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Champagne Tour from Reims

The Sparkling Tour

230€/person  with lunch included, generally running everyday except on Mondays and Sundays (contact for more dates or private tour). 

What is included

2 winery visits

7 Champagne glasses at least

Lunch

Departing from Reims

Certified sommelier

Guided tour in English

Highlights

Discover, learn and taste the symbol of french celebration all day long
. The Champagne tour from Reims combines: historic town, countryside views and most importantly quality wine tasting and education in the more intimate atmosphere of family owned establishments

. Discover the Champagne cellars Unesco heritage, hillsides, climates, but also visit the famous Cathedral of Reims, the Avenue de Champagne in Epernay, the village of Mr. Dom Pérignon himself and, lots of more surprises
Meet real Champagne producers, discover their Champagne making-process secrets and taste at least 7 amazing Champagne… A true guaranteed experience!
. The tour is interactive and convivial thanks to the small size group

. Your guide is a highly qualified Sommelier, a wine expert or an experimented guide, passionated by history who will teach you all the secrets of Champagne
. All the wineries are carefully selected by your Sommelier
. According to availability, a wine pairing lunch with Champagne and other local specialties at our Wine School or at the restaurant is included

More details about the Champagne tour

About the Champagne tour departing from Reims

We will meet at 9:15am in Reims city center train station and before the first tasting of the day, your Sommelier or Guide will take you to one of his favorite places: The Reims Cathedral, where Kings of France used to be coronated. (A second pick-up is organised at 9:30am at the Cathedral.) After that, we will leave the Reims area and head to the first Champagne tasting in a Maison de Champagne and visit the reputed Champagne cellars, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will learn about the history of Champagne, the grapes used for Champagne and the making-process etc. 

Your guide is a professional guide or a certified sommelier. He will drive you across the Champagne vineyards till the charming village of Hautvillers, Dom Perignon monk headquarter, where you will experiment your second tasting in a magic scenery.

At lunch time, we will pair Champagne with local specialties at our Wine School or at a winery or at the restaurant according to availability.

After lunch time, you will take The Champagne Road for a lovely drive around the Champagne countryside and stop in the middle of the vineyards where your Sommelier will explain to you the terroirs, the vines, the biodynamic process… .

Finally, you will meet an authentic family winegrowers for the  last Champagne tasting of the day with at least 3 Champagne tastings. 

Return to Epernay train station around 5:15pm.

Important information

. Lunch is included in the price (wine and pairing lunch at a winery or at the wine school or at the restaurant according availability).
. The Tour is in English but your Sommelier speaks fluently French, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian if needed
. More than 8 Guests or for a Private tour, contact us via the contact form or email us at info@winetoursparis.com
. Legal minimum drinking age is 18 years old

. For any special diet, please contact us by email at least 1 day before the tour so we can arrange the perfect lunch for you

Meeting information

Departing from Reims

 Departure time:      9:15am
 Ending time:           17:15am
 Duration:                 around 8 hours
 Meeting point:        Reims city center train station*
 Ending point:          Epernay city center train station

*If you wish to meet your Sommelier at the Reims Cathedral or at the Champagne-Ardennes train station, please send an email to info@winetoursparis.com to organise the meeting point

How to get from Paris to Reims

It is very easy to go to the Champagne region from Paris for a day or more. It is actually, the best option better than car as it is faster, safer, more comfortable, no traffic, no gas.  Book your train tickets on www.sncf-connect.com . You will receive all indications to book your train tickets at time of booking.

Booking

1- Select the month and day you would like to travel with us, click “Next”

2- The calendar shows all experiences available (each tour is not running everyday)
7:50am  is set for the north Burgundy tour from Paris, generally running on Mondays + 24th of February + 2nd of March + 2nd of April + 12th of April + 24th of May 2024
7:40am departure is set for the Loire Valley tour from Paris, only few dates are open at the moment : 6th of March + 13th of June 2024
9:15am is set for the Champagne tour from Reims (generally not running on Mondays)

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