Venice in Ultimate Luxury: The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

London to Venice

From $11000 per person in low season
From $12100 per person in high season

based on 3 nights

Price includes:

  • Accommodation

  • Private transfers

  • Daily Breakfast

  • All meals on board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

Price based on two people sharing.

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At a Glance

  • Hark back to the glory days of the roaring 1920s aboard this remarkable train and dine in ultimate style and sophistication

  • Admire the breath-taking scenery as you make the once-in-a-lifetime journey through the Alps towards Venice

  • Dress in black tie for a sublime dinner on board the train - a truly elegant affair with the finest cuisine

  • Bask in the peace and quiet of Belmond Hotel Cipriani or venture across the lagoon to the bustling city of Venice

  • Meander through the lush private gardens and the large outdoor pool of the Cipriani, perfect after a long morning of sightseeing

  • The perfect honeymoon or anniversary trip, a journey on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express makes for a seriously special celebration

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Venice is a city that can be enjoyed at all times of the year, although summer tends to be a busy time to visit. Spring and autumn are the best seasons to travel to Venice, as the city is less crowded and the temperatures are pleasant. The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express runs departures between London and Venice from March to November.

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Itinerary

Full of ultimate luxury, style and glamour, a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience. Spoil a loved one on a magical trip aboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, one of the most romantic and special train journeys in the world. A truly unforgettable adventure, dressed in your finest attire, admire incredible Alpine views as you speed towards the enchanting city of Venice.

  1. Days 1-1: Depart from London Victoria Station

  2. Days 1-2: Venice

    Begin your journey back through time at London Victoria station, where you'll board the elegant Belmond British Pullman train and start your trip in style with a delicious brunch, complete with a Bellini. Sit back and relax as the beautiful English countryside passes outside your window.

    After crossing the Channel, it's time to board the iconic Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. Admire the original 1920s features and soak up the incredible atmosphere as you make yourself comfortable in your beautifully appointed cabin. By day it is set up as a lounge with sofa, footstool and table, while in the evening it is transformed into a bedroom with upper and lower beds and a small washbasin. Dining on board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express is a truly unique experience. Dressed in your finest attire, you can choose to dine in the Côte d'Azur, Etoile du Nord or L'Oriental restaurant cars, before enjoying a night cap with your fellow passengers and the resident pianist in the Bar Car '3674' or the Champagne Bar. In the morning, you'll awaken to superb Alpine views, which you can admire as you enjoy a delicious breakfast in your cabin. Spend your morning relaxing and taking in the incredible vistas before a mouth-watering three-course lunch in one of the restaurant cars followed by afternoon tea in the comfort of your cabin. Finally, the journey comes to an end at Venice Santa Lucia Station, where you'll be taken by private water taxi to the sublime Belmond Hotel Cipriani.

    Accommodation: Venice Simplon-Orient-Express (1 night)

  3. Days 2-4: Venice

    An iconic property in the city, Belmond Hotel Cipriani boasts a fantastic location on the water's edge of Giudecca island, just moments across the lagoon from the famous St Mark's Square. Belmond Hotel Cipriani offers a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of Venice, with lush private gardens and a large Olympic-sized outdoor pool. The city itself is a charming maze of canals and winding streets, where incredible architecture and breath-taking sights lie around every corner.

    Home to three fabulous restaurants, Belmond Hotel Cipriani is well-known by locals and visitors alike for its fantastic cuisine. Oro Restaurant boasts a Michelin star and a unique menu of creative, contemporary dishes. Cip's Club, on the lagoon, offers a host of Venetian classics alongside its extensive wine list, while Gabbiano Bar is the perfect place to unwind with a digestif or a cocktail as the sun sets across the lagoon. Venture into the city and explore the stunning interior of the iconic Doge's Palace with your private guide, learning about the history of the palace and the Venetian Republic. Admire the incredible architecture before heading behind the scenes to the 16th century prison, where you'll find the torture chamber and the jail cells from which Casanova famously escaped.

    Accommodation: Belmond Hotel Cipriani (2 nights)

  4. Fly home from Venice

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London to Venice

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