Meet your friendly guide, hop in your minivan and start the day with a
sightseeing of Reims.
Drive by “Notre dame de Reims”, one of the first monument to be
registered as a Unesco World Heritage Site. Absorb the historical atmosphere of
the city, home of the coronation of more than 25 kings of France. Admire the “Grandes
Maisons de Champagne” such as Taittinger and Pommery.
Thereafter, enjoy a full tour in the underground cellars of the prestigious Champagne House “Veuve
Clicquot” as a first introduction to the Champagne making process. Savor a nice
morning Champagne glass and prepare your palate for 10 Champagne wines tasted
during the day !
Drive through the vineyard of La Montagne de Reims and enjoy a stop in
the vines where you will admire one of the most beautiful scenery in Champagne.
Be welcomed in a restored Champagne house and take one more step towards the
unique sparkling beverage World. Learn about the different aromas and flavors
that can be found in Champagne through an olfactory workshop and a challenging
Enjoy a traditional aperitif followed by a regional lunch with paired
wines and Champagnes in a fun and familial atmosphere. Get introduced to local
products like baguette, Reims’ ham, regional cheeses, pink biscuit, Ratafia…
Appreciate the charming hillsides of Champagne and peek-behind-the-scenes of a
family run boutique winery. Visit the traditional press, vat room and cellar of
an authentic Champagne grower. Stroll down the cool cellar corridors and glance
at the immense quantity of bottles slowly maturing. Enjoy several tastings of
their best–seller “cuvees” and find the best values of Champagne !
Your effervescent tour ends at 6pm.
If you come from Paris for the day, book your train in advance to be sure to have availabilities and low price. The best trains to take are :
- Morning train leaving from Paris Gare de l'Est at 7.58 am and arriving at 8.44 am at Reims Centre (pickup point)
- Evening train leaving from Paris Gare de l'Est at 7.15 pm from Reims centre (drop-off point) arriving at 8.01 pm at Paris Gare de l'Est