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
 
 
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Day 1: London; Venice Simplon-Orient-Express You will be welcomed aboard the classic Belmond 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 Gotthard 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 Belmond 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 Gotthard 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 Venice 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 Venice 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

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

2022 London to Venice: Mar 17, 24, 28; Apr 03, 20, 28; May 08,19, 23, 26; Jun 02, 12, 16, 20, 23; Jul 07, 14, 21, 28; Aug 11, 18; Sep 08, 15, 18, 22, 26, 29; Oct 09, 13, 17, 20, 27, 31; Nov 03, 10

2022 Venice to London (train departures): Mar 16, 23, 27; Apr 02, 06, 19, 27; May 03, 18, 22, 25; Jun 01, 07; Jul 13, 20; Aug 17, 23; Sep 12, 21, 25; Oct 04, 12, 16, 19, 26; Nov 09

2023 London to Venice: Mar 16, 23, 30; Apr 13, 17, 25; May 06, 18, 29; Jun 01, 04, 26, 29; Jul 06, 13, 20, 27; Aug 03, 08, 31; Sep 07, 10, 21, 24; Oct 08, 12, 22, 26, 30; Nov 02, 09, 16, 23

2023 Venice to London (train departures): Mar 15, 22, 29; Apr 12, 16, 24; May 01, 17, 28, 31; Jun 03, 25, 28; Jul 05, 12, 19, 26; Aug 02, 07, 15; Sep 06, 09, 20, 23, 27; Oct 11, 17, 25, 29; Nov 01, 08, 15, 22

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.

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Kuoni highlights

Kuoni highlights

• 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