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Reims: Cathedral of Notre Dame Entry Ticket and Guided Tour

1. Reims: Cathedral of Notre Dame Entry Ticket and Guided Tour

Journey back in time on a 1.5-hour guided tour of the cathedral of Notre-Dame de Reims and discover a majestic monument of French Gothic art and architecture where many of the kings of France were crowned. Along with the cathedrals of Chartres and Amiens, the Notre-Dame de Reims is a member of the illustrious triad of "High Gothic" or "Classical" French cathedrals built in the 13th century. Admire its masterpiece façade from the Middle Ages and then go inside to discover the many secrets of the church. Built on the site of an older church that was destroyed by fire in 1211, the Notre-Dame de Reims boasts an illustrious history and a magnificent interior of fine tapestries and interesting stained glass windows from the 13th to the 20th centuries. Get vital information about the cathedral in English from your knowledgeable guide. 

Epernay: Afternoon Champagne Tour from Reims

2. Epernay: Afternoon Champagne Tour from Reims

Engage your senses with Champagne tastings at family-run, boutique wineries on this tour from Reims. Venture into cellars and uncover the secrets to producing Champagne. Travel in a comfortable and airconditioned van and visit the charming village of Hautvillers.  Meet your guide at your hotel in Reims and hop aboard a spacious van. Relax on the drive through the countryside on your way to the most famous vineyards of the Champagne region. Drive through' Avenue du Champagne,' to view esteemed Champagne houses.  Let the historical village of Hautvillers and its captivating church take you back in time and as you admire the breathtaking views of Champagne’s UNESCO-listed vineyards.  Ride thorugh vineyards of the elegant Montagne de Reims while your guide points out the region's highlights. Visit the exclusive cellars of a family-operated winery, tour the traditional press, and see the vat roo. Listen as your host details the traditional Champagne-making method called the "Méthode Champenois". Appreciate several tastings and acquire further knowledge and expertise on sparkling wine. Finish your afternoon with a last stop at another Champagne tasting place were you will be able taste and compare various cuvée-wines. Return to your accommodation in Reims at the conclusion of your tour. 

Reims and Champagne Tasting Full-Day Tour from Paris

3. Reims and Champagne Tasting Full-Day Tour from Paris

Enjoy an exclusive day trip to the city of Reims, and discover where many French kings were crowned before the French Revolution. Transfer from Paris to the historic city in the Champagne region of France. Upon arrival, take a guided walk around the city center, and then go to the unique Reims Cathedral. Learn about its place in French history as the traditional coronation place for the kings of France. Marvel at its fine French Gothic architecture, and hear about some of the treasures contained within its walls. Next, transfer to the legendary vineyards of the Champagne region to taste different types of sparkling wine. Then, sit down and take the opportunity to discover local gastronomy. Savor a three-course lunch including a starter, main, and dessert at a local restaurant. Visit one of the most famous producers in the region. Learn how Champagne is made, from the pruning of the grape vines to the grape pressing, blending, and wine storage. See ancient cellars filled with glass containers and valuable contents gathering dust. Taste the wines.

From Reims: E-Bike Champagne Tasting Tour and Lunch

4. From Reims: E-Bike Champagne Tasting Tour and Lunch

Meet your expert and friendly guide in Reims and head towards Epernay, the Champagne Capital. Drive through the beautiful Avenue of Champagne full of prestigious Champagne Houses, stopping for the perfect picture. Taste a variety of different Champagnes in picturesque environments.  Earn your first glass of Champagne cycling your e-bike through the Unesco classified vineyards of Champagne. Learn all the details about the vineyards and the French Terroir. Discover the Birthplace of Champagne in Hautvillers and find out how Champagne was discovered.  Load your batteries and taste different Champagnes from a small family grower. Jump off your bike to savour a local meal at a restored Champagne House and match your authentic lunch with some Champagnes and local wines.

