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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
FOOD Included
LANGUAGE English
GROUP
TRANSPORT Minivan
DURATION 05h30

Visit the world biggest Champagne House Moët & Chandon. Discover Epernay for a nice morning tour through the Champagne Avenue, Moët’s Vineyard and Hautvillers. Be welcomed at a typical Champagne House and appreciate an animated Champagne masterclass.


Meet your expert guide at 9.00 am in front of the tourist office of Reims centre train station and start the day with a ride through the vineyard. 

Drive through the Champagne Avenue in Epernay, capital of Champagne where some of the most prestigious estates are based (Pol Roger, Perrier Jouët, Mercier, Boizel, Moët&Chandon).

Visit Moët & Chandon, the most famous producer of Champagne, discover the Champagne making process and enjoy some of the 150 years-old-cuvee “Brut Imperial”.

Enjoy 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”. You will then Discover the village of Hautvillers, birthplace of Champagne. Get to enter the church where the famous monk Dom Pérignon is buried.

Be welcomed in Mareuil-sur-Ay at a typical Champagne House (Le Clos Corbier), for a great tasting class. After a Champagne quizz, train your nose to identify the different aromas and flavors that can be found in Champagne through an olfactory workshop. Get competitive as you get to identify blindly 3 different Champagnes from boutique wineries all while eating some local snacks. 


Your half day tour ends at 2.30 pm let us drive you back to the train station of Epernay and provide you the train tickets from Epernay to Reims Centre at the time you wish ! 



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)

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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