Saturday, October 5, 2013

Venice Simplon-Orient Express
Venice Simplon-Orient Express
The Venice Simplon Orient Express (VSOE and not to be confused with the original Orient Express) is a privately-owned and run train comprised of beautifully-restored train coaches originating from the 1920s, 30s & 50s.
There are in truth 2 trains. The daytime Pullman train that travels from London to Folkestone (the British Pullman in addition to the Northern Belle likewise provide splendid day journeys within the UK to hundreds of destinations and occasions, departing from over 50 mainline stations) and the European based train of 1920s sleeping-cars from Calais to Paris and on to Venice. You can take the VSOE from London, to Paris & Venice approximately when a week from March to November, and less usually it travels to Rome, Krakow, Budapest, Prague and Istanbul. The operators (Venice Simplon Orient Express (VSOE) Limited) likewise runs the similarly luxurious Eastern & Oriental Express from Singapore to Bangkok, as well as the Royal Scotsman cruise train and the trains to Machu Picchu in Peru. The London-Venice trip takes 24 hours and expenses in the region of ₤ 1,600 per person one method.
It should not be puzzled with the genuine Orient Express, the true descendant of the original 1883 Orient Express, a routine scheduled train which took it's last trip at the end of 2009 after over 125 years plan! The Venice-Simplon Orient Express is the most luxurious and charming method to travel to Venice. With top quality food and plan it truly is the experience of a life time. While a lot of 'greatest' high-ends in life usually fail to live up to the credibility, the Venice-Simplon Orient Express truly does deliver and will not fail to impress!

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