Venice-Simplon-Orient-Express extends season into December

Venice-Simplon-Orient-Express extends season into December

The train will visit Florence, Paris, Venice and Vienna in the final month of 2022

The Venice-Simplon-Orient-Express, A Belmond Train, Europe, has extended its season to include a series of journeys in December for the first time. 

The train's programme traditionally runs between March and November, but will now visit Florence, Paris, Venice and Vienna in the final month of the year. 

The Venice-Simplon-Orient-Express will travel the Classic Journey from Venice to Paris on 2 and 12 December, and from Paris to Venice on 20 December 2022. 

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The train will stop in Florence on 7 December on its Venice to Paris route and 8 December on its Paris to Venice route. 

The train will depart from Paris to Vienna on 17 December and will make the return journey (Vienna to Paris) on 18 December. 

Prices for a one-night journey start at US$3,350 per person.

Guests will be able to enjoy a private cabin, winter-inspired seasonal menus courtesy of head chef Jean Imbert and evening cocktails in the Bar Car 3674. 


The Venice-Simplon-Orient-Express comprises 17 original 1920s and 1930s carriages, with cabin categories including Historic Cabins and Grand Suites.

The line will add a new cabin category – eight Suites with marble ensuite bathrooms and lounge areas that convert into either double or twin beds by night – in June 2023. 

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