Venice Simplon-Orient-Express – Paris to Albertville

Depart Paris Gare de Lyon / Arrive Albertville

Debuting in December 2023, the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express train for the first time ever will travel to the Rhône-Alpes region, allowing guests to combine a luxury rail journey to or from Paris with a skiing holiday.

Expect to admire alpine passes, snow-capped mountains and enchanting forests along your journey from one captivating location to another.

This particular route takes you from Paris to Albertville, famous for being the first city to host the Winter Olympics in 1992. Board the train at Paris Gare de Lyon late afternoon and prepare to be taken back in time as your overnight adventure begins. Enjoy a four course dinner, breakfast in your cabin and a delicious brunch, before arriving in Albertville late morning.

Please note – in addition to train only, we can offer a full package inclusive of flights, in resort transfers, hotels and ski arrangements.

  • Fine Dining
  • Food Included
  • Unique Experiences
  • Authentic Vintage Cabins
  • Route only available in December
  • Available as Inclusive Tour

Guide Price £3,785 pp

Guide Prices is per person for the train element only

Paris to Albertville Train Itinerary & Timetable

Travel on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express train from Paris to Albertville. Depart Paris late afternoon for your luxurious overnight journey to Albertville, where you arrive late morning the next day.

Day One: Aboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

  • Board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express train at Paris Gare de Lyon, your steward will show you to your cabin.
  • After settling into your comfortable cabin, take time to admire the passing views or make your way to the Bar Car and listen to the live pianist.
  • Enjoy a delicious four-course dinner in one of the restaurant cars, prepared by our skilled French chefs.
  • After dinner, return to the bar car to mingle with fellow guests or retire to your cabin, which has now been transformed into a cosy bedroom.

Day Two: Aboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

  • You awake to the magnificent scenery of the Rhône-Alpes as breakfast is served in your cabin at a time to suit you.
  • Spend the morning relaxing in your cabin, admiring the snow-capped peaks and pristine alpine lakes.
  • Enjoy a delicious brunch in one of the restaurant cars, before arriving at your destination.