This tour is totally private. Your guide will take care of you all during these 3 days. He will explain you the history and give you most of the information through funny stories to have a good. In 2 days, you'll have a gobal overview of the champagne and Reims UNESCO heritage: the big houses and the small producers. You will taste 4 different big houses champagne the first day and 2 small producers with minimum 8 glasses the second day and 4 other glasses the third day ! Are you ready to go off the beaten path and taste the best champagnes and vist the heritage places ?
This tour is totally private. Your guide will take care of you all during these 2 days. He will explain you the history and give you most of the information through funny stories to have a good. In 2 days, you'll have a gobal overview of the champagne : the big houses and the small producers. You will taste 4 different big houses champagne the first day and 2 small producers with minimum 8 glasses the second day ! Are you ready to go off the beaten path and taste the best champagnes ?
My name is Paul Sanders. I am based in the Champagne region, and my mission is to provide you with a great experience when touring notable memory sites.I hold a PhD in history and I am a published author with a 40-year old passion for the sites I visit with my clients.This means that they receive a level of insight that is uncommon for regular tour guides and hobby historians working elsewhere.My advertised rate is a standard group rate for 2 full days of visits - a couple pays as much as a group of 8 (max. size accepted).My tours can be customized to your tastes, interests and preferences. And I do offer a portfolio of shorter half-day tours and longer multiple-day tours to war and memory sites beyond the Champagne region.
Start the day with a stop at the ossuary “La ferme de Navarin”, monument inaugurated by General Gouraud in 1924, in memory of French soldiers who died during the Great war. Your guide will then drive you to the Meuse region, in the heart of the forest where the “Kronprinz” shelter is located, one of the German soldiers camp.Explore the famous hillock of Vauquois, full of galleries, where 14,000 soldiers lost their lives along a tiny portion of the Western front.Be driven to the historic site of Varennes-en-Argonne, at the Pennsylvania American war memorial and admire the magnificent panorama of the valley of the Aire. Hear a fascinating aside about the king Louis XVI who got arrested there in 1791.Discover the most well-known American cemetery of the World War I in Romagne sous Montfaucon.Come across the impressive ossuary in Douaumont, where unidentified French and German soldiers rest.End this trip with a visit of the “Fort de Douaumont”, iconic fortress of the Verdun battle.
EXCEPTIONAL DOM PERIGNON EXPERIENCE1 - Pick up where you are staying in Reims or in Epernay and drive you safely.2 - Visit the village where Dom Perignon lived and created the champagne.3 - Visit the Dom Perignon cellars in Epernay where all the bottles of Dom Perignon are made and aged.4 - Learn the history of Dom Perignon and the special way of doing of this unique quality champagne.5 - Taste 2 glasses of Dom Perignon in a private tasting salon with a detailled presentation of each glass.6 - Enjoy Dom Perignon shop before leaving if you want.
We will pick you up from your hotel from the city center of Paris and we will head towards the Champagne area around 1 hour and a half away from Paris.You will drive along the Route Du Champagne. Enjoy a view of Chatillon Sur Marne and the Marne Valley while you drive through Epernay, the World capital of Champagne.We will take you to visit one of the worlds largest champagne producers: Moët et Chandon.You will enjoy an hour visit of the champagnerie, getting to know how its made from the grape picking to bottling. The visit is done with a small group at Moët et Chandon with one of their expert guides of the house.After your visit you will enjoy a view of the village Hautvillers. This is the hometown of Dom Perignon.You will head towards Reims where you can have a brief lunch (at your own expense).Your driver will bring you back to your hotel or place of choice in Paris
Explore ancient battlefield sites and hear stories from the front line on this 2.5-hour First World War tour in northern France. Head into the Argonne Forest, site of fierce fighting between German and Allied forces during WWI. Discover campsites, trenches and tunnels used by the soldiers. Listen as your guide reads diary entries from French and German fighters serving on the front line, and hear tales of their hardships. See hidden communication posts, field hospital sites and canon bunkers, all interconnected during the war of 1914-1918.
