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Epernay Scenic Tour

Epernay Scenic Tour

8 hours From
AU$338 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Minivan TourMinivan Tour
  • France Region
    Champagne
  • Duration
    8 hours
  • Tour Code
    FBT-19-2534
  • Capacity
    8 passengers
  • Operating Days
    Tue, Thu, Sat
8 hours From
AU$338 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Minivan TourMinivan Tour
  • France Region
    Champagne
  • Duration
    8 hours
  • Tour Code
    FBT-19-2534
  • Capacity
    8 passengers
  • Operating Days
    Tue, Thu, Sat
Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    ActivityActivity Wine tasting sessionsAdmissionAdmission All entrance fees includedEscorted tourEscorted tour Experienced private English speaking guideMealMeal LunchTransportationTransportation Transportation by minibus/van

Summary

Enjoy your bubbles the scenic way! Discover the vineyards of the Marne’s Valley and explore Dom Perignon’s tomb in Hautvillers before visiting Avenue de Champagne In Epernay. Stop for a guided tour and tasting at Moët & Chandon Grande Maison before indulging in a champagne tasting lunch in a boutique winery. Your tour ends with a Champagne tasting at a legendary family estate.

This tour is available from March 1st to December 23rd.

Itinerary

Pick up at Reims Train Station at 9:00 am.

Arriving in the Champagne region, you start your day with the Scenic Route du Champagne of the Marne area. It meanders among the vineyards and picturesque villages such as Cumières and Damery, offering a charming bucolic landscape. We will give you all the keys to understand the idea of « terroir » and explain all the works in the fields. Making good Champagne starts always with good grapes!

Guided tour of Hautvillers
You will, of course, discover the village of Hautvillers to meet with a prestigious figure: Dom Pérignon. He is the one who finalized the process to elaborate Champagne. He highly contributed to the fame of Champagne and is now buried in the church of the former Benedictine Abbey of Hautvillers.

Sightseeing of the Avenue de Champagne in Epernay
Located in the heart of town, Epernay is internationally known as the "Capital of Champagne". Epernay’s stunning main street appears like an exhibition of opulent mansions housing the most illustrious Maisons de Champagne: Moët & Chandon, Perrier-Jouet, Mercier, etc. Not to mention the 110km of tunnels under the pavement!

Guided tour and tasting at Moët & Chandon Grande Maison in Epernay
Founded in 1743 by Claude Möet it becomes within 40 year the first international brand in the world. Its history is linked to some famous figures such as The Marquise de Pompadour and Napoleon 1st and many historical events among which King Edwards VII’s coronation, Cannes Film Festival, the 120th anniversary of the Liberty Statue, etc… You are going to visit the largest cellar in champagne.The house will reveal to you all its secrets. The Tour ends with a glass of Moet Impérial.

Note: According to the availability, Moët and Chandon could be replaced by Mercier or De Castellane.

Champagne tasting lunch
We will introduce you to local specialties which will be assorted with different sorts of Champagne ( blanc de blancs, blanc de noirs, rosé) at a boutique winery.

Tour and Champagne tasting at a family estate
In the afternoon, you will enjoy the discovery of another face of Champagne: tour and Champagne tasting at a family estate. Among the Grandes Maisons de Champagne, more than 4,000 family wine makers contribute to the prestige of Champagne and maintain the Tradition on from generation to generation.

At 5:00 pm, drop off at Reims Train Station.

Note: For people staying in Paris, there is a train that leaves Paris at 7:58 am and arrives in Reims at 8:44 am, TGV 2709. In the evening, there is a train that leaves from Reims train station at 5:15 pm and arrives in Paris at 6:01pm, TVG 2752. Other trains available.

Inclusions

  • Transportation in a comfortable full options minivan
  • Semi-private English speaking escort guide
  • Entrance fees and tastings at Moët & Chandon and at a family Champagne estate
  • Avenue de Champagne tour and Dom Perignon with Hautvillers stop
  • Champagne tasting lunch with drinks included

Exclusions

  • Personal expenses
  • Pick-up at your hotel in the Reims area

Important Notes

Child price is available. Contact us for more information.

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