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Morning Epernay, Moët & Chandon & Champagne class

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Tour of the underground cellars of the prestigious Champagne House “Moët & Chandon”

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

  • Tasting Class : learn Champagne tasting tips

INCLUDED

TASTING 4 Champagnes
APÉRITIF Included
LANGUAGE English
GROUP
TRANSPORT Minivan
DURATION 05h30

Discover Epernay for a nice morning tour through the Champagne Avenue, Moët’s Vineyard and Hautvillers

Meet your friendly guide in Reims and start the day with a drive through the vineyard. Visit Moët & Chandon, the most famous producer in Champagne.

Enjoy a time in the vines of Epernay and Hautvillers, at the heart of the Champagne region, while sipping a glas of Champagne. Get to enter the church where the famous monk Dom Pérignon is buried. Admire the UNESCO world’s heritage vines of Champagne. Be welcomed in Mareuil sur Ay at Le Clos Corbier for a great tasting class / Aperitif and get to enjoy 3 different Champagnes from boutique wineries.



9.00 am Meet your friendly guide in Reims in front of Reims train station forecourt



10.00 am Visit the worlwide recognized Champagne house, Moët & Chandon. Discover the world of a prestigious Champagne house and get precious explainations about the Champagne process. Have a nice morning Champagne glas there.
You will then enjoy a drive to the Champagne avenue in Epernay, capital of Champagne where some of the most prestigious estates are based (Pol Roger, Perrier Jouët, Moët).



11.45 am Discover the village of Hautvillers, birthplace of Champagne, where Dom Pérignon used to live. Enter the church where the famous monk of Champagne rests in peace. Enjoy some time in the vines to have a look at Moët & Chandon vineyard and get an explaination about vine growing art



12.15 pm Admire the UNESCO world’s heritage vineyards of Cumières, Ay, and Mareuil/Ay.



1 pm Have a great tasting class/aperitif at Le Clos Corbier, restored Champagne house and get to taste 3 boutique wineries Champagnes. You will get further precious information about the Champagne making process and the secrets of the winemakers.



2.30 pm : Let us drive you back to the train station of Reims Centre.




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.


1. Weekdays (from Monday to Friday)


Take the journey leaving from Paris Est at 7:38 am and arriving Reims centre at 8:41 am.


There is a connection in this itinerary :

- 1st train (2501) leaves at 7.38 am from Paris Est and arrives at 8.18 am at Champagne Ardenne TGV (2501)

- 2nd train (40503) leaves at 8.30 am from Champagne Ardenne TGV and arrives at 8.41 am at Reims centre. This train will be on the opposite plateform (it will take you only 1 minute to connect !)


If you prefer taking a direct train, then take the 6.58am train from Paris Est which arrives at Reims Centre train station at 7.44am.


2. Weekends (Saturday and Sunday)


Take the journey leaving from Paris Est at 7:55 am and arriving Reims centre at 8:56 am.


There is a connection in this itinerary :

- 1st train (2407) leaves at 7.55 am from Paris Est and arrives at 8.34 am at Champagne Ardenne TGV (2501)

- 2nd train (40503) leaves at 8.44 am from Champagne Ardenne TGV and arrives at 8.56 am at Reims centre. This train will be on the opposite plateform (it will take you only 1 minute to connect !)




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.



Enjoy your tour ! 

BOOKING AND CANCELLATION POLICIES

  • • Up to 7 days before tour = 100% refund
  • • Less than 7 days before tour = no refund
  • Modification of the date possible (according to availability).
  • A minimum of 2 participants is required for a tour. If only 1 person is booked on a tour, A la Française - Champagne will contact the customer (phone or email) to reschedule or refund the total amount.

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