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The Orient Express
La Dolce Vita

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Bella Italia
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ORIENT EXPRESS

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La Dolce Vita Orient Express

Return British Airways Flights from the UK to Rome

2 nights' 4 star Accommodation in Rome & 2 nights on board the Orient Express

Unique journey aboard the Brand New La Dolce Vita Orient Express

Be one of the first to experience the Orient Express La Dolce Vita as it journeys through the heart of Italy.

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Orient Express

Holiday Highlights

Be one of the first to experience 

the Orient Express La Dolce Vita in 2025

For your trip of a lifetime take an overnight journey through the heart of Italy aboard the orient express

experience the timeless La Dolce Vita Orient Express train that aims to embody the essence of Italian joie de vivre

Almost 140 years ago, Georges Nagelmackers made his dream come true by launching the first luxury Orient Express trains throughout Europe.

Today, the legend has been reborn in Italy and you are invited to embark on a fascinating journey aboard La Dolce Vita Orient Express.

A tribute to the glamour and of the 1960s, The Orient Express La Dolce Vita is a dedication to the spirit of freedom, well-being and pleasure.

With numerous journeys across Italy available throughout the year, the Orient Express La Dolce Vita is a brand new, exciting and exclusive luxury rail experience.

Boasting lavish interior designs, the train celebrates the craftsmanship and creativity of the 1960s and 1970s and marries the golden age of Italian design with a more contemporary spirit of travel.

The luxurious interior of the trains boasts exclusive accommodation comprising 12 Deluxe cabins, 18 Suites, 1 La Dolce Vita Suite, and a sophisticated restaurant. Additionally, one cabin serves as an elegant lounge area, complete with bar, where guests are invited to enjoy their leisure time.

Deluxe Cabins

 

Stay in one of 12 Deluxe cabins and experience luxurious accommodation on board. The deluxe cabins feature cool colours, mirrored back walls and wooden slat ceilings. The sofa unfolds to a double bed at night, and the ottomans serve as coffee tables and stools.

The space is designed to be welcoming and flexible at the same time. The contrast of materials, from the softness of the carpet to the natural wood used in the ceiling, all work together to ensure a sense of sophistication and comfort.

All accommodation benefits from ensuite facilities.

Suite Cabins

 

The opulent and spacious Suite cabins are presented as master bedrooms, equipped with a sofa and a table with two armchairs.

The shades of the furnishings range from warm orange and terracotta to rich purple, with brass finishes. Suite cabin walls are dressed in smoked antique mirror effect and the ceiling in glossy lacquered “burnt Sienna”, giving a sense of space and openness.

The Lounge & Restaurant

 

The lounge bar and the restaurant represent typical Italian hospitality and sophistication, with luxurious linen tablecloths married to unique 1960s chic.

Take time to mingle with like-minded travellers at the bar or listen to the soothing music provided by the grand piano as you travel through the ever-changing Italian scenery.

The following is included as part of your Orient Express experience

 

All table d’hôte meals on board, with seasonal and local products

A selection of beverages throughout the journey

Exclusive experiences in each destination, curated by the best local specialist

Food and Beverage during the offboard experiences

24-hour onboard service and entertainment

Departures from April to October 2025

The Orient Express - Rome & Bella Italia

The Eternal City of Rome is arguably the most compelling and fascinating of all Italy’s historical cities.

Discover the unforgettable majesty of this beautiful city, take the time to unwind and enjoy a luxurious city break that beautifully blends culture, gastronomy and shopping before embarking on the stunning new Orient Express La Dolce Vita, including a deluxe ensuite cabin on board and a 3 day journey visiting the cities of Venice & Siena with all meals, drinks* and off-train excursions from £6,995 per person, staying in a superior twin/double room at the boutique Hotel dei Mellini (4 star) in Rome, with return British Airway fights from the UK based on 2 people travelling together.

Upgrade to a more opulent and spacious Suite on La Dolce Vita from £2,000 per person.

Upgrade to business class flights from £475 per person.

*Some premium drinks may be at an additional cost

The Orient Express - Rome & Bella Italia

Your holiday includes:

  • Return British Airways economy class flights from London to Rome
  • 4 night / 5 day holiday to Rome with 3 days aboard La Dolce Vita Orient Express train.
  • 2 nights’ hotel accommodation in 4 star hotels with breakfast each day, including 2 nights in twin/double rooms in Rome.
  • a double deluxe cabin on the Orient Express from Rome to Venice & Siena and return with all meals & drinks included
  • An artesian tour of Venice
  • Siena city tour and a journey into traditions
  • Option to upgrade to a Suite on board the Orient Express (£2,000 per person supplement applies)

Your Orient Express Holiday Itinerary

Day 1 – London to Rome

This morning your holiday begins as you fly with British Airways from London Heathrow to the eternal city of Rome.

On arrival at Rome’s Fiumicino airport make your own way (payable locally) to your stylish hotel for the next two nights, the highly-rated Hotel dei Mellini (4 star) set in a quiet location in the elegant Prati district, close to the River Tiber, 10 minutes on foot from the Spanish Steps and 15 minutes from the Vatican.  

Day 2 – Exploring Rome

There is something to tantalise all tastes seemingly round every corner of this most magical of cities.

Whilst in Rome choose among the stunning array of sights from the Vatican City to the Trevi Fountain, the Coliseum to the Spanish Steps.

Relax with a ‘gelato’ on Piazza Navona or while away the hours shopping on Via del Corso.

Make sure you take the time to see Michelangelo’s masterpiece in the Sistene Chapel. The view from the top of St.Peter’s Cathedral over the seven hills of Rome will provide abiding memories of this wonderful city.

Day 3 - Board The Orient Express - La Dolce Vita

This afternoon excitement builds as you prepare to depart from Roma Ostiense station on board the unique 1960’s inspired Orient Express La Dolce Vita Luxury Train.

Sit back and relax in your deluxe cabin watching the Italian scenery as you leisurely wend your way northwards towards Venice.

At your leisure, make your way to the bar car for an aperitif in anticipation of a sumptuous evening meal with musical entertainment, before retiring to you deluxe cabin for a restful night’s sleep.

Channel street, Venice Orient Express

Day 4 – The Orient Express to Venice

This morning, as you travel through the Italian countryside, enjoy a leisurely breakfast and pass the time taking in the unique atmosphere and charm of this luxury rail experience. 

All too soon you will cross the shimmering waters of the lagoon and arrive in Venice, where you can enjoy an intriguing city visit and lunch..

Upon returning to the Orient Express, enjoy an Italian aperitivo before enjoying dinner on board and your second night sleeping in Orient Express luxury.

Day 5 – Siena and Rome, then Homeward Bound

This morning enjoy your second morning on board enjoying a delicious breakfast before arriving in Siena.

Discover more about the region and enjoy a city tour and lunch.

Then all too soon you board the Orient Express for your journey to Rome.

The train pulls into Roma Ostiense station and the end of your journey back in time.

Here you bid farewell to your luxury train as you head back to Roma Termini station, giving you an opportunity to remember the experiences and memories the iconic Orient Express will have left you with before your return flights to the UK.

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