Be welcomed by our guide, specialist of the region, at 9.00 am in front of the tourist office of Reims centre train station, he will take you to cross the streets of the "Cité des Sacres".Stop in a French traditional brasserie, to enjoy a coffee under an Art Deco canopy. Go back with your guide towards the Cathedral "Notre Dame"of Reims, home of the coronation of the French kings, you will learn the history of this emblematic monument.Walk in the historical center of the town and admire its authentic Art deco and Art Nouveau architecture.Let yourself be immersed in the gourmet universe of a unique biscuit factory, engaged in the production of French and authentic products. Taste local sweets made with our famous Biscuit Rose.Continue your tour and stop in a local wine store to appreciate a selection of great Champagnes paired with cheeses and charcuterie. Enjoy a friendly typical French aperitif!Your gourmet tour ends at 12.30 am.
This 2-hour crash course in Reims leaves you with the skills and knowledge to taste champagne like the experts and impress your friends back home. Enjoy three tastings with accompanying snacks as your guide offers in-depth background about the Reims wine region and the intricacies of champagne production. A small group size ensures an intimate experience and your instructor’s full attention.
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.
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.
Begin your tour with a guided visit of the fabulous, famous G.H. Mumm champagne house (or similar). Since 1827, the vast cellars have cradled up to 25 million bottles of the finest champagne, and you lucky visitor will have the chance to sample a glass. Next, your tour guide will help you discover Reims city center and its monumental gothic cathedral, the location of many a coronation. It’ll then be time to grab a bite to eat at a French bistro, take some free time to stroll and explore the city. In the afternoon, you’ll visit the Nicolas Feuillatte cooperative (or similar) to learn all about the magical process of creating champagne. Since no champagne tour is complete without tasting the fruits of their labor, you’ll enjoy a delicious flute. Feeling full of French culture, history and bubbly, you’ll be dropped off at Epernay's train station to return back to Reims, possibly feeling slightly light-headed (your guide will provide your train ticket directly at the train station).
Visit a traditional Champagne winery at Mareuil-sur-Aÿ, and meet the family winemakers who have honed their skills through three successive generations. You’ll explore their estate and its century-old cellars where a selection of vintage Champagnes wait, ready for you to sample. The wine tasting experience gives you the lowdown on the region’s viticulture plus three glasses of Champagne.
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.
Live an experience discovering a vineyard during an unusual walk of 2 hours. Village of Cumières, near Epernay.Commented walking tour lasting 2 hours to 2 hours and 30 minutes, composed of:• discovery of the village of Cumières• Discover the vineyard landscapes and their history• Discovery of the works of the vineyard• Tasting of 3 Champagne in the middle of vineyards associated with local products. These are champagnes developed by a winemaker independent of the town. The grapes constituting each cuvée tasted come from plots visited during the ride. This allows visitors to discover the link between the terroir and the aromas of champagnes. Local products tasted (ham of Reims, Langres, pink biscuit champenois) allow to discover agreements products / Champagne.
Unveil the secrets of authentic Champagne on this 4-hour tasting tour of France’s famous Champagne region from Epernay. Peek behind-the-scenes on a vineyard and winery tour led by the winemaker, then enjoy a chef-led workshop on-board your specially designed restaurant-bus. After helping to prepare delicious regional foods, tuck into a picnic lunch amid the vineyards, accompanied by a tasting of three vintage Champagnes.