Day 1 - Venice
Begin your vacation with a two night stay at the at Hotel Cipriani. Overnight in Venice.
Day 2 - Venice
Enjoy a two-hour walking tour of Venice, visiting the city's great landmarks as well as its hidden gems. The afternoon is at leisure.
Overnight in Venice. (B)
Day 3 - Venice / Venice Simplon-Orient-Express to Prague
The day is at leisure to enjoy all that Venice offers. This evening board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. Your personal steward settles you into your compartment. Bid farewell to Venice as the train crosses the lagoon and continues through northern Italy. Time to dress for dinner. Our chef Christian Bodiguel has devised a gourmet dinner - a perfect start to your first night on board.
Overnight Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. (B, D)
Day 4 - Prague
Wake up to continental breakfast as the train approaches the Austrian capital of Vienna, where a short stop is made. Later, lunch is served in one of the immaculate dining cars before arriving in Prague late this afternoon. You will have two nights in Prague in a deluxe room at the Four Seasons or a Mandarin Deluxe room at the Mandarin Oriental. Overnight in Prague. (B)
Day 5 - Prague
Accompanied by fellow Orient-Express travellers, visit the Castle District of Prague this morning with its fine buildings crowned by St. Stephen's Cathedral. Included is an exclusive visit to the library of the Strahov Monastery where musicians will entertain you. The afternoon is at leisure. Overnight in Prague. (B)
Day 6 - Prague / Venice Simplon-Orient-Express
Rejoin the train this afternoon and travel through the Czech Republic and on into Germany. Afternoon tea and pastries are served followed by dinner and your final night on the train. Overnight Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. (B, L, D)
Day 7 - Paris
Arrive in Paris in the morning or continue to London, arriving early evening. Optional overnight accommodations are available in either city. (B)