From Reims: Taittinger Champagne Morning Tour & Tastings

5. From Reims: Taittinger Champagne Morning Tour & Tastings

Start the tour a 9 AM in Reims, where you will be picked up from the meeting point in an air-conditioned minivan. Start the morning by seeing the sights in the fabulous city of Reims.  Drive by “Notre Dame de Reims”, one of the first monuments 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. After this, explore the underground cellars of the prestigious Taittinger Champagne House where you will have the opportunity to savor a lovely morning glass of champagne. Take a scenic drive through the northern vineyards of the elegant Montagne de Reims while your guide points out the particularities and peculiarities of the region. Continue your bubbly tour when you arrive at a family-run boutique winery. Enjoy a tour of the traditional press and vat room as your guide details the traditional Champagne-making method known as the 'Méthode Champenoise'. Appreciate several tastings of the family's personal production and acquire further knowledge and expertise on the finest sparkling wines. This tour ends when you will be dropped off back in Reims

Epernay: Guided Tour of Champagne Cellar with Tastings

6. Epernay: Guided Tour of Champagne Cellar with Tastings

Arrive at a beautiful Champagne House called Vollereaux Champagne in the Marne Valley of Champagne. Begin the 1-hour tour with a guided visit of the historic cellars. Learn about the history of the house and the champagne-making process. Find out how the house was founded in 1805, and now stretches over 100-acres, covering the 13 villages of Coteaux Sud d’Epernay. Discover how the 6th-generation of the Vollereaux family continues a 200-year legacy of family management at the champagne house. At the end of the tour, taste 3 different champagnes as you feel the sense of sharing and togetherness which reflects the family's history and its pursuits. 

Passy-Grigny: Champagne Tour and Meunier Tasting Experience

7. Passy-Grigny: Champagne Tour and Meunier Tasting Experience

Head into the heart of Marne Valley to the charming village of Passy-Grigny where your Champagne adventure awaits. Enjoy a guided tour and discover everything there is to know about Champagne including the unique grapes that are used to make it and how it is produced. See both old and new Champagne presses, watch a mini-movie about vines and wines, and ignite your passion for Meunier grapes. At the end of the tour, enjoy a tasting session of three Champagnes.

Champagne Dom Caudron Experience & Tasting

8. Champagne Dom Caudron Experience & Tasting

The Champagne Dom Caudron gives you the chance to go behind the scenes and learn how Champagne is made. From the Passy-Grigny vine growers' first press to the current modern vat house, Les Confidences de Dom Caudron invites novices and experts alike into the unique and prestigious universe of Champagne. The clear wines are used to create the blending of Champagne. Discover and taste those wines to understand how you favorite Champagne is blended.                        Discover the eco-museum, get up close to vintage wine presses, settle into your cinema seat and discover a 20-minute movie about work of the vine and the wine, put your 3D glasses to view the photo gallery and gaze at the modern vat house from a 6-meter high footbridge. Your tour ends with a tasting of 3 Champagnes and 3 clear wines.

Chocolate and Champagne Tasting Experience

9. Chocolate and Champagne Tasting Experience

The roots of this Champagne House are in Passy-Grigny, a village in the heart of Marne Valley where a famous priest, Aime Caudron, had a visionary and promising idea. In 1929, he gathered the winemakers of the village to create what has become known as the Meunier grape. That tour gives you the chance to go behind the scenes and learn how Champagne is made. From the Passy-Grigny vine grower’s first press to the current modern vat house, it invites novices and experts alike into the unique and prestigious universe of Champagne. You will finish the experience with a tasting of 3 Champagnes paired with 3 Chocolates.

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What people are saying about Champagne-Ardenne

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 51 reviews

Good tour. Not so long and not too short. Just right. The guide is knowledgeable about the history and process of making champagne and explains well. Each got to taste 3 different champagne at the end of the tour. Excellent value for money. 4 people in our group turned up late and they organised a separate tour for them. Very accommodating indeed.

Had a fantastic day with the help of Guillaume, he was very knowledgeable and showed my fiancé and I a lot about champagne and it’s history. Would recommend this tour a thousand times over

This is an absolutely brilliant experience, learnt loads about wine but the biking experience was fantastic. Great food, champagne and well worth the cost. Highly recommend it.

Very good tour. The gide was perfect - gave us a lot of interesting information and answered all the questions.

Our driver/tour guide, Tom was great. Definitely recommend this activity to others