Discover the magnificence of the coronation city through a pleasant morning tour. Enjoy a drive through the vineyards and visit the world recognized Champagne House Taittinger. Explore the cellars of a unique Champagne Grower..
Your tour starts at 9.00am !
Enjoy a surprising sightseeing of the fabulous Cathedral of Reims, home of the coronation of the French kings. Dive into the complex history of this gothic masterpiece which is now listed UNESCO World’s Heritage. Make the most of your Champagne excursion by exploring the underground cellars of the prestigious Champagne House Taittinger and savoring a lovely morning glass.
Be driven through the north vineyards of the elegant Montagne de Reims while your guide points out the particularities and peculiarities of the region: Why are our vines planted on steep slopes ? Why is our subsoil made out from such a pure chalk?
Continue your bubbly tour by discovering a family run boutique winery. Tour the traditional press and vat room as your guide details the traditional “Champagne method” called “Méthode Champenoise”. Appreciate several tastings of their personal production and acquire further knowledge and expertise on the finest Sparkling wine!
Your effervescent tour ends at 1pm.
TRAIN INFORMATION :
If you come from Paris by train, book it as soon as possible to get the best fares and 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 leaves at 7.38 am from Paris Est and arrives at 8.18 am at Champagne Ardenne TGV
2nd train 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 change !)
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.
We will meet outside the train station of Reims centre in front of the tourist office. Take the walking exit « REIMS CENTRE ».
Please be there at least 5 minutes before the tour departure.
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 day !