This is an exquisite overnight journey on board the legendary Venice Simplon-Orient-Express through some of Europe’s most mesmerising landscapes. Enjoy the uncompromising luxury of the authentic period carriages, world-class service and sumptuous cuisine on board this iconic train before discovering one of Italy’s most captivating cities – beautiful Venice.

• Venice-Simplon-Orient-Express: 1 night

• Venice: 2 nights

3nights Rail Journey
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This is an exquisite overnight journey on board the legendary Venice Simplon-Orient-Express through some of Europe’s most mesmerising landscapes. Enjoy the uncompromising luxury of the authentic period carriages, world-class service and sumptuous cuisine on board this iconic train before discovering one of Italy’s most captivating cities – beautiful Venice.

• Venice-Simplon-Orient-Express: 1 night

• Venice: 2 nights

3nights Rail Journey
NATURE
CULTURE
ACTIVE
 
 
ITINERARY

Day 1: London; Venice-Simplon-Orient-Express You will be welcomed aboard the classic British Pullman train by smart uniformed staff at London Victoria station to commence your journey with a departure to Folkestone. Relax and enjoy brunch served with a bellini as you travel through the Kent countryside before transferring by coach to board the Eurotunnel shuttle for the short crossing to France and on to Calais Ville. Here the wonderful Wagon-Lit Carriages of the Venice-Simplon-Orient-Express train await you. Following dinner, enjoy relaxing music from the resident pianist over a nightcap before retiring to your private cabin, which has been transformed into a bedroom by your dedicated steward. Stay: Venice- Simplon-Orient-Express. L, D.

Day 2: Venice-Simplon-Orient-Express; Venice By morning you will have crossed the border into Switzerland and you’ll wake to breathtaking alpine scenery. This is the perfect backdrop to accompany your delicious continental breakfast, served in your cabin. Speed through the lovely Austrian countryside and enjoy a magnificent lunch. Later, you can enjoy a wonderful afternoon tea as you travel through the beautiful Bremmer Pass at the border of Italy and Austria and then traverse the mighty Italian Dolomites. The train will make a final, brief stop at the attractive riverside city of Verona before arriving in Venice in the early evening. On arrival, you’ll be transferred to your hotel for a two night stay. Stay: A hotel of your choice. B, L.

Day 3: Venice Spend the day at leisure exploring Venice, one of the world’s few truly unique cities. Don’t miss the quintessential Venice experience, a romantic ride on a gondola through narrow canal streets, gliding past ornate bridges and breathtaking architecture that spans centuries. The heart of Venice is found in the San Marco sestiere (neighbourhood) which is home to the famous Renaissance-style St Mark’s Square, a great spot for people-watching and soaking up the atmosphere of this vibrant city. Have your camera ready to capture the exquisite and iconic buildings such as Doge’s Palace, St Mark’s Basilica, and the clock tower, Torre dell’Drologio, that border the famous piazza. Just a short stroll from the square lies the atmospheric waterfront promenade Riva degli Schiavoni which is home to a number of bars and restaurants. Stay: A hotel of your choice. B.

Day 4: Venice Today transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK. B.

Day 1: London; Venice-Simplon-Orient-Express You will be welcomed aboard the classic British Pullman train by smart uniformed staff at London Victoria station to commence your journey with a departure to Folkestone. Relax and enjoy brunch served with a bellini as you travel through the Kent countryside before transferring by coach to board the Eurotunnel shuttle for the short crossing to France and on to Calais Ville. Here the wonderful Wagon-Lit Carriages of the Venice-Simplon-Orient-Express train await. Following dinner, enjoy relaxing music from the resident pianist over a nightcap before retiring to your private cabin, which has been transformed into a bedroom by your dedicated steward. Stay: Venice- Simplon-Orient-Express. L, D.

Day 2: Venice-Simplon-Orient-Express; Venice By morning you will have crossed the border into Switzerland and you’ll wake to breathtaking alpine scenery. This is the perfect backdrop to accompany your delicious continental breakfast, served in your cabin. Speed through the lovely Austrian countryside and enjoy a magnificent lunch. Later, you can enjoy a wonderful afternoon tea as you travel through the beautiful Bremmer Pass at the border of Italy and Austria and then traverse the mighty Italian Dolomites. The train will make a final, brief stop at the attractive riverside city of Verona before arriving in Venice in the early evening. On arrival, you’ll be transferred to your hotel for a two night stay. Stay: Hotel Danieli (or an alternative hotel of your choice). B, L.

Day 3: Venice Spend the day at leisure exploring Venice, one of the world’s few truly unique cities. Don’t miss the quintessential Venice experience, a romantic ride on a gondola through narrow canal streets, gliding past ornate bridges and breathtaking architecture that spans centuries. The heart of Venice is found in the San Marco sestiere (neighbourhood) which is home to the famous Renaissance-style St Mark’s Square, a great spot for people-watching and soaking up the atmosphere of this vibrant city. Have your camera ready to capture the exquisite and iconic buildings such as Doge’s Palace, St Mark’s Basilica, and the clock tower, Torre dell’Drologio, that border the famous piazza. Just a short stroll from the square lies the atmospheric waterfront promenade Riva degli Schiavoni which is home to a number of bars and restaurants. Stay: Hotel Danieli (or an alternative hotel of your choice). B.

Day 4: Venice Today transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK. B.

ABOUT THIS TOUR

Is this for you?

This flexible itinerary requires independent travel and exploration in each destination. It is easy to combine the classic Venice-Simplon Orient-Express train journey with any Italy  itinerary of your choice.

What to expect

• Overnight stay in a double cabin with a wash basin on the luxurious Venice-Simplon-Orient-Express
• Independent exploration and travel throughout.

Is this for you?

This flexible itinerary requires independent travel and exploration in each destination. It is easy to combine the classic Venice Simplon-Orient-Express train journey with any Italy itinerary of your choice.

Good to know

• Minimum age 16 years

• No transfers are included

• Operates in reverse

• Any sightseeing in Venice is a suggestion and not included in the price. Optional excursions are avaialble.

What to expect

• Overnight stay in a double cabin with a wash basin on the luxurious Venice-Simplon-Orient-Express
• Independent exploration and travel throughout.

DATES AND INCLUSIONS

Tour dates

Train departures
London to Venice
Mar 23, 30; Apr 06, 09, 13, 20, 27; May 04, 14, 18, 21, 28; Jun 04, 22, 25, 29; Jul 06, 13; Aug 10, 17; Sep 14, 17, 21, 24; Oct 05, 08, 19, 22; Nov 02

Included in price

• 1 night on board the Venice- Simplon Orient-Express in a Double Cabin

• 2 nights in a 5 Star hotel in Venice

• Meals as indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)

• Transfers

• All specified flights.

Tour dates

Train departures:
London to Venice
Jun 05, 09, 16, 23, 30; Jul 07, 14; Aug 11, 18; Sep 15, 18, 22, 25; Oct 02, 06, 13, 16, 20, 30; Nov 03, 06

Venice to London (ref KE2611) Jun 01, 08, 15, 18, 22, 29; Jul 06, 13; Aug 10, 17; Sep 14, 17, 21, 24; Oct 05, 08, 12, 15, 19; Nov 02, 05.

Included in price

• 1 night on board the Venice- Simplon-Orient-Express in a Double Cabin

• 2 nights in a 5 Star hotel in Venice

• Meals as indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)

• All specified flights.

Why Kuoni?

Why Kuoni?

• Experience the golden age of travel on board the beautifully restored Venice Simplon-Orient-Express
• Enjoy exceptional European cuisine and set meals served on board