If you want your next vacation to transport you back in time to the glamour and elegance of the Golden Age of travel, look no further than the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express . It's one of the most famous trains in the world — and for good reason. Not only will it take you to some of Europe's most enchanting cities, but your views will be stunning both outside and inside of the carriage.
The train took its maiden journey from to in 1883 and, today, features an opulent art deco interior. This means there's tons of polished wood, swanky upholstery, and antique fixtures. The train will even debut three new Grand Suites in 2018, which will include a double bed, separate living room for private dining, and the train's first and only private en-suite bathrooms with a shower, washbasin, and toilet.
When it comes to dining, passengers can choose between three different dining cars, which all feature different menus. The chef on board picks up local, seasonal ingredients along the way, to provide visitors an authentic dining experience. After dinner (or before!), there are two bar cars to visit, including one classic bar and one Champagne Bar with a roaring '20s vibe. Or, hey, why not go to one after the other?
If this train sounds familiar to you, perhaps you've read , which the author, Agatha christie, wrote after getting marooned onboard the train back in 1928 due to flooding. Today, passengers dress to the nines and pretend they're in a different time and living out the pages of this iconic book.
Totally dreamy, right? Well, we've got even better news: You can pick from a list of cities to visit, depending on what's on your bucket list. There are trips from to , to , Paris to Venice, and more. A in a standard cabin ranges from $826 to $8,260, depending on when and where you're going, so we recommend you start saving now!