Today you are taken from the hotel to board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express which is waiting at the city's Santa Lucia station next to the Grand Canal. Enjoy a three course lunch in one of the beautifully restored restaurant cars and spend the afternoon relaxing in the comfort of your cabin gazing at the magnificent passing scenery. Afternoon tea is served in your cabin and in the evening, after cocktails in the ornate Bar Car, enjoy a leisurely four course dinner prepared by skilled French chefs.
After a wonderful night's sleep on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, enjoy breakfast served in the comfort of your cabin which your steward will bring at a time that suits you. Your memorable journey comes to an end when the train pulls into Paris Gare de l'Est station. Possibly stay on for a few days and explore Paris before heading home having experienced one of the world's most famous train journeys.