Orient Express Holidays – Venice Special Offer – Venice to London aboard the Venice Simplon Orient Express

Prices from £2,695 per person

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Orient Express 5 night / 6 day Special Offer

Travel on board the Legendary Venice Simplon Orient Express (VSOE) from London to Venice and return by First Class Rail via Montreux with prices from £2,695 per person based on two people travelling together.

The Venice Simplon Orient Express – also known as the Orient Express – Orient Express Holidays.

 

ORIENT EXPRESS – Special Offer

5 night/ 6 day from London on the Orient Express to Venice Returning by First Class Rail

from £2,695 (low season) / £2895 (high season)

5 night/ 6 day First Class Rail to Venice Returning on the Orient Express

from £2,695 (low season) / £2895 (high season)

 

The Orient Express – Exclusive Venice Simplon Orient Express Holiday Special offer from Planet Rail: dates & options

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Low season

Orient Express from London to Venice:

Nov. 12th

 

Orient Express from Venice to London:

Oct. 31st

 

High season

Orient Express from London to Venice:

Sept. 10th / 17th / 20th;

Oct. 4th, 11th, 22nd, 25th

Orient Express from Venice to London:

Sept. 12th / 15th;

Oct. 6th / 17th / 20th

Ai Mori d’Oriente £2,695 £2,895
UNA Esperienze £2,725 £2,925
Canal Grande £2,750 £2,975
Hotel Bucintoro £2,775 £2,950
Al Ponte Antico £2,895 £3,125

 

Orient Express Luxury First Class Rail 5 night / 6 day holiday highlights

  • Orient Express 5 night / 6 day holiday
  • Twin/Double compartment on the Venice Simplon Orient Express from London to Venice or Venice to London (dep. upon route selected)
  • First Class rail travel to or from Venice (dep. upon route selected)
  • 1 night B&B in a deluxe lake view room at the Grand Hotel Suisse Majestic (4 star superior) in Montreux on the shores of Lake Geneva in Switzerland
  • 3 nights’ B&B at the Hotel Ai Mori d’Oriente (4 star) in Venice
  • Orient Express special offer package prices from £2,695 per person

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Venice Simplon Orient Express Special offer in detail

This 5 night / 6 day Venice Simplon Orient Express holiday includes the iconic journey on the legendary Venice Simplon Orient Express to Venice from London, 3 nights’ bed and breakfast in a twin/double room at the Hotel Ai Mori d’Oriente (4 star) in Venice and First Class rail from Venice to London with an overnight stay with bed and breakfast in a deluxe lake view room at the Grand Hotel Suisse Majestic (4 star superior) in Montreux. Prices from £2,695 per person, based on 2 people travelling together.

We can also offer a reverse Orient Express holiday travelling from Venice to London on board the Orient Express, returning by First Class Rail for £2,695 bases on two sharing.

 

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Travel to Venice from London or in reverse on the Venice Simplon Orient Express from £2,695 per person

To take advantage of this Exclusive Venice Simplon Orient Express special offer, call 01347 825292

Orient Express Venice Sunset

travelling from London to Venice on the Venice Simplon Orient Express and returning to London by First Class rail or travelling from London to Venice by First Class rail and returning to London on the Venice Simplon Orient Express.

If you prefer you can travel on the Venice Simplon Orient Express from London to Venice on various other dates throughout the year – please visit our Venice Simplon Orient Express Signature Journey for full details.

The Orient Express Luxury Holidays

What’s the Venice Simplon Orient Express like?

Travelling on the Venice Simplon Orient Express offers a unique travel experience; your personal steward is on hand to attend to your every comfort and show you to your exquisite compartment of wooden marquetry and polished brass adornments in original 1920s art-deco detail, with soft towels and pristine linen.

Experience fine dining in one of the ornate restaurant cars where crisp, white linen, polished French silverware and heavy crystal create a marvellous setting and backdrop for your gourmet meals.

All the while, you travel across Europe viewing magnificent scenery and ever-changing landscapes from the comfort of this luxurious, iconic train.

If you have a specific Venice Simplon-Orient Express question – why not review our Venice Simplon Orient Express FAQs here

Example Itinerary

Day 1 – The Orient Express from London 

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Let the holiday mood take over as youradventure begins at London Victoria, where you join the gleaming carriages of the Belmond British Pullman.