Visit Champagne in the heart of the Vineyard by Minibus (any comfort) to discover 3 Producers / Vignerons de Champagne. Wineries visits, 10 tastings and the Restaurant (3 courses) as well as taking pictures in the vineyards are waiting for you to give you a sparkling experience.Itinerary:- Visit of a first Winemaker: Explanation of the manufacturing process, visit Cave followed by a tasting of 3 Champagnes.- Visit of Hautvillers, village where Dom Pérignon created Champagne.- Lunch at the Restaurant (starter, main course, dessert): Glass of Champagne + coffee + water)Visit of a second Vigneron: Small visit of Cave followed by a tasting of 3 ChampagnesVisit of a third Vigneron "Grand Cru": Tasting of 3 ChampagnesVisit in English only.2 people minimum to start the visit.
Indulge yourself sweet tooth with a chocolate and champagne tasting session on this 2-hour bus tour from Reims. Accompanied by a winemaker and master chocolatier, you’ll sip pink Champagne and sample homemade chocolates as you drive around the scenic vineyards of Epernay.
Staying in Brussels, this is a totally unexpected tour, visiting the Champagne Hillsides, Reims, Epernay, and Hautvillers. Beside tour the chalk plains and driving the Hillsides and The Champagne vineyards, crossing all these historical and beautiful villages we will take the opportunity to visit some famous cellars like Moët et Chandon, Dom Pérignon, Pommery, Veuve Clicquot, Taittinger or any other famous name you wish in Reims or Epernay. There are hundreds of miles caves where millions of bottle of Champagne are resting, and waiting to delight your palate with incomparable taste !We will also visit some small producers, this is very often an unexpected fabulous surprise to discover these Champagne Houses, not producing enough to be World known, but You will taste them and fall in love !Same time, we shouldn’t forget to visit the Cathedral of Reims, all kings of France were sacred here. Amazing Cathedral, witness of so many events and history conflicts.
Battle in the Argonne forest. Walk in the foorsteps of a German/ French or American soldier along the Front Line of 1915-1918. This tour takes 2,5 hours. The forest is about 2,5 hours from Paris and Bruxelles. 1 hour from Reims and Luxembourgh. There is no public transport here so you need to come by car. You can come alone, with 2 or as a group; the price remains the same. I take you around and read out parts of the German regiment historie. Very personal stories and inside information which makes the forest transform into a 1st WW scenery.
We will drive on the touristic road of the champagne area. You will enjoy views, discover the vineyards, landscapes of the area which are listed as UNESCO world heritage and go on with a champagne cellar visit and tasting.The vineyards are planted on the hillside of the mountain of Reims. At each stop, I will give you informations through funny stories and explain you why the place is unique but the Champagne too : the grappe varieties, the plants growing, the harvest and the most important the tasting !My friend winemaker will welcome us at his place and we will visit his family exploitation. He will explain you his daily work and show you the different steps of production of champagne : from the press to the cellar going through the tanks room where the juices are stock waiting for the bottleling.We will save a lot of time for the tasting which is the most important. I also orgonise more complete tours in an all day with lunch and visits.
Make Reims / Epernay feel like home! We provide an easy, friendly and personal experience!We help you make the most of your travel by providing drivers.From the moment you book your transfer, we provide you with personalized service throughout your stay!With the best English speaking drivers of the city. Flat rates, Same price as a regular taxi from the line. Flight monitoring, drivers always on time and 24/7 email and call support line dedicated.
I will make you discover and taste 6 of the biggest Houses of Champagne located in Reims and Epernay during an all day private tour.1- I will collect you where you are staying in Reims or in Epernay2 - We will go to 4 big houses in Reims : Vve Clicquot, Pommery, Mumm, Taittinger.3 - We will do one total visit with a tour in one of these houses to make you discover the cellars and undestand the champagne method. We will do the visit privately and not in a group.4 - We will go to the 3 other big champagne houses. I will tell you the story of each, you will take advantage of each Champagne house shop and have a tasting.5 - Then you will have a lunch with 3 courses and Champagne !6- Then we will go to 2 other big houses in Epernay : Mercier and Moet & Chandon ! And do one more tour if we have time and won't forget the tasting and the shopping in each.7- We will finish at a special viewsight to share a last glass of Champagne before coming back to your place.
