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  • Location: Paris, France
  • Duration:  10 hours (approx.)
Embark on a Champagne pilgrimage on a full-day trip from Paris! With an expert guide, head to the heart of the Champagne region and tour the glamorous Moet and Chandon Champagne cellars in Epernay. Continue to Hautvillers, the captivating village that was once home to the ‘father of Champagne’ -- Dom Pérignon and learn about premium Champagnes. You'll discover the secrets behind their effervescent fizz on a tour of the House of Mumm Champagne cellars in Reims. Enjoy samples galore and see much more on this must-do Champagne day trip!

Highlights

  • Full-day Champagne region tour from Paris with a knowledgeable guide
  • Explore the chic Moet and Chandon Champagne cellars in Epernay
  • Discover Hautvillers, where Dom Pérignon once lived
  • See how Champagne gets its star appeal as you learn about the intricate Champagne-making process
  • Tour the House of Mumm Champagne cellars in Reims
  • Sample glasses of premium Champagne including GH Mumm's Cordon Rouge label

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

This tour features all the big-name Champagne houses -- Moet & Chandon, Mumm and Dom Perignon -- as well as some fabulous views as you travel through Reims Mountain National Park. And did I mention the free bubbly?

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What You Can Expect

Champagne Tour from Paris: Moet and Chandon, Hautvillers and the House of Mumm

Champagne Tour from Paris: Moet and Chandon, Hautvillers and the House of Mumm

Leave Paris behind and head off with your expert guide to the prestigious Moet and Chandon Champagne house in Epernay, near Reims. Easily boasting the largest Champagne cellars in the world, this luxury Champagne house is home to some 17 miles (28 km) of underground tunnels where their world-famous sparkling wine matures.

As you tour this incredible labyrinth of chalk cellars with your guide, learn about the magical process of turning standard white wine into something fizzy! Hear about humidity levels and temperature control, and see for yourself how the bubbles get into each bottle. At the end of your 1-hour walking tour around the cellars, sample a glass of Moet Champagne and discuss its complex creation with the fellow Champagne lovers in your group.

From Epernay, hop back on board your air-conditioned minivan and travel through Reims Mountain National Park, home to Grand Cru vineyards, before reaching Hautvillers with your guide. Known as ‘the birthplace of Champagne,’ this charming village is best-known for its most famous ex-resident, Dom Pérignon, the innovative Benedictine monk who dedicated most of his life to producing and perfecting Champagne.

Reims is the last stop of your day, and in this city rich with tradition and culture, visit the must-see House of Mumm Champagne cellars. As a sommelier guide shows you around, discover the main stages involved in the production of Mumm’s famous Champagne and learn how Champagne has different levels of sweetness -- termed sec or demi-sec. End your tour on a high note, with a glass of highly regarded GH Mumm Cordon Rouge Champagne, before returning to Paris.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

Tour guide Philip was fantastic I do believe though that visiting Moet and Mumm was pretty much the same experience But if you truly love your bubbles then do it!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2014

I knew it was going to be a good day when the sun came out in April. Very knowledgeable guide and small fun group to share the experience with. If you love champagne like me, you will enjoy learning more about how it is made.

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