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Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express



The legendary Venice Simplon-Orient-Express train offers a travel experience like no other. The most famous luxury rail journey in the world, the train crosses Europe in style. The journey between London and Venice is the most iconic route and the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express travels a wide range of exciting other routes through Europe including an epic five night trip from Paris to Istanbul.

Board the Belmond British Pullman at London Victoria and enjoy a lovely brunch as you glide out of the capital towards the Kent countryside. After a short Channel crossing, board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express and settle into your cabin as your steward caters to your every need. Enjoy a delicious four-course dinner in one of the three beautifully restored 1920s restaurant cars. Relax in the Bar Car as you head south via Paris and through France towards the majestic Alps. After a comfortable night’s sleep, awake to the dramatic scenery of the Swiss Alps. Perhaps relax in the Bar Car before a sumptuous three-course lunch as the train winds its way through Italy, finally crossing the Venetian Lagoon, arriving into the Santa Lucia railway station early evening.

Departs London to Venice - Thursday & Sundays

The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express operates various other journeys through Europe. Please call for more details.

Life on Board

The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Cabins have been beautifully restored and provide a refined setting to enjoy the passing scenery and exemplary onboard service.

Each comes complete with a wash basin cabinet with hot and cold water and night is converted to a bedroom with fluffy towels and crisp linen. Cabin stewards complete the conversion and turn down service whilst you enjoy dinner in the dining car.

Twin Cabins - Feature one room, a lounge during the day with a banquette sofa, footstool and small table converting to a night configuration with an upper and lower bed at night.

Cabin Suites - Feature two inter-connecting Twin Cabins, allowing more bedding configurations including two lower berth single beds. Toilet facilities are available in each carriage

Grand Suites - Feature a double bed, living area and private en suite bathroom with shower. There are three Grand Suites - Paris, Venice and Istanbul, with each suite designed to capture the soul of each city.

Dining & Bar Car

Dining on board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express is a special highlight with lunch, dinner and brunch served in one of three elegantly restored restaurant cars. Breakfast and afternoon tea are served in your cabin. The Bar Car is a wonderful place to relax before or after dinner, where you can enjoy a cocktail and listen to the tinkling of the baby grand piano.

There is also a small boutique onboard offering Venice Simplon-Orient-Express themed gifts.

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