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E-Bike Champagne day tour & lunch

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Discovery of Champagne Avenue in Epernay and picturesque village of Hautvillers, cradle of Champagne

  • Visit and tasting at a family-run winery

  • Lunch at a typical Champagne House with Champagnes and regional specialties

  • Ride through the UNESCO classified vineyards

INCLUDED

TASTING 6
FOOD Lunch included
LANGUAGE English, French
GROUP
TRANSPORT Minivan + E-Bike
DURATION 07h45

Starting from Epernay, enjoy a short day experience in the magic world of Champagne. Cycle through the heart of the region, its vines, its UNESCO-listed vineyards, and its valley. Discover the making process and taste some of the most exclusive and rare Champagnes from family wineries. Enjoy an authentic lunch at a typical Champagne House.

Meet your local guide from Reims, from Epernay or from Mareuil-sur-Ay: 

- 9:00am (FROM REIMS): meet your specialized e-bike guide in front of the tourist office of Reims centre train station. If you arrive by train, when you get off the train, go to the REIMS CENTER exit. 

Drive towards Epernay, the capital of Champagne and discover the specificities of the region and its terroir.

 

- 9:45am (FROM EPERNAY): meet your local guide at the intersection of Avenue de Champagne and Rue Jean Chandon Moët. Pass by the famous Avenue de Champagne in Epernay, where several prestigious Champagne Houses are located.

 

- 9:45am (FROM MAREUIL-SUR-AY): Meet your guide at Le Clos Corbier, 5 Boulevard du Nord
51160 Mareuil-sur-Ay (Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/XNqePUxfS1WWsGkN8) (Minivan pick-up and drop off not included for departures from Mareuil-sur-Ay)

 

After a drive deep in Champagne country to a typical Champagne House, Le Clos Corbier, your bikes will be ready for you to ride. 

 

Your e-bike will allow you to explore some of Champagne’s most remote locations. Deserve your Champagne glasses cycling through Premier and Grand Cru villages, and fully experience the complexity of our terroir.  

 

Enjoy breathtaking views on the UNESCO world’s heritage vines of Champagne. You will then discover the village of Hautvillers, birthplace of Champagne.

Taste different Champagnes from a family boutique grower where you will see and be taught about the different pressing facilities, tanks and cellars.

Finish your time in Hautvillers where you will have a guided visit of the church where the famous monk Dom Pérignon is buried.

 

Experience a cycle down the Marne canal to make your way back to the Clos Corbier. Immerse yourself into the french lifestyle with a traditional lunch, which consists of homemade regional specialties paired with a variety of Champagnes. 

 

After a day full of experiences and precious memories, your guide will drop you off at 4.00pm ( from Epernay) and at 4.45pm (from Reims).

If the bike tour is affected by weather (Rain, black ice…), the tour will be adjusted accordingly: the schedule of the tour can be changed or the tour can be done by minivan instead of bikes.

 

Enjoy your day in Champagne!

 

 

BOOKING AND CANCELLATION POLICIES

  • • 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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