Venice Simplon-Orient-Express From Paris To Venice And Rome

Paris, Venice, Rome

Experience an incredible vacation combining the historic cities of Venice and Rome and the elegance of traveling on board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. Travel overnight from Paris to Venice and spend two nights exploring this magical city before traveling first class to the Eternal City of Rome for a further two nights.

Our prices start from

$ 6,199 LAND ONLY

8 Days • INDEPENDENT • 9 Meals

Operated Tour

The Details

  • 7 nights accommodation
  • A variety of accommodations are available depending on Member's travel style. Please call for more information.
  • Transfer detail changes depending on destination. Please call for more information.
  • 7 breakfasts, 1 lunches, 1 dinners

Itinerary

Engaging Experiences These special places and experiences are considered tour highlights. Look for them in the daily itineraries.

Day 1 - Arrive In Paris

Hotels may vary depending on location.

Your vacation begins in Paris, where you'll check-in at your hotel for a two-night stay. Settle into your comfortable accommodations before heading out to explore the romantic 'City of Light.' You might like to indulge in a bit of shopping along the famed Champs-Elysees or find a traditional Parisian bistro to enjoy dinner. (Overnight in Paris)

Day 2 - Paris

In the evening, enjoy a riotous evening of music and colour at the legendary Moulin Rouge.

Hotels may vary depending on location.

Breakfast Included

After breakfast at your hotel, spend a full day discovering the wonders of Paris at leisure. Explore famous landmarks like the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame Cathedral or jump on a sightseeing cruise down the Seine River to see world-famous monuments from the water. In the evening, enjoy a riotous evening of music and colour at the legendary Moulin Rouge. (Overnight in Paris)

Day 3 - Board The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

Retire to your compartment for the night, which will now have been transformed into a cozy bedroom.

Breakfast, Dinner Included

Board the gleaming blue and gold carriages of the Continental Wagons-Lits today, where your steward will show you to your compartment. After you have settled into your comfortable quarters, it will soon be time to dress for dinner. Visit the famous bar car for an Agatha Christie Bellini before moving on to one of the magnificent restaurant cars, where you will be served a delicious four-course meal. After dinner, return to the bar car, where the sound of a baby Grand Piano will serenade you throughout the evening. Retire to your compartment for the night, which will now have been transformed into a cozy bedroom by your steward. (Overnight on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express)

Day 4 - On Board The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

Hotels may vary depending on location.

Breakfast, Lunch Included

Awake to the magnificent scenery of the Swiss Alps as a delicious continental breakfast is served in your compartment. Relax as the scenery rolls by or take a trip to the bar car for a coffee. At lunchtime, enjoy a leisurely three-course meal served in another one of the beautiful restaurant cars. Make a visit to the onboard boutique to purchase souvenirs or return to your compartment as the train travels through the Italian Dolomites. Later, your steward will bring a sumptuous afternoon tea. Prepare to disembark in the early evening as the train crosses the Venetian Lagoon and arrives at Santa Lucia station. Upon arrival in Venice, check-in at your hotel for a two-night stay. (Overnight in Venice)

Day 5 - Venice

Start today with a short walking tour with a local guide for some stories of the city's labyrinthine streets and campos (squares), then enjoy a gondola ride down the Grand Canal.

Hotels may vary depending on location.

Breakfast Included

Start today with a short walking tour with a local guide for some stories of the city's labyrinthine streets and campos (squares), then enjoy a gondola ride down the Grand Canal. A visit to Venice is not complete without a ride on a Gondola, a mode of transport that has been in existence in Venice for over 1000 years! Soak up the vibrant atmosphere in St. Mark's Square, while marvelling at the beautiful mosaics that adorn the Basilica and maybe visit the Doge's Palace, with its origins dating back to the 14th century. It is advisable to take a tour of this important Venetian landmark to fully understand its extensive history. (Overnight in Venice)

Day 6 - Venice To Rome

Hotels may vary depending on location.

Breakfast Included

After breakfast, sit back and relax on your rail journey to Rome. Pass quaint Italian villages and rolling fields before arriving at Rome Termini. On arrival in Rome, check-in at your hotel for a two-night stay. Discover the Eternal City at your own pace. From the striking walls of the Colosseum to the sacred Vatican City, Rome is the largest open-air museum in the world. Stop for an ice-cream on the steps of the Trevi fountain or wait until dinner to enjoy a proper Roman pizza in one of the countless trattorias. (Overnight in Rome)

Day 7 - Rome

Explore the wonders of the Vatican museums and the incredible Sistine Chapel ceiling painted by Michaelangelo before the crowds arrive.

Hotels may vary depending on location.

Breakfast Included

It's an early start today, but all is worth it as you explore the wonders of the Vatican museums and the incredible Sistine Chapel ceiling painted by Michaelangelo before the crowds arrive. Then in the afternoon perhaps walk in the footsteps of the gladiators at the imposing Colosseum and walk in the footsteps of Cesar around the Forum. Why not mix art and nature at the lush Villa Borghese gardens or take a well-earned break with a glass of wine on the Piazza Navona and reminisce on your fantastic vacation. (Overnight in Rome)

Day 8 - Your Journey Ends In Rome

Hotels may vary depending on location.

Breakfast Included

After a final breakfast at your hotel this morning, check out and continue with your onward journey. Speak to one of our knowledgeable Rail Vacation Experts if you'd like to extend your vacation, perhaps traveling by rail south through Italy to Naples and the Italian Riviera.

Pricing is per person, double occupancy, land and rail only, based on travel date.

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