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The Venice Simplon Orient Express Holiday

The Venice Simplon Orient Express

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Take a trip up the Eiffel Tower at night for incredible views of Paris

Paris, Venice

Includes return Economy airfares

6 days adult price from £4,665pp including flights and hotels

Ride one of the greatest railways in the world, travelling in luxury from Paris to Venice through incredible landscapes as you take in two of the most romantic cities on the planet. more »
Experience timeless glamour as you are transported back to the Golden Age of travel, experiencing fine wine and cuisine while journeying between two of Europe’s most captivating cities. Our Experts love to recommend this itinerary to customers who have explored these regions under their own steam and are looking for the rail trip of a lifetime. Dating back to 1882 and with past passengers including Lawrence of Arabia and Marlene Dietrich, this esteemed rail journey is a real bucket list adventure. Available year round except for the winter months, start planning your trip today by visiting one of our 80+ stores.

What's included

  • Eurostar from London to Paris
  • Flight from Venice to London
  • 4 nights in 5* hotels
  • 1 night onboard the train
  • Enchanting Venice private gondola tour
  • Airport transfers
6 days from £4,665pp
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What to expect

  • Ride one of the world’s greatest railways
  • Take a trip up the Eiffel Tower at night for incredible views of Paris
  • Enjoy a gondola ride along the Grand Canal in Venice
  • Indulge in fine wine and cuisine onboard the train

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Need to know

  • Arrives: Paris Gare Du Nord Station
  • Time difference: GMT+1
  • Visa requirements: British passport holders don’t need a visa, but you should ensure that your passport is valid for the duration of your stay.
  • Language: French and Italian
  • Currency: Euro (€)
  • Flying time from UK: around 2 hours
  • Plug type: 2 round pins
  • Voltage: 230 volts

Your Example Itinerary

Day 1

Hop aboard the Eurostar to Paris.

Days 2-3

Paris

Hop aboard the Eurostar to Paris, where you’ll travel in style in Premium Economy. Check into your hotel and spend the afternoon exploring the City of Love. Take in the magnificent Notre Dame Cathedral and head to the food market at Rue Montorgueil, where you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to dining options; there are so many tempting bakeries and cosy restaurants and bars here. Take a guided tour of the world’s largest museum, the Louvre, where you’ll see masterpieces including the Mona Lisa. Perhaps admire the views from MontMartre, before walking the famous steps to the Sacre Coeur. Reward yourself with a spot of retail therapy at along the Champs Elysees, which is also the perfect place to refuel with a Parisian coffee. No trip to Paris is complete without soaring to the top of the Eiffel Tower for panoramic views of the city below. To make this experience extra-special, go at night, when the twinkling lights of the city will be stretched out before you. Hop back onboard The Venice Simplon Orient Express and settle down in your sleeper cabin as you travel through the night.

Included Excursion:
1 night on the Venice Simplon Orient Express - Paris to Venice
Included in this price:
L'Hotel du Collectionneur

Days 4-5

Venice

Wake up in Venice, where you’ll be whisked to your hotel in a private transfer. With glittering canals, bustling piazzas and delicious food at every corner, Venice brims with undeniable Italian charm. Taste Italian coffee and fresh pastries across the numerous cafes; our Experts love the Venetian cakes at Pasticceria Tonolo. Take a gondola ride down the Grand Canal, explore the wealth of art on show in the Dorosduro district, and stop for an Aperol Spritz overlooking St Mark’s Basilica.

Included Excursion:
Enchanting Venice private gondola tour
Included in this price:
Grand Hotel Dei Dogi

Day 6

Board a private transfer back to Venice airport and fly home to the UK.

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