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.
Start your afternoon with a visit of a family-run boutique winery. Tour the still used today traditional press and vat 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, 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 of 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 other 3 glasses of Champagne in a small family winery where you will be able to taste and compare various “cuvées” and enjoy a pairing with regional snack!
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 6.30 pm and 7.00 pm.
TRAIN INFORMATION IF YOU ARE DOING PARIS REIMS FOR THE DAY
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 tourists 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 !