Enjoy a full day tour in the champagne region and discover Veuve Cliquot and an authentic family boutique winery
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 blind tasting.
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.
Beverages Light refreshments Lunch Local guide Transport by air-conditioned minivan Bottled water Alcoholic Beverages 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. For the return train back to Paris : please take one from 6.45 pm.
Not wheelchair accessible Near public transportation Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking We will organize Champagne shipping for you (US, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Hong Kong) if you find any crush ! The tour is not compatible with children under 12 years old We cannot accept animals on tours