Party Hardy with Venice Simplon-Orient-Express
But for one weekend next month—March 27-29—guests will arrive earlier, stay up later, and party longer.
“The Party” begins on the enchanted Venetian island of Giudecca, home to the Belmond Hotel Cipriani. For one night only, the city’s most exclusive luxury hotel will transform itself into a secret speakeasy full of 1920s flair.
Don your fringiest flapper dress or shiniest spats and dance into the wee hours.
Next morning, board the world-renowned VSOE for a glamorous departure from Santa Lucia station.
As the train winds through Italy, Austria, Switzerland and France—passing snowy Alps and glassy lakes — sip champagne, enjoy the entertainment in the bar car, and go back in time… if only for a brief spell.
“The Party” is a one-off, special departure.
Pricing begins at £3,760 per person. Included in the price: one night in a Garden View Room at Belmond Hotel Cipriani; Twin Cabin aboard the VSOE; celebratory dinner at the hotel and all meals and drinks aboard the train.
To book (or for more info): Call us at (800) 478-4881 (+1 502-897-1725 if outside the US / Canada), or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Writer’s Note: I caught a grainy glimpse of myself in the promotional video for “The Party” around the 10-second mark. Big props to anyone reading this who can find me!
P.S. For those who want a more leisurely (and more private) party, check out our 6-day Romantic Italian Holiday, which includes two nights at the incomparable Belmond Villa San Michele in Florence, two nights at Belmond Hotel Cipriani in Venice and one night on the VSOE from Venice to London. Also included: private touring in Florence and Venice, all private transfers, and first-class train tickets from Florence-Venice.
Rachel M. Hardy is Vice President, Sales & Marketing, and Virtuoso luxury travel advisor for The Society of International Railway Travelers®. She specializes in luxury rail and adventure in Europe, South America, Africa (rail & safaris) and Canada. Ms. Hardy was the first advisor from the Americas invited to see the new Grand Suites on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express.
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