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The ideal itinerary for a honeymoon or anniversary, combining two of the world’s most romantic cities
Travel in style on board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express
Admire incredible scenery as the train winds its way through the Alps
Enjoy a private cruise on the Seine and explore Paris from a new perspective
Venice is a city that can be enjoyed at all times of the year, although summer tends to be a busy time to visit. Spring and autumn are the best seasons to travel to Venice, as the city is less crowded and the temperatures are pleasant. The best time to visit Paris is during the famous Paris spring between April and June, when the days are sunny but not too hot. The autumn and winter months are another good time to visit when there are smaller crowds.
The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express runs departures between Venice and Paris from March to November.
This exquisite itinerary combines the opulence of Venice with the elegance of Paris, travelling in style on the world-famous Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. Admire beautiful cities and spectacular scenery in ultimate luxury on this once-in-a-lifetime trip.
Begin your trip in Venice, where the city’s winding streets and numerous canals are home to breath-taking architecture and a vibrant culture. Enjoy getting lost in this maze-like city, where a new surprise waits around every corner and across each bridge. Explore on foot or by boat from your base at the Aman Venice, a beautifully-restored former palazzo where old-world Venetian charm and world-class service meet. Join your private guide to discover the history behind St Mark’s Square and the magnificent Doge’s Palace, one of Venice’s most iconic landmarks.
After three nights at the Aman Venice, getting under the skin of the city, your trip continues from Venice’s Santa Lucia station, where you’ll board the luxurious Venice Simplon-Orient-Express.
The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express comprises 17 original vintage train cars, all with individual characteristics emulating the golden age of travel. Settle in to your cabin as you pull away from Venice and head north.
In the afternoon, you’ll enjoy a delicious three-course lunch served in one of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express’s three elegant dining cars, where you’re bound to be impressed with the quality of food being prepared in the train’s small kitchen. After lunch, sit back and relax in your cabin, taking in the spectacular scenery passing outside your window.
Dinner on board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express is a once-in-a-lifetime occasion, where guests wear their finest black tie and elegant evening dresses. Enjoy your mouth-watering four-course dinner before heading to the lively bar car for cocktails and live music courtesy of the resident pianist. After swapping stories with your fellow guests, retire to the comfort of your cabin for the night as the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express continues its journey through the Alps. You’ll wake in Paris, where you’ll bid this remarkable train farewell.
The last stop on your itinerary is the French capital, where you’ll spend three nights at the impressive Hotel de Crillon. This landmark hotel boasts an enviable location on the Place de la Concorde, offering easy access to the delights of the Champs-Élysées. Explore the elegant neighbourhoods of the city, from le Marais to Montmartre, before discovering Paris from a private boat on the Seine. Admire iconic sights such as Notre Dame, the Musée d’Orsay and the Eiffel Tower from the deck, or enjoy an evening cruise as the sun sets over the city. Those looking to discover the fascinating history of Paris could explore the breath-taking Palace of Versailles or soak up the culture in one of the city’s fantastic museums.
Set sail on the Seine in your very own private cruise along one of the most famous rivers in the world. Cruise past all the highlights of Paris and have a unique opportunity to see the city from a different perspective.
Explore the hidden side of the Doge's Palace, the majestic building located in Piazza San Marco, and the former residence of the rulers of Venice. Behind the opulent exterior and magnificent halls lie gloomy prisons and the infamous torture chamber.
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