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 £3,590 pp incl. flightsSave up to £150 pp – ends 30 September
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: Florence to London
4 days from £2,670 pp incl. flights
New from 2021. Journey aboard the iconic Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, starting amid the exquisite architecture of Florence before crossing the Alps in style en route to London.
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Rome to London
4 days from £2,785 pp incl. flights
New for 2021. A counterpoint to the classic London-Venice route, this luxury journey aboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express takes you in unmatched style between Rome and London.
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Venice to Brussels
6 days from £3,800 pp incl. flights
New for 2021. This journey aboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express starts among the exquisite architecture of Italy's floating city before crossing the Alps in style en route to the gastronomy, architecture and cafe culture of Brussels.
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Venice to Amsterdam
6 days from £3,820 pp incl. flights
New for 2021. This journey aboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express starts among the exquisite architecture of Italy's floating city before crossing the Alps in style en route to the canals and museums of Amsterdam.
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Geneva to Venice
6 days from £4,170 pp incl. flights
New for 2021. Take the world's most elegant train on a journey to savour, travelling in unmatched style through the pristine heart of alpine Europe between Geneva and Venice.
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Venice to London
4 days from £3,310 pp incl. flights
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 crossing the Alps in style en route to London.
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Vienna to London
4 days from £3,355 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: Budapest to London
4 days from £3,520 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 £3,150 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.
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express & Lake Como
6 days from £4,560 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 £3,195 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 £5,065 ppSave up to £890 pp – ends 30 September
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.
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express & Verona Opera
4 days from £3,815 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: Venice & London in Luxury
4 days from £3,705 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: London to Istanbul
9 days from £18,995 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 £19,235 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.
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express & Northern Italy River Cruise
11 days from £5,980 pp incl. flightsSave up to £615 pp – ends 30 September
Discover Venice and its surrounds in unmatched style as you pair the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express with a five-star river cruise.
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: London-Prague
4 days from £3,250 pp incl. flights
A journey on the legendary Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, from the London to medieval Prague. Enjoy city nights in luxurious hotel accommodation and stay onboard the train itself.