Leave Paris and travel through stunning countryside to Champagne; a picturesque region of France with neatly tended vineyards and small villages.
In the Champagne region you will enjoy tours of two of the world’s most famous Champagne Houses; Mercier and the House of Mumm. You will be able to explore the vineyards and cellars, and of course, taste some of the fine champagnes for which they are so renowned.
Your day trip also includes a guided tour of Rheims; the capital of the Champagne Region where you will visit Rheims Cathedral where French Monarchy are crowned.
Board your luxury air conditioned coach and accompanied by a qualified guide-interpreter you will travel along the Champagne Tourist Route, past neatly tended vineyards dotted with small villages.
Discover the history and secrets of the champagne, the king of wines in the famed Champagne Tourist Route, in the heart of champagne country.
The first part of the journey will comprise of a morning tour of the city of Rheims, capital of the Champagne region. There will be a stopover at Rheims Cathedral for guided tour around this Gothic masterpiece, where kings of France were crowned.
This will be followed by a visit to one of the world-renowned champagne houses, House of Mumm. Located in the heart of the champagne region, the House of Mumm dates back to 1827. You will be taken around to see its vat room, cellars and production facilities. Learn about the harvesting, processing and bottling followed by a free tasting of its world-famous wines.
There will be some free time for lunch (payable direct) and city walks.
In the early afternoon, journey through Rheims Mountain Regional Park to Epernay.
Enjoy a guided tour of the Moët and Chandon cellars in Epernay and get an invaluable insight into the making of this prestigious label. Its quality comes from the skill of its oenologists and the experience of cellar masters down the generations.
Savor a glass of champagne at the end of your guided tour. Visit its shop and discover the celebrated Dom Pérignon.
At the end of the tour you will be dropped back at the tour’s starting point.
This tour ticked all of the boxes for my friend and I.... Chris Pidgeon
Another "Bucket List" goal achieved. I have wanted to do this tour for years & I was not disappointed. Reims was a suprise - smaller than I had imagined. Clean & well laid... M E Robinson Brand
01 Apr - 31 Oct: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
01 Nov - 31 Dec: Tuesday & Friday
01 Jan - 28 Feb: Friday
01 Mar - 31 Mar: Tuesday & Friday
Start time: 0800h (08:00am)
Duration: 10.5 hours
The start point for the tour is 2 rue des Pyramides, 75001, Paris.
The closest metro station is Tuileries (line n°01), Pyramides (line n°14) or Palais Royal (line n°7).
Please report at the meeting point 30 minutes before the start time for check-in. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.
The tour ends at the starting point
Do take warm clothes as the cellars are cold. Do wear comfortable shoes as a moderate amount of walking is involved in this tour.
Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour to confirm the departure details.
In January, February and in case of unforeseeable events, the guided tour of Moët & Chandon will be replaced with a tour of Achille Princier cellars or a similar alternative.
Please note that check-in will close 10 minutes before excursion start time.
Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.
In January, you will visit the cellar at Mutigny instead of Mercier cellars.
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