Venice Simplon-Orient-Express – Venice To Paris
The Northbound Route
Depart Venice Santa Lucia / Arrive Paris Gare de l’Est
Fly to Venice from your preferred UK airport (hotel & flight not included in price guide) and arrive in Venice, transfer to a luxury hotel and enjoy two nights in Venice. Then arrive in Paris on the Luxurious Venice-Simplon-Orient-Express, your overnight journey departs from Venice late morning and returns to Paris Gare de l’Est aproximately 8am the next day, return to the UK by air or Eurostar.
- The Northbound Venice-Simplon-Orient-Express route allows you to spend more time in Venice if you take an early morning flight from the UK
- By taking taking this route you can also spend the night in Paris and return to the UK the next day by air or Eurostar
Dining on board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express
Indulge in a sensational feast aboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express train
Exceptional European cuisine is freshly prepared in the train’s kitchen by the Chef and his skilled team.
Fresh ingredients are taken on board at stops along the route. Look out the window and you may spot the chef inspecting lobsters from Brittany, tomatoes from Provence or saltmarsh lamb from Mont St Michel.
The set-menus are an inclusive part of your trip. Drinks and à la carte options are also available at an additional charge.
The Chefs will be delighted to cater for any specific dietary requirements – please ensure that you inform us of your needs at the time of booking.
Sample Lunch and Dinner Menus – Venice Simplon-Orient-Express
Dining Carriages on board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express
There are three restaurant carriages on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express all with their own unique feel and décor.
Dining Car 4095 L’Oriental
Built by the Birmingham Railway Carriage and Wagon Company in 1927 was comissioned as a Pullman Kitchen Car. It has an Oriental theme with Chinese style laquer wall panels.
Dining Car 4110 Etoile du Nord
Built by the Birmingham Railway Carriage and Wagon Company in 1926 to serve on the Etoile du Nord Pullman Train.
Dining Car 4141 Côte d’Azur
Built in 1929, this was originally a 1st Class Pullman Car used on the Cote d’Azur Pullman Express. The carriage features ornate glass panels by René Lalique.
The Bar Car was built in France in 1931 and based at the Gare Saint-Lazare in Paris. After the war it ran as part of the Sud Express from Paris to Irún on the Spanish border and from Paris to Toulouse in Le Capitole.
Today it boasts a beautiful, Art Nouveau-style interior by Gérard Gallet.
The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express train is quite unlike anything you will ever experience….
From the 1920s to the ‘30s the carriages of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express train played a significant role in the golden age of travel.
Today, every carriage has been lovingly restored to its former glory, recreating one of the finest luxury experiences the world has ever known.
Relax in an opulent cabin while a dedicated steward attends to your every need.
Fly from your preferred UK airport and spend two nights in the romantic city of Venice (hotel not included in the guide price). Depart in the morning and travel back to the UK on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, spending your luxurious overnight journey on the train
UK Departure Airports
To Marco Polo Airport Venice
To Treviso Airport Venice
Treviso airport is approximately 51 km from Venice and transfers take between 45 and 55 minutes.
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