Pop a cork in France’s famous Champagne region on a full-day tour from Paris! Visit some of the most famous Champagne cellars in the world at the Mumm and Mercier wineries, where you can taste varieties of beloved bubbly and learn about the time-honored tradition of making Champagne. Delve into regional history with a tour of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Reims, the coronation site for many kings of France. 

Highlights

  • Champagne region day trip from Paris with 2 tasting sessions
  • Tour the famous Reims Cathedral of Notre Dame
  • Guided walking tour and tasting at the Mumm cellars
  • Guided walking tour and tasting at Mercier cellars
  • Air-conditioned coach transport and professional guide

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What You Can Expect

Champagne Region Day Trip from Paris

Moet and Chandon cellars, Champagne

Explore the sparkling history of Champagne on this delightful day trip from Paris. Meet your guide in a central city location and climb aboard an air-conditioned coach for the approximately 1.5-hour scenic drive to Reims. The largest city in the Champagne region, Reims holds a sacred place in French history as the coronation site of many of the country’s monarchs. Tour the famous Notre Dame cathedral while your guide shares the history of the many kings who were crowned here. 

Next, see where some of the world’s most famous Champagne comes from with a visit to G.H. Mumm cellars. Taste Mumm’s classic Cordon Rouge and learn how this renowned winemaking house has been producing Champagne using traditional methods for almost 200 years.

After a stop for lunch in Reims (own expense), continue on to the picturesque town of Epernay. Visit the historic cellars of Mercier, which has been producing Champagne since 1858. Tour the extensive, atmospheric caves and enjoy another tasting above ground. 

Sit back and relax on the return drive to Paris, where you’ll be dropped off back at the original departure point in the evening.

Please note: The schedule and cellars visited are subject to change without notice, dependent on the season.

Customer Reviews

Michael T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

This was a very easy day trip, leaving from the very heart of Paris. The two Champagne houses Mumm and Mercier have great tours for the group. Mumm takes you through the process and history of Champagne, and Mercier has an entertaining tram ride through their actual cellars. Plus, you get free Champagne at both places! Lunch is on your own in Reims, which gives yo a chance to visit the big cathedral.

Shannon D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

We had a great time on this tour despite the rainy cold weather most of the day. The visits to the cellars were educational and fun. It was really nice to learn about the region and taste the different champagnes. The history of the notre dame de Riems was really interesting. We also loved the view of the countryside. So picturesque! Our guide was very knowledgeable, answered all of our questions and kept everything on track and smooth. I highly recommend this tour.

carole p

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

The day trip to Reims was very well organised and enjoyable. We visited two champagne houses, Mumm and Mercier and saw the famous Reims Cathedral where we also had time for a lunch. It was an easy way to visit a town outside of Paris and good value for money. I will definitely be doing more trips with Viator in the future.

Bruce P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Enjoyable tour to the Champagne Region

Helen L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Dominique was a very knowledgeable guide. It was an enjoyable day. Just amazing to think about all the champagne under ground in that region. The tour of the cathedral at Reims was inspiring. It's so hard to believe how much of that city was destroyed during WWII.

jandmbenedetti United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Very nice tour. The Champagne tour was very interesting and loved going down in the caves. The guides were wonderful. Would highly recommended.

Judith A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Very nice tour of this beautiful region. Would like to return for a more extended visit!
The Reims Cathedral tour was fascinating, too it was so interesting to learn the history of the crowning of all French kings since Clovis.

Tracey

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Excellent day out. Well organised and fantasic champagne houses!

Colette B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

We had a wonderful coach bus ride with great tour guides. This is a MUST see if you're in Paris!
Similar to doing winery tours, but so much more given that champagne is specific to just this region of the world and no where else!

pink

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

love this tour

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