Venice - Budapest - London

Budapest Parliament - © MaThoPa via Pixabay
Chain Bridge, Budapest, Hungary - © Bergadder via Pixabay
Fountain at Margitsziget (Margaret Island), Budapest - © TravelCoffeeBook via Pixabay
Gondola, Grand-Canal, Venice - © irenne56 via Pixabay
St. Mark's Basilica, Venice - © WikimediaImages via Pixabay
Teatro La Fenice, Venice - © ericdefouilhoux via Pixabay
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Steward - © Matt Hind
The Piano Bar on board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express - © Matt Hind
Guests enjoy the music performed in The Piano Bar - © Matt Hind
Restaurant Car Etoile du Nord on board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express - © Matt Hind
Lunch served in the Etoile du Nord Restaurant Car - © Matt Hind

Holiday Highlights

  • Travel on the luxury Venice Simplon Orient Express
  • Travel in grand Edwardian style across Europe
  • Sightseeing in Budapest
  • Enjoy excellent fine dining
  • 5 days from £3,366pp

Tour Dates:
Wednesday 9 May to Sunday 13 May 2018, Wednesday 26 September to Sunday 30 September 2018 and Wednesday 24 October to Sunday 28 October 2018

Set off from Venice in the late afternoon for an unforgettable journey. After a night aboard you’ll enjoy two nights in beautiful Budapest before rejoining the train for the final leg into London.

World-class cuisine, fine wines, spectacular scenery, faultless service. On the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, timeless memories are created one after another.

Watch this video for a flavour of this luxury journey.

NB: You have the option of including this special rail journey as part of a Tailor Made tour. Ffestiniog Travel can make the additional arrangements to allow you to join on any VSOE journey at the beginning, during or end of a bespoke itinerary. We will organise rail and flight tickets where necessary and hotel accommodation. Please contact us direct at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information and we will provide quotations on request.


Day 1 – Board the VSOE in Venice

Board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express train at Venice Santa Lucia station. Once you have settled into your cabin, you will have some time to explore the train. A delicious four-course dinner will be served in the restaurant cars. After dinner you may wish to join some of your fellow guests in the Bar Car.

Day 2 – Relax in comfort as you head to Budapest

Breakfast is served in your cabin at a time to suit you. Spend the morning relaxing in the comfort of your cabin, as the train heads towards Budapest. Later, enjoy a three-course lunch in one of the restaurant cars before arriving in Budapest in the afternoon. Transfer to your chosen hotel for two nights.

Day 3 – Explore Budapest

Enjoy the many attractions of Budapest, one of the most beautiful cities in Europe.

Day 4 – Fine Dining Aboard the VSOE

This morning rejoin the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express train and enjoy a delicious brunch. Afternoon tea is served by your steward in the comfort of your cabin. A leisurely four-course dinner is served, prepared on board by our skilled French chefs. Enjoy a brandy or liqueur with pleasant company in the Bar Car before retiring for the night.

Day 5 – Via Paris to England and a British Pullman Journey

Continental breakfast is brought to you by your steward as you travel towards Paris. A delicious brunch is served in the restaurant cars as you travel on towards the Channel. After crossing the Channel board the Belmond British Pullman train for the journey to London. A traditional afternoon tea accompanied by a glass of English sparkling wine is served before arriving at your destination.

Option to join the train in Budapest, or travel Venice to Budapest only – contact us for details.

Price Includes

  • 2 nights on board the Venice Simplon Orient Express
  • A private 2 berth compartment on board the Venice Simplon Orient Express
  • All meals as specified

Accommodation and transfers not included

Price per person

From £3,366 per person

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