8,000 euros per train ticket: a champagne house organizes a luxury tour

A dip in the Lux French style. This is the promise that the champagne house Veuve Clicquot with a trip aboard the prestigious train Venice-Simplon-Orient-Express, from July 4th to 6th. And for this three-day tour, which will connect Vienna, Austria, to Reims, on the Marne, you’ll have to pay the tidy sum of 8,000 euros, he reports. France 3 Grand East, Thursday, February 8th. And for that price, “an exclusive gala dinner (…) star chef Jean Imbert (who) will agree with the rarest vintages by (Veuve Clicquot) » AND “on arrival in Reims, a four-way lunch (will) be orchestrated by star chef Mory Sacko» will be offered, specifies a press release.

The trip will begin on the Ring, the famous avenue of the Austrian capital, with visits to the Hofburg imperial palace, seat of the Habsburg monarchs for more than six centuries, the famous state opera house and the History Museum. Then, travelers will go to the Imperial Hotel, an establishment rated 5 starswhich notably welcomed Emperor Franz Joseph and Queen Elizabeth II.

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On board the prestigious train, travelers will, of course, be invited to champagne and pastry tastings, but also to “entertainment”. In Reims, where Veuve Clicquot’s headquarters are located, a tour of Verzy Mansionwith evidence in the press and visit to the estate.

The Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin house belongs to the luxury group LVMH…as well as the Venice-Simplon-Orient-Express. The legendary train, created in 1982, is chartered by the British company Belmond (formerly Orient Express Hotels), which holds an operating license and owns major hotels, luxury trains and cruises around the world. Belmond has been owned by LVMH since the end of 2018.

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