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On board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express from Paris to Portofino

Europe is a magical continent with exciting vistas and places that make you dream. One of the best ways to explore this is shingle edge, perhaps luxury and even vintage. Yes, it would be amazing to do that, and the good news is that it is now possible because a train is about to depart that will make a truly special journey for the first time.

On board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express from Paris to Portofino

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, Belmond Train Europe

In June 2024, it will be possible to board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, A Belmond Train Europe, which for the first time will take its passengers to discover the magnificent coast of the Ligurian Sea, and Portofino in particular, from another special city: Paris.

On board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express from Paris to Portofino

It will be a day trip that allows you to admire the wonders of the French countryside and then travel along the entire Mediterranean coast until you reach Gorgeous, A Belmond Hotel, Portofino, where guests stay for two nights.

A truly special hotel because it is rooted in history and charm and allows you to enjoy an incomparable view of the hills overlooking Portofino. The taste buds will also have great satisfaction because Jean Imbert, the famous chef of the legendary train, will organize a special dinner with an exclusive tasting menu.

On board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express from Paris to Portofino

By train along the coast

The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express will depart from Paris on Thursday, June 20, welcoming its guests in a perfect Art Deco setting with unique cabins and suites. It has also recently been enriched with eight new apartments, but there is certainly no shortage of cabins suitable for every type of traveler.

Want examples? It will be possible to choose between historic cabins, where the living area turns into a welcoming sleeping area with an upper and lower bunk; or new and luxurious apartments with single or double beds and a private marble bathroom. Then again Grand Suite, six large private suites that evoke the golden age of travel in the perfect majesty of the 1920s and with a unique and inimitable style: inspired by the most fascinating European cities such as Paris, Venice, Istanbul, Vienna, Prague and Budapest.

On board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express from Paris to Portofino

Passengers will be immediately greeted with French-style refreshments in their cabins and then free to move around the carriage lane ‘3674’ and sip cocktails while listening to the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express pianist playing live.

Meanwhile, this elegant train will fly between the magnificent cities of Dijon, Lyon, and Avignon, while the star chef will serve his new summer menu in the restaurant cars, together with a carefully selected wine. At the end of the dinner, everyone together in the iconic carriage lane ‘3674’ ends the evening with an exclusive drink and music Top notes.

On board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express from Paris to Portofino

The next morning, a delicious continental breakfast is served in the privacy of each stateroom overlooking the spectacular coastal views. You will arrive in Italy from France, but not before passing through famous and spectacular places such as Cannes, Nice and Monte Carlo.

Once you cross the Italian border, guests will be able to admire the vibrant cities of Ventimiglia, Savona, and Genoa, the former capital of one of the most powerful maritime republics in the world. All this in the company of a delicious brunch before arrival at Santa Margherita Ligure where the train experience will end, but not the Italian stay, which will continue at Splendid with an incredible three-night experience full of wonders and activities.


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