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Venice Simplon Orient Express

LONDON
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VENICE via CANNES
including the
ORIENT EXPRESS

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Orient Express 2025 Special

1st class rail & 4 Star Accommodation in Venice

3 nights / 4 days
Inc. 2 nights in Venice

Unique journey aboard the Venice Simplon Orient Express

The magnificent Orient Express to Venice via Cannes & return by air

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

The legendary Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

offers a unique travel experience.

Our Venice Simplon Orient Express Holiday

travel on the famous Venice Simplon Orient Express from Paris to Venice via Cannes with our Unique Journey

For your trip of a lifetime departing from London by Eurostar, embark from Paris on this classic Orient Express journey through the alps to the magical city of Venice via Cannes.

2025 Departure Dates

Departing London

May

  • 11th May

August

  • 7th August

Paris to Venice on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

Your holiday includes:

  • First Class Rail travel from London to Paris.
  • Rail travel in ultimate style on board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express from Paris to Venice via Cannes with all meals included and overnight accommodation in a private sleeping compartment.
  • 2 nights’ accommodation with breakfast in a double room at the Hotel Ai Mori d’Oriente (4 star) in Venice.
  • air travel for your return journey from Venice to London
  • A private taxi transfer in Paris, and private water taxi transfers between the station and your hotel in Venice
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Your Orient Express Holiday Itinerary

Day 1 – Travel to Paris & board the the Venice Simplon Orient Express

Your adventure begins at London St. Pancras, where you travel by First Class rail to Paris and before boarding 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 Platform Check
Orient Express Exterior View

Day 2 – The Venice Simplon Orient Express signature journey through the Alps to Venice via Cannes

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.

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.

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.

Days 3 – At leisure in Venice

Enjoy a full day in Venice; make the most of the time to experience the uniqueness of this incredible city. 

You may decide to visit St. Mark’s Square, the Doges Palace and St. Mark’s Basilica or explore the market and shops in and around the Rialto Bridge. 

Perhaps wander through the hidden campi (squares) and over the countless bridges which link the criss-cross of canals, or take to the water on a romantic gondola to see a different side of Venice.

Channel street, Venice Orient Express
Venice Water Taxi Transfer Orient Express

Day 4 – Venice to London by Air - Homeward bound

This morning your private water taxi transfer takes you back to Venice Marco Polo Airport. where you must bid Venice goodbye and prepare for your flight back to London.

Further information

On board the Orient-Express

Travel in a private compartment, attended by Cabin Stewards throughout your journey, where you are assured of attentive yet discreet service.

Each compartment has its own original washbasin cabinet with hot and cold water, and at night-time becomes a comfortable bedroom, complete with soft towels and crisp linen.

Your double compartment converts in moments from daytime seating to a comfortable bedroom. A private lounge during the day with a banquette sofa, footstool and small table, it is transformed to night configuration with an upper and lower bed.

A washbasin with hot and cold water is enclosed in a cabinet and towels and toiletries are provided.

 

 

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. 

Venice

Enjoying a great location in an area exclusively reserved for local Venetians, the Hotel Ai Mori d’Oriente (4 star) offers an attractive and calm setting from which to enjoy and explore this most evocative of cities.

Named after Turkish tradesmen, “mori”, who for centuries lived in this beautiful palace, the hotel offers guests contemporary accommodation equipped with air conditioning, mini-bar, hair dryer, direct-dial telephone, satellite television, radio, safe, and internet access.

The hotel benefits from a tastefully decorated breakfast room, bar and reading room.

You can relax amidst the exotic atmosphere of the hotel’s furnishings which hark back to the times of oriental merchants, and traders, plying their trade on the “Silk Route” which had Venice as its main port.

Located about 10 minutes’ walk from the Rialto Bridge, the Ai Mori d’Oriente offers visitors a fascinating insight into the real Venice as well as easy access to charming restaurants frequented by locals rather than tourists.

Other hotels are available, at a supplement. Please contact us for more information.

For information and booking:


Tel: 01347 825292 or email info@planetrail.co.uk

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