Belmond – Live the Italian Dream Offer


Join Belmond and experience their Live the Italian Dream Offer as the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express returns to the rails, with new exclusive departures to Florence and Rome and inventive new menus from gourmet mastermind Jean Imbert. Begin your adventure early with a pre-journey stay at one of Belmond’s storied Italian hotels before boarding the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. Find inspiration at Villa San Michele, a magical hideaway high in the hills above Florence. Or escape to Castello di Casole, a stunning rural retreat nestled deep in the Tuscan countryside.
Stewards holding guests luggage to place on board Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

The Train

Enter a world of timeless glamour, where each carriage holds a new experience to be discovered.

Be wined and dined in meticulously restored 1920s dining cars, before raising sparkling toasts in the iconic Bar Car. Between plush cabins and palpable history, an astonishing journey awaits.

Navigate through Belmond’s opulent carriages and discover the wonders that await aboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express and live the Italian dream!

Belmond Venice Simplon-Orient-Express table setting

Dining & Entertainment

Take your seat in the dining car for the adventure of a lifetime, where extravagant cuisine is served around the clock and live entertainment plays long into the night.

Marvel as fresh seasonal supplies are loaded to the train at stops along the journey, and then expertly prepared by world renowned chefs in the onboard kitchen. Meanwhile, in the bar car, bartenders mix elegant cocktails to the sound of Belmond’s resident pianist, playing requests on the baby grand piano.

Belmond – Live the Italian Dream …
Book with an A2T Advisor today!


Belmond has been a pioneer of luxury travel for over 45 years, building a passion for authentic escapes into a portfolio of one-of-a-kind experiences in some of the world’s most inspiring destinations. Since the acquisition of the iconic Hotel Cipriani in Venice in 1976, Belmond has continued to perpetuate the legendary art of travel, taking discerning global travellers on breathtaking journeys. Its portfolio extends across 24 countries with 46 remarkable properties that include the illustrious Venice Simplon-Orient-Express train, remote beach retreats like Cap Juluca in Anguilla, Italian hideaways such as Splendido in Portofino, or unrivalled gateways to world natural wonders such as Hotel das Cataratas inside Brazil’s Iguazu National Park. From trains to river barges, safari lodges to hotels, each unique property offers an incomparable experience with its own story to tell. The essence of the Belmond brand is built upon its heritage, craftsmanship and genuine, authentic service. Belmond sees its role as custodians of timeless heritage, dedicated to preserving its assets through sensitive ongoing restoration plans. Belmond is part of the world’s leading luxury group LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton.