You know the name; after all there can be few more evocative in world travel than the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. What you might not realise, however, is that aside from the classic London to Venice route, there are a full spread of journeys aboard this icon of rail travel, taking in some of the Continent's most alluring cities. Explore the options below, or call our specialists who'll be happy to talk through and tailor-make any of our Venice Simplon-Orient-Express holidays.
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: London to Venice
4 days from £2,995 pp incl. flightsSave up to £400 pp – ends 31 August
Between indulgent fine dining, champagne receptions and private city tours, this elegant journey pairs the ultimate in luxury rail travel with a palace stay in the heart of ancient Venice.
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Venice to London
4 days from £2,790 pp incl. flightsSave up to £165 pp – ends 31 August
A counterpoint to the classic London-Venice route, this journey aboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express starts among the exquisite architecture of Italy's floating city before the traversing the high passes of the Austrian Alps.
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Vienna to London
4 days from £3,140 pp incl. flights
Catch the world’s most elegant and refined train on this luxury journey as you're transported not just from Vienna to London but all the way back to the glamour of the Roaring Twenties.
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Venice to London via Vienna
7 days from £4,985 pp incl. flights
Extend your time aboard this iconic train to showcase two of Europe’s greatest cities between afternoon teas and bar-car drinks.
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Budapest to London
4 days from £3,210 pp incl. flights
Swap Budapest's Ottoman-era spa and grand Art Nouveau architecture for the 1920s glamour of the world's most elegant rail journey – the Venice Simplon-Orient Express.
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Verona to London
4 days from £3,080 pp incl. flights
Beginning with a luxury city stay and included walking tour in Verona, you'll board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express for an unforgettable journey across Europe, steeped in the elegant traditions of 1920s rail travel.
The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express & Lake Como
6 days from £4,305 pp incl. flights
Travel from London to Verona onboard the world’s most famous train, finishing off with a truly opulent stay on the shores of Italian lake country.
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express & Venice’s Islands
4 days from £3,235 pp incl. flights
Before travelling on the world’s exclusive train, hop between Venice’s archipelago, centring on a luxury stay on your very own private island.
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Grand Suite Experience
4 days from £7,985 pp incl. flights
From free-flowing champagne to complimentary caviar, experience the ultimate in luxury rail travel with the butler-served indulgences of the new Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Grand Suites.
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Return to Venice
5 days from £4,825 pp
Travel from London to Venice, and back again, aboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, enjoying all the luxury and elegance of the world’s most famous train.
Verona Opera & the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express
4 days from £3,570 pp incl. flights
This spectacular short break combines a journey on the world’s most elegant train with a stay in a converted palace and of opera at the iconic Arena di Verona.
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: London to Berlin
4 days from £2,980 pp incl. flights
This June, the world's most esteemed rail journey, the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, will combine with the boundless historic sights of Berlin after traversing through Germany's countryside splendours.
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Venice & London in Luxury
4 days from £3,515 pp incl. flights
This version of the classic the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express's northbound route pairs the world's most iconic rail experience with luxury stays in both Venice and London.
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Venice, Paris & Berlin
7 days from £6,580 pp incl. flights
Experience the elegance and glamour of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express on this three-centre itinerary, travelling on board the world's most luxurious train between Venice, Paris and Berlin.
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: London to Istanbul
9 days from £18,145 pp incl. flights
Experience the glamour and style of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express as it returns to its original route, sweeping across Europe through France, Hungary and Romania to the gateway between east and west – Istanbul.
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Istanbul to London
9 days from £18,170 pp incl. flights
This is your chance to retrace the route of the original Orient Express, but in reverse, travelling in unmatched style between Istanbul and Paris. You'll also be treated to luxury stays in Bucharest, Budapest and the French capital.