Afternoon tour Epernay & family growers

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  • Tour of the Avenue de Champagne in Epernay

  • Visit of the historical village of Hautvillers and its church

  • Visit and tasting at 2 family-run boutique wineries

  • Stop in the Champagne Vineyards at a viewpoint


LANGUAGE English, French

Discover Epernay and its surroundings during a pleasant afternoon tour through the Avenue de Champagne, Hautvillers’ vineyard and discover 2 family-run wineries.

Meet your local guide at 2.00 pm in front of the tourist office of Reims centre train station and start your afternoon with a drive through the countryside.

Continue with a visit of a family-run boutique winery. Tour the still used today traditional press and tank room as your guide details the traditional Champagne method with a concrete and visual approach. Appreciate several tastings of their own production and acquire tasting knowledge and expertise with these rare champagnes! 
Drive through the famous Champagne Avenue in Epernay, the capital of Champagne, where some of the most prestigious estates are based : Pol Roger, Perrier Jouët, Moët & Chandon, Boizel... 
Appreciate a moment in the vineyards, with breathtaking views on the UNESCO world’s heritage vines of Champagne and acquire knowledge about the particularities of our “terroir”. Discover then the village of Hautvillers, birthplace of Champagne. Visit the church where the famous monk Dom Pérignon is buried.
Finish your afternoon with another 3 glasses of Champagne in a small family winery where you will be able to taste and compare various “cuvées”.
After an afternoon full of experiences and precious souvenirs, your guide will drop you off in front of the tourist office of Reims centre train station between 6.30pm and 7.00 pm.
If you come from Paris by train, book it as soon as possible to get the best fares (also the trains can get sometimes fully booked)
Book a train to Reims center train station to arrive before 2 pm.
Be careful, some of the trains connect in Champagne Ardenne TGV to get to Reims Centre train station. 
We will meet outside the train station of Reims Centre in front of the tourist office. Take the walking exit « REIMS CENTRE ».
Be careful, there are two tourist offices in Reims. The meeting point is at the train station tourist office, not the cathedral tourist office.
For the return train back to Paris : please take one from 7.15 pm
Enjoy your afternoon !


  • • Please note that the European sanitary pass or vaccination certificate is mandatory to attend our experiences
  • • Up to 24 hours in advance: 100% reimbursed.*
  • • Under 24 hours in advance: no reimbursement.
  • • If the client wishes to change the date of his tour after the 24 hours authorized for refundable cancellation, 20% of the price of the tour will be due to A la Française as additional fees.
  • • A minimum of 2 participants is required for a tour. If only 1 person is booked on a tour, A la Francaise Champagne will contact the customer (phone or email) to reschedule or refund the total amount.

  • *Except for Veuve Clicquot Full Day tour that require a 48 hours delay of cancellation.

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