The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express is embarking on a mesmerizing voyage from Vienna to Reims, weaving through the vineyards of Veuve Clicquot.
The second trip in Veuve Clicquot’s Solaire Journey trio is hosted on Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. Beginning in Vienna, guests will stay at the Grand Imperial Hotel for the night, before boarding the train for lunch and wine tasting.
The following day, the train arrives in Reims, the centre of France’s Champagne region. Here, guests alight to tour Veuve Clicquot’s historic vineyards and the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Crayères – Gallo-Roman chalk quarries located deep below the ground.
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, A Belmond Train, Europe, unveils four new winter journeys between Paris and the French Alps. Launching in December 2023, the blue-and-gold carriages will glide through some of France’s most untouched countryside and up to the alpine train stations of Albertville, Moûtiers and Bourg-Saint-Maurice. With the option to disembark in either of the three stations, guests will be able to access the ski resorts of Megève and the Mont Blanc; Courchevel and Three Valleys; and Tignes-Val d’Isère in the most glamorous way possible.