Venice Simplon-Orient-Express – London to Verona
Depart London Victoria / Arrive Verona Porta Nuova
You need only glimpse its gleaming carriages and be greeted by the steward in his distinctive uniform to know that the most memorable journey of your life has begun, your time aboard the train promises to be as enchanting as the destination.
Travel between historical cities aboard The Venice-Simplon-Orient-Express, enjoy a night at the opera in Arena di Verona or enjoy a romantic stroll through across the Plazza dei Signori.
We can offer a wide range of luxury hotel accommodation, flights and all transfers for the best possible price.
Train Itinerary & Timetable
Travel on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express train to Venice and return by air. Depart London mid-morning for your luxurious overnight journey to Venice, where you arrive late afternoon the next day. Spend 2 nights in Venice (hotel not included in guide price) before returning to the UK by air.
Opera at Arena di Verona
The perfect addition to your trip – a night at the Opera. The Arena di Verona is the perfect setting for some of the most famous opera.
The 2020 Arena di Verona Opera Festival runs from 13th June to 5th September:
Arena di Verona Festival Dates
2020 Arena di Verona Festival Dates
‘Cavalleria Rusticana’ & ‘Pagliacci’
13 June, 19 June, 26 June, 3 July, 8 July, 17 July,
23 July, 8 August, 13 August 22 August
20 June, 25 June, 05 July, 10 July, 14 July, 18 July,
24 July, 30 July, 02 August, 05 August, 09 August,
12 August, 20 August, 29 August,
1 September, 5 September
‘Turandot’ by Puccini
27 June, 11 July, 16 July, 31 July,
14 August, 26 August, 3 September
‘La Traviata’ by Verdi
1 August, 7 August 15 August, 21 August
27 August, 2 September
‘Nabucco’ by Verdi
4 July, 9 July, 15 July, 25 July, 6 August
11 August, 19 August, 28 August, 4 September
Special Ballet event: Roberto Bolle and Friends
21 July, 22 July
Special Gala Event ‘Serata di Gala’ – with extraordinary guests
Special Gala Event – Placido Domingo Night
Beethoven Symphony No 9 in D minor
2021 Arena di Verona Festival Dates
AWAITING CONFIRMATION OF 2021 SCHEDULE
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Destinations
Current Venice Simplon-Orient-Express destinations are London, Venice, Verona, Istanbul, Vienna, Budapest, Berlin and Prague.
2020 & 2021 London/Venice Train Timetable