Turn back the time and discover "the hell of Verdun", one of the most important and terrifying battles of the first world war. Through this tour, thanks to your guide, you will understand the specificities of this battle, walking on the path of the soldiers, visiting the fortifications, the trenches, and the remaining shell holes. You will be impressed by the impressive Ossuary and this endless number of crosses...How not to be touch by the sacrifice of those brave young men (and women), whatever the country they were fighting for.
Reims can is warm in winter thanks to the champagne !First I will tell you the story of the Cathedrale, its History and the crowning of the kings of France. I will tell you all can't be see.Then you will enjoy an homemade lunch with the food specialities of Reims drinking a vintage champagne.In the afternoon, you will visit a House of Champagne and taste different Champagnes : brut, rosé, blanc de blanc. I will explain you what are the difference between a big House of Champagne and a local producer, and how they work together. If you want I can introduce you to a real vinemaker or we will go trough the city to see remarquable buildings from the Roman time to Middle-Ages and then Art Deco architecture style. I will show and explain you the reconstruction of the city after the First World War.During this tour, drive, lunch and 5 tastings are included.
We will drive on the touristic road of the champagne area. You will enjoy views, discover the vineyards and landscapes of the area which are listed as UNESCO world heritage.The vineyards are planted on the hillside of the mountain of Reims. We will have a stop at the special lighthouse which is in front of the Champagne plain and at a 200 yo windmill in the middle of the vineyards.At each stop, I will give you informations through funny stories and explain you why the place is unique but the Champagne too : the grappe varieties, the plants growing, the harvest and the most important the tasting !We will do a stop to the Verzy trees called "Faux" which are special twisted trees uniq in the word.And we will finish with a tasting of Champagne in the middle of the mountain of Reims and the vineyards.I also organise more complete tours in an all day with lunch and visits.
*** PLEASE NOTE THE 890EUR PRICE IS FROM 1 TO 5 PEOPLE:) ***We will drive around 2 hours east of France through the country side and WWI battlefields, in my brand new and full option vehicleStop to Our Lady of Reims cathedral is included, you could see one of the most breathtaking monuments of the region, coronation place of the French KingsChoice of Champagne houses is the best to enjoy a smooth day. Also lunch is a tourist restaurant and a local "Brasserie" downtown, Drouet Erlon square, where the locals have lunch and dinner.Drop-off to your hotel at the end of the day
From Paris your driver will pick you up with a Parisian breakfast and take you to discover the Champagne.In the program.A small winemaker who will explain his know-how and the method of making champagne and tasting his best vintages.To follow we will take you lunch in an authentic restaurant where you could taste the typical dishes of the gastronomy champenoise (menu and drink included in the price).Subsequently we will take you to the discovery of the most prestigious name of the champagne (Moet & Chandon, Boizel, Mercier ....). visits to their cellars and vineyards, high-end tastings.You will also discover a champagne museum.Return transportation / visits / lunch / tastings everything is included!
Discover the scenic vineyards and famous Champagnes of France’s Champagne region on this private full-day tour from Reims. Enjoy an intimate experience with a private guide and a personalized itinerary, as you drive the Route du Champagne, tour the prestigious Moët & Chandon Champagne House, enjoy Champagne tasting at a local winery, and indulge in a gourmet Champagne-tasting lunch (optional).
Price for the group (low price per person) visits & tasting included!Our company proposes : guided tour of the cathedral of Reims, visits and tasting in 2 champagne houses, restaurant and private luxury car.
Get an insider’s introduction to the gastronomically rich region of Champagne during this full-day sparkling wine tasting tour. Sample no less than seven local labels, including brut, rosé, and blanc, and go behind the scenes to meet with local wine-producers. Private tours include a homemade pastry breakfast and a special gourmet lunch, including dishes cooked in Champagne.