Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, A Belmond Train, Europe

An art deco legend in motion.

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Property Overview

The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, A Belmond Train winds through spellbinding scenery to uncover the best cities of Europe. A work of art in itself and a true art deco icon, this train is an experience hailing back to its origins in the 1920s. Guests can choose a Historical Cabin, Suite or a Grand Suite (complete with private ensuite facilities that offer the ultimate escape). Dress to impress and anticipate an evening of performance, cocktails, and world-class cuisine in the dining and bar cars.


SmartFlyer Exclusives

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Fully flexible on board credit: 100 USD equivalent per person per journey and 45 USD equivalent per person for day trips
  • A 500 USD equivalent gift voucher when booking a 5,000 USD equivalent or more holiday with Belmond, redeemable on your next Belmond experience
  • Welcome amenity and letter
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi


Agent Tips

  • The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, A Belmond Train's art deco design features the finest glassblowing and masonry work throughout France.
What's Included?

Always elegant and indulgent.

The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, A Belmond Train offers overnight journeys that run from March through December, including one-way or return train journeys with hotel accommodations included. Legs can also be combined, whether it's their classic London-Paris-Venice roundtrip journey or Budapest-Paris.

Life on board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, A Belmond Train is always elegant and indulgent. Mornings start either with breakfast in bed or in the Bar Car over coffee. For the afternoon, enjoy a leisurely three-course lunch in their restaurant car admiring the spectacular scenery. Later, a selection of pastries is served in the cabins before guests can dress to impress and head to one of the three restaurant cars for a sophisticated dinner in the evening.

Distinct character in each cabin.

Each of the three cabin types aboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, A Belmond Train has a distinct character. The Grand Suites can be set up as one Double or two Twin beds and has a private living area and ensuite with walk-in shower. The banquette seating during the day in the Suite cabins convert to one Double bed or two Twin beds and all have an ensuite with walk-in shower. Lastly, the Historic Cabins are designed as a banquette sofa during the day which convert to upper and lower beds at night, with toilets located at the end of each carriage.
Restaurant + Bar

Enjoy a selection of soft drinks, classic cocktails, and fine champagne.

There are three restaurant cars available on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, A Belmond Train: Côte d’Azur, L’Oriental, and Etoile du Nord. Chef Imbert takes inspiration from each stop on the train and blends it into a cuisine that always uses fresh seasonal produce. Working with long-time and newer local producers along the route, the chef transforms these ingredients into seasonal original menus. Meanwhile in Bar Car ‘3674’, guests can enjoy a selection of soft drinks, classic cocktails, and fine champagne while enjoying the resident pianist playing the in-cabin baby grand.
  • Who's it for?
    Anyone seeking a unique European adventure and has an eye for aesthetics would adore a trip aboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, A Belmond Train. This ornately-designed train is a feast for the eyes and provides guests with plenty of sights, sounds, and tastes on the way to their next destination.
  • Location
    Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, A Belmond Train makes stops in London, Paris, Venice, Verona, Amsterdam, Budapest, Istanbul, Vienna, Geneva, Rome, Florence, Prague, and Cannes.
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