A one day tour from Paris to Reims to experience France's Champagne region.
Visit Reims cathedral, the legendaryVeuve Clicquot cellars, and a tour of a family champagne vineyard. Lunch and tastings included.
Price: $245 ($338 with 2nd Class Rail, $379 with 1st Class Rail). Tour is available on Monday, Wednesday and Friday all year round.
(Reims not your style? How about our Epernay Champagne tour instead?)
Start the day with a guided sightseeing tour of the city of Reims, the city of Champagne. Many champagne houses including Mumm, Veuve Cliquot, Taittinger and Pommery call Reims home.
After visiting the city, your next stop is at the Grande Maison de Champagne Veuve Clicquotfor a tour and champagne tasting in the unique chalk stone cellars. You will learn about the visionary young widow Madam Barbe Clicquot Ponsardin who built an empire, and truly became the “Grande Dame.”
Next, you'll tour the magnificent Reims cathedral - Notre Dame de Reims. Where all but two French kings were crowned.
After, it is time for a delightful champagne tasting lunch. Enjoy local specialties as you taste three different delicious champagnes (Blanc de blancs, Blanc de noirs and Rosé).
Your tour in Champagne wouldn't be complete without a visit to a vineyard. The final stop of the day is at a family estate in the Marne Valley for a tour and champagne tasting.
Note: Veuve Clicquot tour is available on Wednesday and Friday. Mumm is substituted on Monday.
Tour is closed in January and February, except by private arrangement.
Tour meets at 9:00 a.m. at the Tourist Office of Reims near the TGV train station. Return to Paris on the 5:30 p.m. train.
Train leaves Paris at approximately 7:50 a.m. Rail times to be confirmed upon booking.
Occasionally, last minute or high season rail prices will be higher than the prices listed above. We will always contact you before booking if this is the case.