Champagne Points of Interest and Places to Visit



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Reims was founded in 80 BC by a Gallic tribe called the Remi, from which the town gets its name. The Remi allied themselves with Julius Caesar during his conquest of Gaul, and that association made ...  Read more

Moët and Chandon Champagne Cellars

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Moët et Chandon is a worldwide name today, but it didn't exactly come from humble beginnings. From the very start it was a favorite of King Louis XV, and soon after it was known throughout ...  Read more

House of Mumm

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In 1827, three German brothers brought their experience of producing and merchandising wine to the Champagne region. Jacobus, Gottlieb and Phillip Mumm founded the House of Mumm, and set about ...  Read more


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Where Dijon is a center for Burgundy's red wine production (and that of mustard), Epernay is the main entrepot for the wines of the Champagne region. Visitors from all over the world come to this ...  Read more


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Unlike many of the other prominent champagne producers in Reims, Taittinger Champagne house carries the distinction of being owned and operated by the same family who opened its doors in 1930. It may ...  Read more

Champagnerie Mercier

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Home to the best-selling champagne in France, the Champagnerie Mercier ranks as one of Champagne’s most popular champagne houses and the iconic family brand has been producing quality bubbly since ...  Read more


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Just north of popular Épernay, Hautvillers at first may seem like just another village in the countryside. But for true fans of Champagne, it has become a pilgrim's destination. That's because ...  Read more

Sens Cathédrale Saint-Etienne

The Cathedral of St Etienne, or St. Stephen of Sens is one of the oldest Gothic buildings in France, its construcition having been started in 1140, though it would not be finished for nearly 400 ...  Read more


Troyes is rooted in the Roman era, becoming a hub of several Roman roads leading to Reims, Langres and even Milan. As Rome fell and church became the dominant force in European life, Troyes became a ...  Read more

Verzenay Lighthouse (Phare de Verzenay)

A landmark in the middle of the undulating Champagne region and surrounded by endless vines rather than sea, the Verzenay Lighthouse was the brainchild of Joseph Goulet, a Champagne producer who ...  Read more

Abbey of Saint-Remi

This picturesque abbey was founded in the sixth century and offers travelers a classic taste of French religious architecture. Two towering stone spires bookend a regal entryway marked by a round ...  Read more

Champagne Pommery

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Founded in 1858 by Alexandre Louis Pommery and Narcisse Greno, Champagne Pommery was at one time better known for its wool trading than for its bubbly. Today, however, this massive house is one of ...  Read more

Palais du Tau (Tau Palace)

The Palais du Tau (Tau Palace) owes its decidedly un-French name to its floor plan, which resembles the letter "T." The site's original structure was a sixth-century Roman villa, which later ...  Read more

Reims Cathedral of Notre Dame

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Notre-Dame de Reims is known as the seat of the region’s archdiocese and also the location of coronations for kings of France. Built on the former site of a church that was destroyed by fire in 1211, ...  Read more

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