Imagine spending ten days visiting three of the most romantic cities in the world by luxury train - this could be the very best way to enjoy a romantic holiday with your partner or even a fun, girly vacation. You can do everything from walking through the quaint streets of Paris, to shopping in Milan and cuddling up on a Gondola. To add to the experience, why not travel on the Orient Express for the ultimate in luxury and comfort. The best part about travelling these three cities by train is the opportunity to take in the view outside the window between each destination.
‘I can never decide whether Paris is more beautiful by day or by night’ is a famous quote from the film Midnight in Paris. The charm that Paris offers leaves visitors completely mesmerised by its beauty, culture and history. Paris has always been a home for artists, musicians, poets, and writers and the creative vibe is evident in the city. There is so much to see in Paris; from the incredibly romantic Eiffel Tower to a fun day with the family in Disneyland or simply a relaxing trip exploring the local cafes and shops. Paris boasts some of the most recognizable monuments in the world, several romantic bridges and the best in clothing boutiques. It’s no wonder that tourists, poets and artists share a love affair with this city.
At first glance, Milan overwhelms you with its impressive structure and marvellous architecture. But Milan is not just about style, it’s also home to Italy’s stock exchange and all the major financial institutions. The city showcases the great Leonardo Da Vinci’s The Last Supper, La Scala (opera house) and a creative streak that sets Milan apart from other cities. All the biggest brands from Dolce & Gabbana, Armani and Prada grace Milan’s runway. Besides fashion, it is also famous for its football (like most Italian cities) with two of the best football clubs: AC Milan and Inter Milan. If you want to experience European football, explore some of the latest fashion or simply stroll around a beautiful city then this is definitely the place for you.
This city is an engineering wonder; from marble churches to some of the world’s most artistic masterpieces, this city has it all. It is an extraordinarily beautiful and interesting city, which is reinforced by its status as a world heritage site. The major sites like Basilica and Piazza of San Marco are the most famous tourist attractions in the city and are a must-see. Venice has a unique mixture of water, art, culture and romance in the air. A Gondola ride is one of the most romantic things a couple can indulge in and – if you’re lucky – you might even get a Gondola guide who will serenade you with beautiful songs while you explore the city.