Venice - Prague - London

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 iconic Venice Simplon Orient Express
  • Relive nostalgic Edwardian travel
  • Sightseeing in Prague
  • Luxurious on board accommodation
  • Enjoy fine dining
  • 5 days from £3,366pp

Tour Dates:
Wednesday 23 May to Sunday 27 May 2018 and Wednesday 10 October to Sunday 14 October 2018

Discover the spirit of adventure on this extended journey that encompasses some of the best places to visit in Europe. Beginning in Venice, you’ll enjoy a two-night stay in Prague before continuing on to London.

Your two nights aboard the train will be just as magical as your time in the historic cities. Explore the vintage carriages and admire the antique flourishes, or simply unwind in your cabin and watch the landscape unfold. You’ll also be treated to world-class cuisine and fine wines en-route.

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. After you have settled into your cabin, dinner will be served in one of our restaurant cars.

Day 2 – Enjoy the Scenic Views as you Travel to Prague

Breakfast is served in your cabin at a time to suit you. Spend the morning relaxing in the comfort of your cabin, gazing at the beautiful passing scenery as the train heads towards Prague. Later, enjoy a three-course lunch in one of the other magnificent restaurant cars. The train pulls in to Prague’s Smichov station in the afternoon. Transfer to your chosen hotel for two nights.

Day 3 – Explore Prague

Enjoy the many attractions of one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. The medieval streets of the Old Town and the Hradcany Castle are in pleasing contrast to the twentieth century buildings of Wenceslas Square. Take a guided tour or wander at your pleasure, stopping at one of the many pavement cafés for coffee.

Day 4 – Rejoin the VSOE for a Luxurious Return Journey

Spend the morning at your leisure before rejoining the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express train bound for London. Afternoon tea is served by your steward as you relax on board. A leisurely four-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.

Day 5 – Return to London by British Pullman

Continental breakfast is brought to you by your steward. Later, enjoy a delicious brunch in the restaurant car as you travel on towards the French coast. After the short Channel crossing board the Belmond British Pullman 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 Prague, or travel Venice to Prague 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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