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La Dolce Vita, Rome, Venice & Siena

7 days From £7,675 per person

2025 Tour code: LSI25

About the tour

After two wonderful days taking in the sights, sounds and tastes of Rome, your journey on the La Dolce Vita Orient Express begins with a sumptuous dinner by 3-Michelin starred Chef Heinz Beck. As the train travels northwards, an evening of cocktails and live music creates a sophisticated ambience. The next morning, awaken to a luxurious Italian breakfast before disembarking for a private canal boat tour in Venice. Enjoy the "Le Grand Soir" dinner on board, then travel to Siena for a rich exploration of its medieval architecture and a traditional Tuscan lunch. As the train makes its way back towards Rome, savour an Italian aperitivo and reflect on this unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime journey through the heart of Italy's most iconic landscapes and cities.

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Unforgettable Experiences

Explore Historic Rome at leisure
La Dolce Vita Orient Express
La Dolce Vita Orient Express
Experience unparalleled dining, service and luxury on the Orient Express La Dolce Vita
Enjoy a private canal boat tour in Venice
Savour a sumptuous Tuscan lunch in the enchanting town of Siena

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Outbound Travel

Getting to Rome

Flight from London to Rome

Start your unforgettable journey as you board your flight from London to the timeless city of Rome.

Rail London - Rome (2 Days)

Alternatively, stretch out your journey by taking a two-day train ride. Take the Eurostar from London St Pancras to Paris Nord, and travel from Paris Gare du Lyon to Lyon St Exupery. You'll spend the night in Lyon before taking the train the next day from Lyon to Milan. From Milan you'll travel onto Rome, where you'll transfer to your hotel.

Arrival in Rome

Day 1 - Rome

Arrival in Rome

Upon arrival, a private transfer will whisk you away to your selected hotel. Choose from our carefully selected 4-star or 5-star accommodations, each offering a haven of comfort complete with delectable breakfast options. Dive into the rich history and vibrant culture of Rome, a city where ancient and modern worlds collide. Get ready to create cherished memories on this unforgettable adventure that starts in one of the world's most iconic cities.

Exploring Rome

Day 2 - Exploring Rome

Exploring Rome

Today, immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of history and culture that Rome offers at your own pace. Perhaps begin your day at the iconic Colosseum, stepping back in time as you traverse the ancient amphitheatre, picturing the gladiatorial contests that once enthralled spectators. Just a stone's throw away, delve into the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill, which reveal stories of ancient Rome's bustling marketplace and political life. A visit to Rome would be incomplete without exploring the Vatican Museums. Here, you can marvel at a vast trove of art and antiquities, including the Sistine Chapel, crowned by Michelangelo's awe-inspiring ceiling. To enrich your experience further, consider one of our optional tours, chosen to deepen your understanding of this magnificent city.


Day 3 - Rome


Enjoy another leisurely day to explore the deeper treasures of Rome at your own pace. Start your journey in the historic centre, where you can marvel at the architectural marvel of the Pantheon, a testament to ancient engineering. For a genuine taste of Roman life, meander through the vibrant Trastevere neighbourhood. Its narrow cobblestone streets, dotted with charming cafes and bustling with nightlife, offer a delightful blend of history, cuisine, and culture. Don't forget to toss a coin into the Trevi Fountain, a beloved tradition that promises your return to the Eternal City. To enhance your experience, consider one of our optional excursions, available for pre-booking at a supplement, and ensure your day is filled with unique and memorable discoveries.

La Dolce Vita to Venice

Day 4 - La Dolce Vita to Venice

La Dolce Vita to Venice

Your morning is free to further explore the delights of Rome. As you depart from Rome Ostiense in the late afternoon, the La Dolce Vita Orient Express ushers you into an evening brimming with gastronomic pleasures and engaging entertainment. Settle into the elegant Restaurant Car for a dinner curated by 3-Michelin starred Chef Heinz Beck. Savour Italian-inspired dishes crafted from the freshest seasonal and locally sourced ingredients, each course celebrating Italy's culinary excellence.

After dinner, the train transforms with cocktails flowing and live music setting the tone for a night of sophisticated enjoyment. Immerse yourself in the lively rhythms, the laughter, and the delightful company of fellow travellers. The evening aboard the La Dolce Vita Orient Express becomes a captivating experience, enveloping you in an atmosphere of charm and elegance as you journey through the heart of Italy.

La Dolce Vita and Venice

Day 5 – La Dolce Vita & Venice

La Dolce Vita and Venice

As dawn breaks on your second day aboard the La Dolce Vita Orient Express, awaken to an exquisite Italian breakfast served in the opulent dining car. Relish the rich aroma of freshly brewed coffee, the delicate textures of flaky pastries, and a selection of fine artisanal breads, all prepared to start your day with a touch of luxury.

The journey continues as you arrive in Venice, a city of ethereal beauty and timeless elegance. Here, exclusive access to historical landmarks offers a deeper understanding of Venice's illustrious past. Enjoy a unique perspective of the city with a private canal boat tour, exploring the serene waterways and discovering the artisanal craftsmanship hidden within this floating city.

As evening envelops Venice, the train becomes the stage for "Le Grand Soir" dinner, a culinary celebration brought to life by the renowned 3-Michelin starred Chef Heinz Beck. Dine amidst the sophisticated ambiance of the train's restaurant car, where every dish is a masterpiece and every note of the live music enhances the dining experience. As the night unfolds, retreat to the comfort of your cabin, where the gentle movements of the train soothe you into a peaceful sleep, filled with dreams of Venetian splendour and the anticipation of more adventures to come

La Dolce Vita & Siena

Day 6 – La Dolce Vita & Siena

La Dolce Vita & Siena

Upon arriving in Siena early in the morning, delve into the city's rich history and culture with a guided tour. Wander the cobblestone streets, admire the medieval architecture, and uncover the traditions and craftsmanship that capture the essence of this enchanting city. From artisan workshops to historic landmarks, Siena offers a captivating journey into the heart of Tuscan culture.

As you explore, treat yourself to a quintessentially Tuscan lunch, where the robust flavours of the region are vividly brought to life in each dish. Relish the rustic simplicity of Tuscan cuisine, crafted with locally sourced ingredients and traditional recipes handed down through generations. In the afternoon, reboard the La Dolce Vita Orient Express for your return journey to Rome. Enjoy an Italian aperitivo on board, the perfect introduction to the evening ahead. As the train approaches Rome Ostiense, prepare to bid farewell to the luxurious comforts of the La Dolce Vita Orient Express. Reflect on the cherished memories, remarkable sights, and delightful flavours that have defined your unforgettable journey through some of Italy's most iconic destinations. A private transfer will take you to your chosen hotel in Rome.

Inbound Travel

Day 5 - Rome to the UK

Flight from Rome to London

Today marks the conclusion of your remarkable journey as you are privately transferred to Rome airport for your flight back home. Savour the sights and sounds of Italy one last time, taking in the vibrant culture and picturesque landscapes that have made your trip unforgettable. As you prepare to board your flight back to London, reflect on the wonderful memories and experiences that will stay with you long after you've returned.

Rail Rome - London (2 Days)

Alternatively, take a leisurely two-day rail journey back to London. Travel from Rome to Turin Porta Susa, and spend the night in Turin. The next day take the train from Turin Porta Susa to Paris Gare du Lyon, and from Paris Nord to London St Pancras aboard the Eurostar.

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Mobility information

Due to the nature of our tours they are generally unsuitable for those with restricted mobility. If you’d like to discuss any particular holiday with us in this respect, then please don’t hesitate to call us.

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