Venice-Simplon Orient Express - Venice-Paris
Venice-Simplon Orient Express - Venice-Paris
Venice-Simplon Orient Express
Venice, Vienna, Paris
8 days – 7 nights
Luxury, Sophistication, Discovery, Culture
This program may be operated for individual or for groups
This is a suggested itinerary – Please call us to customize
Day 1: Venice
On your arrival at Venice airport you’ll be met by our representative and driven by private car to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to rest and relax.
Day 2: Venice
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is different from any other because of its topography characterized by more than one hundred islands and a Grand Canal in a lagoon on the Adriatic coast of Italy. Venice has been the crossroads of cultures and civilizations that are the inspiration of magnificent palaces, ancient bridges, Gothic, Renaissance and Byzantine artworks. The gondolas, known in the entire world add a romantic dimension to this city so special in so many ways. Your 2-hour walking tour will bring you to many of these artistic treasures and, especially, to Piazza San Marco with the Doge’s Palace and basilica and domes. Then, Climb aboard a traditional gondola for a romantic excursion through the city’s canals. Sit back and enjoy exploring the city and looking at its architectural treasures from the water! The rest of the day is free so you can enjoy the city on your own, so do some shopping or relax at one of the cafes. Overnight in Venice. [B]
Day 3: Venice, Vienna
Board the VSOE train at Venice Santa Lucia station. Once you have settled into your cabin, you will have some time to explore the train. A delicious 4-course dinner will be served in the restaurant car. After dinner you may wish to join your fellow guests in the Bar Car. [B/D]
Day 4: Vienna
Breakfast is served in your cabin before arriving at Vienna station in the morning. Transfer to your chosen hotel for a 2-night stay. Rest of the day free. Tonight, exclusive dinner on the Ferris-wheel in the Prater attractions/amusement park. In your private cabin you can enjoy the captivating view of the city. Furthermore, you enjoy a full romantic environment during a candlelight dinner which has been prepared especially for you. [B/D]
Day 5: Vienna
In the morning you enjoy a sightseeing tour of Vienna in a traditional Fiaker, which is the best way to go back to the old Vienna and enjoy the experience aboard the traditional horse-drawn carriage. Austria’s current capital and the former capital of the Austrian-Hungarian empire is one of the most important cultural centers in Europe and one of the most romantic cities in the world. Visit the city’s famous operas and beautiful parks, admire the Baroque architecture and the Prater. Listen to classical music, explore the home town of composers such as Beethoven, Mozart or Haydn and sample the world-renowned chocolate Sachertorte. You also visit the Hofburg and the palace of Schönbrunn. In the evening enjoy a gala dinner with live classical music. [B/D]
Day 6: Vienna, Paris
This morning you’ll have a car and chauffeur-guide at your disposal to visit the sites that interest you more. In the afternoon, rejoin the VSOE train for a selection of pastries served by your steward in the comfort of your cabin. A leisurely 4-course dinner is served. Prepared on board by our skilled French chefs. Enjoy a brandy or liqueur with convivial company in the Bar Car before retiring for the night. [B/D]
Day 7: Paris
Continental breakfast is brought to you by your steward in the comfort of your private cabin before arrival at Gare de l’Est in Paris where you’ll be met by our guide for a tour starting with a visit to the spectacular Notre Dame Cathedral. Enjoy the magnificent view of the Eiffel Tower. See the Arc de Triomphe, one of the most famous monuments in Paris and continue to the Opera, designed by Charles Garnier for Emperor Napoleon III. It is the most important symbol of the 19th century Second Empire baroque style. Visit the Greek temple Madeleine and the Great Louvre, the largest national museum of France, the most visited museum in the world and a historic monument. It is a central landmark of Paris. Enjoy a walk along Champs-Elysees, the most prestigious avenue in Paris. Visit the majestic Palace of Versailles, one of the world's grandest historical museums. See the Royal Apartments, the Hall of Mirrors, the Queen's Chamber... and learn more about France's history. Return to Paris for check-in and a quick wash-up before dinner at one of Paris’ gourmet restaurants. [B/D]
Day 8: Paris, USA
At the appointed time you’ be met by our representative and driven to Orly Airport to board your flight back to the USA. [B]
[B] = Breakfast | [B/D] = Breakfast and Dinner
- Airfare USA-Rome//Paris-USA
Private transfers in Venice, Vienna and Paris
7 nights’ accommodation
Venice 2 nights
On board 3 nights
Vienna 2 night
Paris 2 nights
2 four-course dinners* on board
Walking tour of Venice
Romantic gondola ride
Tour downtown Vienna
Visit Hofburg and Shönbrunn palaces
Tour of Paris
Visit Versailles Palace
Transportation aboard the VSOE and by private vehicles
English-speaking guides for tours
Entrance fees where required
All local taxes
* Dinners include Seasonal table d’hôte menu, cheeseboard, coffee, tea and petits fours
Not included in tour
- Any taxes related to airfares or airports
- Meals not mentioned under inclusions
- Travel Insurance
- Tips to guides or drivers
- Expenses of a personal nature
- Any item not mentioned as “Included”
|Venice||The Gritti Palace||5|
|On board||Venice-Simplon Express||5|
|Vienna||Hotel Sacher Wien||5|
|Park Hyatt Vienna||5|
|Paris||La Reserve Paris Hotel & Spa||5|
|Park Hyatt Paris||5|
Hotels will be confirmed at time of booking
From: $3,265 including airfare
Add-ons available from all US gateways.
Prices are per person and may change without notice
This program can be customized for individuals and groups.
Changes to this program may be requested by phone (1855-55-TOURS) or using the web FIT Quote Request
|Month||Tour Departure||Train Departure||Prices|
Schedulesmay change without advance notice
Tour Code: IT13VCE2iXX
The VSOE train offers the following cabins (See description below):
Lunches and dinners can be arranged for individuals, families and groups at top restaurants or any restaurant requested by you.
We can revise the itinerary to spend more time and provide more depth in those areas that you are interested on.
Any other changes to the itinerary will be accommodated depending on the facilities available in the area.
If you wish to use these programs for your group or as the basis for a customized journey please either call us (1-855-55-TOURS or use the web Group Quote Request.
In either case our specialists will work with to refine all the details and they will get you a quote with 2 business days. Quotes may be obtained for the air and land portions of just for the lad journey.
Booking both air and land with us will represent savings for you because of our buying power and longtime relationship with the airlines.
We will also may have the choice between regular fares and special leisure fares not available to the public.
Twin Cabin (Sole Occupancy)
Featuring upper and lower berths. During the day, the berths are transformed to offer comfortable banquette seating from which to admire the views. Crisp damask sheets and fine blankets contribute to a cozy and restful atmosphere at night.
Cabin Suite (Sole Occupancy)
The ultimate in luxury, additional comfort and extra space, reserve a Cabin Suite formed of two interconnecting Double Cabins. By day, stretch out and relax with two lounges, while at night a choice of bed configurations is available.