Experience the romance of rail travel with this Geneva to Venice luxury train journey onboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. Explore Europe by rail in the most luxurious and opulent way possible as you step back into the Golden Age of Travel and to the height of luxury train excursions. Treasure every second onboard one of the most famous trains in the world as you experience exciting celebrations as well as quiet moments of solitude. The entire journey complimented by this particular route with ever-changing landscapes as you travel from Geneva to Venice over the course of two days and one night.
Your journey takes place onboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, sister to the original that took passengers to Venice in the 1920s. Made up of 17 original and beautifully restored carriages, this particular train allows passengers to experience an authentic piece of rail history. Explore the unique carriages to discover each has its own personality. With their own individual décor, take your time admiring the hand-finishings that make this train so spectacular and find the carriages that suits your own personal tastes.
You are welcomed onboard with a fabulous sparkling wine reception before taken to your cabin by one of the stewards. Take time to settle into your comfortable armchair as you wave to those watching the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express pull out from the station. Pastries along with coffee and tea are served in your cabin, after which why not take a stroll through the train to admire the 17 unique carriages? The afternoon is yours to take in the views before a four-course dinner is served. Head to the bar car after for a cocktail and to listen to the resident pianist before retiring to your cosy cabin.
The beautiful deep blue carriages of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express pull in to the station where you are invited onboard and welcomed with a glass of sparkling wine. One of the stewards shows you to your cabin where you relax in comfort as the views outside your window begin to change. Admire rolling hills, mountains and meadows as you begin your journey to Venice. Take time to admire the detailing of the 17 carriages before taking dinner in one of the restaurant cars. A four-course feast prepared fresh onboard by talented chefs, you’ll be treated to some of the finest cuisine you have ever tasted. Spend the evening in the bar car with a drink in hand as you converse with fellow passengers and listen to the baby grand piano. Then it’s time to retire to your cabin, which has been converted into a cosy bedroom by the stewards.
A continental breakfast is served in your cabin as the train winds its way past the stunning mountainous scenery of Switzerland outside your window. The morning is yours to explore the train once more and relax before a leisurely three-course lunch is served, your final taste of the exquisite cuisine served onboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. Take time to browse the onboard boutique and converse with acquaintances made, before pastries are served as you arrive at Venice Santa Lucia Station.
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