want to linger in the bar car, listening to the sound of the baby grand piano. When you are ready, retire to your cabin, which has now been transformed into a cosy bedroom. (L,D)

Breakfast is served in your cabin at a time to suit you. Spend the morning in the Bar Car chatting to fellow guests over coffee and admiring the breathtaking Alpine scenery as it passes by the window. Enjoy a leisurely three-course lunch served in another of the beautiful restaurant cars as you journey through Innsbruck. While away the afternoon with a visit to the on board Boutique to purchase souvenirs, or relax in your cabin and watch the world go by outside. Afternoon tea will be served in your cabin as you travel through the Brenner Pass, then all too soon it will be time to prepare to disembark as the train makes its descent through the Dolomites and into Italy. Later, afternoon tea is served in your cabin as you travel through the Brenner Pass, then prepare to disembark as the train crosses the Venetian Lagoon and pulls into Santa Lucia station at around 18:00. (B,L)

The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express route is subject to change without prior warning due to last minute railway engineering works or similar.

**KEY: N = No meals, B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner

What To Do Next?

We design unique, tailor-made holiday itineraries to suit you, by combining your ideas with our knowledge and experience. Once you have an idea of what you’re looking for, or if you require some advice, please call us or complete the enquiry form online for a quotation.

What's included

  • Train travel as specified

What's not included

  • Any International flights
  • Cost of visas
  • Travel Insurance
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Meals unless specified

Guide to Price

The above price is based on two people travelling together and sharing accommodation in low season. The price is only a guide and can vary according to selected airlines, hotels and date of travel. If you wish to travel with your family, friends or on your own we will be very happy to assist you with your arrangements.

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