Venice Simplon-Orient-Express W The Bernina Express And Glacier

Zermatt, St Moritz, St. Mortiz, Tirano, Milan, Venice, London

Take the trip of a lifetime on this nine-night rail adventure. On arrival in Switzerland take the train to Zermatt and the iconic Matterhorn mountain. Then, cross Switzerland on board the Glacier Express to St Moritz, then head south to Italy aboard the breath-taking Bernina Express. After spending three nights in Venice travel in luxury aboard the legendary Venice Simplon-Orient-Express back to London. This vacation by rail is just right for those looking for something very special.

Our prices start from

$ 7,049 LAND ONLY

10 Days • INDEPENDENT • 12 Meals

Operated Tour

The Details

  • 9 nights accommodation
  • Hotels may vary depending on location
  • Transfer detail changes depending on destination. Please call for more information.
  • 9 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinners

Itinerary

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

Day 1 - Your Journey Begins In Switzerland

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On arrival in Zurich take a train from the airport to Zermatt via Visp, then head to your hotel for a two-night stay. (Overnight Zermatt)

Day 2 - Gornergrat Day Trip

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Breakfast Included

At a time of your choosing take a ride up to 3090m above sea level on the historic Gornergrat cog railway. As the train climbs over bridges and through a fragrant forest of fir trees passengers are awarded a spectacular view of the iconic Matterhorn mountain. At the top, there are some gentle walking trails where you might catch a glimpse of a wild Chamois or Marmot, and when you are ready take the train back down the mountain and enjoy dinner in one of Zermatt's great local restaurants. (Overnight Zermatt)

Day 3 - The Glacier Express To St Moritz

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Breakfast Included

After breakfast at your hotel make your way to the station for a journey aboard the slowest express train in the world. The Glacier Express takes you over 291 bridges and through 91 tunnels. The views from the panoramic windows you pass mountain peaks, deep gorges, and idyllic mountain villages are often breath-taking. The eight hours onboard will fly by before you pull into Zermatt for a two-night stay. (Overnight St Moritz)

Day 4 - St Moritz

From May – October your included Engadin card can be used for the funicular and cable-car ride to the vantage point of Piz Nair and some spectacular views across the Engadin valley.

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Breakfast Included

From May – October your included Engadin card can be used for the funicular and cable-car ride to the vantage point of Piz Nair and some spectacular views across the Engadin valley. If you would prefer something a little more relaxed, take a scenic stroll around the lake and enjoy the fresh alpine air. (Overnight St. Moritz)

Day 5 - The Bernina Express To Venice

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Breakfast Included

Climb aboard the famous Bernina Express train from St. Moritz through the Swiss Alps as it makes its way to Tirano. From Tirano, catch a local train to Milan, then a high-speed train to magical Venice. Along the way, you will experience why this journey is loved by so many travelers. (Overnight in Venice)

Day 6 - Venice

A skip-the-line tour of the Doges Palace and beautiful Golden Basilica

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Breakfast Included

Discover the rich history of Venice this morning with a skip-the-line tour of the Doges Palace and beautiful Golden Basilica. In the afternoon perhaps watch the world go by on St Mark's Square or treat yourself to a drink in Harry's Bar – the home of the Bellini. (Overnight Venice)

Day 7 - Venice

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Breakfast Included

Spend a day at leisure in Venice today and explore at your own pace. Speak to any of our Travel Consultants should you like a trip out to the islands of Murano and Burano, or perhaps take a ride out to the Lido to relax on the beach. (Overnight Venice)

Day 8 - Depart Venice

Overnight onboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Included

Take your included transfer from your hotel in Venice to the train station and board the luxurious Venice Simplon-Orient-Express for your overnight journey to London! Enjoy a delicious lunch and a welcome cocktail as the train passes through beautiful landscapes. Have your afternoon tea before being shown to your private compartment and in the evening, you will be served a wonderful four-course dinner. Retire to your cabin, now transformed into a cozy bedroom, for a good night's rest. (Overnight onboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express)

Day 9 - Arrive In London

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Breakfast, Lunch Included

Wake up to breakfast served in your cabin, then spend the remainder of your time relaxing onboard this historic train and watch the French countryside pass by. Enjoy a fine afternoon tea service on the British Pullman train before pulling into London Victoria, and from here head to your hotel for an overnight stay. (Overnight London)

Day 10 - Your Journey Ends In London

Breakfast Included

Check out of your hotel and make your way to the airport or speak to any of our Travel Consultants if you would like to extend your travels elsewhere.

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

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