Experience the best of London and Venice with the overnight train! Spend a night in London enjoying all the sights before catching the Eurostar to Brussels the following day, and enjoy the comfort travelling south by train to Munich where you will board the direct sleeper service to Venice. Arrive in style, gliding across the Lagoon Bridge into Santa Lucia Station and then enjoy three nights at leisure in classic Venetian style.
- Travel to Venice in a private double sleeper compartment from Munich
- Spend three nights exploring the Grand Canal, St. Mark’s Square and the many islands that make up Venice
- 1 night hotel stay with breakfast in London
- Rail travel as per the itinerary
- Private double sleeper accommodation between Munich and Venice
- 3 nights’ hotel stay with breakfast in Venice
- Gondola ride in Venice
- Small Group walking tour of Venice
Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travelers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports are required when traveling outside the United States including crossing the Canadian border.
DAY 1 - ARRIVE IN LONDON
Welcome to London! Upon arrival, check in at your hotel for an overnight stay and begin exploring one of the most vibrant cities in the world. Head to the South Bank for an iconic London experience. Watch street musicians and artists perform, gaze out at the Thames and take a ride on the London Eye for spectacular views of the city! The views over London's rooftops are quite spectacular - you'll be able to see St Paul's Cathedral, the British Museum, Royal Opera House and Tower Bridge from a fantastic perspective! (Overnight in London)
DAY 2 - LONDON TO VENICE
Take an early Eurostar from London to Brussels where you connect onto a highspeed ICE train to Munich via Frankfurt. On arrival in the Bavarian capital change onto the direct NightJet sleeper service bound for Venice. (Overnight on Sleeper Train) B
DAY 3 - VENICE
Arrive into Venice Santa Lucia station in the morning and check in at your hotel for a three-night stay. Venice, ‘the floating city', still casts its spell on throngs of visitors each year as it has done for centuries. The city is made up of 117 islands stretched across the Venetian lagoon and has long been hailed as one of the most beautiful and exceptional cities in the world. (Overnight in Venice) B
DAY 4 - VENICE
Start the day with a short walking tour for some stories of the city's labyrinthine streets and campos (squares), then enjoy a gondola ride down the Grand Canal. Speak to any of our Sales Consultants about perhaps visiting the impressive Doges Palace and Golden Basilica, or watch the world go by from one of the historic cafés on St Mark's Square with a with a glass of local Prosecco. (Overnight in Venice) B
DAY 5 - VENICE
After breakfast, enjoy a final day in Venice. You may wish to take a water taxi out to the beaches of the Lido or visit iconic sites at St. Mark's Square. Why not spend the afternoon strolling through the squares and canals of Cannaregio and enjoy some dinner in this quieter part of town. (Overnight in Venice) B
DAY 6 - DEPART VENICE
After breakfast this morning, check out of your hotel and continue with your travels. If you wish to extend your holiday, perhaps with an additional day in Venice or a different Italian city, one of our Rail Specialists will be happy to assist you with the details. B
MEAL GUIDE: B - BREAKFAST, BR - BRUNCH, L - LUNCH, AT - AFTERNOON TEA, D -DINNER
Located in the heart of the city, a short distance from the city’s main attractions and designer shops, BAUER PALAZZO it’s the only hotel with two different styles and souls: the wing overlooking the Baroque church of Campo San Moisè with its art-deco inspired interiors has a distinctive urban vibe, while the rooms located in the authentic 18th century palazzo combine modern luxury with sumptuous hand crafted Venetian fittings and furnishings, offering a spectacular vantage point in Venice on the Grand Canal.
The Ai Mori d'Oriente Hotel is a historic hotel set in a palace which was once home to Turkish merchants, known as the 'Mori'. The hotel and bedrooms are decorated in an exotic Byzantine style throughout; the Ai Mori d'Oriente also has a bar and a relaxing reading room. The hotel is located in one of the quietest parts of the city called Cannaregio, within walking distance of all the main sights.
The Bauer Palladio Hotel & Spa is a boutique hotel made up of 38 bedrooms and 12 suites. Designed by the Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio, the hotel boasts a private garden, a luxury spa and spectacular views over the Venetian Lagoon. The hotel features spacious rooms with a historic decor, including fine Italian tapestries, fabrics and paintings. Other room features include access to Wi-Fi and a satellite TV service. The hotel is in a quiet setting on Giudecca Island, across the Lagoon from St Mark's Square only a short trip by a complimentary hotel water taxi.
The Ca’ D’Oro hotel is a traditional Venetian hotel nestled just a five minute walk from the famous Rialto Bridge. The hotel’s 27 rooms all feature air conditioning, minibars and satellite TV. Guests can make use of the stunning roof terrace, admire the canal views or make use of the spectacular location, which is just 200 yards from a vaporetto water bus stop.
The Palazzo Giovanelli e Gran Canal is a historic hotel in the heart of Venice. Dating back to the 16th century, the property offers panoramic views over the Grand Canal and lies just two stops from Saint Mark’s Square on the water bus. The elegant rooms boast satellite TV, air-conditioning and elegant decor. The sophisticated lounges here are befitting of the hotel’s history – the palace was once home to the Doge of Venice and, later, Mozart’s family. The Venice Casino is just a two minute ride across the canal.
Elegant and aristocratic, the Sina Palazzo Sant Angelo sul Canal Grande sits like a modern Atlantis on the Grand Canal between the Rialto Bridge and St. Mark’s Square.
A luxury boutique hotel in Venice city centre, the Splendid Venice - Starhotels Collezione is as elegant as the city itself. Gondolas drift past the window. Cafés bustle in St Marks's Square. You have discovered the best location to experience the Venetian atmosphere in one of our 165 rooms and suites designed with luxury in mind.
Located in a wonderful Victorian building just a stone’s throw from Euston station, the Hilton Euston is in an ideal central London location, and just a 10 minute walk from St Pancras Railway station. Guests can dine in a choice of two restaurants, or make use of the stylish lounge bar or sun terrace. The hotel’s 150 rooms all feature marble bathrooms, air conditioning and Wi-Fi internet access.
The Megaro London is a unique hotel located in the heart of London's Kings Cross area. The hotel features 49 comfortable bedrooms and an on-site restaurant offering a menu of English and Italian cuisine. The sophisticated Megaro Bar is perfect for relaxing with a drink after a day's sightseeing. The Megaro is located opposite St Pancras station and just minutes from bus, tube and Eurostar.
Situated just a stone’s throw from Victoria Train Station, the DoubleTree by Hilton London Victoria is the perfect base for exploring the English capital. Just five minutes’ from Westminster Cathedral, or a 15-minute stroll down to St James’s Park and Buckingham Palace, the property combines an enviable location with warmly furnished rooms and wonderful amenities. Guests enjoy private bathrooms, satellite TVs and complimentary Wi-Fi. The hotel boasts a stylish restaurant serving seasonal European dishes.