2012 sees the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express and The National Gallery in London come together in journeys that will shed fresh light on celebrated artists and the cities that inspired them.
Journey aboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express in the company of a National Gallery expert for the ultimate cultural experience. All tours begin at the National Gallery where specialist lecturers will introduce you to selected masterpieces, matching them to places and people you will encounter on your journey.
The Venice of Canaletto
Explore 'La Serenissima' through the eyes of Canaletto, from the grand vistas to the hidden backwaters that inspired his greatest works. more >
Featuring a journey from London to Paris on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, with three nights in Paris and a series of special visits to the Musée de l'Orangeries des Tuileries, Musée Marmottan-Monet and a half day visit to Monet's garden at Giverny. more >