The Italian Dream
The Italian Dream
Begin your adventure on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express a day early with a pre-journey stay at an Italian hotel.
Find sanctuary at Belmond Villa San Michele, a former Florentine monastery. Alternatively, escape to Belmond Castello di Casole, nestled in the heart of the Tuscan countryside.
One night stay pre-departure on Venice Simplon-Orient-Express
Package price from £2000 per person based on twin sharing
Valid on departures from Florence to Paris
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On a train where peerless luxury class is the standard, the exquisite Grand Suites command an almost euphoric sense of grandeur. Be swept up in a sense of unbridled indulgence, previously known only to travel royalty of the golden age.
Our six Grand Suites draw inspiration from the romance, adventure and style of the city’s they are named after—Vienna, Prague, Budapest, Paris, Istanbul and Venice.
Our elegant cabins have perfected the art of travel. Rich details, including fine fabrics and glossy wood panelling, whisk you back in time.
By day, Twin Cabins let you admire the passing scenery from plush banquette seating. At night they are transformed into inviting bedrooms with soft lighting and crisp sheets. The ultimate in luxury, Cabin Suites offer extra space to unwind.
Let's enter a legend
Let's embrace the mystery
Let's surrender to the journey
Let's shake it up
Let's dress to dazzle
Let's Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Together
As first to rise and last to bed, I ensure our guests are in safe hands along the way.
Your stay aboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express should be as unique as you are. Our dedicated stewards are happy to help with any request. Every detail is taken care of, leaving you to experience the romance of train travel in perfect comfort.