Discover the city of Reims, visit the renowned Taittinger champagne house and a family-run boutique champagne house, and enjoy several champagne tastings.
Meet your expert guide at 9am in front of the tourist office of Reims centre train station and start the day with the discovery of Reims city centre.
Drive by “Notre Dame de Reims”, one of the first monument to be registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Discover some emblematic places of the city, as the “porte de mars”, 2000 year old arch, last Roman gate of the city. Absorb the historical atmosphere of the city, home of the coronation of more than 25 kings of France.
Make the most of your morning in the Champagne region by first of all exploring the Taittinger House, with a short movie introduction to Champagne on the history of the house and the region, and a complete tour of their cellars which are classified at UNESCO World’s Heritage. End the visit with a glass of their flagship Champagne.
Have a break at a viewpoint on the elegant Montagne de Reims vineyards where your guide will point out the particularities of the region. Learn the answers to questions such as: Why are vines planted on steep slopes? Why is the subsoil made out from such pure chalk?
End the morning by discovering a family-run boutique winery. Tour the traditional press that is still used today, and the vat room as your guide details the traditional Champagne method with a concrete and visual approach. Enjoy several tastings of their own production and acquire tasting knowledge and expertise with these rare Champagnes!
- Drive through Champagne’s hillside vineyards
- Tour the beautiful UNESCO site of Reims cathedral
- Visit and tasting at the world-recognised Champagne House Taittinger
- Tasting of 4 glasses of champagne
- Visit and tasting at a family run boutique winery
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
Office de Tourisme Reims
Fully refundable up to 24 hours before departure.