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Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

Europe Great railway journeys

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Introduction

Our curated collection of luxury rail journeys take in the very best of Europe, blending elegance and refinement with the chance to explore the Continent's spectacular landscapes and city greats. Browse our selection of journeys below, or call our luxury rail holiday specialists for expert advice and the latest offers.

Our favourite has to be the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, a train that conjures up the sheer glamour of the roaring twenties, Art Deco opulence paired with the very best in white-gloved service and destination-inspired dining. Perhaps take its classic route from London to Venice, or step off the beaten tracks with a once-in-a-lifetime journey to Istanbul or a luxury weekend away in Prague, Berlin or Verona.


Alternatively, the the Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express ventures further afield, cosseting guests in suitably grand style across the vast landscapes of Russia and across the Mongolian steppe. Or, you might prefer to stick closer to home, riding the rails through Norway's fjords on the famous Flåm Railway, on the El Transcantábrico in Spain or through the verdant landscapes of Ireland aboard the Belmond Grand Hibernian.

 

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Our top itineraries for Europe Great railway journeys

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: London to Venice

4-day luxury rail journey from £2,865 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

2020 & 2021 departures discount – Save up to £120pp
Book by: 31 October 2020

The signature route – Alpine vistas and French countryside paired with champagne receptions, multi-course meals and a luxury Venetian stay, reached by private water taxi.

El Transcantábrico Gran Lujo‬ train on an arched bridge over Spanish river

El Transcantábrico Gran Lujo‬ luxury rail journey

10-day tailor-made rail journey from £5,890 pp incl. flights

Travelling aboard one of Spain’s most luxurious trains, you’ll enjoy gourmet dining and cocktail evenings as you travel the coastal route between San Sebastián’s golden beaches and Santiago’s medieval wonders.

Al Andalus train

Al Andalus Luxury train: Seville, Granada & Cordoba

7-day tailor-made rail journey from £3,795 pp incl. flights

This weeklong rail journey will see you travel in royal luxury between the Andalucia great Moorish cities, returning each evening to the fine dining, piano lounge and opulent cabins of the Al Andalus train.

The Presidential

The Presidential‬, Portugal

4-day gourmet train experience from £3,885 pp incl. flights

From Porto’s charm both historic and daringly contemporary, dip into the Douro Valley’s world-class vineyards aboard The Presidential – Portugal’s most luxurious train. It’s all paired with Michelin-standard dining throughout.

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Top offers for Europe Great railway journeys

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: London to Venice

4-day luxury rail journey from £2,865 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

2020 & 2021 departures discount – Save up to £120pp
Book by: 31 October 2020

The signature route – Alpine vistas and French countryside paired with champagne receptions, multi-course meals and a luxury Venetian stay, reached by private water taxi.

Burano

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express & Venice’s Islands

4-day Luxury rail journey from £2,860 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

2021 departures early booking discount – Save up to £130pp
Book by: 31 October 2020

Pair the world's most luxurious rail journey with an in-depth of appreciation of Venice, staying on its archipelago and exploring with an island-hopping private launch.

Venice

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Venice to London

4-day tailor-made holiday from £2,690 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

2021 departures discount – Save up to £170pp
Book by: 31 October 2020

After a stay in a canal-side palace, reached by private water taxi, indulge with bar-car drinks and fine dining as you sweep over the Alps and through rural Europe.

Ponte Pietra, Verona, Italy

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Verona–London

4-day luxury rail journey from £2,930 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

Early booking discount - 2021 departures – Save up to £110pp
Book by: 31 October 2020

Explore Verona’s medieval delights with a luxury stay and pair of tasting tours before the afternoon teas and white-gloved service of the most iconic train sees you home.

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Why book with Wexas Travel?

At Wexas, we specialise in bespoke travel experiences. Our itineraries are just samples of what we can arrange, and can be changed depending on your precise needs, finances and ideas by our experienced destination specialists.

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