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Reims Scenic Tour

Reims Scenic Tour

8 hours From
AU$338 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Minivan TourMinivan Tour
  • France Region
    Champagne
  • Duration
    8 hours
  • Tour Code
    FBT-19-1235
  • Capacity
    8 passengers
  • Operating Days
    Mon, Wed, Fri
8 hours From
AU$338 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Minivan TourMinivan Tour
  • France Region
    Champagne
  • Duration
    8 hours
  • Tour Code
    FBT-19-1235
  • Capacity
    8 passengers
  • Operating Days
    Mon, Wed, Fri
Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    ActivityActivity Wine tasting sessionsAdmissionAdmission All entrance fees includedEscorted tourEscorted tour Experienced private English speaking guideMealMeal LunchTransportationTransportation Transportation by minibus/van

Summary

Spend a day exploring the best sights and tastes of Reims, the Champagne wine-growing region of France. Treat your senses to the finest wines of Grande Maison de Champagne Veuve Clicquot, art and history of the symbolic Reims Cathedral, and luxurious Champagne tasting sessions in the Marne’s Valley Vineyards known for the Pinot Meunier grape.

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

Itinerary

At 9:00 am, pick up at the Reims Train Station.

Note: For guests staying in Epernay, there is a train that leaves Epernay train station at 08:16 am and arrives in Reims at 08:51 am.

Arriving in the Champagne region, you start your day with a sightseeing of Reims. 
City of coronation, Reims is also the city of Champagne, definitely the most celebrated and festive of wines! You will enjoy the sight of the Reims Grandes Maisons de Champagne: Veuve Cliquot, Taittinger, Pommery, etc., many names that will make you think of a great party or a romantic dinner with a glass of champagne… And you are going to have more than one. 

Guided tour and tasting at the world famous Grande Maison de Champagne Veuve Clicquot
House founded in 1772 by Philippe Clicquot that became famous thanks to Madam Barbe Nicole Clicquot Ponsardin. You will learn about this visionary young widow who built an empire, and became a legend in her time “la Grande Dame of the Champagne region". For a while, take a dip into the heart of this House, its heritage, its savoir-faire. And discover its unique chalk-cellars and the making-process of Champagne.

At the end of the tour, enjoy the tasting of one glass of the Brut Yellow Label cuvée.

Note: On Mondays, Veuve Clicquot is replaced by Champagne G.H. Mumm and according to their availability on the other days, Veuve Clicquot could be replaced by Mumm or Pommery.

Guided tour of the Cathedral of Reims
Listed in the Unesco World Heritage, 13th century Notre-Dame de Reims Cathedral is one of Europe's most important Gothic structures. Be captivated by the unique stained glasses and the exceptionally rich statuary – over 2, 300 statues among which the famous Smiling Angel. It is here that King Clovis was baptized around year 498 giving birth to the Kingdom of the Franks and starting a long lasting tradition: except two, all of the Kings of France would be crowned here.

Champagne tasting lunch
In the heart of the Champagne’s vineyards, we will introduce you to local specialties which will be assorted with different sorts of Champagne (blanc de blancs, blancs de noir, rosé) at a boutique winery.

The Marne's Valley Vineyards
Here, the scenic Route du Champagne winds its way between plains, vineyards, forests and picturesque villages such as Chaumuzy, Passy Grigny. Realm of Pinot Meunier, a kind of grape that is only growing within the Champagne region. The Marne’s valley it is known for its special “terroir” that gives to the Champagne much of its character. Let’s stop in the vineyard to discover it together!

Tour and Champagne tasting at a family estate
Before returning to Reims, you will experiment another face of Champagne: tour and Champagne tasting at a family estate. More than 4,000 family wine makers contribute to the prestige of Champagne and maintain the Tradition on from generation to generation, for one aim: the true expression of Champagne. Visit of the production’ site followed by a tasting of several cuvées.

At 5:00 pm, drop off at Reims train station.

Note: For guests 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 6:01 pm, TVG 2752. Other trains available.

Inclusions

  • Transportation in a comfortable full options minivan
  • Semi-private English speaking escort guide
  • Tour of Reims Cathedral, sightseeing of Reims Grandes Maisons de Champagne
  • Entrance fees and tastings at Veuve Clicquot and at a family estate
  • Champagne tasting lunch with drinks included

Exclusions

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

Important Notes

Child price is available. Contact us for more information.

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