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Belvedere, Vienna

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Vienna to London

4-day luxury rail journey from £4,210 pp incl. flights

Summary

Short description

Unrivalled luxury aboard the world's most famous train journey

Highlights

  • Step back to the golden age of travel
  • Begin with a two-night luxury stay in Vienna
  • Enjoy Michelin-standard dining throughout your journey
  • Indulge with cocktails in the bar car

In Brief

  • 2 Nights Vienna
  • 1 Night Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

About

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History & culture | Rail journey

There a very few travel experiences in the world that can match the elegance of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. Evocative and luxurious, the journey will whisk you from Vienna to Paris in unrivalled style, enjoying white-gloved service and gourmet fine dining as you go. We’ve also included two luxurious nights in Vienna, where grand Baroque architecture sets the tone for some of the world’s greatest classical composers. You’ll then board the Orient Express for an unforgettable overnight journey to Paris, taking in the sprawling scenery of the Austrian, German and French countryside.

   

Day by day itinerary

Days 1-2
Vienna

Flying out to Vienna, make your way to to your accommodation. You’ll be perfectly located in the city centre, with all of the Austrian capital’s delights on your doorstep. Wander along Baroque streetscapes to take in the city’s imperial grandeur – the six-century-long legacy of the Habsburg monarchy evident across palaces, chapels and treasure-trove museums. But, there’s also plenty looking towards the future. To match its innovative culinary, arts and music scenes, there’s everything from lively cafés to craft beer houses.

Stay: Anantara Palais Hansen Vienna Hotel (Deluxe)

Meals: B

Day 3
Depart Vienna aboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

After breakfast today and a leisurely morning exploring Vienna further, make your way the short distance to the station. Here, you’ll be met by a personal steward who, dressed in the train’s iconic blue, will show you to your private cabin. You’ll be welcomed to its polished-wood grandeur by a glass of sparkling wine as the train pulls off into the Austrian countryside. It’s then time for lunch in one of the restaurant cars; expect gourmet menus to span multiple courses, served up among Lalique glasswork and delicate marquetry. Then, it’s back to your cabin to change for dinner – a four-course extravaganza with Brittany lobsters and Mont Saint-Michel lamb among the highlights. Then, perhaps cap it all off with a piano-accompanied drink in the champagne bar.

Stay: Venice Simplon-Orient-Express (Deluxe)

Meals: B L D

Day 4
Arrive in London

You’ll wake this morning to pretty views of rural France and a Continental breakfast, served by your attendant in your cabin, then, watch the landscapes of central France race by as you make your way to Paris. On arrival, disembark and make you way to Gare du Nord where you'll board the Eurostar for the final leg of your journey back to London's St Pancras Station.

Meals: B L

Pricing

Any element of this itinerary can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.

Accommodation rating: Superior Deluxe

4-day luxury rail journey
from £4,210 pp incl. flights

Deluxe - Historic Cabin

Low Season

from £4,210 pp. incl. flights

High Season

from £5,050 pp. incl. flights

This itinerary can also be taken in reverse

2024 departure dates

Vienna to London via Paris: 19 May / 10 Jul / 05 Oct / 17 Dec

London to Vienna via Paris: 16 May / 07 Jul / 02 Oct / 16 Dec

2025 departure dates

Vienna to London via Paris: 18 May / 09 Jul / 13 Sep 

London to Vienna via Paris: 15 May / 10 Sep

Includes:

  • Complimentary UK airport departure lounge access
  • Outbound flight from UK to Vienna
  • Private arrival airport transfer
  • Private departure train transfer from hotel to station
  • 2 nights accommodation on a BB at the Palais Hansen Kempinski Hotel, Vienna, 
  • Vienna to Paris on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express including selected meals prepared by onboard French chefs in a Twin Cabin 
  • Paris to London on Eurostar in Business Premier

Upgrades to Cabins Suites and Grand Suites available on the Venice Simplon Orient Express - please check with your Wexas consultant for details

Terms & Conditions

Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin/double room; prices are subject to availability and possible change; normal booking conditions apply.

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