Two days tour Champagne & war


Visit the famous Reims cathedral, WW1 fortress La Pompelle and the most authentic trenches of WW1. Learn about the dark days of Nazi occupation in the Champagne area. Visit some of the finest Champagnes houses of large and small production as well as a tasting at local Whisky distillery.  A great combination for Wine and War passionate.

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One of the most authentic trenches in Europe

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Reims cathedral during its famous Christmas market

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Spectacular panorama & sightseeing

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Highlights of the tour

  • Taittinger Champagne
  • Fort Pompelle
  • Reims cathedral
  • Authentic WW1 trenches
  • Whisky distillery
  • Other interresting sightseeing

Full Description

The price of the tour is 1850 Euros

  • Price for the group: 1 to 7 guest
  • Direct pick up and drop off to your accommodation
  • Private guide / driver (same person)
  • Tour itinerary and flexibility to change the tour
  • Spacious, aircoditioned minibus

More Included

Full description of the tour

PROPOSED ITINERARY DAY ONE

8:00am depart Direct pick up from your accommodation in Paris
Taittinger Champagne Visit and tasting at the famous house Taittinger. Learn about Champagne making and Walk the oldest cellars in the region that saved lives of many during WW1
G.H. Martell Tasting at a mid size family producer
Lunch at La Crayere Brasserie in a chateau with beautiful gardens and two hidden  WW2 bunkers
Fort de la Pompelle Museum and WW1 fortress defending the Reims city during WW1
Reims Stop and sightseeing of various monuments and Champagne houses
Reddition museum Place where Nazi Germany surrendered in May 1945
Reims Cathedrale Visit of the famous cathedral where the French kings were crowned
+/-5pm drop off to your hotel in Reims Suggestion of the hotels will be sent to you upon booking


PROPOSED ITINERARY DAY TWO

La Main de Massige WW 1 trenches that were forgotten till 2008 when reconstruction works began. Today it is the most authentic site of WW1 trenches in the Europe. Some movies and documentaries were shot here
Verzenay windmill With a beautiful views the windmill was used as a observation post during both world wars
Whisky distillery Visit and tasting of a unique French whisky distillery (optional - can be changed for anything else)
Sightseeing of Epernay Small town in the heart of Champagne with its famous Avenue de Champagne
Hautvillers Abbey Benedictine abbey in a picturesque village where Champagne was discovered by the monk DOM Perignon
Hautvillers Tasting of Champagne at a small producer
Various sightseeing Various stops on the road towards Paris:  Panorama of the "Valley of Epernay", Commonthwealth, Italian, German WW1 cemetery and other
+/- 4:30pm depart Direct drop off to your accommodation in Paris or airport


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WHATS INCLUDED IN THE TOUR

  • Governmental tax - No hidden extra fees
  • VIP Private Trip 1 to 7 guests – Price is for the group
  • Private spacious and luxury Van – Full option 7 seater mini bus
  • English speaking driver / guide
  • Insurance while guest in the car (transportation insurance)
  • Pick up and drop off from and to the hotel/accommodation in Paris
  • Full transportation including all road charges (petrol, parking, highway fees)
  • Planning and Flexibility of the itinerary
  • Suggestions and booking of hotels & restaurants (If needed)
  • For multiple day tour - guides accommodation, breakfast and dinner are covered

WHATS NOT INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE

  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee breaks & snacks expenses
  • Entrance fees to any museums, activities, visits and tastings
  • Your own hotel - accommodation - overnight stay
  • Guides lunch on guests expenses (20Euros max)
  • Any additional or personal expenses
  • Guides gratuity (optional)
  • Each guest personal insurance : The guest has to be covered with his own private international travel insurance for any accidents or sickness while being on the tour as Private Trip does not take any responsibility for it

Useful informations

Good clothes and good walking shoes. Morning in the Champagne region can be very cold as well as the visit of the cellars where the temperature drops to a constant 10 °C (50° F).

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Tour request, any additional questions, special needs or changes in trip…