Champagne Paris wine tours take a day. Discover the famous Champagne sparkling wines, the most famous in the world, the Reims Gothic Cathedral and the vineyards. Visit the Mumm Champagne cellars in Reims. Paris wine tours.
Champagne is 145 kilometers east of Paris on the way to Germany. This hilly region grows the world's top sparkling wines, thanks to Don Perignon, a monk who first pioneered a number of winemaking techniques around 1670.
Champagne is also a lovely region of France around the beautiful city of Reims. A Paris to Reims tour is the easiest wine tour from Paris. In 10 hours, visit two Champagne cellars, enjoy a good French lunch, visit the Cathedral of Reims, a World heritage site. Save a day for a tour.
A great one day Champagne wine tour. Champagne wines are exclusively produced from grapes grown in the Champagne region following strict rules; secondary fermentation of the wine to create carbonation, specific vineyard practices, pressing regimes unique to the region.
Begin with a guided visit of the cellars of the famous Mumm Champagne house. Taste the well-known Mumm Cordon Rouge, one of the most popular Champagnes in the world.
Continue with a tour of Reims's Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage site and an extraordinary gothic cathedral. Explore Reims and enjoy lunch in a restaurant there.
In the afternoon, discover the Champagne countryside, its villages, forests and prestigious vineyards. In Epernay, visit a second Champagne house, Mercier, founded in 1858. Travel by automated train to a depth of 100 feet to visit the huge cellars, finish the tour with a Champagne tasting. 150 euros.
Get by car to Champagne wine country. Reims is 140 kilometers east from Paris, a 90 minute car ride on A4. On the way, you can visit some of the many moving WW1 American memorials, such as Belleau Wood (Web site).
It takes 45 minutes by high speed train (TGV) from Gare de l'Est station (Paris map) to Reims and you don't risk traffic jams. Check train schedules and buy tickets. The return trip from Paris by train takes a half day to a full day.
Take the train to Reims or drive to Reims and embark on one of the extraordinary Champagne wine Tours from Reims by France Bubbles Tours, a specialized wine tour company.
On Monday, Wednesday & Friday, the exclusive Reims Scenic, Champagne Day tour includes 7 Champagne tasting & lunch. The ultimate Champagne experience.
Pick up: 09.00 am at Tourist Office of Reims train station. Sightseeing of the Grandes Maisons de Champagne in Reims, guided tour of Reims Cathedral, tour and Champagne tasting at world famous Champagne house Veuve Clicquot, champagne tasting lunch at a boutique winery, tour and Champagne tasting at family estate in the Grand Cru villages of the Montagne de Reims’ vineyard.
The Champagne wine country and the city of Reims are so interesting it is a good idea to stay there overnight.
From Monday to Saturday, enjoy sightseeing of the Grandes Maisons de Champagne in Reims, a guided tour of Reims Cathedral, a tour of Mumm cellars with Champagne tasting, a tour of the vineyards of the Montagne de Reims, Champagne tasting at a family estate and an overnight stay at the prestigious Grand Hotel Continental.
You will have plenty of time the second day to see the other top sights of the city and shop in the lively city center.
Spend half a day in Reims, a famous place in France. Her two major sights are the Champagne cellars and Notre Dame Cathedral, the venue of the coronation of the French Kings (picture) and a Unesco world heritage sight. Don't skip Saint Remi (picture), a beautiful and historical church.
We suggest you go to Epernay (picture), 26 km from Reims. Epernay is a little town, so different from Paris, its activity and size. To get to Epernay from Reims, you will drive through the lovely Champagne wine country (picture).
Enjoy your Champagne wine country tour.
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