Relive the 'Golden Age of Travel' on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express
The ‘Orient Express’ is arguably the most famous train in history, and from its inaugural ride in 1883 to the setting for books and movies over the years - including the recently released Murder on the Orient Express, based on the classic Agatha Christie mystery - the allure and mystery of this train experience continue to this day. Those looking to experience all the luxury and opulence of the ‘Golden Age of Train Travel’ first hand need look no further than Belmond’s Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. The current day luxury rail line traveling between London and Paris, Venice, Rome, and Verona features all the luxurious accommodations, world-class cuisine, and romantic mystery of days past. Riders are transported to another world amongst the wood-paneled interiors, sumptuous upholstery and antique fixtures of the onboard restaurants, bars, and staterooms. Dress in your formal wear for a romantic pre-dinner toast in the Champagne Bar followed by a delicious four-course dinner in the Dining Car, and feel like you’re the main character in the latest installment of an intriguing story onboard the train.
Experience an unforgettable journey on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express with the following Railbookers’ vacations:
A spectacular journey transporting you from London to Venice and back again aboard the glamorous Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. Step onto the historic British Pullman to enjoy a sumptuous brunch before traveling across the Channel to France. Once here, join the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express and enjoy the views from your elegant compartment before strolling to the restaurant car for dinner. Awake in the Austrian mountains before arriving in Venice.
An incredible holiday combining the historic cities of Venice and Rome and the elegance of traveling onboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. Travel overnight from Paris to Venice and spend two nights exploring this magical city before traveling to the Eternal City of Rome for a further two nights.
This incredible train vacation to Europe combines two iconic train experiences: the Bernina Express and the Venice Simplon-Orient Express en route to magical Venice, Italy! We can’t think of a better way to explore these regions of Europe. Discover what it’s like to travel in luxury from your private compartment and while taking in the incredible views. In Venice, explore the picturesque canals and history of one of the world’s most visited destinations. Then, take the Bernina Express through the Swiss Alps to the lakeside resort town of St. Moritz for a relaxing two-night stay.
This tour starts with an overnight in Paris, followed by a journey on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express which will transport you back in time, the train epitomizes the glamour and elegance of the Golden Age of travel. Then discover the best Italian lakes. Lake Garda is Italy’s largest lake known for its crystal-clear water. You will stay at the south end, in the town of Sirmione known for its thermal baths and Rocca Scaligera, a medieval castle overlooking the lake. Next stylish Lake Como which attracts its share of celebrities and tourists although its lakefront villages still manage to retain a traditional feel. Its shores are lined with grand Neo-classical villas backed by impressive gardens, Lake Como is the place to see and be seen. Learn more... View more Venice Simplon-Orient-Express vacations, and call us to book your bucket list journey today.