Highlights / General details
First stop of your Champagne tour will be Rheims. Enjoy a short visit of the Cathedral, a gothic masterpiece where the Kings of France used to be crowned.
In the morning visit to a small wine-growers near Epernay. Depending on the activity you will see the grapes’ press, winery, blending, riddling, disgorging…then rounded off with a glass of the vineyard’s champagne.
Then lunch, in the centre of Epernay, in a restaurant: traditional menu from the Champagne region.
The afternoon begins at Epernay with a visit to Mercier Cellar where an expert explains the method of Champagne making from grape picking to bottling. (Tasting session: one glass of Champagne offered).
Return to Paris along the Marne River.
Shared transportation from and return to your hotel in Paris by minibus; Services of an experienced driver guide (Languages available: English); Visit on your own of Rheims' Cathedral; Guided visit to Moët & Chandon and wine tasting; Lunch; Guided visit of the cellars of a local wine-grower (Languages: English).
Hours of operation
Available: Daily, except Sunday (Summer April-October); Monday, Wednesday, Friday (Winter November–March); Pick-up time at 7:00am. No tour departures on: January 1; Wednesdays (January only); December 25.
Approximately 10.5 hours.
Hotel pick-up and drop off if located inside Paris.
Guests are required to be ready at least 15 minutes before excursion departure time for check-in.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**