Champagne wine region day tour


Highly recommended tour to discover what makes the Champagne so unique. Day includes visits of cellars, tastings of various types of Champagne, beautiful sightseeing & panorama, visit of the famous Reims cathedral and much more. This tour keeps its continuous 5 star ranking on Tripadvisor and with some US travel agencies for several years.

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Moet & Chandon house in Epernay (Dom Perignon)

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Dom Perignon's Hautvillers Abbey

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Visiting small producer and its organic vineyards

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Highlights of the tour

  • Reims cathedral
  • Champagne Taittinger (oldest cellars)
  • Traditional lunch
  • Tasting at two unique small producers
  • Epernay & the Avenue of Champagne
  • Other interresting sightseeing and stops

Full Description

The price of the tour is 900 Euros

  • Price for the group: 1 to 7 guest
  • From 7am to 7pm / duration 12h
  • 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

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Full description of the tour

PROPOSED ITINERARY

7am depart Direct pick up from your accommodation in Paris
Reims Cathedral Historical cathedral and Architectural jewel, the beauty of which is acclaimed unanimously. Larger than Notre-Dame de Paris, it also has an exceptional statuary: 2,303 statues adorn its facades. Biblical scenes, a gallery of kings, a bestiary, gargoyles, so many stories to tell for the guides who bring you to discover it
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
Champagne tasting at a small producer You wouldn’t really understand and appreciate the richness of Champagne without visiting also some independent producers. Over 6000 producers in the whole region are working hard on creating great champagne every year. You will be able to compare their cuvee and make your own mind on your preferences.
Traditional lunch Traditional lunch or sandwiches in the car (can be decided on the day)
Second tasting at small producer Visit and tasting at small producer to be confirmed depending on the availibility
Avenue of the Champagne & Epernay Epernay - the capital of the Champagne drink. The Avenue de Champagne is the most prestigious route in the city of Epernay. Including famous Champagne houses and private mansions, this straight line of more than a kilometer is lined with buildings of marked architecture from the end of the 19th century. Epernay is also surrounded by picturesque countryside full of wineyards.
Hautvillers Abbey & its vineyards This charming wine-making village is known as the "Cradle of Champagne" and its abbey is the final resting place of Dom Pérignon.
Other interesting sightseeing Multiple short stops while driving through Champagne countryside. Stop for sightseeing, great panorama and other interresting sites with historical stories.
+/- 4:30pm depart Direct drop off to your accommodation in Paris

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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 cofortable, warm walking shoes. Visits of some castles and wine cellars might be a chilly experience due to the constant temperatures around 10°C (50°F).

We operate in any weather conditions such as rain, wind or for. In a case of a very bad weather we can reccommend an alternative day if possible. If you can, do not leave the Champagne day tour to your last day of stay - this will give you the flexibility to move the tour for a better experience.

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