Your steward will show you to your reserved seat; sit back and enjoy Brunch served with Bellini as you travel through the Kentish countryside to Folkestone.

Here you are escorted by uniformed staff via coach to Cheriton to board the Euro tunnel train to France. Enjoy a glass of English sparkling wine as you make the crossing.

On the other side of the Channel in Calais you board the world-famous Venice Simplon Orient Express, with its distinctive blue and gold carriages. Your own personal steward is on hand to attend to you throughout your Venice Simplon Orient Express holiday.

Take the time to settle in to your comfortable private compartment, relax and admire the elaborate flourishes and spectacular marquetry of this elegant train, before dressing for dinner. Enjoy a pre-dinner cocktail before making your way to one of the magnificent restaurant cars, where you will be served a delicious four-course dinner, prepared by skilled French chefs.

Following dinner you may wish to enjoy a drink in the bar car, listening to the sound of the baby grand piano. By now your compartment has been transformed into a cosy bedroom, which you can retire to whenever you are ready.

Orient Express Bar

Day 2 – Your Orient Express experience through the Swiss Alps to Venice

Breakfast is served in your compartment this morning at a time to suit you; be sure to admire the stunning views of the Swiss Alps as you start the day. You may wish to continue gazing out at the incredible scenery from your compartment, or perhaps spend the morning chatting to fellow guests over coffee.

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Later you enjoy a leisurely three-course lunch served in another of the beautiful restaurant cars. Perhaps visit the on-board boutique to purchase souvenirs, while away the hours in conversation or take it easy in your compartment and admire the superb views of Lake Lucerne and Lake Como.

Orient express staff in doorway

Afternoon tea is served in your compartment during the journey, then all too soon it is time to disembark as the train crosses the Venetian Lagoon and arrives at Venice Santa Lucia station. Here a water taxi transfers you to your hotel for the next three nights. The Hotel Ai Mori d’Oriente* (4 star) is an attractive, welcoming hotel located in a quiet area just 15 minutes from the Rialto Bridge with its friendly service, elegant and comfortable rooms.

*Please note other hotels are available if you prefer, according to your preferences and budget.

Day 3 & 4 – Explore the unique beauty of Venice

venice aboard the Orient Express

Over a leisurely breakfast this morning take some time to plan the sights you wish to take in whilst in Venice. You have two full days to explore this captivating city at your leisure. You may wish to visit the impressive Piazza San Marco to see the famous Basilica-dominated square, take a Gondola ride down the Grand Canal or visit the iconic 15th century Santa Maria della Salute church. You may simply like to enjoy an espresso whilst watching the hustle and bustle of this unique city.

Grand Canal and Basilica Santa Maria della Salute, Venice, Italy

Day 5 – Venice to Montreux through the Swiss Alps by First Class Rail

This morning your private water taxi transfer takes you back to Venice Santa Lucia station. Here you are re-united with the rest of the world as join the Eurostar Italia service for the First Class rail journey to Milan.

In Milan you change trains and bid farewell to Italy as you connect with the Euro City service for the journey into Switzerland. This train takes you into the Alps on the spectacular journey through the Simplon Pass and on to the pretty lakeside town of Montreux on the shores of Lake Geneva. Here you spend tonight at the Grand Hotel Suisse Majestic (4 star superior), a charming belle époque hotel ideally located right next to the station. Take a stroll alongside sparkling Lake Geneva and discover the attractions of Montreux.

Day 6 – Montreux to London – Homeward bound 

This morning, after a leisurely breakfast overlooking the sparkling lake, you have more time to perhaps visit the beautiful Château de Chillon, one of the best-preserved castles in all of Europe. Later you return to the station and take the train to Lausanne, where you connect with the high-speed service to Paris. Watch the rolling hills flash past or reminisce on the wonders of the past few days.

On arrival in the French capital, your private transfer takes you across the city to the Gare du Nord where you join the Eurostar to London. Let the train take the strain as you stretch out and savour the light meal and drinks included in your Standard Premier service. At 186mph the landscape is a blur at times, though memories abide as you return to London St.Pancras International.

Please note this holiday is also available in reverse, where you travel to Venice by First Class rail, returning to London on the Venice Simplon Orient Express.