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Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

Has there ever been a finer example of luxury, glamour and class than the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express?

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Holidays

Travel from Venice to Paris in Luxury

This renowned luxury train combines refined heritage, original and elegant carriages, and the highest class of on board service, offering guests an experience on history's greatest rail journey.

Your cabin steward is on hand twenty-four hours a day to help you enjoy your trip. Authenticity is everything here. Ornate marquetry, engraved glass panels, three beautiful restaurant cars and chic Bar Car '3674', complete with a baby grand piano, all add up to the glamour of this spectacular train.

Harking back to the halcyon days of the golden age of rail, magnificent carriages of polished wood, tasteful white decorations and plush comfortable furnishings combine with excellent service and the cuisine of a 5-Star restaurant to make the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express one of the greatest rail journeys on the planet.

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On its journey from Venice the train passes through Italy's spectacular Dolomite Mountains. Regarded as one of the most beautiful mountain landscapes in the world, the Dolomites achieved UNESCO World Heritage site status in 2009. Then once in Austria, you'll travel over the incredible Brenner Pass, providing a magnificent mountain panorama. Make your way to Calais to travel through the Channel Tunnel aboard a luxury motorcoach before joining the Belmond British Pullman at Folkestone. As you meander through classic British pastoral scenes, you can reflect fondly on two days of pure indulgence.

The train has remained true to its origins, eschewing the temptation to install modern facilities such as air-conditioning and en-suite showers in order to preserve its tradition and heritage.

Each sumptuously furnished and decorated sleeping compartment, however, features a wash stand with hot and cold water, and a personal cabin-steward is on-hand to attend to passengers' every need twenty-four hours a day.

Why not personalise your experience and enjoy time travelling in Italy, whether in the cities or the countryside, before boarding this fantastic train? Find more inspiration about what to see and do on a rail holiday in Italy.


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Berlin and the Venice-Simplon-Orient Express

Explore Germany's vibrant capital from your base in the heart of Berlin, before embarking on the iconic Venice-Simplon-Orient Express as you make your way home.

Experience the wonderful extravagance of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express as you travel through outstanding countryside and glittering cities.

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Venice & the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

Discover the immaculate luxury, splendid elegance and the sophisticated travel offered by the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, one of the world's most famous trains. Also spend time in the marvellous floating city of Venice before your journey, on this once-in-a-lifetime tour across the continent.

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5 days from £2,675 pp

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