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Venice Simplon Orient Express

LONDON to VERONA
Round Trip
aboard the
ORIENT EXPRESS

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The Return Journey

Travel from Paris to Verona and back aboard the Iconic Orient Express

5 night / 6 day holiday, with 2 nights aboard the Orient Express

3 nights' 4 star accommodation in Venice

Depart from London
& join the Orient Express
in Paris for a return trip to Verona

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Orient Express

Holiday Highlights

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The legendary Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

offers a unique travel experience.

The Return Journey – Paris to Verona aboard The Venice Simplon Orient Express, 

returning to Pairs on the Orient Express.

Embark on this classic journey and explore the romantic city of Verona aboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express.

Step aboard the Orient Express and you step back in time to a bygone age of luxury rail travel.

This 5 night / 6 day holiday to Verona, which includes both outbound and return travel on board the legendary Venice Simplon Orient Express train, has very limited availability – so please contact us now to secure your place or to register your interest for travel.

The legendary Venice Simplon-Orient-Express offers a unique travel experience.

For your trip of a lifetime embark on the classic journey from the magical city of Paris through to Verona.

Step aboard the Orient Express and you step back in time to a bygone age of luxury rail travel.

Travelling on the Orient Express offers so much more; 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 fittings in original 1920’s detail, with soft towels and crisp linen. Experience fine dining as white linen, French silverware and heavy crystal create a marvellous setting for your gourmet meals. All the while you travel across Europe viewing magnificent scenery and ever-changing landscapes from the comfort of this classic train.

Depart from the magnificent city of Paris on board one of the world’s most iconic trains as you travel in the immaculate blue and gold carriages of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, and journey through Europe before arriving in Verona.

5 night / 6 day holiday including First Class rail to and from London St. Pancras to Paris, the legendary Orient Express train to and from Paris to Verona in a twin/double compartment including 3 nights’ B&B at the Accademia (4 star) in Venice from £7,195 per person, based on 2 people travelling together.

Below is a summary of the Venice Simplon Orient Express journey itself and what is included:

Your Iconic Orient Express Holiday Itinerary

Day 1 – London to Switzerland aboard the Venice-Simplon-Orient Express

Your holiday begins as you enter the stunningly restored London St. Pancras International station.

Let the holiday mood take over as you board the Eurostar service for the high-speed journey to Paris in little over two hours.

Sit back and relax in your spacious Standard Premier Class seat and make the most of the light meal and drinks. On arrival in Paris you make your own way the short distance from the Gare du Nord to the Gare de l’Est.

Here you board the splendid Wagons-Lits carriages of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express.

Your steward will show you to your private cabin and will attend to you throughout your journey.

Spend the afternoon relaxing in the comfort of your cabin gazing at the beautiful passing scenery through France and Switzerland.

After further relaxation it will soon be time to dress for dinner.

Why not sip a pre-dinner cocktail before making your way to one of the magnificent restaurant cars?

Here you will be served a delicious four-course dinner, prepared by skilled French chefs.

After dinner you may want to linger in the bar car, listening to the sound of the baby grand piano.

When you are ready, retire to your compartment, which has now been transformed into a cosy bedroom.

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Orient Express Restaurant Food

Day 2 – Through the Swiss Alps to Verona

You awake to the magnificent scenery of the Swiss Alps as breakfast is served in your compartment at a time to suit you.

Choose to spend the morning in the Bar Car chatting to fellow guests over coffee or relax and gaze out at the fabulous views from the comfort of your seat.

Enjoy a leisurely three-course lunch served in another of the beautiful restaurant cars.

This afternoon you may choose to visit the on board Boutique to purchase souvenirs, while away the hours in conversation or take it easy in your compartment and admire passing scenery as the train travels through Italy.

All too soon it is time to prepare to disembark as the train arrives into the Roman city of Verona.

Here you make your own way to your hotel for 3 nights, the richly evocative Hotel Accademia located very close to Piazza Bra with its stylish and welcoming rooms.

Days 3 and 4 – At leisure in Verona

Spend the next few days enjoying the Roman city of Verona. Stroll around this attractive walled city famous for the star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, and soak up the warm pastel colours of Piazza Brà, surrounded by churches, monuments and fine palazzi, built from local pink limestone. Impressive churches, such as San Zeno Maggiore, contrast perfectly with the opulence of Piazza dei Signori and Piazza Erbe close to Juliet’s balcony.


For a change of scene venture out to the Valpolicella vineyards, the Palladian delights of Vicenza or take to the waters of stunning Lake Garda.

Depending on your holiday dates, you may even have the opportunity to take in the world-renowned Verona Opera during your visit.

The Orient Express Luxury Holidays

Day 5 – Verona through Italy to Switzerland aboard the Venice-Simplon-Orient Express

This morning after breakfast it is time to bid farewell to Verona and board the splendid Wagons-Lits carriages of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express.

Your steward will show you to your private cabin and will attend you throughout your journey.

After you have settled in it will soon be time to enjoy a three-course lunch in one of the beautifully restored restaurant cars.

Spend the afternoon relaxing in the comfort of your cabin gazing at the beautiful passing scenery of the Italian Dolomites and the Swiss Alps, or chatting with fellow travellers in the Bar Car.

Afternoon tea is served in your cabin.

After further relaxation it will soon be time to dress for dinner.

Why not sip a pre-dinner cocktail before making your way to one of the magnificent restaurant cars.

Here you will be served a delicious four-course dinner, prepared by skilled French chefs.

After dinner you may want to linger in the bar car, listening to the sound of the baby grand piano.

When you are ready, retire to your compartment, which has now been transformed into a cosy bedroom.

Day 6 – Arrival into Paris – Paris to London – Homeward bound

This morning you will awake to for a final time aboard the Orient Express.

Breakfast is served in your cabin by your steward at a time to suit you.

All too soon the train pulls into Paris Gare de l’Est and it is time to prepare to disembark.

A short journey across the Channel in Standard Premier Class aboard teh Eurostar and arrival at King’s Cross St. Pancras marks the conclusion of your holiday.

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Further information

On board the Orient-Express

On board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express you travel in a private compartment, attended by 
Cabin Stewards throughout your journey, where you are assured of attentive yet discreet service.

Each stunning compartment has its own original washbasin cabinet with hot and cold water with soft towels and toiletries provided. 

A private lounge during the day with a banquette sofa, footstool and small table, your compartment is transformed in moments to a comfortable bedroom with an upper and lower bed and crisp linen.

POSSIBLE VARIATIONS AND UPGRADES

Travel in a Suite on the Orient Express

You may wish to upgrade your twin/double cabin on board the Venice Simplon Orient Express to a suite.

Formed of two interconnecting double cabins, the suite offers additional comfort and extra space.

By day, guests can stretch out and relax with two lounges, and by night a choice of bed configurations are available depending on your preferences.

Travel in a Grand Suite on the Orient Express

Why not make your journey of a lifetime on the world’s most famous train even more special, by travelling in one of just three exclusive Grand Suites?

Each luxurious suite is beautifully appointed with its own individual theme, and comes with its own private bathroom, double bed and spacious living area. Other additional touches are also included.

Orient Express questions?

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

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