West Bridgford Wire: Orient Express Article

Travel on the iconic Orient Express with Just Journey of West Bridgford.

To celebrate the launch of the star studded new movie release of Murder on the Orient Express, Just Journey has linked up with the modern day Orient Express to the offer a great holiday package to Italy, Switzerland and France.

Enjoy the romance, luxury, and exceptional service as you make your way on this journey through the Italian, Swiss and French countryside.

Our package is completely tailormade, but with the assistance of an established supplier and all-round expert in the area we have come up with a group a tour which encompasses a selection of highlights in Italy including Pisa, Florence, Venice and a few medieval villages and towns thrown into the mix.

Start your journey by flying into Pisa the home of the leaning tower before settling down into your 4* hotel in Florence which will be your base for the next four nights.  From here you will experience the Renaissance history and art of this fabulous city, wander the cobbled narrow streets of the surrounding villages, and what tour of Italy would be complete without a visit to a traditional vineyard with plenty of sampling of their exceptional produce.

From here take the first of your First Class train journeys of the trip, to Venice where you will meet another of our expert local guides who will take you on a guided walking tour of the ‘floating city’.  Marvel at the architecture of St Mark’s Square, and gaze upon the wonder of the grand canal and the ancient Rialto Bridge.

Then the highlight of the holiday begins.  Board the sensation that is the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express.  Revel in the lavish luxury and exceptional service on-board    this ‘Golden Age’ of rail travel locomotive.  Dress for dinner, sip champagne whilst listening to a baby grand piano, and just sit back and relax in your private vintage cabin as the scenery of Italy, Switzerland and France rolls by.

On arriving in Paris you will make your way back to the UK and join one of our best local train experiences on-board the opulent Belmond British Pullman.  Enjoy a traditional afternoon tea, ponder on the lifestyles of the yesteryear’s and finish in our capital London.